#96 Marathon Training, Raw Food, & Embracing the Journey with Melana.Joy.Freelove

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We chat about:

  • Melana’s journey to veganism and marathon training.

  • How to keep food and life simple as a vegan.

  • How Melana was able to finally ditch her allergy and asthma medication once she went vegan.

  • Being a black ethical vegan.

  • How Melania maintains a social life while running two businesses and working a corporate job.

  • How to let go of being a “perfect” vegan and learn to embrace the journey instead.

  • The ups and down of juicing cleansing.

Contact Melana:

Instagram

Fuel Better Foods

Vroom Vroom Escape Room

Resources mentioned:

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#95 Healing & Intentional Living with Nory Pouncil

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As a life coach, Nory helps millennial women who feel stuck get out of their heads, overcome their fears, and get to know themselves.

We chat about:

  • Her own struggle with depression and how she was able to overcome it.

  • Strategies on how we can all heal from tragedy and manifest the life we want.

  • How to be intentional with social media.

Contact Nory:

Website

Instagram

Shout out to Daily Harvest for sponsoring this episode of the show!

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#94 Why Plant-Based IS Blackness & Community Building with Chef Zu

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We chat about:

  • Chef Zu’s gradual transition to a plant-based lifestyle

  • Vegan meal planning and how to get confident in the kitchen

  • How to veganize your favorite dishes

  • The connection between gut health and mental health

  • Why veganism is culturally & historically relevant to black folks.

Reach Chef Zu:

Website

Instagram

Facebook

Resources:

In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa’s Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World

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#93 How Blaq.Vegan Grew Her Instagram From 0 to 16K in 10 Months | @blaq.vegan

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We chat about:

  • How Shauna changed her relationship with food and was able to overcome binging & purging and depression.


  • Specific strategies Shauna used to build community, post consistent quality content, and grow her Instagram following to over 16k in 10 months.

  • A breakdown on how to use tags, engagement, and analytics to grow your following.

  • Instagram Etiquette: Why you should STOP tagging personal pages that have nothing to do with your content and never add people to group messages without permission.

Reach out to Shauna:

Vegan Instagram

Fitness Instagram

Buy Thrive on IG — use discount code “brownvegan” to save 15%

Get a consult with Shauna —use discount code “brownvegan” to save 15%

Resources mentioned:

Fat Smash Diet by Ian Smith

Forks Over Knives

Vegucated

Crazy Sexy Cancer

Earthlings

Influencer by Brittany Hennessy

Heal Thyself for Health and Longevity by Queen Afua

Sacred Woman by Queen Afua

Field Roast

Daiya


Shout out to Daily Harvest for sponsoring this episode of the podcast.

Go to https://www.daily-harvest.com and enter promo code 'brownvegan' to get three cups for FREE in your first box!

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