Episodes
With a passion for cooking, veganism and travel, Kathy Davis has successfully combined all three. A digital nomad, who is the author of three popular vegan, plant-based cookbooks, Kathy and her husband have been living in a 5th wheeler, traveling the United States for over three years.
Published 10/06/21
Geoff Palmer, CEO and Founder of Clean Machine® a 100% Plant-Based Fitness Nutritional an all-natural sports nutrition company, has over 30 years of experience in the natural foods and supplements industry. Geoff is on a mission to help people heal their health one step at a time. Recognized by Plant Based News as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Vegans, Geoff believes everyone can live a more vibrant life through food and exercise.
Published 09/19/21
After turning vegan in 2016, cooking healthy meals to lose weight in a busy life was a puzzle Claudia Kaldenbach could not figure out. But figure it out she did. Now on a mission to help vegan women in menopause lose weight, Claudia loves help them feel happier, have more energy and confidence through the power of a whole food, plant-based diet.
Published 09/12/21
There’s a new breed of leader who goes beyond the surface level of leadership. These are the men and women who do more than give lip service to their roles and responsibilities of leadership. They truly walk the talk of combining mind, body, and soul in all they do. One such leader is vegan fitness coach, Gabriel Zhanay, found of Vegan Fitness Redefined.
Published 09/03/21
There are those who use the slightest reason not to fulfill their life's purpose. And then there is Carina Comer, founder and owner of Carina’s Vegan Bakery. Born with a brain tumor that took most of her sight, Carina Comer is the epitome of someone who succeeds against all the odds. With drive and aspirations far beyond what most would dare to dream, Carina inspires others to live fully each and every day.
Published 08/24/21
Years ago, a diagnosis of dementia was a rarity. Today, it is becoming something society has grown accustomed to hearing. Not that we like it, by any stretch of the imagination, but we are used to it. One person who is doing what she can to raise awareness about food that can minimize the risks of dementia is Alexi Bracey.
Published 08/19/21
Born more out of necessity than desire, what started as a simple blog post nearly a decade ago, has turned into a movement and global community of raving fans for the insights Toni Okamoto gratefully shares for anyone interested in eating Plant Based on a Budget.
Published 08/16/21
As a former contestant on America’s Next Top Model, Marvita Washington knows what it takes to live her passion. She also knows that many people work from the outside in, rather than the inside out. Join us as we talk about success, eating disorders, competition and healthy eating the plant based/vegan way.
Published 08/09/21
Long before people knew how to pronounce the word vegan, Paul Shapiro was inspired to not consume animal or dairy. His decision was based on being compassionate to animals. A turning point for him was when he discovered U.S. Olympian, Carl Lewis, was vegan. Again, this was long before being vegan was as sociably acceptable as it is today.
Published 07/26/21
With a history of various diseases in her family, author Sherra Aguirre decided to take things in her own hands in order not to be another statistic. Having researched and read extensively about food related chronic diseases, Sherra eliminated her hypertension, despite family history, by making changes in her diet and self-care.
Published 07/16/21
How does one go from a high performing Marine to a morbidly obese Type II diabetic to being mistaken for a sumo wrestler by a young boy to losing 180 pounds, finding their life’s work as a Diabetes Lifestyle Coach & Food for Life Instructor? Dennis Jones has done this and more.
Published 06/25/21
When people travel, one of the ways they enjoy a new destination is through food. Yet, as a vegan, this can be a challenge. Enter vegan travel expert, Rebecca Gade Sawicki.
Published 06/12/21
Stephanie Redcross West started Vegan Mainstream based on a simple idea: to build a pro-vegan world, we need a solid infrastructure of successful businesses and brands to ensure that an ethical lifestyle is accessible to everyone, everywhere.
Published 05/28/21
With over 15 years of demonstrated experience in innovation and technology, launching successful e-commerce, and technology startups, Kory is very hopeful of trends in the vegan and plant-based markets which makes him optimistic about the future.
Published 05/21/21
Cetvies is a human and animal rights activist. Based out of France, she has made it her mission to do all she can to shine a light on the abuses that are often kept hidden. One way to reduce the abuse is through veganism.
Published 05/19/21
When it comes to reading labels, Sophia DeSantis is in a league all her own. Not only does she unravel the lies hidden on labels, she also teaches her clients how to do the same. She also advocates a plant based lifestyle.
Published 05/13/21
From a bona-fide couch-potato to climbing Mount Kailash and Mount Kilimanjaro, skydiving, finishing several marathons, riding in a 100-mile bike ride and making a complete change of diet, Dr. Akil Taher, age 73, is living proof that you’re never too old to turn your life around.
Published 05/10/21
Before adopting a plant-based nutrition and the newfound knowledge, Olivier Mankondo weighed 220 pounds. Not realizing a byiproduct of eating plant-based was weight loss, he was pleasantly shocked when he released 11 pounds the first week. Now 143 pounds, Olivier loves sharing his story.
Published 05/03/21
A 40 plus year ethical vegan, Dr. Tuttle, author of The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony, has likely been one of the most divisive and influential voices for the voiceless. A soft-spoken man, Dr. Tuttle shares insights about the connection between our never-ending appetite for animals and the violence, corruption, fear, anxiety and disease that has become an accepted way of living.
Published 04/30/21
Sabrina Lee is the owner and founder of The Impact Agency, helping vegan and ethical businesses to generate leads from their ideal clients on LinkedIn. Considered by many as the “go to” LinkedIn expert for those in the vegan world, Sabrina didn’t plan for this title.  She began by using LinkedIn to grow her own presence within the vegan industry and quickly began getting inquiries and leads.
Published 04/23/21
Justin Manning is known as the go-to agent in Canada who works with vegan and plant-based lifestylists and companies. Committed to healing Canadians with health and wellness planning, Justin has successfully carved out his place as a vegan and as a professional committed to the well-being of his clients.
Published 04/21/21
Tyler Mayoras went plant based in 2017 after attending a conference where he heard a shocking statistic about greenhouse gases and animal agriculture being at 15%. After his own research, he discovered it was more like 16 – 19%. That was all it took for him to decide to do his part to not contribute the greenhouse gases to the best of his ability. He gave up meat and dairy and then cofounded Cool Beans.
Published 04/15/21
“You can’t outrun your fork,” is a favorite saying of Jennifer Helene. On a journey of truth around health and eating, Helene takes health very personally. A former Ford model, Helene lost her mother at a young age due to several complications caused by being morbidly obese. Her mother’s passing was a catalyst for her life-long commitment to healthy living, including being 100% vegan/plant-based and living healthy in mind, body and soul.
Published 04/06/21
Danielle Dinkelman turned her passion for health into a successful coaching practice where she works with people who know they want to live a whole food plant-based lifestyle, but have a hard time sticking with the eating protocol.
Published 03/26/21
The face of business is changing. In the past, seeking a job rarely involved sharing intimate details about your values. Sure, job seekers would talk about the typical values of honesty, integrity, or open-mindedness, but mentioning you were a vegan was not at all a part of the conversation. Fast forward to today, and talking about one’s passion for a lifestyle choice, specifically being a vegan, can serve you in your job search. Tania De Bruler shares insights on both sides of the job...
Published 03/20/21