Posts Tagged ‘vegan’

Oakland Veg week offers advice on eating meat-free

Vegetarian and vegan meals can be just as tasty as meals that contain meat and dairy—that’s what the organizers of the second annual Oakland Veg week, a celebration of vegetarian eating, want to prove. The event runs from April 22 to 28, and visitors will get to experience cooking demonstrations and film screenings about vegetarian and vegan cooking and eating.

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Oakland vegetarians and vegans celebrate Thanksgiving meat-free

No animals were harmed in the making of this meal: At The Breakroom Cafe on 13th Street and Harrison, the classic Thanksgiving meal is done vegetarian style. Pictured: vegetarian mash potatoes and gravy, greens, cranberry sauce, faux turkey and stuffing.

Some meat-free Oaklanders will be eating veggie “meat” on Thursday, others will focus on traditionally vegetarian side dishes, and others are just looking forward to sitting down with friends and family, no matter what’s on the table. “A rainbow on the table” is how Breakroom customer Tiana Trutma describes her Thanksgiving meal.

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