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Cool Beans and Indoor Agriculture: Tyler Mayoras on PYP 469

How can we make whole food, plant-based options more convenient for consumers and more sustainable for the planet? Today’s guest, Cool Beans CEO Tyler Mayoras, shares how he’s investing and leading for a healthier planet.

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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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Shave Your Balloon: How to Not Fear the Holidays

The holidays are coming up, and for many of us who have “evolved” in direct directions from our families of origin, it’s a difficult and sometimes painful time. It’s natural to fear them, at least the “let’s get together and eat and impose our political views on each other” part.

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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

Pleasure Activism with adrienne maree brown: PYP 333

adrienne maree brown is author of Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds and Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good, and the co-editor of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction from Social Justice Movements. She is a writer, social justice facilitator, pleasure activist, healer and doula living in Detroit. brown has been facilitating professionally for over fifteen… 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

“Give us This Day Our Daily Plants” with Tina Ahern: PYP 302

Tina Ahern is a long-time Plant Yourself Podcast listener and supporter. When she reached out to share her inspiring story, I knew I wanted to share it with you. Long story short, Tina and her husband Brian opened up a partially plant-based restaurant in Perry, Oklahoma, as part of their mission to serve their community through… Read More

Community Innovation and Global Solutions: PYP 294

This past Saturday, I set up my portable recording studio in Cary, North Carolina, to live-podcast the PCRM Kickstart Your Health NC Triangle event. I chatted with Neal Barnard, MD (not pictured, because he moves too fast to photograph ;), Eric O’Grey (PCRM donor coordinator and elegant man-about-town in a fashionable sweater and gold tie),… Read More