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These Celebs Have Your Vegan Thanksgiving Covered

We know which celebrities are making the kind choice to help turkeys by not eating them this Thanksgiving. So now, we're looking at what will be on their plates, with a rundown of some of our favorite celebrity-inspired vegan recipes, just in time for the holidays.

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16 New Vegan Cookbooks We Can't Wait to Read in 2019

Vegan chefs are currently creating the most innovative, gorgeous food imaginable. You can experience this deliciousness at restaurants, but it's equally exciting to try vegan chefs' culinary magic in our own homes. And this, folks, is why we've put together a list of the most anticipated vegan cookbooks of 2019.

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How Can You Talk to Kids About Factory Farming? These Books Can Help.

By Reynard Loki

Many children play with toys that evoke the bucolic life on a farm. And many will likely visit a small local farm, where animals have space and access to sunlight and the outdoors. But most kids are probably not aware that, for the vast majority of farmed animals, life is anything but happy.

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Food Editor Resigns After Writing 'Killing Vegans' Comment

Why do people hate vegans? As I wrote this week to mark World Vegan Day, the strict, meat-free lifestyle has many admirable qualities—it spares the lives of countless animals, it can be good for one's health and it's especially good for the planet's health.

Still, as the controversy over William Sitwell's resignation from the UK's Waitrose Food magazine shows, veganism can stir up a lot of hostility.

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Will You Take the Vegan Pledge This Month?

Today is World Vegan Day and the start of World Vegan Month, an international recognition of a lifestyle free of animal products.

The Vegan Society, which first coined the term "vegan" 1944, kicked off the first World Vegan Day in 1994 to mark the 50th anniversary of its founding. The occasion is gaining worldwide momentum and can be celebrated in a variety of ways.

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Flexitarian Diet: Your Starter’s Guide and Sample Diet Plan

By Joe Leech

While there are many health benefits to being vegetarian, some of us don't want to completely cut out meat.

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Chefs Are Going Back to Their Roots for Local, Sustainable Foraged Foods

Chefs around the world are using foraged ingredients to add exciting, fresh and eco-friendly flavors to their menus. By searching for herbs, fruits and roots from the wild, they create fresh, flavorful dishes. They also champion sustainable practices, indigenous produce and a sense of adventure. Ultimately, these foraging chefs bring diners unique experiences closer to nature.

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How to Feed 10 Billion by 2050 Without Destroying the Planet

By 2050, there will be 10 billion people on the earth, and global income will triple. Feeding more people with more money will increase the environmental pressures put on the planet by the global food system by between 50 and 92 percent. If nothing is done, those pressures will push Earth "beyond the planetary boundaries that define a safe operating space for humanity."

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Can You Give Up Meat for a Whole Month?

October 1 marks the 41st annual World Vegetarian Day and the start of Vegetarian Awareness month.

The annual occasion was founded in 1977 by the North American Vegetarian Society and was endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978 to entice omnivores "to give meatless fare a try (even for a day)" and to commend those with "healthy, compassionate food choices."

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