Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

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Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
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Patrick-Goudreau photo in the backyard veganic garden of her Oakland, California home.
Occupation Writer, activist, public speaker, cooking instructor

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau (born March 8, 1970 in Westfield, New Jersey) is an American writer, activist, public speaker,[1][2] and cooking instructor.[3] Having earned a master’s degree in English Literature from Seton Hall University,[4] Patrick-Goudreau uses her writing and communication skills to advocate veganism as a means by which to prevent cruelty to animals.

Professional background[edit]

A speaker and writer, Patrick-Goudreau is the author of several popular books, including The Joy of Vegan Baking,[5] which won VegNews magazine’s “Cookbook of the Year” Award, The Vegan Table,[6] and Color Me Vegan,[7] which was released December 2010. Her first non-cookbook, The Vegan's Daily Companion: 365 Days of Tips and Inspiration for Cooking, Eating, and Living Compassionately,[8] was released in 2011. These four books were published by Rockport Publishing.[9]

A fifth book entitled The 30-Day Vegan Challenge: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Cleaner, Getting Leaner, and Living Compassionately[10] has been published by Random House/Ballantine Books. It is now solely a multimedia online program called The 30-Day Vegan Challenge.

Her sixth book, On Being Vegan, was released in April 2013, published by Montali Press.

Patrick-Goudreau also produces a popular podcast called "Vegetarian Food for Thought,"[11][12] including some video podcasts[13] and produced a cooking DVD, "Vegetarian Cooking with Compassionate Cooks,"[14] which grew out of her Oakland, California-based cooking classes.

Until 2011, Patrick-Goudreau had been a long-time columnist for VegNews Magazine with her popular column VegGuru.[15] She has appeared on The Food Network[16] and is a contributor to "Perspectives," the editorial program produced by her local NPR affiliate KQED-FM.[17] She also publishes two newsletters, "Food For Thought" and "Soup to Nuts".

Patrick-Goudreau has published dozens of articles and essays in a variety of publications. In addition, Patrick-Goudreau is a contributor to The Christian Science Monitor.[18]

Having been dubbed the Vegan Martha Stewart,[19] Patrick-Goudreau has been profiled in a number of newspapers, magazines, and journals, including The Oregonian,[20] Planet Green,[21] and Vegan Nutritionista,[22] amongst many others.[23][24][25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41][42][43]

Patrick-Goudreau is an ardent supporter of rescued animal sanctuaries, such as Farm Sanctuary,[44] and in many photographs she can be seen with animals she has come to love over the years.

Patrick-Goudreau was one of several people who provided information used in the writing of the book Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism (2008) by Mark Hawthorne.

Personal background[edit]

Patrick-Goudreau first stopped eating land animals when she was 19, inspired by Diet for a New America[45] by John Robbins and later became vegan after reading Slaughterhouse[46] by Gail Eisnitz.[47]

Books[edit]

  • Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets
  • The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining Every Guest at Every Occasion
  • Color Me Vegan: Maximize Your Nutrient Intake and Optimize Your Health by Eating Antioxidant-Rich, Fiber-Packed, Color-Intense Meals That Taste Great
  • The Vegan's Daily Companion: 365 Days of Tips & Inspiration for Cooking, Eating, and Living Compassionately
  • The 30-Day Vegan Challenge: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Cleaner, Getting Leaner, and Living Compassionately
  • On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colleen Patrick-Goudreau – Speaker Profile – Random House Speakers Bureau – The World's Best Speakers Under One Roof. Rhspeakers.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  2. ^ Colleen Patrick-Goudreau's Speaking Events and Booksigning Schedule. Compassionatecooks.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  3. ^ Empowering people to make informed food choices and debunking myths about living a healthful, compassionate vegan life. Founded by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, cookbook author and animal rights advocate. Compassionate Cooks. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  4. ^ Seton Hall University, New Jersey. Shu.edu. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  5. ^ The Joy of Vegan Baking Cookbook by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Joyofveganbaking.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  6. ^ The Vegan Table By Colleen Patrick-Goudreau – Home Page. Vegantable.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  7. ^ Color Me Vegan by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Colormevegan.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  8. ^ Vegan's Daily Companion by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Vegansdailycompanion.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  9. ^ Books By Colleen Patrick-Goudreau | Author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Qbookshop. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  10. ^ The 30 Day Vegan Challenge by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. 30dayveganchallenge.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  11. ^ Vegetarian Food for Thought: Inspiring a Joyful, Sustainable, Compassionate Diet. Feeds.feedburner.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  12. ^ iTunes – Podcasts – Vegetarian Food for Thought: Inspiring a Joyful, Sustainable, Compassionate Diet by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau from Compassionate Cooks. Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  13. ^ iTunes – Podcasts – The Compassionate Cook (Colleen Patrick-Goudreau) by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  14. ^ Print Article for the Emagazine. Emagazine.com (August 31, 2005). Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  15. ^ http://www.compassionatecooks.com/word/Veg_News_Nov_Dec_08_Toasts.pdf
  16. ^ Vegan BBQ with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, author of The Vegan Table and The Joy of Vegan Baking. YouTube. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  17. ^ Vegetarian Vegan Animal Rights Humane Meat Essays KQED Sayta VegNews Heifer Common Dreams. Compassionatecooks.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  18. ^ Italy's frutta heaven. CSMonitor.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  19. ^ http://www.compassionatecooks.com/VegNews.ColleenPatrickGoudreau.pdf
  20. ^ Going vegan: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau 'translates' vegan lifestyle with compassion, joy. OregonLive.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  21. ^ Colleen Patrick-Goudreau: Cooking with Compassion and Speaking Her Truth – Planet Green. Planetgreen.discovery.com (March 30, 2010). Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  22. ^ Interview with Compassionate Cooks Founder Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Vegan-nutritionista.com (February 19, 2009). Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  23. ^ Roth, Chloe. (2010-04-12) Local vegan bloggers weigh in on being vegan in the Bay Area. Sfgate.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  24. ^ Colleen Patrick-Goudreau: Cooking with Compassion and Speaking Her Truth | Care2 Causes. Care2.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  25. ^ Kiss Me, I'm Vegan!: Interview Series #1: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Kissmyvegan.blogspot.com (March 20, 2010). Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  26. ^ http://media.podcastingmanager.com/3/5/4/2/7/148422-172453/Media/ItsAllAboutFood021710.mp3
  27. ^ Cookbook author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau talks about going vegan – Isthmus. The Daily Page (January 22, 2010). Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  28. ^ Podcast 170: Colleen Patrick Goudreau interview. Veg.ca (December 12, 2009). Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  29. ^ http://hw.libsyn.com/p/3/8/6/386b2447c4534835/fat_cat_author_interview_full.mp3?sid=2d35916fc8c49ff4953a5519af66f06c&l_sid=22037&l_eid=&l_mid=2034552
  30. ^ Herholdt, Cathy. (2009-11-04) Journal Media Group > In This Issue > Health & Fitness > A delicious meat-free menu. Journal-newspapers.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  31. ^ http://www.compassionatecooks.com/word/Common_Ground_Sept_09_low%20_res_.pdf
  32. ^ http://www.compassionatecooks.com/word/veg_news_superstar_trio_aug_june_09.pdf
  33. ^ Podcast 149: CPG in the house. Veg.ca (June 24, 2009). Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  34. ^ Laptop Lunch Times – Past Newsletters. Laptoplunches.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  35. ^ Vegetarian Living. PETA.org. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  36. ^ http://www.compassionatecooks.com/word/distinctive_style_interview.pdf
  37. ^ Adjusting to the veggie lifestyle | Marketplace From American Public Media. Marketplace.publicradio.org (November 27, 2008). Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  38. ^ [1][dead link]
  39. ^ "The Joy of Vegan Baking" Author Rises to Success from Church Roots : The Humane Society of the United States. Humanesociety.org. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  40. ^ <http://www.compassionatecooks.com/EastBayMonthly_July_06.pdf
  41. ^ Satya June/July 6: Tune In, Turn On, Go Vegan! By Mark Hawthorne. Satyamag.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  42. ^ http://www.compassionatecooks.com/Satya_Article.pdf
  43. ^ http://www.compassionatecooks.com/Oakland_Tribune.pdf
  44. ^ Action Alerts Index. Farm Sanctuary. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  45. ^ The Food Revolution. The Food Revolution. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  46. ^ Slaughterhouse by Gail A Eisnitz. Meat.org.uk. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  47. ^ Vegan Mainstream. Vegan Mainstream. (March 11, 2011). Retrieved on June 12, 2013.

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