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Thanksgiving Without the Turkey

Gratitude, community, abundance — these are the values I celebrate when I prepare for Thanksgiving each year. Not turkey.  Please listen to this NPR / KQED Radio e ..

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Butterscotch Pudding {Vegan Recipe}

Butterscotch pudding is a very nostalgic recipe for me — from The Joy of Vegan Baking.

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Chocolate Fudge Sauce {Vegan Recipe}

When we were traveling in Provence, France several years ago, we found vegan chocolate sauce in a local store and were pretty excited about it. So, we made this silly vid ..

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Apple Cake {Vegan Recipe}

This delectable — but not overly sweet — cake is the first thing I make when fall arrives, and it's perfect to serve at the end of a Rosh Hashanah meal.

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Podcast
The Meaning of Compassion

The Meaning of Compassion

Can you be compassionate to someone who is not compassionate?

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Why Do People Stop Being Vegan?

Why Do People Stop Being Vegan? I wrote an entire book to address this commonly asked question. Here's a video chat to help answer it.

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Meet Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

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 of compassion and wellness in their everyday choices. I believe people want to make changes to reflect these values, 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 eating, cooking, nutrition, ethics, animals, family dynamics, food politics, social psychology, and zero waste. I also draw upon my love of language, etymology, literature, history, film, and culture. Welcome to the journey.

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