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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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Inside the Dandies Vegan Marshmallow Factory

Inside the Dandies Vegan Marshmallow Factory

On a private tour, Awesome Vegans Podcast Host Elysabeth Alfano takes us through the Dandies Marshmallows portion of Chicago Vegan Foods manufacturing plant to see how these delicious treats are created, boxes and shipped out.  Looking fly in her hairnet, Elysabeth shares that Dandies ships out 5 MILLION bags of marshmallows per year. ?Growing year over year and introducing flavors like original, peppermint, seasonal pumpkin and maybe […]

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Actor Ed Begley, Jr. Gives a Tour of His LEED Certified House & Energy-Saving Tips

Actor Ed Begley, Jr. Gives a Tour of His LEED Certified House & Energy-Saving Tips

Ahhhh, the great Ed Begley, Jr!  Ed joins Elysabeth Alfano on Awesome Vegans to give us a private tour of his Platinum LEED Certified house!  From the thickness of the walls to the refurbished floors and from the room specific heat thermostats to the solar panel heated pool with a hidden underground tank to catch rain water, Ed has done […]

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IL Senator Linda Holmes Talks About Animal Welfare Laws

IL Senator Linda Holmes Talks About Animal Welfare Laws

Every year the Animal Legal Defense Fund announces their Top Ten States for animal welfare laws. For the last 11 years, the state of Illinois has been number one.  Senator Linda Holmes is one of the main reasons for this. On this episode of the Awesome Vegans Podcast and Video series, Illinois Senator Linda Holmes takes a break from her […]

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Vegan Surfer, Tia Blanco, Talks About Prepping for The Olympics

Vegan Surfer, Tia Blanco, Talks About Prepping for The Olympics

Elysabeth Alfano’s guest on Awesome Vegans is riding high…riding high atop some giant waves that is.  Champion Surfer, Tia Blanco is the 2015 and 2016 World surfing champion. She took the First Place Gold at the International Surfing Association Open Women’s World Surfing Championship.  As one of the top 50 female surfers in the world, she is now training to […]

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Clean Meat?  Brad Barbera of the Good Food Institute Explains

Clean Meat? Brad Barbera of the Good Food Institute Explains

If you’re listening to my Awesome Vegans Podcast with Elysabeth Alfano, you are probably interested in change. But what does it take to create change?  Today’s podcast guest has the answers, at least some of them any way.  Brad Barbera is the Director of Innovation at the Good Food Institute in Washington, D.C. and he sure does know his stuff. […]

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Interview with the 12-Year-Old Activist Who Invited the Pope to Go Vegan

Interview with the 12-Year-Old Activist Who Invited the Pope to Go Vegan

We look to our leaders to lead.  When they don’t, which can happen more often than not, it can take a 12-year old girl to be the spark of change.  On this episode of Awesome Vegans, I am honored to be the FIRST interview with young activist Genesis Butler immediately after she publicly (New York Times, The Guardian) invited Pope Francis […]

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Could Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree?

Could Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree?

Stephen Wells of Animal Legal Defense Fund Sits Down with Elysabeth Alfano and Shares the Surprise! As much of an animal advocate as I am, when it comes down to the most important thing for animals, it isn’t the rescues. It is to get the laws changed for animal protection. This is why today’s guest, lawyer and Executive Director of […]

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