It’s All About Food 2016

Steven M. Wise and Ashley Melillo

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Part I: Ashley Melillo, Blissful Basil Ashley Melillo is a school psychologist and the writer, photographer, and recipe-creator behind Blissful Basil, a blog dedicated to unearthing the happiest side of life through wholesome, plant-based foods. With roots in both psychology and plant-based nutrition, Ashley is fascinated with the way that diet and lifestyle choices affect physical,…

Julia Feliz Brueck, Merrilee Jacobs and Paul David Kennamer Jr.

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Part I: Julia Feliz Brueck, Libby Finds Vegan Sanctuary Julia Feliz Brueck is the author and illustrator of the first ever vegan-themed board book for babies and toddlers, Libby Finds Vegan Sanctuary. As an artist, non-human animals have always been her favorite subject to draw, and she hopes to continue to use her talents to…

2016 Favorite IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD Interviews

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We were inspired this year by all of the REAL books, cookbooks and stories of activism discussed on IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD. Here are our 12 favorites. Michael Ableman, Street Farm Jonathan Balcombe, What A Fish Knows Zsu Dever, Aquafaba D. Anthony Evans, Train 2 Live Mary Finelli, Fish Feel Joel Fuhrman, MD, The End…

Anisha Khanna, Sonäge

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Part I: Caryn highlights more great holiday recipes that are simple and delicious. She discusses tips to be prepared for the Cold and Flu season. Part II: Anisha Khanna, Sonäge “As a consumer, I fell in love with Sonäge because I no longer had to choose between results-oriented and safe skincare. I became involved professionally…

Robin Raven and Jeanette Hurt

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Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our food system. Hosted by Caryn Hartglass, a vegan since 1988, the program includes in-depth interviews with medical doctors; nutritionists; dieticians; cook book authors; athletes; environmental, animals and health activists; farmers; food manufacturers; lawyers; food scientists and…

Caryn Hartglass: Choosing Light over Darkness

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Caryn discusses recovering from the presidential elections; choosing to be in the light and not succumb to the dark; making regular deposits into the “global consciousness”; recipes and food for thought for Thanksgiving.         TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn Hartglass: Hi, everybody. I’m Caryn Hartglass, and welcome to It’s All About Food. Thank you for…

Robert Grillo, Farm To Fable

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Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our food system. Hosted by Caryn Hartglass, a vegan since 1988, the program includes in-depth interviews with medical doctors; nutritionists; dieticians; cook book authors; athletes; environmental, animals and health activists; farmers; food manufacturers; lawyers; food scientists and…

Jason Wyrick, Vegan Mexico

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Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our food system. Hosted by Caryn Hartglass, a vegan since 1988, the program includes in-depth interviews with medical doctors; nutritionists; dieticians; cook book authors; athletes; environmental, animals and health activists; farmers; food manufacturers; lawyers; food scientists and…

John McDougall, MD, The Healthiest Diet on the Planet

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Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our food system. Hosted by Caryn Hartglass, a vegan since 1988, the program includes in-depth interviews with medical doctors; nutritionists; dieticians; cook book authors; athletes; environmental, animals and health activists; farmers; food manufacturers; lawyers; food scientists and…

Michael Ableman, Victoria Moran & Joel Kahn

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Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our food system. Hosted by Caryn Hartglass, a vegan since 1988, the program includes in-depth interviews with medical doctors; nutritionists; dieticians; cook book authors; athletes; environmental, animals and health activists; farmers; food manufacturers; lawyers; food scientists and…

Barbara Cole Gates and Moses Seenarine

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Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our food system. Hosted by Caryn Hartglass, a vegan since 1988, the program includes in-depth interviews with medical doctors; nutritionists; dieticians; cook book authors; athletes; environmental, animals and health activists; farmers; food manufacturers; lawyers; food scientists and…

Jill Nussinow, Allison Rivers Samson & Michelle Cehn

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Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our food system. Hosted by Caryn Hartglass, a vegan since 1988, the program includes in-depth interviews with medical doctors; nutritionists; dieticians; cook book authors; athletes; environmental, animals and health activists; farmers; food manufacturers; lawyers; food scientists and…

Marco Borges and Marla Rose

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Part I: Marco Borges, The 22-Day Revolution Cookbook Marco Borges is an exercise physiologist, founder of 22 Days Nutrition, New York Times bestselling author and plant-based living advocate. Passionate about guiding people to develop healthier lifestyles, he has spent the last 20 years as a lifestyle coach and touring the world empowering others with tools…

Zsu Dever, Aquafaba

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Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our food system. Hosted by Caryn Hartglass, a vegan since 1988, the program includes in-depth interviews with medical doctors; nutritionists; dieticians; cook book authors; athletes; environmental, animals and health activists; farmers; food manufacturers; lawyers; food scientists and…

Caryn Hartglass, Mosquito Adulticides

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Caryn Hartglass discusses the recent spraying of Mosquito adulticides in NYC. She covers a recent event to support the Compassion Project Film. She offers delicious recipes with Aquafaba (vegan egg-whites) and her ever-so-easy-to-roll, gluten-free, vegan pie crust. Caryn announced that she is a contributor in the new book, 25 Women Who Survived Cancer: Notable Women…

Kathy Freston and May Kaidee

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Part I: Kathy Freston, The Book of Veganish Kathy Freston is a New York Times–bestselling author with a concentration on healthy living and conscious eating. She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Ellen, The Dr. Oz Show, and The Martha Stewart Show, and in Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, and Self. Freston is a regular…

Evita Ochel and Mark Hawthorne

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Part I: Evita Ochel, Optimal Eating Evita Ochel is a consciousness expansion teacher, author, speaker, natural health expert, yoga and meditation teacher, and web TV host, who lives by being the change she wishes to see, and helps others live out the highest potential of their being by offering guidance and resources in the areas…

Brenda Sanders, Better Health, Better Life

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Part I: Brenda Sanders, Better Health, Better Life Brenda Sanders is a food justice activist in Baltimore City who has dedicated her life to fighting for vulnerable populations. As a community organizer, Brenda has coordinated events like The Vegan Living Program, an annual 6-week vegan education program, Eating for Life, a plant-based cooking workshop and…

Gary De Mattei, Find Your Kitchen!

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Gary De Mattei, Find Your Kitchen! REAL Co-Founder joins Caryn Hartglass to inspire people to get into the kitchen and making simple, healthy, delicious meals. They offer tips to get you started.               TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn Hartglass: Hello everybody! Hello everybody! How are you today? I’m Caryn Hartglass. Thank you.…

Mark Lewis, Chmachyakyakya: 8000-year Crops

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Part I: Mark Lewis, Chmachyakyakya: 8000-year Crops The most local form of local eating is wild plant foraging, and Mark Lewis of Arizona has been foraging the deserts and mountains of the Southwest for a long time, harvesting 2000 edibles and 500 medicinals throughout Arizona and the Sonoran/Bajan SW for 45 years using experience and…

Lee Hall, On Their Own Terms: Animal Liberation for the 21st Century

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Ten years experience as an airline worker, including numerous encounters with shipped animals, forged Lee Hall’s interest in animal-liberation philosophy. Hall earned a law degree at age 37, then worked in immigration legal services, taught immigration and animal law at Rutgers University, and served as an animal lawyer in the non-profit world for a decade.…

Joel Helfrich, Rochester River School

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Part I: Joel Helfrich, Rochester River School: Proposed First Vegan Public School in the U.S Joel is a father, educator, and activist who lives in the City of Rochester, near Highland Park. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of history at Monroe Community College and, formerly, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Hobart…

Jo Stepaniak and Julie Gueraseva

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  Part I: Jo Stepaniak, Low-FODMAP and Vegan Jo Stepaniak is the author and coauthor of more than two dozen books on vegan cuisine, health, and compassionate living. Having struggled with IBS for decades, Jo knows what it’s like to feel that no food is safe, even when eating healthy vegan fare.      …

Annie Mohaupt, Mohop Shoes

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Part I: Annie Mohaupt, Mohop Shoes Annie Mohaupt is the founder and CEO of Mohop, a Chicago-based footwear manufacturer. Mohop combines advanced 3D fabrication technologies with traditional artisanal techniques to produce custom-on-demand shoes for women and men. Mohop has been featured in INC Magazine, Entrepreneur.com, Huffington Post, and The Science Channel and has been recently…

Adam Markey, Sole and Stone

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Part I: Adam Markey, Sole and Stone Adam Markey is owner and founder of SoleAndStone.com: An online store focused on providing traditional men’s dress shoes that are 100% vegan all while maintaining the same level of convenience and customer service as large scale online footwear stores.     Part II: Caryn discusses research on Mushrooms,…

Jonathan Balcombe and Erin Orr

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  Part I: Jonathan Balcombe, What A Fish Knows Jonathan Balcombe is the director of animal sentience at the Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy and the author of four previous books, including Second Nature and Pleasurable Kingdom. Visit his website at www.jonathanbalcombe.com and follow him on Twitter at @Jonathanpb1959.         …

Eugene Wang with Susan Carskadon, Michael Neeley

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 Listen: Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 4pm ET by going to PRN, The Progressive Radio Network.   Part I: Eugene Wang, Sophie’s Kitchen Vegan Seafood Eugene Wang grew up immersed in the vegetarian food business. For 20 + years his family has led the way in quality manufacturing of vegetarian food and distributing it throughout Asia…

Richard Schwartz and Tyler Pearce

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  Part I – Richard Schwartz, Who Stole My Religion? (new hard cover edition!) Richard H. Schwartz, Ph.D., is the author of Who Stole My Religion? Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal Our Imperiled Planet, Judaism and Vegetarianism, Judaism and Global Survival, and Mathematics and Global Survival and has over 200 articles…

Leinana Two Moons, Baconish

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  Part I: Caryn discusses some of the questions that came up during last week’s Food Revolution Summit, including concerns about canola oil. She goes into detail about the garbanzo bean regarding its versatility as a whole food, as a flour and now as aquafaba.   Part II: Leinana Two Moons, Baconish Leinana Two Moons…

Mary Finelli, Fish Feel

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Part I: Mary Finelli, Fish Feel Mary Finelli is President and Chairperson of Fish Feel. Mary is a long-time animal rights activist with a B.S. in Animal Science. She has worked for various animal protection organizations, with a primary focus on farmed animals. Mary was the Producer of Farmed Animal Watch, a weekly online news…

Deborah Vidal and Timaree Hagenburger

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Part I: Deborah Vidal, vidalSPEAKS As a child Deborah loved animals so much she could not eat them and by her young teens she was a vegetarian. At the age of 11 she had a terrible accident where she died and was resuscitated back to life. That left her with many years of horrible headaches…

Caryn Hartglass And Gary De Mattei

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Gary De Mattei is back again this week with Caryn to continue their conversation. In this show they cover many topics including dealing with confrontational people while being vegan and the upcoming Passover Holiday. Gary De Mattei is the co-founder and Creative Director of Responsible Eating and Living. Gary is an actor, director, producer, filmmaker,…

Gary De Mattei, Ask A Vegan Returns

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Gary De Mattei is the co-founder and Creative Director of Responsible Eating and Living. Gary is an actor, director, producer, filmmaker, writer, teacher and trained chef. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the nonprofit theatre company, The Artist’s Theatre Repertory Ensemble (TheATRE). Gary was last seen on the New York stage in the…

Joel Fuhrman, MD, The End of Heart Disease

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  Get FREE recipes from The End Of Heart Disease!     Part I: Joel Fuhrman, MD, The End of Heart Disease Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, New York Times best-selling author and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is an internationally…

Miyoko Schinner, Cheese, Cookbooks, Travel, New Sanctuary!

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Part I: Caryn talks about the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences report Analysis and valuation of the health and climate change cobenefits of dietary change and how other media outlets are reporting on it, with their own spins. Just a few days after Easter, she discussed Easter Chocolate and the Easter Lamb. She…

Robbyne Kaamil and Joe Cross

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Part I: Robbyne Kaamil, Vegan Sexy Song Activist, author, actress, comedian, vocalist, radio personality and relationship expert are all hats worn by Robbyne Kaamil. Robbyne’s sassy style has landed her appearances on numerous radio & television shows including The Howard Stern Show and Bravo’s, “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”. As an actress Ms. Kaamil…

Jeff & Joan Stanford, Elina Fuhrman

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Part I: Jeff & Joan Stanford, Dining At The Ravens Jeff and Joan Stanford came west to Carmel, California to find careers in education, agreeing to help manage a small inn while looking for work. Jobs were scarce, the United States was in recession, and they found themselves enjoying their guests and rehabilitating the property…

Manuel Gonzalez and Stephanie Bogdanich

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Part I: Manuel Gonzalez, FoodBytes! Manuel Gonzalez was born in Mexico, is Managing Director, Head of the Western Region Corporate Clients for Rabobank and founder of FoodBytes! Formerly he was Country head of Rabobank Mexico and holds an MBA from Georgetown University.                       Part II:…

Garth Davis, D. Anthony Evans

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Part I: D. Anthony Evans, Train 2 Live D. Anthony Evans knows what it takes to face down life’s biggest challenges and beat them. A child of a single mom, he was born with Neurofibromatosis (NF) a rare genetic condition where dangerous tumors grow on nerve tissue. Often benign, they can become malignant, resulting in…

Leigh-Chantelle, Del Sroufe, T. Colin Campbell

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Part I: Leigh-Chantelle Leigh-Chantelle is a published author, international speaker & consultant, singer/songwriter and blogger who lives mostly in Brisbane, Australia. She has run the online vegan community Viva la Vegan! since 2005, bringing positive education, information and vegan outreach to a worldwide audience. Leigh-Chantelle gives lectures, workshops, consultations, and coaching for Understanding Social Media,…

Caryn Hartglass & Gary De Mattei, Tune In Love!

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Caryn Hartglass & Gary De Mattei, Tune In Love! REAL Founders talk about what to do on Valentine’s Day: Fall in love with yourself and go vegan! TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn: Hello everybody, everybody, everybody. I’m Caryn Hartglass, Caryn Hartglass, Caryn Hartglass and welcome to It’s All About Food, It’s All About Food, It’s All About Food.…

Caitlin Galer-Unti, Vegan Travel Guide

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Part I: Caitlin Galer-Unti, Vegan Travel Guide Caitlin Galer-Unti is the author of The Vegan Word. She has been vegan since 2008, and loves helping others go and stay vegan, and enjoy a sometimes healthy and always delicious vegan life. She has been to 23 countries and counting since going vegan! TRANSCRIPTION PART I: Caryn…

Jasmin Singer; Howard Jacobson

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Part I: Jasmin Singer, Always Too Much and Never Enough Jasmin Singer is the co-host of the award-winning weekly Our Hen House podcast and had a two-year stint co-hosting the Our Hen House TV show. Jasmin is the co-founder and Executive Director of Our Hen House, a nonprofit multimedia hub working to change the world…

Aubry Walch, Deanna Dylan Scott

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Part I: Aubry Walch and Ryan Strandjord, The Herbivorous Butcher Sister and brother duo Aubry and Kale Walch have spent the last several years perfecting The Herbivorous Butcher’s deliciously deceiving meat-free meats. Aubry has been a vegan for 18 years and has spent over a decade creating meat-free alternatives to many the foods that she…

Donna Zeigfinger, Vegan Travel

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Part I: Donna Zeigfinger, Vegan Travel Seasoned world traveler Donna Zeigfinger founded Green Earth Travel in 1997 with one mission in mind: to provide a wide range of travel options for people who crave adventure and care about the planet. Since then, the company has remained on the cutting edge of conscientious traveling and become…

Michael Bedar, Sweet Healing: A Whole Health Journey

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Part I: Michael Bedar, Sweet Healing: A Whole Health Journey Michael Bedar is an avid natural foods and health researcher and author, and the Co-Director of the East Bay Healing Collective in Berkeley, California. He graduated from UC San Diego where he studied and researched Environmental Health. Later, for his master’s thesis at the Cousens…