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5 Bites: Excellent Vegan Eats in Oakland

5 Bites: Excellent Vegan Eats in Oakland

| October 27, 2014 | 6 Comments

Need a break from BBQ, or prefer dining on dairy and meat-free cuisine? There’s loads of wonderful options in the East Bay, with many restaurants that exclusively serve fine vegan fare in Oakland.

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For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet

For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A group of men in New York are challenging the stereotype that eating meat signifies manliness. Instead, they say that manhood can be proven by caring for the planet, not dominating it.

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Open Secret’s Radiance Cuisine: Food + Kirtan to Recharge Body, Mind and Spirit

Open Secret’s Radiance Cuisine: Food + Kirtan to Recharge Body, Mind and Spirit

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spend an evening at San Rafael’s Open Secret Bookstore, nourishing yourself with organic vegan food, divinely inspired chanting, and the hypnotic rhythms of master musicians.

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Al Gore Goes Vegan, Following In Footsteps Of Bill Clinton

Al Gore Goes Vegan, Following In Footsteps Of Bill Clinton

| November 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Bill Clinton went vegan as a radical attempt to reform his health. But Gore has been cutting back on meat since 2009, out of concern about the impacts of animal production on climate change.

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Curbside Creamery: A New Ice Cream Venture Rolls Into Oakland

Curbside Creamery: A New Ice Cream Venture Rolls Into Oakland

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s a promising newcomer entering the East Bay ice cream scene. Curbside Creamery plans to start scooping from its new space in Oakland’s Temescal Alley this fall.

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Spotlight on Summer Vegetables: “River Cottage Veg” Cookbook

Spotlight on Summer Vegetables: “River Cottage Veg” Cookbook

British homesteader and meat-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall comes to San Francisco to spread the gospel of greens with his new book, River Cottage Veg. With a recipe for River Cottage Summer Garden Soup.

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Can Going Vegetarian Help You Live Longer? Maybe

Can Going Vegetarian Help You Live Longer? Maybe

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fresh research finds that men who ate vegetarian diets were less likely to die from heart disease and other heart conditions. But if you’re looking for the definitive study that might convince meat-lovers to become vegetarian, this may not be it.

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KQED’s Forum: Mark Bittman on Part-Time Veganism

KQED’s Forum: Mark Bittman on Part-Time Veganism

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mark Bittman talks about his new book, and how a full-time meat lover adapted to part-time veganism.

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Spicy Butternut Squash & Black Bean Burger

Spicy Butternut Squash & Black Bean Burger

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s nothing quite like a messy burger, is there? I love them. And what I enjoy most about veggie burgers is the endless possibility of combinations. They are such a great way to increase your vegetable intake, even with veggies you might not like. This burger is a favorite. It is slightly sweet, earthy and pretty spicy.

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Film “Soul Food Junkies” Examines African American Cuisine and Culture

Film “Soul Food Junkies” Examines African American Cuisine and Culture

| June 25, 2012 | 7 Comments

Soul Food Junkies, a new film by Byron Hurt which will be featured on KQED’s Independent Lens series, had its West Coast premiere in Oakland. Soul Food is both a beloved part of African American culture and a leading cause behind the epidemic of diabetes, heart disease and other health issues. The film details the historical and social influences on soul food and efforts by many to change the eating habits of a whole generation.

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KQED’s Forum: Vegan Cooking + Storified Recipes and Tips from Listeners

KQED’s Forum: Vegan Cooking + Storified Recipes and Tips from Listeners

| March 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Going vegan can offer a range of challenges. Can you really get enough protein without meat and dairy? Can you really make eggless desserts that are anything more than a crumbly mess? Forum’s guests, Chloe Coscarelli and Colleen Patrick-Goudreau say yes to both questions.

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Chloe’s Kitchen: An Interview with Vegan Chef Chloe Coscarelli on Her New Cookbook

Chloe’s Kitchen: An Interview with Vegan Chef Chloe Coscarelli on Her New Cookbook

| March 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

Chloe Coscarelli has taken the culinary world by storm since her victory on Cupcake Wars with her vegan confections. On March 6 Chloe’s first cookbook, Chloe’s Kitchen, launches with recipes ranging from sweet to savory, simple to complex, and, of course, featuring her award-winning baked goods.

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Hungarian Poppy Seed and Walnut Beigli (Veganized)

Hungarian Poppy Seed and Walnut Beigli (Veganized)

| December 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

At Christmastime in Hungary, THE holiday dessert that’s made in every household is Beigli, a rolled pastry, filled with either poppy seed or walnut filling. Here is a vegan version that’s tastes just as delicious as it’s non-vegan counterpart!

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Vegan (and Gluten-Free) Garden Loaf with Cranberry-Maple Glaze for Thanksgiving

Vegan (and Gluten-Free) Garden Loaf with Cranberry-Maple Glaze for Thanksgiving

| November 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Not too far back in the past a vegan had very few options for a store-bought holiday main dish outside of a Tofurkey or for recipes beyond a bland grain-stuffed squash. Boy, have times changed! This Thanksgiving, try a Vegan (and Gluten-Free) Garden Loaf with Cranberry-Maple Glaze, or seek out some delicious store-bought options.

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