Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

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Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
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Colleen Patrick-Goudreau with rescued dairy steer at Farm Sanctuary
Born (1970-03-08) March 8, 1970 (age 49)
OccupationAmerican author, speaker, and podcaster

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau (born March 8, 1970 in Westfield, New Jersey) is an American author, speaker,[1][2] cultural commentator, and podcaster. Patrick-Goudreau advocates veganism as a means by which to prevent cruelty to animals.[3]


Patrick-Goudreau has written several books. The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining was called "attractive" by Library Journal who also wrote, "Her sophisticated but mostly uncomplicated recipes will appeal to nonvegans and vegans alike."[4] Her book Color Me Vegan uses contrasting colors in many of the recipes.[5] Her book The 30-Day Vegan Challenge includes recipes and a "crash course in veganism," according to Bust.[6] The book also addresses the health benefits of being a vegan.[7] The 30-Day Vegan Challenge helps dispel the myth that veganism is about "deprivation and limitations," according to the Oregonian.[8]

Patrick-Goudreau has a podcast called ANIMALOGY, which examines the animal-related words and expressions we use and what they say about the relationship between human and non-human animals.[9] Her original podcast, Food for Thought,[10] is in its 13th year. She is also a contributor to NPR.[11] She was featured on Vegan Mashup, a show produced for PBS.[12] Patrick-Goudreau has appeared on national and regional TV programs, including CBS with Good Day Sacramento, and FOX where she has shared her expertise and recipes.[13]


  • The Joy of Vegan Baking : the Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets. Fair Winds Press. 2007. ISBN 9781592332809.
  • Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen (2009-06-01). 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. Fair Winds Press. 2010. ISBN 9781592334391.
  • Vegan's Daily Companion: 365 Days of Inspiration for Cooking, Eating, and Living Compassionately. Quarry Books. 2011-03-01. ISBN 978-1-59253-679-5.
  • The 30-Day Vegan Challenge. Roundtree Press. 2017. ISBN 978-1944903145.
  • Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen (2013-04-22). On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life

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  1. ^ Colleen Patrick-Goudreau – Speaker Profile – Random House Speakers Bureau – The World's Best Speakers Under One Roof. Retrieved on October 18, 2011.
  2. ^ Colleen Patrick-Goudreau's Speaking Events and Booksigning Schedule. Retrieved on March 12, 2015.
  3. ^ King, Barbara J. (30 August 2012). "Do Vegetarians And Vegans Think They Are Better Than Everyone Else?". NPR. Retrieved 2017-05-17.
  4. ^ Sutton, Judith (15 June 2009). "The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining Every Guest at Every Occasion". Library Journal. 134 (11): 89 – via EBSCOhost. (Subscription required (help)).
  5. ^ "Edible Palette". Vegetarian Times (383): 18. March 2011 – via EBSCOhost. (Subscription required (help)).
  6. ^ Krosser, Casey. "Let The 30-Day Vegan Challenge Be Your Motivating, Brilliant, Vegan Best Friend". Retrieved 2017-05-17.
  7. ^ "The 30-Day Vegan Challenge". Retrieved 2017-05-17.
  8. ^ Butler, Grant (16 February 2015). "Got 30 days? That's all the time you need to embark on author's life-changing journey: Going Vegan". The Oregonian. Retrieved 17 May 2017 – via EBSCOhost. (Subscription required (help)).
  9. ^ "Krypto the Superdog: A Bark for all Non-Human Animals - ComicsVerse". ComicsVerse. 2017-05-09. Retrieved 2017-05-17.
  10. ^ Gottfried, Maya (2011-11-04). "'I Am An Imperfect Vegan'". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-05-17.
  11. ^ "Choice". The Boston Globe. 18 October 2007. Archived from the original on 28 October 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)).
  12. ^ Kamila, Avery Yale (2012-06-06). "Natural Foodie: Delicious TV puts spotlight on vegans - Portland Press Herald". Press Herald. Retrieved 2017-05-17.
  13. ^ "Press". Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. 2016-10-17. Retrieved 2017-05-17.

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