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Lauren Toyota talks about Vegan Comfort Classics to feel better

Fried chicken sandwiches, mac and cheese, buffalo wings, and cheesecake are some of the foods we may view as comfort foods. But is it easy to make these foods vegan? On Animal Concerns of Texas, Liz and Tom talk with Lauren Toyota, bestselling author of the cookbooks, Vegan Comfort Classics: 101 Recipes To Feed Your Face, and hot for food all day: easy recipes to level up your vegan meals, about how she is cooking up vegan love and bringing this increasingly popular lifestyle to food fans across the globe.

You can followLauren Toyota on Instagram and on her blog. Her blogHot for Food has a listing of some of the recipes mentioned in the interview and additional information.

Originally aired on May 12, 2024

Liz Walsh is a Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso. She is also a member of the national Sierra Club Wildlife & Endangered Species Activist Team. Dr. Walsh also serves on the Executive Committee of the El Paso Regional Sierra Club Group, and as a board member of the Vegetarian Society of El Paso. Liz is also interim president of the Vegetarian Society of El Paso.
Tom Linney works with the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) Animal Law Program and is on the board of Pets Alive-El Paso. Among other duties, Tom is responsible for developing and marketing ALDF’s Animal Law Pro Bono Program to interested firms and attorneys and for helping students transition from law student to legal professional. He also provides support to professionals interested in teaching animal law and collaborates with ALDF’s Litigation and Criminal Justice Program to assign appropriate pro bono counsel to ALDF projects and cases.
Paul Castro has worked in various facets of audio production; producing talk and music shows, managing a community radio station, developing websites and podcasts. As a multimedia producer he enjoys being able to tell stories with a community perspective. He oversees operations and content production for KTEP.
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