Helpful Websites

Dr. Michael Greger offers tons of information regarding nutrition in short blog posts and videos. He is both informative and entertaining. Basically, he goes through all the medical research and then translates it into laymen and laywomen’s terms.




Dr. Neal Barnard is one of my heroes. He has created a medical center in DC, has done so much in getting animals out of laboratories and schools (for testing), has worked extensively with health and diet, and written MANY books.



One of the best resources I know for both new and long-time vegans is the Happy Cow app and website. If you use the app on your phone, it will use your location and tell you what’s near you (Vegan, Vegetarian, Veg-Options, Stores+More, Bakery, and more). It is an invaluable resource!



Victoria Moran is a prolific author and the creator of Main Street Vegan Academy, through which I am certified. Her website has a blog, a podcast, and loads of information for aspiring vegans:



If you are into Podcasts, I highly suggest you check out Food for Thought by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. This is the one that started my journey. I started from the beginning and listened to them chronologically, but you may want to pick and choose. She has MANY years worth of episodes, but in my opinion, the first few years were the best. Don’t get me wrong; they are all good, but Colleen was so thorough in the beginning of answering most of my “new vegan” questions and addressing all the feelings that come up with this journey.



Worried about traveling once you start this new dietary path? Worry no more. Kim Giovacco is the chief tour operator (and owner) of Veg Jaunts and Journeys. Her company offers small group tours to vegan friendly destinations. But, if that’s not your thing and you just want help planning a vegan-friendly family vacation, honeymoon or weekend, she can help with that as well. She is a full service travel agent, who offers personalized and customized tailored travel plans to all of her clients: