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Vegans Pitch Oprah

Three vegan lifestyle media mavens submit pitches to Oprah’s open call for the next hit television show host.

This week, thousands of hopefuls are submitting videos for the chance to win their own television show on Oprah Winfrey’s forthcoming network, OWN, including pitches from high-profile vegans. Vegan chef extraordinaire and VN columnist Colleen Patrick-Goudreau and vegan travel bloggers Carolyn Scott of The Healthy Voyager and Yvonne Smith of The Traveling Vegetarian have all announced they will be submitting pitches. Supporters can vote for their favorite contestants as many times as they’d like, and the site encourages fans to pass links along to others to improve a contestants’ chance of winning. Veganism has been embraced more and more in mainstream media, including vegan Chef Chloe Coscarelli’s recent historic victory on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars.

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Ed Sheeran Buys Vegan Domino's Pizza for Dedicated Fans

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UK Doughnut Chain Opens an All-Vegan Outpost

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Zac Efron Thrives on a Purely Plant-Based Diet

The High School Musical actor reveals that ditching animal products has improved his metabolism, sleep, and exercise routine.
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