Meier Fueled by Helping Animals

I had the pleasure last year of meeting and recently interviewing Erica Meier, Executive Director of Compassion Over Killing (COK).  Vegan for the last 15 years, Meier leads a team of staff and volunteers highly dedicated to helping animals. COK is a powerful voice for farmed animals, from ending the egg industry’s misleading “Animal Care […]

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Author of Vegetarian Cookbooks and VegTV Host Shines

I first heard of Marie Oser, best-selling author, writer/producer and host of VegTV 15 years ago. I’d been a vegan for only a few years, and bought one of her vegetarian cookbooks called Luscious Low-fat Desserts to learn how to make sweet things without dairy or eggs. The mission was accomplished, and years later Oser […]

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Author of Vegetarian Cookbooks Inspires at L.A. Event

Vegan and vegetarian cookbooks are all the rage now, but How it all Vegan, with 1/4 million copies sold, is one of the originals known for making vegan cuisine accessible and easy for newcomers. The book’s 10th anniversary was celebrated at a benefit held by Compassion Over Killing and Positive Television. Sarah Kramer, who co-wrote […]

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Compassionate Woman Beyond Her Years

Kath Rogers became a vegetarian at age 9, when as an only child very bonded to her dog, she felt like animals were meant to be friends.  At 13, she looked up “animal rights” on the Internet, realized eggs and dairy involved cruelty to animals, and became a vegan. “Once you know (about cruelty), then it’s a […]

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

May All Be Fed Healthy, Delicious Meals Worldwide

As the weather gets colder and soup cravings begin, one book stares out from the shelf after years of enticing me with nurturing meals — May All Be Fed: Diet for a New World by John Robbins. Since a pivotal point on my lifelong veggie adventure was contributing to the Healthy School Lunch Action Guide […]

Monday, October 5th, 2009