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Go Vegan with Ellen DeGeneres
21 Sep 2011



Dear Vegan at Heart
,

As if we needed a reason to love her more, our favorite vegan talk show host has published Going Vegan with Ellen, a whole big section of her website dedicated to helping people make a smooth and easy transition to a vegan diet.

This week your mission is to spend five minutes perusing her fantabulous site. You might just uncover some hidden gems, including...

Some great recipes:

-Pecan-Crusted French Toast 
-Spicy Vegetable Stir-Fry by Gordon Ramsey
-Low-Fat Mock-a-Mole (check out the secret ingredient that lowers the fat)
-Pumpkin Cheesecake (file this away for pumpkin season, which is soon upon us!)

A slideshow of other vegan celebs that might surprise you, including Bill Clinton, Mike Tyson, and Glee star Lea Michelle.

And some tips like these:


Save the Talk for after Dinner
People love to ask about why you’re vegan during a meal, but it’s better conversation for when they’re not eating a ham sandwich. They’ll be more likely to listen if they don’t feel like they have to defend themselves. 

Bring a Snack
Good vegans and good moms have a lot in common: they’re patient with questions, and they always pack a snack! Make sure you’ve got something on-hand for those unexpected delays at the auto shop.

Frozen Backups
Find a frozen dinner or easy-to-make dish that you love and keep some on hand for those nights when you just don’t feel like cooking and want something easy.

Thanks to the Queen of hilarious talk shows that make us laugh, dance, and think all within 5 minutes! And gives us yummy ideas and great advice.

One loyal subject of many,
Marisa

 

 

 

 

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