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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 29, 2019

What’s the BEST plant-based ingredient to cook with?  It is the one that has paved the way for the plant-based revolution that we have today. Dan Curtin, CEO of Field Roast and Lightlife, joins me on the pod to discuss my all-time favorite product: Tempeh. In addition, as Lifelights celebrates 40 years, we dish on the...


Oct 15, 2019

It’s a story of the American dream that you maybe didn’t know. In this episode, I interview John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems Hair Care Products.  Literally from rags to riches, John Paul went from foster care as a child and a door-to-door salesman to one of the wealthiest men in America...


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...