Category: Videos

Can Dogs be Vegan?

Can Dogs be Vegan?

Can dogs be vegan? Why, yes they can!  CEO of Wild Earth Dog Food and Treats, scientist, entrepreneur, investor and bio-hacker (ooh, sexy!), Ryan Bethencourt joins Elysabeth Alfano on the Awesome Vegans podcast to give some startling facts about the connection between our pets and the horrible abuses of animal agriculture. Packed with interesting information about the pet industry and […]

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Are Ancient Grains Healthier?

Are Ancient Grains Healthier?

Ancient wheats like kamut are put to the test for inflammation, blood sugar, and cholesterol control. ?More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, How Not to Diet, and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Keep Up with New Year’s Resolutions! Dr. Scott Stoll of The Plantrician Project

Keep Up with New Year’s Resolutions! Dr. Scott Stoll of The Plantrician Project

The Plantrician Project is so desperately needed. Doctors get often only four hours of nutrition education in medical school.  Yet, we go to them for diet/nutritional advice…and they often answer as if they were experts when many are not. Dr. Scott Stoll, founder of the Plant-based Nutrition Conference, part of the Plantrician Project, joins me to explain why doctors often […]

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Are Pre-Cut Vegetables Just as Healthy?

Are Pre-Cut Vegetables Just as Healthy?

Endotoxins can build up on pre-chopped vegetables and undermine some of their benefits. ?More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, How Not to Diet, and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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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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Interview with Dr. Terry Mason

Interview with Dr. Terry Mason

COO of Illinois’ Cook County Department of Public Health, Dr. Terry Mason, sits down with Awesome Vegans Podcast Host Elysabeth Alfano to explain what our bodies need.  Comparing our bodies to machines that need care and upkeep, just like with a car, Dr. Mason explains that you need to give it the right inputs for it to run well. In 2004, Mason was […]

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Interview with CEO of JUST, Inc. and Creator of Plant-based Eggs, Josh Tetrick

Interview with CEO of JUST, Inc. and Creator of Plant-based Eggs, Josh Tetrick

We all know about the Beyond Burger and the Impossible Whopper, but what about eggs made from mung beans?  On this episode of the Awesome Vegans Podcast and Video Series, CEO of JUST, Inc., Josh Tetrick joins host Elysabeth Alfano to discuss the national launch of JUST Eggs, a liquid food that scrambles up just like eggs but without the […]

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Recipe: Veggie Mac & Cheese

Recipe: Veggie Mac & Cheese

A cruciferous spin on macaroni and cheese, this recipe takes comfort food to a whole new level, and is a tasty way to check off a few servings on the Daily Dozen checklist. This recipe comes from Kristina, our Social Media Director. ??More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New […]

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Interview with Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Author of The China Study

Interview with Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Author of The China Study

Dr. T. Collin Campbell joined Awesome Vegan’s podcast host Elysabeth Alfano remotely from the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois. The Center puts on the annual Veggie Fest every August which attracts over 40,000 and is one of the largest in the country. Dr. Campbell visited the center to give a talk to over 1,500 people who were […]

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