Fact or fiction: 3 myths of going vegetarian

Let's ring in National Vegetarian Awareness Week by celebrating like the veggie lovers we are. We challenge you to be meat-free from September 6th through September 12th in honor of this nationally recognized week ... Are you up for it?

We promise. Take one bite of our tasty Balanced Vegetarian Kofta Curry and you won't even miss the meat! Here are 3 myths of eating vegetarian.

Myth: Vegetarianism was a diet fad invented by millennial foodies.

Fact: Vegetarianism has traditionally been linked to the people of ancient India. Even today, Indians make up more than 70 percent of the world's vegetarian population.

Tandoor Chef Ghee Recipe Ghee, or clarified butter, is a common ingredient used in many traditional Indian recipes, such as Roti and Khichdi.

Myth: Vegetarians choose not to eat meat for no other reason than to save animals.

Fact: Many vegetarians follow a meat-free diet in an attempt to lower the pressure meat production places on the environment. Others go the vegetarian route for religious reasons.

Tandoor Chef Hari Dal Recipe Considered an Indian soup by many, it's easy to thicken Hari Dal by adding Basmati rice. Pairs well with Tandoor Chef Garlic Naan.

Myth: It’s a monotonous, carb-rich diet.

Fact: Because vegetarians remove meat from their diets, they tend to reach for a wider variety of veggies, fruits and grains than their carnivore counterparts. Our Vegetable Masala Burgers contain potatoes, green beans, bell peppers, green peppers and onions ... all in one bite!

Tandoor Chef Vegetable Masala Burgers Vegetable Masala Burgers are all natural patties made of fresh vegetables and choice spices.

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