172: Biking Across America
Richie Crowley is an Ivy-League-Educated former professional athlete who left the late night party scene to became a sober vegan entrepreneur who's taking a huge risk by Biking Across America with the hopes of educating others on the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle as well as overall total health and wellness!
171: The Superfood Goddess
Stephanie Bosco is an expert in plant-based nutrition. She's also a transitional health coach, personal chef, nutritional guide and so much more!
In this episode, learn how Stephanie's journey started as a bit of a challenge brought on by family members, as well as what's kept her going strong as a Whole Food Plant Based vegan today!
170: Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival
Shawn Stratton is the director of the Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival, as well as an international leadership and team development consultant, professional speaker, bestselling author and even an Ironman and Ultramarathon competitor!
In this episode, Shawn shares his story on how he got to learn about surviving in the wilderness as well as how to be a part of the next Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival!
Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival (for dates and other details):
This episodes contains language and content not suitable for children. In this episode, I've done a bit of self-reflecting (What? No guest??... NOPE). What is this thing called life, and what's my purpose here? How do we heal from past traumas and use them for the best today?
If you're looking to the answers to those questions, you won't find them here.. you'll just find me pondering the thoughts in my head. Hopefully I can at least help you feel like you're not alone if you are thinking the same thing. Love you guys!
168: Namaste Chef
Chef Jordan Wagner graduated from Culinary School in San Francisco in 2011 with a Culinary Arts Degree. He's worked in restaurants as well as catering companies, wineries and retirement communities, and is currently the Chef of Kappa Delta Sorority at SDSU.
In this podcast, Jordan tells his story of how he discovered Whole Food Plant Based cooking and what keeps him going today!
167: WFPB Chef
Chef Roberto Carboni was once suffering from numerous health challenges and symptoms. He eventually found relief from his problems by switching to a Whole Food Plant Based diet!
Roberto now has his certification in Plant Based Nutrition from eCornell and uses his own personal experience to fuel his healthy cooking today.
For information about current events, services, resources and more:
Tuscan Plant Based Cuisine at HI Street Kitchen and Tap:
Sunday, July 7th, 2019 at 6pm
7767 Balboa Ave
San Diego, California
166: Joyful Vegan
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is a speaker, cultural commentator, podcaster and award-winning author of seven books. She's an acclaimed speaker and beloved host of the inspiring podcast, "Food for Thought", and has since launched a spin-off podcast called "Animalogy".
In this podcast, Colleen discusses some of the reasons in which people may have trouble going vegan, along with helpful ways to help understand the way people operate, which helps us to more effectively have conversations around the topic of veganism.
For more Colleen:
30 Day Vegan Challenge: https://www.colleenpatrickgoudreau.com/book/the-30-day-vegan-challenge-new-edition/
165: Therapeutic Vinyasa Yoga
*Mildly Explicit Language*
Elia Nikolaev started his journey through living a more compassionate life around the age of 22, when he read the great Paramahansa Yogananda's "Autobiography of a Yogi", which was a gateway into his next phase of life. From there, he took his first Hatha Yoga class, and eventually became certified in 2006.
In this episode, Elia describes the importance of yoga and meditation, and how to incorporate the principals derived from those practices, into the foods we eat.
164: The Vegan Psychologist
Clare Mann is an organisational psychologist, existential psychotherapist and author of numerous books and training programs. She is an expert in communication, skilled in dispelling the myths that limit people in their lives and work so they can create and satisfying lives which align with their values and purpose.
Clare also has a BSc in Psychology, MSc in Occupational Psychology, MA in Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling and Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling.
In this episode, Clare discusses the psychology behind veganism, why many people are so quick to reject the idea, and how us vegans can learn to handle Vystopia; the idea of being vegan in a non-vegan world.
Free Meditation: https://www.veganpsychologist.com/meditation/
** Newest book, "The Myths of Choice; Why People Won't Change And What We Can Do About It" COMING OUT IN JUNE 2019! **
163: Don't be a Shithead!
*Mildly Explicit* - Language
Krimsey Ramsey is originally from Louisiana, but over time has relocated to North Hollywood where she runs THE FIRST all vegan Cajun Restaurant!
In this episode, we talk about how Krimsey made the switch while in the midst of a Cajun, meat-heavy environment, and how she uses her experiences as inspiration for her restaurant.