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Welcome everyone to my new podcast, Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano.  This podcast will feature in-depth interview with plant-based celebs, politicians, athletes, entrepreneurs, influencers, environmentalists, doctors, chefs, animal activists and so much more!  I am dedicated to exploring how certain individuals are making the world a better place for themselves, those around them, our environment and our animals through their food choices, practices and businesses. I really do believe that if we change what we eat, we change the world! Join me in my kitchen as I dish with the movers and shakers who are doing just that!

Oct 1, 2019

It’s a Brave New World. Truly. I believe we are living in the time of incredible transition. Just as the invention of the car changed the world to what it is today, the innovation of tasty plant-based meat and dairy alternatives will be upending animal agriculture, impacting our climate crisis, changing our health...


Sep 16, 2019

COO of Illinois’ Cook County Department of Public Health, Dr. Terry Mason,  sits down with me to explain what our bodies need.  Comparing our bodies to machines that need care and upkeep, just like with a car, Dr. Mason explains that you need to give it the right inputs for it to run well.  

In 2004, Mason was having...


Sep 9, 2019

Bonus Podcast! From the star-studded red carpet at the premiere of The Game Changers movie, I speak with 9-time NBA champion, Chris Paul who explains how he dropped the bomb on Lebron James that he is vegan! I also speak with former NFL star Tony Gonzalez, Academy Award-winning director, Louie Psihoyos, Suzy Amis...


Sep 3, 2019

You are in for a treat because tonight it is a vegan’s night at the opera!  Grammy-Award winning Baritone and Animal Rights Advocate Lucas Meachem joins me from the road just before he is about to perform on stage. Spanning his career, Lucas has performed at the Hollywood Bowl with Gustavo Dudamel, at the Vienna Opera...


Aug 20, 2019

We all know about the Beyond Burger and the Impossible Whopper, but what about eggs made from mung beans?  On this episode of the Awesome Vegans Podcast and Video Series, CEO of JUST, Inc., Josh Tetrick joins me to discuss the national launch of JUST Eggs, a liquid food that scrambles up just like eggs but without...