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Instagram Star, Daniella Monet Dishes with Elysabeth Alfano on Finding Purpose

Instagram Star, Daniella Monet Dishes with Elysabeth Alfano on Finding Purpose

Want a bit of fresh air? Want to hear someone who has all the beauty, celebrity fanfare and Instagram followers to take themselves super seriously, but instead is down to earth, kind and super smart? Then you are going to love, animal lover Daniella Monet.  On today’s podcast you will hear how this child actress turned social media star saved her […]

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Elysabeth Alfano Speaks with NYTimes Best Selling Author Kathy Freston

Elysabeth Alfano Speaks with NYTimes Best Selling Author Kathy Freston

Long before it was trendy, there was a lone woman on Oprah touting the benefits of veganism and getting Oprah to try it.  Elysabeth Alfano remembers that episode of Oprah like it was yesterday. That episode was one of five or six cues that registered in her brain and whispered, Elysabeth you should be vegan. That singular voice that day on […]

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Elysabeth Alfano Laughs It Up with Vegan Stand-Up Comic Ron Placone

Elysabeth Alfano Laughs It Up with Vegan Stand-Up Comic Ron Placone

Ron Placone just kind of stumbled in to veganism. The stand-up comic, writer for The Jimmy Dore Show, occasional guest on The Young Turks network and creator and host of Get Your News on with Ron dishes with me about how he tripped into veganism, never expecting to like, and hasn’t looked back. Going vegan isn’t the only thing we […]

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The Voice of American Idol, Mark Thompson, Chats with Awesome Vegans Elysabeth Alfano

The Voice of American Idol, Mark Thompson, Chats with Awesome Vegans Elysabeth Alfano

Well, it’s always a thrill to have the voice of American Idol on your podcast. On today’s Awesome Vegans video interview series and podcast famed newscaster, radio host, Emmy Award winning producer and podcaster (The Edge), Mark Thompson joins me from the recording studios.  We discuss how the mainstream media covers animal welfare issues, his take, as a former weatherman, […]

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Basketball Legend John Salley Talks with Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano

Basketball Legend John Salley Talks with Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano

On this episode of Awesome Vegans, host Elysabeth Alfano dishes it up in her kitchen with basketball legend, John Salley.  You know the expression everything under the sun?  That’s exactly what Elysabeth talks about with this wellness master, media personality, chef, philosopher and star on the court.  Get comfy and settle in because John and Elysabeth wax prophetic about food […]

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Is PETA Extreme? Interview with Founder Ingrid Newkirk

Is PETA Extreme? Interview with Founder Ingrid Newkirk

What do Alec Baldwin, Joaquin Phoenix and supermodel Joanna Krupa have in common?  PETA. And, over the years, PETA has stirred up quite a bit of controversy.  From having models pose nude to get people’s attention on animal issues to towing a ‘no exceptions’ line by not supporting Prop 12, a California law that will enhance living conditions in factory farms but […]

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Co-Founder of Veggie Grill Discusses Plant-based Business Growth

Co-Founder of Veggie Grill Discusses Plant-based Business Growth

Today’s podcast is a cross between Awesome Vegans and Marketplace. No one has their finger on the pulse of the plant-based food business world like guest, T.K. Pillan!  The co-founder of Veggie Grill, T.K. joins Elysabeth Alfano to dish on the numbers and the growth behind the plant-based food businesses and jobs that are gaining traction in the marketplace, including his own. […]

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Interview with CEO of Lightlife and Field Roast, Dan Curtin

Interview with CEO of Lightlife and Field Roast, Dan Curtin

What’s the best plant-based ingredient to cook with?  It is the one that has paved the way for the plant-based revolution that we have today. Dan Curtin, CEO of Field Roast and Lightlife, joins WGN Podcast Host, Elysabeth Alfano of Awesome Vegans, to discuss her all-time favorite product: Tempeh. Plus, with Lightlife celebrating 40 years, they dish on the history […]

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Interview with Billionaire Philanthropist John Paul DeJoria

Interview with Billionaire Philanthropist John Paul DeJoria

It’s a story of the American dream that you maybe didn’t know. In this episode, Elysabeth Alfano interviews John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems Hair Care Products and Patron Tequila.  Literally from rags to riches, John Paul went from foster care as a child and a door-to-door salesman to one of the wealthiest men in America with […]

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Can Microbes Save the World?

Can Microbes Save the World?

Elysabeth Alfano talks to the CEOs of Sustainable Bioproducts, BlueNalu and Stray Dog Capital to answer this question. It’s a Brave New World. Truly. I believe we are living in the time of incredible transition. Just as the invention of the car changed the world to what it is today, the innovation of tasty plant-based meat and dairy alternatives will […]

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