Category: Celebrities

Opera Singer Lucas Meachem on his Impossible Burger Diet & Going Vegan

Opera Singer Lucas Meachem on his Impossible Burger Diet & Going Vegan

You are in for a treat because tonight it is a vegan’s night at the opera!  Grammy-Award winning Baritone and Animal Rights Advocate Lucas Meachem joins Elysabeth Alfano from the road just before he performs on stage. Spanning his career, Lucas has performed at the Hollywood Bowl with Gustavo Dudamel, at the Vienna Opera House, the Paris Opera House, the Los […]

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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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Violinist Rachel Barton: ‘The Gold Standard for Health is Plants Only’

Violinist Rachel Barton: ‘The Gold Standard for Health is Plants Only’

On this episode of Awesome Vegans,  Rachel Barton Pine, world-renowned violinist and vegan, joins host Elysabeth Alfano. With over 30 CDs to her credit, Rachel has played in concert halls all around the world. She is also the founder of the RBP Foundation. When people think about vegans, perhaps they think about hippies and extremists.  Rachel blows that stereotype to smithereens, showing […]

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$1 Million Offered to Charity if Pope Goes Vegan for Lent

$1 Million Offered to Charity if Pope Goes Vegan for Lent

A major global campaign announced today – and backed by a host of celebrities, environmentalists and scientists – is calling on Pope Francis to try vegan for Lent to “help fight climate change with diet change.” In return, Million Dollar Vegan – the campaign behind the project – is offering $1 million to a charity of the pope’s choice should […]

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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Opt for Vegan Wedding

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Opt for Vegan Wedding

Bon appétit! Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth treated their guests to a vegan feast during their romantic nuptials on Dec. 23rd in Tennessee. The couple decided to have everything on the menu be completely vegan, an insider exclusively tells In Touch, ranging from truffle mac and cheese, vegan fried chicken, vegan chicken and dumplings, and vegan vanilla cupcakes for dessert. […]

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Vegan Director/Songwriter Releases Powerful New Music Video

Vegan Director/Songwriter Releases Powerful New Music Video

A powerful, moving song dedicated to school shooting victims and survivors. The song was written three days after Parkland and is from the perspective of a girl who died in a school shooting, expressing her anger, sadness and also hope. The song ends with a call to activism to create safer schools for children. Visit website: http://www.edkoppmusic.com

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Games of Thrones, Jerome Flynn, Joins VeganNation Initiative

Games of Thrones, Jerome Flynn, Joins VeganNation Initiative

“Games of Thrones” star, British actor Jerome Flynn, joins the VeganNation initiative, creating an international vegan economy based on a virtual currency, the VeganCoin. Flynn (55) has been a devout vegetarian for the past 35 years, an animal rights activist who serves as the patron of the Vegetarian Society in the United Kingdom alongside Paul and Stella McCartney. Recently he was […]

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The Magic of Motivational Speaker of Jason Wrobel

The Magic of Motivational Speaker of Jason Wrobel

On this episode of Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano heads to the home of chef, actor, TV host, motivational speaker and overall magical man, Jason Wrobel.  While we talk a lot about food on this episode, we also talk about finding one’s purpose, and how we all make our way to being our best selves and being of service to ourselves, others, […]

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Racecar Driver Leilani Munter’s Fast Track to a Healthier Planet

Racecar Driver Leilani Munter’s Fast Track to a Healthier Planet

What’s the best way to encourage people to gear up and go plant-based?  Give them free Impossible Burgers at your Nascar Tent!  Vegan Strong racecar driver Leilani Munter dishes with host Elysabeth Alfano about population growth, her work with the Oceanic Preservation Society, her favorite plant-based comfort foods and her upcoming last race of the year.  Using her 200 mile-an-hour […]

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Interview with @ArtsyAgnes, Vegan Ballerina & Instagram Star

Interview with @ArtsyAgnes, Vegan Ballerina & Instagram Star

Agnes Muljadi, known as the ‘vegan ballerina’, has made a name for herself through her stunning ballet skills combined with her health/wellness/vegan stance on life. Here we interview Instagram star @ArtsyAgnes (with over half a million followers on Instagram). How long have you been vegan and why did you go vegan? I have been vegan almost 5 years. I became […]

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