Bestselling cookbook author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau discusses her latest, The Joyful Vegan: How to Stay Vegan in a World That Wants You to Keep Eating Meat, Dairy, and Eggs.
Co-presented by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.
Finding plant-based recipes? Easy. Dealing with the social, cultural, and emotional aspects of being vegan in a non-vegan world? That’s the hard part. The Joyful Vegan
is here to help. Patrick-Goudreau explores the social, emotional, and cultural challenges people face staying vegan and offers solutions and strategies to stay the course.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A recognized expert and thought leader on the culinary, social, ethical, and practical aspects of living vegan, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is an award-winning author of seven books, including the bestselling The Joy of Vegan Baking, The Vegan Table, Color Me Vegan, Vegan's Daily Companion, On Being Vegan,
and The 30-Day Vegan Challenge.
She is an acclaimed speaker and beloved host of the podcast Food for Thought, which has been voted Favorite Podcast by VegNews magazine readers several years in a row, and Animalogy, which is about the animal-related words and expressions we use every day. She also co-founded the East Bay Animal PAC to work with government officials on animal issues in the San Francisco Bay Area. Colleen shares her message of compassion and wellness on national and regional TV and radio programs and as a monthly contributor to National Public Radio (KQED). She has appeared on the Food Network, CBS, PBS, and FOX; interviews with her have been featured on NPR, Huffington Post, U.S. News and World Report; and her recipes have been featured on Epicurious.com and Oprah.com. Colleen lives in Oakland, CA with her husband David and two cats, Charlie and Michiko.