Episodes
In this season finale episode, our host Bailey Ruskus is by herself, speaking from her heart, straight to our listeners. Bai leaves nothing behind & spills her emotions and feeling in this passionate and absolute real podcast episode. She opens up to allow our listeners to hear what it's like to live in the shoes of an endo-warrior, entrepreneur, wife, medical patient, women, and plant based chef.  Bailey touch base on: Pursuing your dreams. Hardships of a chef. Becoming...
Published 07/29/22
Published 07/29/22
ALERT!! ALERT!! BRAND NEW ANNOUNCEMENT AT THE END OF THE PODCAST!! CLICK NOW TO LISTEN!! In this episode, Bailey sits down with her husband, dog dad, and business partner, Steve Ruskus. This episode is a break from the usual line up of fantastic guests to bring you back into the world of Chef Bai and Steve. Since the last time they were together on the season finale in March 2022, a lot has happened. They dive briefly into their highs and lows for the summer, bike rides, and their newly...
Published 07/22/22
In this episode, Bailey sits down with cookbook author, podcast host, and founder of Spice Spice Baby, Kanchan Koya. Growing up in India, her childhood was immersed with foods packed full with spices, and this lead to her to become a foodie at heart. When she was studying her doctorate in Molecular Biology at Harvard, she began to see the connection and science behind the health benefits of using culinary spices regularly and our overall health. To help spread her love and awareness for...
Published 07/14/22
In this episode, Bailey speaks with founder and CEO of MaryRuth Organics, MaryRuth Ghiyam. MaryRuth Organics was created to help people reach their goals and to achieve their dreams by being empowered to take their health and wellness into their own hands. MaryRuth shares her entrepreneurial journey over the last decade from the beginnings of MaryRuths Organics, to the many achievements and challenges she faced since, and to the secrets that helped her to become successful today. Her ambition...
Published 07/08/22
In this episode, Bailey sits down with nutrition, weight loss, and insulin resistance expert, & addiction recovery advocate, Adam Sud. Adam opens up and shares his first hand accounts of addiction, mental health, drug abuse, and his own journey to recovery. He helps us connect the dots when it comes to the standard recovery model and questions the idea in western medicine that nutrition, mental health, and addiction are actually interconnected, rather than all separated. Adam is the...
Published 06/30/22
In this episode, Bailey interviews successful restauranteur, cookbook author, and advocate for holistic therapies, Karyn Calabrese. She is 75 years young and has been predominately raw vegan for over 40+ years. Karyn was first known for opening the longest standing gourmet raw food restaurant in the US, Karyns Raw Bistro. She now runs her holistic wellness center in which she helps people detox and heal their bodies through her detox/cleanse programs, spa treatments, clean product line,...
Published 06/24/22
In this episode, Bailey sits down with CEO & founder of Base, Lola Priego. Lola created Base in 2019 as an alternative blood testing kit for home health care. Using her background of software engineering, she create an app to help connect people directly with blood testing laboratories to a committee of healthcare professionals, all with a science backed at-home blood testing kit. Their mission, to help people find an affordable and easier way to test and translate their blood data to...
Published 06/16/22
In this episode, Bailey chats with professional adventurers, advocates for sustainability for the future, and genetic twins, Hugo and Ross Turner. The Turner Twins are British adventurers who have undergone a host of world-first expeditions to some of the most remote places on earth to help people learn about our world. Together, their pioneering spirit has led them to discover some of the planet’s last remaining untouched places, while utilizing new technologies to support and promote a more...
Published 06/03/22
In this episode, Bailey sits down with the author of the Engine 2 Diet, the host and creator of Plantstrong foods and the Plantstrong podcast, and an icon for the plant based movement, Rip Esselstyn. Together they talk about the many facets of the plant based lifestyle and helping people become better educated on the importance of diet and movement for their overall health. Rip brings his experiences, expertise, and his passion to this interview and you won't want to miss it!  They touch...
Published 05/26/22
Bailey sits down with her personal wine guru and sommelier, Allison Koerber in a special premiere episode of Season 3 of the Plant Remedy Podcast. To kick off the new season, Bailey and Alli talk about all things wine, in this mini wine masterclass, while ironically sitting in a vineyard in heart of cabernet sauvignon country, at Stags Leap district in Napa Valley. Throughout this convo, they help answer the many confusions behind wine and help connect the dots with the complexities of...
Published 05/19/22
Bai sits down with her husband and business partner, Steve. They catch up with current events and share some insights on the past season of the plant remedy podcast. This last season was full of amazing guests and packed with so much yummy info. Thank you for all our guests and listeners for all the support. In this episode, Steve starts things off by describing his past two weeks of falling ill to covid and the constant battle of building his immune system. Steve talks about how our...
Published 03/04/22
In this episode, Bailey chats with Cyrus Khambatta, PhD who is the Co-founder of Masteringdiabetes. Masteringdiabetes is at the forefront of research into the revolutionary method to reversing insulin resistance in Type 1, Type 1.5, Type 2, Prediabetes, and gestational diabetes using a whole plant based diet and lifestyle approach. Cyrus shares some childhood stories of growing up an active healthy adolescent, eating mangos by the box, and playing every sport he could. With no clear signs of...
Published 02/26/22
In this episode, Bailey sits down with Matt Bertulli, CEO of eco-friendly company Pela, which fights for sustainability, waste awareness, and a greener future. Pela was the creator of the Pela case, which is the world’s first compostable phone case. Pela has a vision of a waste free future. They make products made of environmentally sensible materials, that educate and inspire a global community of people who are committed to making a positive impact on our planet.    Bai & Matt jump...
Published 02/10/22
In this episode, Bailey sits down with physician, published medical doctor, and bestselling author of “Goodbye Autoimmune Disease” & “Goodbye Lupus”, Dr. Brooke Goldner in this amazing conversation. Brooke is an internationally-recognized expert in healing chronic disease with plant-based nutrition. Brooke shares her story growing up in a family with unhealthy diets and how it contributed to her early diagnosis of lupus at childhood. Shortly after, she was told that she had less than a...
Published 02/03/22
Bailey sits down with the wonderful Unique Hammond. She is a holistic nutrition practitioner, integrative health coach, bean protocol specialist, and author of “Your Tastebuds are A**holes”. Unique shares her childhood story of growing up in California and what happened in her life that lead her to where she is today. She talks about her story of falling ill to Crohn's disease symptoms and the tough years she faced. Together Bai and Unique talk about what’s Crohn’s disease is, the symptoms,...
Published 01/28/22
In this episode, Bailey sits down with the famously intelligent Dr. Michael Greger, author, physician, professional speaker on public health issues & advocacy of a whole-food, plant-based diet. They chat about his beginnings and what lead him to become a doctor in the first place. Dr. Greger shares his childhood experience with his grandmother falling ill with late stages of heart disease at 65. Soon after she was taught to change her diet, and with the help of Nathen Pritikin, she lived...
Published 01/20/22
Bailey sits down with Carleigh author and founder of plantyou. She has large online presence with her vegan food blog and has upcoming oil free vegan cookbook coming out this February 2022. They catch up and share insight on the world of plant based living, being food waste conscious, and navigating a platform with over a million viewers. She shares her story of transitioning to a whole food plant based diet. How in her words, she looks like someone that would be the least likely person to...
Published 01/14/22
In this episode of the plant remedy podcast, Bailey sits down with world renowned Dr. Joel Fuhrman, M.D. He is a 7 times New York Times best-selling author and expert on nutrition and natural healing. He focuses on preventing and reversing disease through nutritional methods. They dive into Dr Fuhrman’s early childhood and his history of studying and researching nutrition. His father who struggled with back pain, searched for answers from many specialists and doctors, but never found any...
Published 01/06/22
Hannah Sunderani, founder and creator of Two Spoons App and Plant Based Recipe Blog, sits down with Bailey to catch up on life and talk about recent events in each other lives. All which include the blessings of Hannah being pregnant with her first child which is absolutely amazing! She talks about all the nerves and exciting feelings of becoming a mom for the first time. Hannah retakes us through the start of her journey of deciding to have a baby and the challenges her and her husband...
Published 12/09/21
Bailey sits down with the amazing and charming Lulu Ge, founder and CEO of Elix healing. Together they talk about their relationship, and why Lulu created Elix. How it all began with her own story of dealing with painful menstrual cycles and trying to navigate herself off prescription birth control. Through her journey she found that western medicine didn’t have the answers she was looking for besides just going back on more prescription birth controls. So, with the insight from her...
Published 12/02/21
Dr. Michael Klaper, gifted clinician, internationally-recognized teacher, and sought-after speaker on diet and health, talks about his journey and career into holistic health. He talks about his life long mission of teaching the public, the medical community, and everyone in between about healing themselves from chronic lifestyle created diseases through a whole food, plant based diet. Bailey and Dr. Klaper dive right into his early childhood of growing up in the midwest and working on a...
Published 11/25/21
We're so excited to have Tiffany Hurd on to kick off Season 2 of The Plant Remedy Podcast! Tiffany, plant medicine mentor, talks about how she entered the world of learning about integrating and using psilocybin on a healthy, intentional way for nervous system nourishment. She talks about her healing process for herself, personal development work, and her journey to her huge awaking. She watched her life change for the better, including her moods, mindset, and quality of her relationships...
Published 11/18/21
In this special episode, Steve (Chef Bai’s Husband) sits down and interviews Bailey about the upcoming cookbook “Cook. Heal. Go Vegan!”. Together they talk all things about the launch of the cookbook, the writing of the cook book, and everything in between. Steve asks Bailey about how her childhood dream of writing a cookbook, and how this process stacked up to her expectations. Also how it was to write a cookbook as a newly married couple, who share their own business together, in the...
Published 07/23/21
In this episode, Bailey has an amazing and insightful conversation with a brilliant medical doctor in the wellness world, Dr. Vivian Chen. Together the share their experiences with detoxing from everyday chemicals in our home and education on non-toxic living.  Dr. Chen shares her education from her schooling as a western UK Doctor, and her expertise on helping people find a way to empower themselves through little everyday changes. To focus on lifestyle changes to help heal the body...
Published 07/10/21