Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

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Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau Garden Kale.jpg
Patrick-Goudreau photo in the backyard veganic garden of her Oakland, California home.
Born (1970-03-08) March 8, 1970 (age 45)
Westfield, New Jersey
Occupation American author, speaker, and podcaster

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau (born March 8, 1970 in Westfield, New Jersey) is an American author, speaker,[1][2] and podcaster.[3] Having earned her bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University,[4] and her master’s degree in English Literature from Seton Hall University,[5] Patrick-Goudreau uses her writing and communication skills to advocate veganism as a means by which to prevent cruelty to animals.

Books[edit]

A recognized expert and thought leader on the culinary, social, ethical, and practical aspects of living vegan, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is the author of several popular books, including The Joy of Vegan Baking,[6] which won VegNews magazine’s “Cookbook of the Year” Award, The Vegan Table,[7] and "'Color Me Vegan.[8] Her first non-cookbook, The Vegan's Daily Companion: 365 Days of Tips and Inspiration for Cooking, Eating, and Living Compassionately,[9] was released in 2011. The Daily Vegan: A Guided Journal is a book adapted from Vegan's Daily Companion and was published, along with the four others, by Rockport Publishing.[10]

Her fifth book entitled The 30-Day Vegan Challenge®: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Cleaner, Getting Leaner, and Living Compassionately[11] was published by Random House/Ballantine Books, but is now out of print.

Patrick-Goudreau’s sixth and seventh books were published independently by Montali Press: On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life and The 30-Day Vegan Challenge® (New Edition):[12] The Ultimate Guide to Eating Healthfully and Living Compassionately.

Multimedia[edit]

The 30-Day Vegan Challenge®[13] is also an online multimedia program that’s been featured in a number of major media outlets, including Bust Magazine,[14] Care2.com,[15] and Men’s Fitness.[16]

Patrick-Goudreau also produces a popular podcast called "Food for Thought,"[17][18] She also produces videos on her Youtube Channel: JoyfulVegan.[19]

Articles, Essays, and Editorials[edit]

Patrick-Goudreau has appeared on The Food Network and is a contributor to "Perspectives," the editorial program produced by her local NPR affiliate KQED-FM.[20] Until 2011, Patrick-Goudreau was a long-time columnist for VegNews magazine with her popular column VegGuru.[21]

Patrick-Goudreau has published dozens of articles and essays in a variety of publications, including The Christian Science Monitor.[22]

Colleen has appeared on national and regional TV programs, including the Food Network, CBS, PBS, and FOX.[23]

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. Colleen has contributed essays to Running, Eating, Thinking: A Vegan Anthology.[24]

Personal Background[edit]

Patrick-Goudreau is an ardent supporter of rescued animal sanctuaries, such as Farm Sanctuary, and Animals Asia[25] in many photographs she can be seen with animals she has come to love over the years. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and cats.

Books[edit]

  • Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen (2007-10-01). Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets
  • Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen (2009-06-01). The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining Every Guest at Every Occasion
  • Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen (2010-11-01). Color Me Vegan: Maximize Your Nutrient Intake and Optimize Your Health by Eating Antioxidant-Rich, Fiber-Packed, Color-Intense Meals That Taste Great
  • Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen (2011-03-01). Vegan's Daily Companion: 365 Days of Inspiration for Cooking, Eating, and Living Compassionately. Quarry Books. ISBN 978-1-59253-679-5. 
  • Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen (2011-08-23). The 30-Day Vegan Challenge: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Cleaner, Getting Leaner, and Living Compassionately
  • Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen (2013-04-22). On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life
  • Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen (2014-12-11). The 30-Day Vegan Challenge (New Edition): The Ultimate Guide to Eating Healthfully and Living Compassionately

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. Joyfulvegan.com. Retrieved on March 12, 2015.
  3. ^ Food for Thought: the place to explore, celebrate, and manifest a life motivated and defined by unconditional compassion and optimal wellness.. Retrieved on March 12, 2015.
  4. ^ Rutger’s University. Retrieved March 16, 2015.
  5. ^ Seton Hall University, New Jersey. Shu.edu. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  6. ^ The Joy of Vegan Baking Cookbook by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Joyofveganbaking.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  7. ^ The Vegan Table By Colleen Patrick-Goudreau – Home Page. Vegantable.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  8. ^ Color Me Vegan by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Colormevegan.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  9. ^ Vegan's Daily Companion by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Vegansdailycompanion.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  10. ^ Books By Colleen Patrick-Goudreau | Author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. Qbookshop. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  11. ^ The 30 Day Vegan Challenge by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. 30dayveganchallenge.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  12. ^ The 30-Day Vegan Challenge. Retrieved on March 16, 2015.
  13. ^ [1] The 30-Day Vegan Challenge Online Program]. Retrieved March 16, 2015.
  14. ^ [2] Retrieved March 16, 2015.
  15. ^ [3] Retrieved March 16, 2015.
  16. ^ [4] Retrieved March 16, 2015.
  17. ^ Food for Thought: Inspiring a Joyful, Sustainable, Compassionate Diet. Feeds.feedburner.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  18. ^ iTunes – Podcasts – Food for Thought: Inspiring a Joyful, Sustainable, Compassionate Diet by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau from Joyful Vegan. Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  19. ^ JoyfulVegan TV. Retrieved on March 16, 2015
  20. ^ [Vegetarian Vegan Animal Rights Humane Meat Essays KQED Sayta VegNews Heifer Common Dreams]. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.[dead link]
  21. ^ http://www.compassionatecooks.com/word/Veg_News_Nov_Dec_08_Toasts.pdf
  22. ^ Italy's frutta heaven. CSMonitor.com. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  23. ^ Joyful Vegan Press & Reviews. Retrieved March 16, 2015.
  24. ^ [5] Running, Eating, Thinking: A Vegan Anthology. Retrieved March 16, 2015.
  25. ^ Action Alerts Index. Farm Sanctuary. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.

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