Amanda Just Chef

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Amanda Just is a freelance writer who contributes to This Dish Is Veg and other websites. She also teaches cooking classes and works with at-risk youth. Read more about Amanda on her blog, Hungry Vegan Traveler.

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Aurora Leon, MD and Joaquin Carral, MD Author

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Aurora Leon, MD and Joaquin Carral, MD have helped thousands of Latinos around the world switch to a healthful vegan diet through the Vegetariano en 21 Dias program. Dr. Leon is a resident at St. Luke´s Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City, and Dr. Carral is currently undergoing a fellowship in preventive cardiology at the NYU Langone Medical Center. The pair adopted this lifestyle in 2010 and believe all physicians should be required to master the topic.

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Brian Wendel Author

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Brian Wendel is founder and president of Forks Over Knives and creator and executive producer of the Forks Over Knives feature film.

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Carolyn Scott-Hamilton Chef

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Carolyn Scott-Hamilton is the creator, executive producer, and host of The Healthy Voyager website. A holistic nutritionist, plant-based vegan chef, cookbook author, and T.V. spokesperson, Carolyn helps people live well, one veggie at a time! Visit HealthyVoyager.com for updates from Carolyn.

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Cathy Fisher Chef

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Cathy Fisher is a plant-based cooking instructor who teaches at TrueNorth Health Center and the McDougall Program in Santa Rosa, California. Visit StraightUpFood.com to view her healthy plant-based recipes.

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Chef AJ Chef

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Chef AJ is a culinary instructor in Los Angeles who has followed a plant-based diet for more than thirty years. She is author of Unprocessed: How to Achieve Vibrant Health and Your Ideal Weight. Chef AJ’s passion is teaching people how to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables in their diet in ways that are easy, delicious, and fun. Visit EatUnprocessed.com for updates from Chef AJ.

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Christine Waltermyer Chef

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Christine Waltermyer is the co-owner of The Natural Kitchen Cooking School, an all-vegan cooking school, and author of The Natural Vegan Kitchen. Christine has developed recipes for Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s book Super Immunity as well as for Dr. Neal Barnard’s book Power Foods for the Brain.

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Christy Morgan Chef

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Christy Morgan, known as The Blissful & Fit Chef, is a vegan chef, educator, athlete, and personal trainer. She is the author of Blissful Bites: Plant-based Meals That Nourish Mind, Body, and Planet and the Editor-in-Chief and creator of Definition Magazine. Contact her for details on how to reach all your health and fitness goals!

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Darshana Thacker Chef

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Darshana Thacker is a well-known vegan chef in the yoga community of Los Angeles. Her recipes have been published in L.A. Yoga Magazine, the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health, and the New York Times Bestseller, Forks Over Knives–The Cookbook. Darshana, who learned the art of cooking from her mother in India, specializes in international cuisine that is flavorful and healthy. For updates on Darshana, visit her website Darshana’s Kitchen.

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Del Sroufe Chef

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Chef Del Sroufe is co-owner and executive chef of Wellness Forum Foods, a whole-food, plant-based meal delivery and catering service in Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook and Better Than Vegan. Del teaches cooking classes and helps people transition to a healthy plant-based diet.

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Doug Lisle, PhD Author

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Doug Lisle, PhD, is the staff psychologist and director of research for TrueNorth Health Center and psychologist and speaker for the McDougall Wellness Program. Dr. Lisle has published numerous articles in the scientific literature and is co-author of The Pleasure Trap: Mastering the Hidden Force that Undermines Health & Happiness.

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Dreena Burton Chef

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Dreena Burton has written four cookbooks charting her journey as a plant-powered cook and at-home mother of three. Always passionate about creating nutritious recipes, she is an advocate of using the “vegan basics” (beans, nuts, seeds, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables) to create dishes that are healthy but also very satisfying and delicious! For more on her plant-powered recipes and newest cookbook, Let Them Eat Vegan, visit PlantPoweredKitchen.com.

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Ella Woodward Author

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Ella Woodward is the author of the food blog, DeliciouslyElla.com. She started the blog after being diagnosed with a rare illness called postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) in 2011, which left her unable to get out of bed. When conventional medicine failed, she turned to diet and overnight gave up meat, gluten, dairy, sugar, and anything processed. After eighteen months, her illness was in remission. The blog is all about making healthy eating fun, easy and delicious!

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Gene Baur Author

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Gene Baur is co‑founder and president of Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization. Gene has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by Time magazine. For 25 years he has traveled extensively, campaigning to raise awareness about the abuses of industrialized factory farming. His book, Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food, was published by Touchstone in March 2008.

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Heather McDougall Chef

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Heather McDougall is the director of the McDougall Program in Santa Rosa, California. Heather also develops healthy, family-friendly recipes for the McDougall Newsletter.

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Isa Chandra Moskowitz Author

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Isa Chandra Moskowitz has been cooking up a vegan storm for the past two decades. She is the author of seven cookbooks, including Veganomicon and Appetite for Reduction. A Brooklyn native, she now lives in Omaha, Nebraska, where she spreads vegan cooking love and does feral cat rescue work.

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