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I took some time out with Laura Dakin, animal activist fighting to save whales in the Southern Ocean! Laura is the Chief Chef on the Steve Irwin of the Sea Shepherd fleet and wrote her first cookbook: Cookin’ Up a Storm: Sea Stories and Vegan Recipes from Sea Shepherd’s Anti-Whaling Campaigns. Q: What inspired you to [...]
By Aurelia d’Andrea Kristin Lajeunesse isn’t a household name yet, but that’s about to change. Besides riding the fast track to entrepreneurial superstardom with her online business-and-marketing school, this 31-year-old vegan recently landed a book deal to share the story of her amazing road trip to every vegan restaurant in the United States. [...]
Based in Philadelphia PA, Christina Pirello shares her humor and her knowledge to help us learn how to cook! Christina has written many cookbooks including I’m Mad as Hell, and I’m Not Going to Eat it Anymore and Cooking the Whole Foods Way. I caught up with Christina on the Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise and asked her [...]
Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, always hits the right note. Award-winning singer-songwriter, actress, and popular P.B.S. T.V. vegan chef, Laura has whipped together a life spiced with talent and creativity, a life sustained by plant-based nutrition. She’s also just launched a new cookbook: Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites. About twenty years [...]
The new year has just begun and we asked Dr. Joel Fuhrman, our favorite nutritarian, to help us get started with healthy plant-based eating habits to set the tone for the new year. Dr. Joel Fuhrman is a best-selling author, nutritional researcher and board certified family physician specializing in nutritional medicine. Learn more by visiting [...]
Ballet dancer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur… Julia Erickson created Barre vegan energy bars to achieve the perfect balance of fast and slow-burning carbohydrates, plant-based protein, fiber, and natural electrolyte replacement. Her original goal was to meet her demanding dancer needs; now she and dancer husband, Aaron Ingley, share these super yummy “trade secrets” with the world!
The Eco-Vegan Gal website is more than just a helpful resource for newbie vegans; it’s also smart, upbeat, and easy on the eyes. Tuning into Eco-Vegan Gal (www.ecovegangal.com) is a lot like hanging out with your best friend: Comfortable, fun, and encouraging. Read on to learn more about Whitney Lauritsen and the reasons she started ecovegangal.com!
Michael Greger, M.D., noted nutritionist, author, public speaker, and director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture of the Humane Society of the United States, learned about the healing power of food as a child. This discovery would later propel him into a medical career focused on the relationship between nutrition and health. His passion for nutrition inspired him to found the information portal NutritionFacts.org, a virtual encyclopedia of nutrition information and current research data with a new video daily!
Bodybuilder, motivational speaker, and author, natural bodybuilding champion Robert Cheeke pushes himself to exceed expectations, to excel in all he does. At 15, he was a self-described “skinny farm boy” from Corvallis, OR. Today, through his hard work and determination, Robert has become a role model for all of us, bodybuilder and non-bodybuilder alike. Robert Cheeke’s achievements and his site have been featured in numerous publications including the Montreal Gazette and the New York Times.
Christy Morgan designs elegant, healthful, vegan meals. The vegan macrobiotic chef and author of the cookbook Blissful Bites discovered the benefits of a vegan diet while she was working in Hollywood as a fashion designer about nine years ago. Christy enjoys sharing her food knowledge and expertise with others. “I like to empower people to transform their lives through making changes in their diets. It’s also gratifying to bring back the tradition of learning to cook for ourselves and passing on recipes like our grandparents did with our parents.”