Martha Stewart Show Goes Vegan with Twitter’s Biz Stone
Last week, the Martha Stewart Show went vegan with the help of two PCRM supporters. Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and 21-Day Vegan Kickstart coach Kathy Freston prepared vegan recipes with Stewart and explained the benefits of a vegan diet.
If you’ve ever watched the Martha Stewart Show, it may seem like there’s nothing Stewart doesn’t know how to do, but Stone stumped her. Stewart and Stone made a meatless bourguignon with seitan, which Stewart had never used before. Seitan is a wheat gluten product often used as a meat substitute in vegan dishes. Watch the video here >
This wasn’t the first time Stone helped educate a public figure on the benefits of a vegan diet. In 2009, Stone joined PCRM’s Healthy School Lunches campaign and sent a letter to Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., asking for the addition of vegetarian-friendly options in children’s school lunches.
Later on the show, Stewart shared a vegan fruit and nut bar recipe with New York Times best-selling author Freston, who recently released Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World. Freston is also a celebrity coach for PCRM’s 21-Day Vegan Kickstart that began April 4.
PCRM’s own Food for Life TV co-hosts Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., and Jill Eckart, C.H.H.C., also have some simple tips on how to transform the recipes in Stewart’s cookbooks into low-fat vegan meals:
To sign-up for the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart and get Freston’s vegan diet tips, visit 21DayKickstart.org.