Praise
I'm so grateful for the kind words of my colleagues, whose work I respect immensely.

Melanie Joy

Ph.D., Author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows

"Colleen Patrick-Goudreau provides invaluable insights that are enlightening for both new and longtime vegans.”

Carol J. Adams

Author of The Sexual Politics of Meat

"Colleen Patrick-Goudreau offers unfettered, unabashed daily affirmations of the joy of being vegan. She offers a promise, a process and a guide for creating a compassionate world. And some darn good recipes, too!"

John Robbins

Bestselling author of The Food Revolution, Diet for a New America, and The New Good Life

"Full of wisdom, intelligence, and thoughtfulness.”

Rip Esselstyn

Bestselling author of The Engine 2 Diet and My Beef with Meat

“Gorgeous, smart, insightful.”

Brenda Davis, R.D.

Author of Becoming Vegan

"You could not find a more capable and delightful partner in this journey than Colleen Patrick-Goudreau."

Victoria Moran

Author of Main Street Vegan and director, Main Street Vegan Academy

"Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is your personal mentor who will change your life, improve your health, and create a kinder world.”

Kris Carr

New York Times bestselling author, Crazy Sexy Kitchen

“Colleen Patrick-Goudreau takes you on a joyful journey using common sense, compassion, and crazy delicious recipes.”

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT

Author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition

“Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is an extraordinary resource and guide. She inspires, motivates, and informs - all while tantalizing your taste buds with delectable plant-based recipes.”

Bryant Terry

Author of Vegan Soul Kitchen

"Patrick-Goudreau remains one of the most endearing and innovative vegan chefs.”

Tal Ronnen

Author of The Conscious Cook

“A testament to what truly great cuisine is all about: healthful, wholesome ingredients.”

Kathy Freston

Bestselling author of The Quantum Wellness Cleanse

“Colleen Patrick-Goudreau’s recipes are delicious and healthy; but most of all, they are designed with kindness and peace in mind -- the very best kind of food for body and soul!”

James McWilliams

Vegan advocate, blogger, and author of A Revolution in Eating and Just Food

"Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is a visionary. She translates vegan ideals into accessible prose and practice more effectively than anyone I know. Relentlessly positive, her message intuitively appeals to vegans, almost-vegans, and no-way-I'd-ever-be vegans alike, which is to say: all of us."

Mark Hawthorne

Author of Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism

"A leading voice in the worldwide movement toward a more compassionate way of living. Whether you're a longtime vegan or thinking of taking the leap, you'll find a healthy helping of common sense advice and myth-busting.”

Publishers Weekly

“A compassionate and reasoned approach to vegan living...for readers on the fence or just starting the vegan journey...and seasoned veganistas. Patrick-Goudreau provides all the tools one needs for making the switch to vegan cuisine, values, and lifestyle.”

Melanie Larson

Manager of Outpatient Nutrition Services, Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa

"Compassionate, humorous, educational and honest."

Michael Weberman

Executive Director, Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM)

“Out of hundreds of individual presentations, Colleen’s plenary speech at the Animal Rights National Conference was one of the highest praised of the entire event.”

Sherry Colb

Professor of Law and Charles Evans Hughes Scholar, Cornell University

"Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is that rare individual who manages to make everyone around her feel safe and comfortable, even as she challenges each of us to take a clear-eyed look at the painful truths that hide in plain sight. When Colleen...

Leigh Saluzzi

Executive Director, Atlanta Veg Fest

"Colleen has such a relatable, clever, and common sense way of approaching an audience that her presentation feels like real-talk with a good friend.”

Erica Meier

Executive Director, Compassion Over Killing

"After Colleen spoke at the D.C. VegFest, people continued to mention her and her talk as a highlight that inspired them to change their food choices."

John Reid

Executive Director, Healthy You Network

"Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is a truly engaging speaker who is able to articulate the true meaning of compassion with clarity, humor, and conviction.”

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