Toni Okamoto stopped by the VeganTourGuide Podcast to settle another MYTH that exists when people talk about a PlantBased - Vegan Diet: It is too expensive. Toni has the awesome website: Plantbased On A Budget that breaks down into simple to make (100% Mike approved for their simplicity) and great tasting and VERY inxpensive! As in $25.00 per week inexpensive! She tells you how to do this, discusses her in life that lead her to a Plantbased - Vegan Lifestyle and why she decided to start her website AND talk about the MANY other things she has going on to spread the word. Oh and did I tell you she was kind enough to do all of this on her birthday? She rocks! You can visit her on all social media at: PlantBasedOnABudget and she also has another website as well: PlantBased Meal Plan.
Julieanna Hever stops by the VeganTourGuide Podcast and we learn what happens when you bring somebody that has appeared on multiple tv shows, has her own TV show (What Would Julieanna Do?), Best Selling Author, Awesome TedEX Presenter, Columnist for the VegNews Magazine and SO much more...what happens is you get someone VERY passionate about what she is doing and you get a LOT of knowledge. You can check out more about Julieanna on her website: Julieanna's Website. You will find out about the "B12 Question" everyone always asks and then about IRON and best ways to care for your skin, tips for fitness, you name it. She talks about health, planstbased - vegan eating and how to gradually move to this type of lifestyle.
Kristie Middleton, Senior Director for Food Policy of the Humane Society stops by the podcast to deliver her story along with a LOT of knowledge! She has a great new book coming out titled "Meatless" and you can Order Her Book Here . She tells her story and you will find out how she owes it all to: Pete, Casey and Tinkerbell. She tells us many cool facts including: Did you know that Meatless Mondays was actually started by the US Government? Go see what Kristie is up to at: Www.KristieMiddleton.com
So, Robbi stopped by the podcast and shared, she shared a LOT, a lot of knowledge, a lot about her journey and a lot of personal tough periods and how she overcame them. I appreciated her sharing everything, especially her tough periods because I know in life it will resonate with some listening to this podcast and by sharing, she will be helping others. She has a very cool website: Www.LikeABunny.com (Go check it out) where you will see cool recipes (I mean she's a Rocking Culinary Chef ya know) and she brings great information, here is an example of the "intro" to one of her dishes:
"Sometimes a dish is so delectable that it requires very little of an introduction. So here goes: this dessert is packed full of Phytonutrients, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and plant based protein. There is no refined sugar. No dairy, No gluten. In other words, this dessert is actually kinda healthy!"
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Francesca joins us on this episode of VeganTourGuide and she brings great positive energy and a great story that so many people can relate to and learn from. She "puts it out there" about her life starting at an early age with medications and how those medications affected her and her journey to reclaim her true self. She started researching (you'll tell from the podcast that she has self-taught herself a LOT of knowledge) and through this researching, she found the ways to reverse her ailments and in turn continues to pay it forward to others in conversation and also via her Blog at: Www.YoungBrokeAND.com and you can find her on Instagram: @YoungBrokeAndGlutenFree. You'll love her story and not to mention you'll find out the story behind "Lil Avocado".
Anthony brings a great story about how he turned a lifetime of being as he describes "the biggest kid in class" and by biggest, he wasn't referring to The Rock. Anthony is a listener to the VeganTourGuide podcast and was kind enough to reach out to send a message supporting the podcast and we started talking and once it was figured out that Anthony had a very cool story himself, well, I definitely wanted him on the show! Anthony had been overweight practically his entire life, starting in childhood and discusses his "breakthrough moment" and when he decided to make changes and how switching to a Plant Based - Vegan Eating regimen helped him accomplish his goals then and still to this day.