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Eat & Run: The Story of a Vegan Elite Athlete

Eat & Run: The Story of a Vegan Elite Athlete

For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force — and darling — in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. In 1999, as a complete unknown, he took the lead of the Western States Endurance Run, a 100-mile traverse over the old Gold Rush trails of the California Sierra Nevada. He won that race 7 years in […]

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Cornelia Guest Celebrates New Cookbook with Launch Party

Cornelia Guest Celebrates New Cookbook with Launch Party

Judging by its cover, Cornelia Guest’s new cookbook doesn’t appear to be a vegan book. And if you ask Ms. Guest, the actress, heiress, and caterer to the stars, she won’t readily admit it either. “I like to say ‘cruelty-free,’ ” she said at a party on Wednesday celebrating the release of her book, “Simple Pleasures: Healthy Seasonal Cooking and […]

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Going Vegan: Plant-based Eaters can be Grill Masters, too

Going Vegan: Plant-based Eaters can be Grill Masters, too

When vegan cookbook author John Schlimm throws a summertime barbecue, don’t expect him to throw a bunch of soy burgers and veggie dogs onto the grill and call it good. “I want to show that there’s so much more that can go on the grill than frozen veggie burgers and asparagus,” he says. “You can put just about anything on […]

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Author Bryant Terry Talks About His Cookbook ‘Vegan Soul Kitchen’

Author Bryant Terry Talks About His Cookbook ‘Vegan Soul Kitchen’

The mere mention of soul food brings thoughts of greasy fare and clogged arteries. Bryant Terry offers recipes that leave out heavy salt and refined sugar, “bad” fats, and unhealthy cooking techniques, and leave in the down-home flavor. Vegan Soul Kitchen recipes use fresh, whole, high-quality, healthy ingredients and cooking methods with a focus on local, seasonal, sustainably raised food. […]

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Michelle Obama Releases Healthy Cookbook ‘American Grown’

Michelle Obama Releases Healthy Cookbook ‘American Grown’

In April 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama planted a kitchen garden on the White House’s South Lawn. As fresh vegetables, fruit, and herbs sprouted from the ground, this White House Kitchen Garden inspired a new conversation all across the country about the food we feed our families and the impact it has on the health and well-being of our children. […]

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