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Chelsea Clinton’s Vegan Wedding

The biggest news all over the world this weekend is the wedding of President Clinton and Senator Clinton’s daughter Chelsea. While Rhineback, New York is abuzz with tight security and throngs of media-hungry paparazzi, vegans and locavores are celebrating as well.

Ms. Clinton has been a vegetarian for the past ten years and for her $2 million wedding this weekend, she is applying her plant-based eating preferences to the entire weekend-long lavish affair.

Clinton will be serving an all-vegan and gluten-free wedding cake to her 300 guests. According to Life and Style magazine, Chelsea does not tolerate gluten very well, the protein found in grains like wheat, rye, barley and oats that can cause an allergic reaction in those who can’t metabolize it.  

In addition, she and her husband-to-be, Marc Mezvinsky, are sourcing all of the wedding’s fare from local Hudson Valley farmers. But it’s not going to be an entirely all vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free event. The beef that will be served for the dinner will be grass-fed and organic.

A few years ago, ordering a vegan and gluten-free wedding cake may have sounded as extreme as having a wedding where everyone wore only pink, but today, as vegan diets are being lauded for their tremendous health benefits and gluten allergies have been gaining public awareness, speciality bakeries, especially like those in the culinary mecca of New York City, have creatively learned how to replace diary and gluten baking ingredients, like eggs, butter and white or wheat flour with alternatives.

Chelsea’s wedding is just one example, albeit a highly publicized one, of the growing need and importance of creating more awareness about the food we eat. That kind of consciousness is definitely worth celebrating.

July 30th, 2010

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glenn

"Grass fed/organic beef" is the biggest farce out there. If I said "grass-fed artery cloggers"...would you eat it?

organic beef still clogs arteries and causes acidity and inflammation in your body.

posted Sep 25th, 2010 7:31 pm


Staceyann C. Dolenti

What a great way to introduce a large # of people to the vegan way of eating. I love meat myself, but if I found exciting ways to eat less meat I'd be open to it due to the health and enviromental benifits. :)

posted Aug 3rd, 2010 5:39 pm


Huma

God Bless You Chelsea and Marc,

You're Heros, billions and millions animals will send their loves to you ... even they are now still suffering in their tight cage with sickness and disease ...

The heaven will make a big big note and the whole universe will praise and sing for you ....

With Lots and Lots of Love & God's Blessings,

Huma ( from Hong Kong, China, New Zealand )

posted Aug 3rd, 2010 6:37 am


Nature Laws

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Congratulation Chelsea & Marc ?? With lot of blessings for an eternal happy life! From Our Master.

Chelsea, you are a wonderful lady who decided to stop eating poor defenseless animals when you were 11 years old. That shows your inner beauty and kindness from past life karma. You make sure that Mark and your children follow your path of kindness and love towards helpless souls rather cutting animals slowly bleed to death or otherwise and eat them too. In fact you can show the light to the world, if you one day decide to do so. You got those qualities. This quality of yours is the reason for bringing the true world peace. Here were spoken great words of wisdom over 2,500 years ago by great Master Pythagoras: ??The strict law of karma deals measure for measure with anyone who violates the laws of nature. As long as the people of this world continue to murder and eat their two most benign friends, the cow and the bull, they will perpetually suffer the sinful reactions of criminal violence and catastrophic wars.? Pythagoras further stated: ??Those who kill animals for food will be more prone than vegetarian to torture and kill their fellow men.? Leo Count Tolstoy: ??How can you expect peace when your stomachs are the living graves of the murdered defenseless animals??

British Poet William Wordsworth writes in his famous poet ??Intimations of Immorality??: ??Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting.? And in another poem, he addressed the following lines to an infant:

??Oh, sweet new-comer to the changeful earth,
If, as some darkling seers have boldly guessed,
Thou hadst a being and a human birth,
And wert erewhile by human parents blessed,
Long, long before thy present mother pressed
Thee, helpless stranger, to her fostering breast.?

Bhagwan Sri Krishn bless you and Marc

posted Aug 1st, 2010 2:33 am



   
 

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