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Vegan chef and YouTuber ‘The Edgy Veg’ has received the award for ‘Best Home Chef in a Series’ at the ninth Annual Taste Awards in Los Angeles.

The awards celebrate the year’s best in food, fashion, and lifestyle programs on television, in film, online, and in apps, radio and podcasts. This year’s winners include Mario Batali, Rachel Ray, Jillian Michaels, Man v. Food, Simply Ming and Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party amongst others.

The award follows the release of Chef-Creator Candice Hutchings published her first book – The Edgy Veg: 138 Carnivore-Approved Vegan Recipes – in September last year.

The Edgy Veg creates recipes she hopes will appeal to meat eaters, veggies, and vegans alike

‘Honored’

The Edgy Veg Chef-Creator, Candice Hutchings, said: “We are honored and humbled to be recognized by the Taste Awards and are so happy that vegan food is becoming more and more mainstream.

“It gives us even more motivation to create tasty new vegan recipes for the world to fall in love with.

“Our goal is to make easy vegan recipes that carnivores, vegetarians, reducetarians and vegans alike can enjoy, and that remind them of the food they grew up loving.”

Maria Chiorando

Maria is the editor of Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle.