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Know thy message!

Put your values to work for the animals.

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The Joy of Vegan Baking Turns 10!

A brand-new edition of The Joy of Vegan Baking to celebrate its 10-anniversary!

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What’s in a Name? The Soul of an Animal

What’s in a Name? The Soul of an Animal

Human and non-human, we are all animals. We are all made of the same stuff, evident even in the word “animal,” whose root word means “soul.”

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Can you be a perfect vegan?

There is no such thing as a licensed, certified vegan. Compassion is the goal. Not veganism.

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My name is Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, bestselling author, podcaster, international speaker, and passionista for compassion. I guess that makes me a compassionista.

My mission is simple: to empower people to reflect their deepest values in their everyday choices. I believe people want to make a change but they struggle with how to do it. Emphasizing the fact that being vegan is a means to an end rather than an end in itself, I address all aspects of living healthfully and compassionately, including food, cooking, nutrition, ethics, animals, family dynamics, food politics, and social psychology. I also draw upon my love of language, etymology, literature, history, film, and culture. Welcome to the journey.

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