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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. 

Feb 25, 2022

A culture’s language reflects the values of that society, and our shared use of that language reflects our agreement with those values.

Today I examine how our use of common idioms and proverbs denigrates animals and contributes to our violence against them — and offer some compassionate versions to replace the more...


Feb 18, 2022

We begin our 4-part culinary tour of Italy in the south — characterized by sunshine, rich soil, and the Mediterranean Sea, all of which influence this region's cuisine. Eat first, take notes, and prepare to be inspired to cook and eat Italian-style!

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Feb 11, 2022

Being part of a supportive community of people who share the same joys and heartaches, victories and challenges, pleasures and concerns is critical to staying vegan – and to staying a joyful vegan. But what happens when there are divisions within the community that shares a commonality? 

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Feb 4, 2022

I know it's hard enough to plan your day to day LIFE without thinking about your eventual DEATH, but putting plans in place for the unexpected and the inevitable will give you peace of mind now and the right care for your beloved animals later. 

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