WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2012/2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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cooking entertaining spirits recipes food & wine open house wine cellar hors d'oeuvres Special Diet Foods LIZ SUNEBY writer when it comes to food, one menu does not fit all. Many people's dietary choices are driven by medical necessity. Approximately fifteen mil- lion people in the United States have food or digestive allergies — an 18 percent increase between 1997 and 2007 – according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Other people choose to eat special diet foods for health, weight-loss, environmental, and/or ethical reasons. The Vegetarian Resource Group estimates that about five percent of American adults are vegetarians who eliminate meat, fish, seafood, and poultry from their diet. And half of these vegetarians are vegans who also avoid all animal products such as dairy, eggs, and, for some, even honey. 162 Vegan tofu and spinach lasagna with white sauce WellesleyWeston Magazine | winter 2012/2013 STOCKSTUDIOS / DREAMSTIME . COM

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