A Very Latin Meatless Monday

December 2nd, 2013

meatless-mondayThe misconception that Latin cuisines rely on meat is deliciously busted by these five popular dishes. Via NBC Latino:

“Many of us know Meatless Monday as a global movement whose goal is to reduce the prevalence of preventable diseases—diabetes, heart disease, obesity—associated with excessive meat consumption. It’s a simple notion: skip meat one day a week and your your body will thank you for it.

But many might not realize Meatless Monday, in fact, dates back to the first World War, when the U.S. Food Administration urged families to reduce consumption of key staples as a means of aiding the country’s war efforts…” read more