Thats the veggie tale from the Farm Animal Reform Movement (FARM), an animal activist group who are urging people to seek non-meat meal options on the traditional Turkey Day.
With options like the Tofurky a tofu and wheat-based supper substitute becoming more mainstream, people who believe its brutal to bring a bird to the table now dont have to fly too far to find an edible and accessible alternative.
And theres another benefit thatll keep you awake and alert.
FARM executive director Dawn Moncrief says the non-turkey alternatives have the same texture and feel, but you wont have to take a nap afterwards.
And all the conscious chowing might open your eyes to another aspect of the holiday.
Moncrief says, Im very aware of what birds go through. I cant even think of eating turkey now, the idea is repulsive at this point. Plus, anything you can do traditionally you can do a vegan or vegetarian version of.
For more info, including recipes and a vegetarian starter kit, check out gentlethanksgiving.org.
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