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Cookbooks

The Joy of Cooking as an Earth Citizen: Lois Ellen Frank, PhD on PYP 579

Until we fix our broken food system and broken web of human relationships, no one can be truly healthy. Today’s guest shares an ancient and extremely timely perspective on how we can get there. Plus recipes!

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How to Make Healthy Vegan Bread: Ed and Natasha Tatton on PYP 577

In a Wonderbread world, what would happen if we returned to the old ways? Today’s guests share the joys and meaning of slow, mindful, healthy sourdough baking.

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Live Fierce, Stay Bold, Eat Delicious: Ann and Jane Esselstyn on PYP 533

The fiercest, boldest, and most hilarious mother-daughter team in the plant-based world educate and entertain as they talk about their latest cookbook.

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Healthy Enough and Vegan Enough: Dreena Burton on PYP 487

Dreena Burton has been churning out amazing vegan cookbooks for 20 years. In this conversation, we explore her career, and what the journey’s been like.

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Cooking and Eating for a Connected World: Lois Ellen Frank on PYP 462

What can the world learn about food from the Native American tradition? How can those of us who no longer live on our ancestral land-base reclaim our cuisine, culture, and connection to the whole?

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How to Be a Contented Vegan: Peggy Brusseau on PYP 458

Peggy Brusseau has cast a spell of peacefulness, calmness, joy, connection, and well, contentedness in her cookbook The Contented Vegan.

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Meat Analogues, High-tech Protein, and Balancing Life, Work, and Art: Nava Atlas on PYP 457

Nava Atlas and I chew the plant-based fat (and protein) about her new book, Plant Powered Protein. Discover how to cook delicious, healthy meals that include vegan meat analogues.

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PlantPure Cooking with Kim Campbell: PYP 348

Kim Campbell is the culinary force behind PlantPure Nation and PlantPure Foods. She kindly agreed to visit the Plant Yourself test kitchen (which is just the kitchen in my home, cleaned up sufficiently for video) and make some delicious food for me, my wife, and my sister who was visiting from NYC. Read More

Mastering the Air Fryer with Kathy Hester: PYP 331

Kathy Hester is a cookbook author, gear and gadget junkie, and vegan wizard. She’s also a neighbor of mine, and a hilarious and warm and wonderful human being.  This is her third appearance on the podcast – and frankly, I got tired of talking about food and not getting to eat it! So for this… Read More

Honoring Tradition While Charting a New Course with Ramona and Dustin Lajaunie: PYP 325

Ramona and Dustin LaJaunie are part of a family that has lost over a thousand pounds through plants and running. The mother and brother, respectively, of Josh LaJaunie, Mona and Dustin are now the cooks in the family.  And one of their biggest challenges was abandoning all the classic southern recipes that they loved and… Read More