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156 How to Make Vegan Cooking Delicious — For Everyone

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Are you vegan curious, but afraid that your food won’t taste delicious? Or worse, that the kids won’t think that it tastes good? We’ve got answers! This week, Lauren Toyota of Hot For Food spills all her secrets for how to make vegan cooking taste great to all eaters, plant-based or not.

We’re Hot For Vegan Food

Vegan cooking can be intimidating, especially if hungry kids are the judge and jury! That’s why we sat down to talk with chef Lauren Toyota about delicious vegan cooking. In this interview, Lauren talks with us about ingredients and techniques that make plant-based cooking easier and tastier.

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Our Guest: Lauren Toyota

Lauren Toyota is the author of the bestselling cookbook Vegan Comfort Classics: 101 Recipes To Feed Your Face and Hot for Food all Day. She’s been named one of Canada’s Most Influential Vegans (Impact Magazine) and has appeared on many national television programs sharing her expertise for making vegan food fast and fun. Lauren’s YouTube channel, Instagram, and site, hot for food, have amassed millions of views and devoted fans.

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