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How to Host a Zero-Waste Holiday Dinner

No need to buy more things to host a beautiful fall holiday dinner party.

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Lessons and Gifts: Making Meaningful Holidays (and Lives)

Lessons and Gifts: Making Meaningful Holidays (and Lives)

Lessons and gifts are all we get in this life, and that's a good thing.

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The Joyful Vegan (Book Trailer)!

Many vegans stop being vegan or feel hopeless and helpless. I’m trying to change that.

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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 zero-waste, 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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