Part 1: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau The 30 Day Vegan Challenge
The award-winning author of five books, including the bestselling The Joy of Vegan Baking, The Vegan Table, Color Me Vegan, Vegan’s Daily Companion, and The 30-Day Vegan Challenge, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau has guided people to becoming and staying vegan for over 12 years through sold-out cooking classes, bestselling books, inspiring lectures, engaging videos, and her immensely popular audio podcast, “Vegetarian Food for Thought.” Using her unique blend of passion, humor, and common sense, she empowers and inspires people to live according to their own values of compassion and wellness. She also contributes to National Public Radio and The Christian Science Monitor, and has appeared on The Food Network and PBS. Visit colleenpatrickgoudreau.com for more.
Part II: Freya Dinshah Apples, Bean Dip, and Carrot Cake: Kids! Teach Yourself to Cook
Freya Dinshah is coauthor of the new book, Apples, Bean Dip, and Carrot Cake: Kids! Teach Yourself to Cook. Freya provided the concept, supplied the majority of the recipes, guided the project, and asked her daughter Anne to be coauthor. Anne then invited 26 children to be chefs, developed kid-friendly language, photographed their efforts, and shared the tasting tasks. For several years Freya has volunteered at the Newfield Terrace Community Action Organization after-school program. Freya is currently serving as nutrition educator and teaches basic cooking skills to children ages 6 to 18. She has been a key organizer for local and national events to encourage compassionate, healthful living. Freya has taught cooking classes to people of all ages for over 40 years. Freya resides in southern New Jersey where she works full-time as president of American Vegan Society and editor of American Vegan magazine.