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20 Vegetarian Innovations

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Nov 27, 2008
Thanksgiving is a day most people would associate with meat, but NBA star and longtime vegetarian John Salley revealed on the Rachael Ray Show that not only does he not cook meat on Thanksgiving, but his holiday guests often don't notice this glaring menu omission.

John Salley shared some of his vegetarian recipes on the Rachael Ray Show, including his Slam Dunk Guacamole.

With the prominence of animal activism and an increased awareness in healthy lifestyles, vegetarianism has gained far more acceptance in contemporary popular culture than in generations past. Even prominent celebuchefs like Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray frequently feature vegetarian recipes on their television cooking shows.

Click through the articles in the slideshow below to explore more innovations in the vegetarian lifestyle and meatless fare.