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The New York Times Offers Tips For New Vegans

Wellness blog writer Tara Parker-Pope offers aspiring herbivores simple solutions to dietary dilemmas in a recent post.

Inspired by Bill Clinton’s transformation from Southern-food enthusiast to a plant-powered leader, New York Times contributor Tara Parker-Pope decided to transition to a diet devoid of dairy and meat. In the recent Times blog post, “How to Go Vegan,” Pope notes that the initial conversion to cruelty-free fare was a challenge, but with advice from vegan culinary experts and foodies, she and her family were able to successfully ease into a plant-based diet. Pope relays her acquired wisdom and offers simple tips such as sprinkling nutritional yeast on popcorn and substituting cornstarch for eggs as a thickening agent in puddings and sauces.

Major Cattle Feedlot Closes After 60 Years

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Sacramento Goes Meatless for Paul McCartney

California's capital ditches meat on Mondays, adds veg options at music venue, and challenges local chefs to go vegan.
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Historic Prison Sentence for Animal Abusers

Atrocious abuses of pregnant pigs caught on film lead to indictment of El Escobar Farm workers in Murcia, Spain.
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Vegan Food Truck Launches "Sexiest Vegans" Calendar

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Hard Rock Cafe Debuts Meatless Menu

In honor of World Vegetarian Month, the chain will roll out its first North American meat-free menu at 42 locations.
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