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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!

Sep 8, 2020

Are phytonutrients the answer to our health crisis? Sofia Elizondo, co-founder & COO of Brightseed talks on how AI technology is breaking through "Dark Matter" and revolutionizing our health. 1) What the heck is Dark Matter? 2) Why do we need AI to find it? 3) Why has it taken so long?  and 4) Will big pharma be a...


Aug 4, 2020

Is algae the alt-protein we have been waiting for? Find out! Leonard Lerer of Chicago's Back of the Yards Algae Sciences (BYAS) is on The Plantbased Business Hour with me to discuss 1) the power of microbes, 2) a hybrid of plant-based ingredients into meat products and 3) his words for developing...


Apr 14, 2020

THE PLANTBASED BUSINESS HOUR: A NASA research gig turns into a discovery of a lifetime....will microbes feed the world? CEO of Nature's Fynd, Thomas Jonas explains how all protein comes from plants and microbes and that microbes will become our efficient, nutritious, and prolific food supply of the future. For...


Apr 4, 2020

THE PLANTBASED BUSINESS HOUR (A New Awesome Vegans Interview Series): Ryan Bethencourt, Founder of Wild Earth Pet Foods and Co-Author of The Clean Pet Food Revolution: How Better Pet Food Will Change the World, joins me to discuss how our pet food industry props up factory farming and how much of the pet food consists...


Apr 2, 2020

THE PLANTBASED BUSINESS HOUR, March 31: Lou Cooperhouse, CEO and President of BlueNalu, joins me to discuss the impending reality of cellular aquaculture, changing consumer habits and demands, the waste, inefficiency, cruelty and environmental biproduct of fishing and fish farms and the worldwide rising demand for fish....