Plant-based diets: Putting veggies at the center of our plates

Correspondent Ben Tracy asked actress Tabitha Brown, “Did you ever think you’d be making jackfruit tacos for your lunch?”

“Honey, absolutely not. Four years ago, I didn’t think I would been vegan. Who knew? Ain’t that something how life can change?”

If you were looking for someone to spread the gospel of plant-based eating, Tabitha Brown would have been an unlikely messenger, considering the food on which she grew up: “Honey, I grew up on everything. I’m from North Carolina, child; I done ate a little bit of things I should not have eaten – a lot of fried food,

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Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free Thanksgiving dishes

Susan S. Johnson

Dietary restrictions don’t mean dinner will be less delicious.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Hub & Spoke Diner’s Thanksgiving Day Buffet on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 will include their classic dishes as well as roasted turkey with turkey gravy, a gluten-free stuffing, mashed potatoes, sauteed green beans, candied yams, cranberry sauce, rolls, fresh fruit and a house salad.

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