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Food for Thought Podcast starts with the premise that being vegan is a means to an end — not an end in itself. Food for Thought addresses all aspects of eating and living compassionately and healthfully, including living zero waste! Each episode addresses commonly asked questions about being vegan, including those regarding animal protection, food, cooking, eating, and nutrition — and debunks the myths surrounding these issues. 

Dec 23, 2020

Changing the way we talk about animals may not change animals, but it might just change us, and it could just change the world. That is how I wrap up my new (and first) TEDx talk called ANIMALOGY: CHANGE YOUR LANGUAGE, CHANGE THE WORLD. I would be so grateful if you would go watch, comment, and share this TEDx talk. For...


Dec 14, 2020

Every single person who has ever written me an email or a kind comment has shaped who I am, has provided me with hope, and has guided the work I do to help create a compassionate world. May the stories you hear in this FOURTEEN-YEAR PODCAST ANNIVERSARY do the same for you. So put your feet up (or get them moving), and...


Dec 5, 2020

Exceptional times require an exceptional response. While every day is special, here are some suggestions for making this challenging holiday season a little brighter. Happy holidays, happy new year, and many blessings to you and yours. 

For the animals. 


Dec 1, 2020

This end-of-year episode is based on my motto that life is made up of a series of lessons and gifts, an appropriate topic as we reflect on the lessons of the past year, create plans for the next, and offer gifts to one another. This episode is about creating meaningful holidays (and lives) and includes a list of...


Nov 23, 2020

Enjoy this brief talk about the meaning of compassion, a presentation I was invited to give for a special event by Rancho Compasion, a farmed animal sanctuary founded by Miyoko Schinner. 

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