Brown Vegan (fitness & nutrition)

It's so awesome to have Jenné Claiborne of Sweet Potato Soul back on the show.

Here's what we covered:

  • How she transitioned her Sweet Potato Soul brand into a full-time business
  • How she secured her book deal
  • The details on how she wrote her cookbook
  • How to grow your YouTube channel and social media
  • How Jenne manages her depression & anxiety
  • How she is planning her vegan wedding                                         

Get all the show notes and order Jenné's book here 

Direct download: sweetpotatosoulFINALFINAL.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 6:05pm EDT

I have Ashley from Crazy Urban Vegan on the show to talk about her weight loss AND weight gain, why weight loss is much more than the scale, and the importance of keeping it simple to stay on track.

Reach Ashley and get all the links mentioned in this episode here 

Be sure to follow me on Instagram (@brownvegan) and let me know what you think of the episode!

Direct download: ashleyfinal.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 4:32am EDT

We chat about:

  • Why she went vegan for cultural reasons
  • What Jamila doing in Baltimore to make vegan options accessible
  • Why she started a community farm with Afro-Vegan Society
  • Being vegan in the south
  • How she got her boyfriend to go vegan 

 

Get all the show notes & resources for this episode here.

Direct download: jamilathesoulfulveganistaFINAL.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 6:18pm EDT

We chat about:

  • Pantry staples to save time & money
  • How to add variety to your vegan life
  • Why community is so important
  • How to vegan meal plan
  • The difference between vegan & plant-based
  • Why you don't need to shop at Whole Foods

Reach out to Toni:

Website

Instagram

Facebook

Buy her book -- The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook: 100 Easy, Healthy Recipes That Are Ready When You Are

Buy her meal plans -- Plant-Based on A Budget meal plans

Resources mentioned:

New York Times article, "Black Vegans Step Out, for Their Health and Other Causes"

What the Health? (You can watch on Netflix)

Direct download: FINALplantbasedonabudget.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 10:10am EDT

  • Why good food is incredible vegan activism
  • What dishes you should bring to your family's Thanksgiving table
  • How to replace ingredients to serve a traditional vegan Thanksgiving
  • How to deal with family backlash
  • Why Thanksgiving is all about the side dishes - no need for turkey!

Get the show notes and everything mentioned in this episode here 

Direct download: finallymichellevegancookingwithlove.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

It was so dope having my girl B on the show! We connected on Instagram a while ago, and I really love talking to her offline about veganism and business (my fave subjects!).

In our podcast episode, we discussed:

  • How is she using her writing and YouTube to show representation in the vegan community -- recipes and injustice
  • How to be vegan if you live in a food desert
  • Why veganism is a mindset and NOT just food
  • How our love of meat and dairy affects the rest of the world
  • Why you need to stop watching on the sideline and finally just go vegan!
  • Why you shouldn't let the internet food shame you

Get all the resources mentioned in this episode here 

http://www.brownvegan.com/podcast/herbanistic

Direct download: herbanistic.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 7:57pm EDT

In this episode, I chat with Jos Ryder about:

  • Being vegan with teenagers
  • Why it doesn't have to be "all or nothing" to start a vegan journey
  • Our views on What the Health
  • The cruelty of the dairy industry
  • Eating out as a vegan
  • Is health enough of a reason to stay vegan?
  • Being a social vegan
  • The importance of being gentle with yourself as you navigate a new vegan life

 

Get the show notes and resources mentioned in this episode here. http://www.brownvegan.com/podcast/58

Direct download: finaljos.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

I love doing this podcast because I get to connect with so many amazing people.

Here's the blog post that goes with the episode. http://www.brownvegan.com/podcast/57

In this episode, I chat with Johanna Ramos about:

  • How the loss of her baby led to a plant-based lifestyle
  • How she was able to get her meat-loving hubby to embrace plant-based meals.
  • The difference between plant-based & vegan (Yep, there's a difference)
  • Why Johanna does a raw food cleanse 10 days a month
  • The secret to making affordable & tasty green juice
  • How to choose a juicer that doesn't cost hundreds of dollars
  • Her experience with being vegan in the deep south

Reach Johanna:

Resources mentioned:

Direct download: finalearthlybodiesfinal.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

In this episode of the show, I chat with Stephanie Sunshine about so much more than vegan life. It truly is an insightful conversation.

We covered:

  • How the Daniel Fast led her to a vegan journey
  • How she ditched the cheese *How to co-parent vegan kids in a way that doesn't cause you to pull out your hair
  • Why and how to start a yoga practice
  • The importance of a self-care practice
  • Why you should unplug from social media often *How to prepare for retreats/live events

Get all the show notes http://www.brownvegan.com/podcast/56

Direct download: Stephanie_Sunshine.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

In this episode, I chat with my girl #chefnikkiinthemix about why black vegan activism is so important, vegan dating & why she decided to start her journey in 2016. 

This convo is soooo important!

 

Reach Nikki and see all the show notes here http://www.brownvegan.com/podcast/55

Direct download: finalchefnikkiinthemix.mp3
Category:fitness & nutrition -- posted at: 1:27pm EDT