Although the word “vegan” has gained traction in the public consciousness in recent years, misunderstandings and misconceptions still prevail about what “vegan” means. On Being Vegan sets out to dispel these myths and demystify what it means to simply live according to the values of compassion, kindness, and wellness we already possess.
Born out of Patrick-Goudreau’s life-changing talks and podcast episodes, these thoughtfully crafted essays reflect her unique blend of passion, humor, and common sense and get to the heart of what it means to be vegan.
"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."
"With On Being Vegan, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau demonstrates once again why she is a leading voice in the worldwide movement toward a more compassionate way of living. Drawing on her years of experience as an animal activist, vegan cookbook author, podcast producer, cooking instructor, public speaker, and confidante, Colleen explores what it means to live a fully awakened life--a life steeped in an abundance of choices, flavors, and new experiences. Whether you're a longtime vegan or thinking of taking the leap, you'll find On Being Vegan to be a healthy helping of common sense advice and myth-busting.”