Posts Tagged ‘vegan’
Most people, if surrounded by delicious and mouthwatering foods makes them feel like a little child in a candy shop. To anyone that is in a very strict diet or food allergies, the candy shop looks more like a room full of gold. Make one mistake, you’re diet is ruined or worse, you get a very bad allergic reaction.
How to enjoy Thai food and stick to your diet
In general, it is best to stick with food that looks and is as close to its natural state as possible. The more fussed-over the food, the more likely it contains something you can’t or don’t want to eat. So choose plain steamed rice over fried rice, and fresh fruit over fruit-based desserts. The rule of thumb applies in all cases… Read more at CNN Travel
Looking for vegan dishes and vegetarian restaurants in Thailand is quite easy. Since many Thai locals are either Muslim or Hindu, it’s common in these religions to not eat meat of pork or beef. There are even vegetarian festivals in Thailand.
Being a Vegetarian with Thai food
If you are a vegetarian, you are in luck with Thai food. Most Thai dishes consist of rice or noodles with vegetables, meat and sauce on top. Meat is viewed as just one part of a dish and not the main focus of the meal. Much of the flavor of Thai food comes from the sauces and vegetables, so you can frequently substitute Tofu or other protein based ingredients that you do eat for the specified meat… Read more at ThaiTable.com