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April 4 – Kathy Freston on Clean Protein + Sprig the Rescue Pig ~ Oprah’s staff went vegan for a month, thanks to Kathy Freston, former model and now vegan powerhouse and bestselling author. We’ll open with Leslie Crawford, author of the enchanting Sprig the Rescue Pig, for children of all ages.
April 11 – Minimalist Vegan + Food Is the Solution ~ Planet-saving interviews with Matthew Prescott, author of the much-buzzed-about new book, Food Is the Solution: What to Eat to Save the World, and with Masa and Michael Ofei, the Minimalist Vegans (not to be confused with the Minimalist Baker — she was on in this episode), discussing their book, Minimalist Vegan, on the richness of living with less.
April 18 – Sophie Uliano + Yoga Is Vegan ~ Yoga Is Vegan, according to our first guest,Holly Skodis, VLCE, and after we learn about that, we’ll talk with NY Times bestselling author and former Hallmark Channel TV host, Sophie Uliano, who brought the world the concept of being gorgeously green.
April 25 – Vegan Dogs with the Pitcairns + Julie Simon on Breaking Free from Emotional Eating ~ Veterinarian Dr. Richard Pitcairn was a million-selling author long before he and his wife, artist and chef Susan Pitcairn, discovered veganism. Now they’re convinced that this is the way to go for humans and dogs, and possibly cats when done very carefully. Returning as our opening guest: psychologist Julie Simon, with her new book: When Food Is Comfort: Nurture Yourself Mindfully, Rewire Your Brain, and End Emotional Eating.
May 2 – A 2-Guru Shew ~ Eat Vegan With Me author Mary Lawrence reached guru status for host Victoria Moran when Lawrence said, “Tell people you’re plant-based if you want them to know you changed your diet; tell them you’re vegan if you want them to know you intend to change the system.” Ellen Debenport gets her guru card by being a genuine spiritual teacher, Unity minister, author of The Five Principles: A Guide to Practical Spirituality, and a vegan.
May 9 – Wonder Women ~ Tranquility du Jour’s Kimberly Wilson, and Rescue Chocolate and USA VegCorp founder Sarah Gross Feoli, are vegan Wonder Women indeed. Ex-ballerina Sarah and her biz partner Nira Paliwoda put on massive vegan events around the country, including the upcoming NYC Vegetarian Food Festival; and Kimberly is a Renaissance goddess: yoga studio owner, fashion designer, psychotherapist, blogger, podcaster, certified vegan lifestyle coach & educator, animal rights advocate, Francophile, and inimitable arbiter of vegan style.
May 16 – Beyond Cancer + Vegan Dining App ~ Whole food plant-based eating may play a powerful adjunctive role in recovery from cancer and prevention of recurrences, and Beyond Cancer author Sally Lipsky tells us all about it, after we learn about the Vanilla Bean Vegan Dining App, meant to revolutionize your eating out and travel experiences as a vegan.
May 23 – Vegan Bros ~ Vodka Is Vegan is the first book from online celebs Matt Letten and Phil Letten whose brash, in-your-face, colorfully worded videos have attracted international acclaim — and controversy. The Bros will get the full hour of today’s show so we can really learn what they’re about, and that behind the shirtless photos and media bravado, their goal is to “raise up an army of fit, sexy vegan soldiers to spread the delicious, cruelty-free Gospel of peace and compassion to a lost and dying world.”
May 30 – Harry Potter’s Evanna Lynch ~ Evanna Lynch made her name playing Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter movies, and the young actress is as committed to the animals as she is to any role. Through her Chickpeeps podcast and nonstop activism, Lynch is spreading ethical veganism beyond her native Ireland and London where she currently lives to embrace the world in compassion.