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Vegetarian and vegan information, tips, recipes, and more presented in a light, conversational, and nonjudgmental manner. We welcome input and feedback from our followers regarding issues you would like us to address as well as ways in which we can improve. Please don't hesitate to contact us and let us know how we can help. If you enjoy and find value in our podcast, we would very much appreciate a favorable review on iTunes. This would help us tremendously. Thanks, and we hope you enjoy Vegetarian Zen.

Vegetarian and vegan information, tips, recipes, and more presented in a light, conversational, and nonjudgmental manner. We welcome input and feedback from our followers regarding issues you would like us to address as well as ways in which we can improve. Please don't hesitate to contact us and let us know how we can help. If you enjoy and find value in our podcast, we would very much appreciate a favorable review on iTunes. This would help us tremendously. Thanks, and we hope you enjoy Vegetarian Zen.

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United States

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Vegetarian and vegan information, tips, recipes, and more presented in a light, conversational, and nonjudgmental manner. We welcome input and feedback from our followers regarding issues you would like us to address as well as ways in which we can improve. Please don't hesitate to contact us and let us know how we can help. If you enjoy and find value in our podcast, we would very much appreciate a favorable review on iTunes. This would help us tremendously. Thanks, and we hope you enjoy Vegetarian Zen.

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English

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Episodes

VZ 416: Actor Torrey DeVitto On Conscious Consumerism and Cruelty-Free Fashion

8/7/2022
In this episode of The Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome Torrey DeVitto. Torrey is an actor and musician who has recently wrapped up 6 seasons on Chicago Med. In addition to being an actor, Torrey is a passionate animal advocate. We’re going to talk to her about her own plant-based journey and how she incorporates eco-conscious sustainability into her life. You can check out some of the cruelty-free products and vegan fashion Torrey mentions in the show notes.

Duration:00:45:13

VZ 415: Body On Fire with Dr. Monica Aggarwal

7/24/2022
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’re pleased to welcome Dr. Monica Aggarwal, MD, co-author of the book, Body on Fire Anti-Inflammatory Cookbook: Your Guide to eating Plant Foods that Fight Disease We’ll speak to Dr. Aggarwal about how improving your diet is one of the most important things you can do to reduce inflammation and improve your health. You can find the show notes here.

Duration:00:37:54

VZ 414: 8 Simple Tips for Eating Plant-Based on a Budget

7/10/2022
A common misconception about eating a plant-based diet (besides a lack of protein) is that plant-based eating is way more expensive than eating an omnivore diet. In this episode of The Vegetarian Zen podcast we’re sharing 8 tips for eating plant-based on a budget. Links to everything we discuss on the in this episode can be found in the show notes.

Duration:00:26:04

VZ 413: The Top Vegan Ice Cream Brands of 2022

6/26/2022
In this episode of our podcast, Larissa and I talk about the top brands creating deliciuos non-dairy frozen desserts. We take a deeper look into our favorite brand, Ben & Jerry's.

Duration:00:26:36

VZ 412: 15 Easy Zero Waste Swaps The Planet Will Love You For!

6/12/2022
These 15 zero waste swaps are not only great for the planet but can save you money in the long run.

Duration:00:43:01

VZ 411: Vegetariana: A Mix of Wit, Lore, and Delicious Vegan Recipes with Nava Atlas

5/29/2022
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome Nava Atlas, author of multiple vegetarian and vegan cookbooks. We’re going to talk to Nava about her recently updated book, Vegetariana that was just re-released in it’s 4th edition.

Duration:00:40:46

VZ 410 Vegan Fitness Coach Gabriel Zhanay On How to Empower Yourself and Others

5/15/2022
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome Gabriel Zhanay, a vegan fitness coach who helps empower vegans through health and fitness. We’ll talk to Gabriel about his own plant-based journey and how his coaching program helps empower fellow vegans.

Duration:00:45:23

VZ 409: Rym Selmi of MiiRO Talks Vegan Chocolate Bars & Treats!

5/1/2022
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome Rym Selmi, CEO of Miiro, a company that makes wholesome chocolate treats and baking goodies. We’re going to talk to Rym about her own plant-based journey and also about her inspiration for creating Miiro.

Duration:00:43:36

VZ 408: Easy Vegan Home Cooking With Laura Theodore

4/17/2022
In this episode of The Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome back one of our greatest inspirations for our podcast, Laura Theodore, aka, The Jazzy Vegetarian. Laura is back to talk about her new book, “Easy Vegan Home Cooking”. You can find all the links to the show notes here.

Duration:00:36:53

VZ 407: Vegan Life Coach, Ella Magers, on Being a Sexy Fit Vegan

4/3/2022
In this episode of The Vegetarian Zen Podcast, we welcome Ella Magers of Sexy Fit Vegan. Ella has been a dedicated vegan since the age of 7 and is on a mission to transform the culture of the vegan movement from the inside out. We talk to talk to Ella about what it was like becoming vegan at such an early age and about her coaching program to help empower fellow vegans with the tools they need to heal themselves.

Duration:00:43:15

VZ 406: New In Plant-Based News (March 2022)

3/20/2022
Larissa and Vickie discuss 3 recent articles impacting the plant-based industry.

Duration:00:24:39

VZ 405: 10 Immune-Boosting Meals That Will Make Your Body Happy!

3/6/2022
As we write this in February 2022, the world is experiencing a pandemic and many people are concerned with keeping themselves as healthy as possible. It’s important to make sure our immune systems are functioning at their best. This is especially true for people with pre-existing conditions; exposure to any type of illness can further compromise their health. One way to help ensure a healthy immune system is by incorporating immune-boosting foods into your diet. Eating immune-boosting foods...

Duration:00:28:46

VZ 404: 9 Tips For An Amazing Vegan Wedding

2/20/2022
Larissa and I were married in 2015 (we’ve been together since 2002). We’ve discussed our wedding here and there on this show but we thought it might be a good time to discuss how we had a vegan wedding without people even realizing that it was vegan! As things are starting to open (with the caution of course during a pandemic) we thought this year and this month (February) would be a great time to talk about how we planned our wedding to help anyone out there planning a plant-based...

Duration:00:20:58

VZ 403: Plan To Eat Is The Best Meal Planning App We’ve Tried! Here’s Why

2/6/2022
Plan to Eat is definitely our favorite meal-planning app by far. In this review, we’ll explain some of the great features that have kept us loyal Plan to Eat customers for years.

Duration:00:29:47

VZ 402: Malibu Mylk with Brittany Fuisz

1/23/2022
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome Brittany Fuisz, CEO and Founder of Malibu Mylk, a sustainable, allergen-free alternative milk. We talk to Brittany about her background, how she created Malibu Mylk, and also, let you know where you can find MM. Brittany also has a generous offer for our community so be sure you listen all the way through!

Duration:00:31:27

VZ 401: Veggie-Only Burgers with Jason Rosenbaum of Actual Veggie

1/9/2022
Vegetarian Zen LOVES to celebrate awesome plant-based businesses because we think they are a big part of what helps make life easier for vegetarians and vegans while also helping to show those who aren’t vegetarian or vegan that life is without meat is possible and, in fact, can be quite delicious! In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we welcome Jason Rosenbaum, Co-Founder of Actual Veggies, delicious chef-crafted fresh and refrigerated burgers that celebrate vegetables because...

Duration:00:36:08

VZ 400: Celebrating 400 Episodes of Vegetarian Zen

12/26/2021
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we celebrate 400 episodes! Larissa and I discuss what we've learned, some of our favorite episodes, and what the future holds for Vegetarian Zen.

Duration:00:29:55

VZ 399: 14 Delicious Vegan and Vegetarian Christmas Dinner Recipes

12/12/2021
The holiday season is my absolute FAVORITE time of year! For me, it's always meant Christmas Eve with family, friends, and a great Christmas meal. Contrary to many stereotypes, being a vegan or vegetarian doesn't mean missing out on a great dinner! Here are 14 vegan and vegetarian Christmas dinner ideas that will satisfy vegetarians, vegans, and even your omnivore family members.

Duration:00:27:34

VZ 398: 20 Vegan Costco Finds That Make The Membership Worth It!

11/28/2021
Recently, a Costco opened up just down the street from our house and we were SUPER excited! In this episode of the podcast, we share 20 awesome vegan Costco finds that make the price of membership TOTALLY worth it! Check out links to the products we discuss in the show notes.

Duration:00:37:22

VZ 397: 5 Tips for Making Amazing Vegan Tamales

11/14/2021
In this episode of The Vegetarian Zen podcast, we share 5 tips for making AMAZING vegan tamales along with 5 recipes. You can find all the links to the recipes here.

Duration:00:27:20