The Most Beautiful Vegan Celebs of 2019: Kyrie Irving and Alex Morgan

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Looktothestars.org- The time has come for PETA to crown the Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities of 2019, and this year’s titles are going to two athletes at the top of their games: co-captain of the U.S. women’s national soccer team Alex Morgan and NBA point guard Kyrie Irving.

“Alex Morgan and Kyrie Irving are saving animals not only by keeping them off their plates but also by showing the world what they can do on vegan fuel,” says PETA Senior Vice President Lisa Lange. “They’re living proof that the future of professional sports is vegan.”  READ MORE

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Interview With Chef Cervantes/Founder of La Monarca Mexican Bakery

A few years ago Multi Cultural Cooking Network Got the Opportunity to Interview the Chef /Owner Ricardo Cervantes of LA Monarca.  While looking over the MCCN archives I realized this interview still holds up in explanation of the La Monarca philosophy and approach to baking.    La Monarca locations include Santa, Monica, Hollywood and various other locations in Hollywood.

Roy Choi’s New Show ‘Broken Bread’ Goes Inside the Emerging LA Food Scene

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Eater.com-While Netflix’s series The Chef Show is an excellent showcase for Roy Choi’s skills in the kitchenhis other new projectBroken Breadis the real TV game-changerIn every episode of this six part series from KCET and Tastemade, the Kogi empire builder explores a different side of the ever-evolving LA culinary scene, with a particular emphasis on how visionary chefs and activists are making an impact on their communities.  READ MORE

 

Ayesha Curry’s Primetime Show on ABC, ‘Family Food Fight’

family-food-fight-abcFamily Food Fight, a new culinary competition show featuring Steph Curry’s Wife Ayesha as the host. The series will showcase eight families trying to create a recipe in order to win $100,000. Curry will also be a judge on the show alongside Graham Elliot and Cat Cora.

The husband and wife duo each have new shows that will air Thursday nights on ABC.  Steph Curry also bring a family friendly competition show to TV called Holey Moley. 

 

 

Ziggy Marley’s Spin on Pancakes, Healthy ‘Mancakes’ Recipe

I like pancakes, and so does my family, but they don’t have any real nourishment other than ziggymarley_mancakes-225x300the eggs. One day I said to my son, “You know what, today we’re not making pancakes. We’re making Mancakes”. Mancakes got more to it than just flour and water. Mancakes got to nourish. We put coconut oil in them, some pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, chia seeds, sometimes walnuts. On Saturday mornings I’ll make my kids Mancakes with maple syrup as a treat.” —Ziggy Marley

MANCAKES
Serves 3 to 4, Vegetarian/Gluten-Free

INGREDIENTS
2 cups flour, or substitute gluten-free flour
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds, crushed
1 tablespoon flaxseeds
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 tablespoon walnuts, crushed
2 eggs, beaten
4 tablespoons Ziggy Marley’s Coco’Mon Coconut Oil, or coconut oil of your choosing
2 cups water, or substitute coconut, soy, almond, rice, or whole milk

PREPARATION
Mix all dry ingredients together, then add eggs, coconut oil, and water and blend well.
Spoon batter onto a hot grill.
Once pancakes bubble, flip over and cook until golden brown.
Serve with maple syrup and enjoy!

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Jay-Z Invests In Black-owned Vegan Company, Partake Foods

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Hip-hop’s first billionaire, Jay-Z, is putting his fortune to good use with a recent $1 million investment in a Black-owned vegan company called Partake Foods, reports Black Enterprise.

ormer Coca-Cola sales director, Denise Woodard, started the company in 2016 after her daughter was diagnosed with a variety of food allergies. She states on the company’s websitethat after leaving several grocery stores frustrated and mystified because there were no allergy-friendly snacks on the shelves, she decided to do something about it and create her own.   READ MORE