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Stranger Things Star Dishes About Veganism

Matthew Modine shares his favorite vegan meals with People.

Star of hit Netflix Original show Stranger Things, Matthew Modine—who plays a villainous doctor—was featured on a recent video segment for People Magazine’s recurring web series “Sexiest Men in the Kitchen.” The actor and former professional chef has been vegan for 12 years, and revealed that some of his favorite dishes include zucchini pasta, mushroom-based meatless loaf, apple pie, and chocolate cake. “Chefs have gotten so good at making healthy, sinful food,” Modine says. “I think some vegan pastries are better than those with butter and sugar!” Fellow actors, including Bones star Emily Deschanel, Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch, and Juno star Ellen Page, all publicly advocate their vegan lifestyles.

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Miami's Plant-Based SEED Food & Wine Festival Debuts in LA

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Chipotle Adds Quinoa to its NYC Test Kitchen Menu

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Vegan Fashion Brand VAUTE Profiled on PBS

The brand's founder Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart spoke about her mission to create functional and fabulous vegan clothes to eliminate animal cruelty in the fashion industry.
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New Investor Coalition to Combat Meat Problem in China

Toronto-based Dao Foods International will promote plant-based and clean meat in China to curb the country's growing appetite for animal products.
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IKEA Debuts Plant-Based Hot Dogs

The furniture giant debuted the new animal-free option at a single store in Sweden with plans to expand the offering across Europe by August.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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