Stephanie Cafasso, recipe developer & photographer for PastaBased.com
(2:17) Captain Paul Watson, on the road to New York with his family this week, is joining us with news from Sea Shepherd's latest efforts which include the upcoming release of a the 2 documentaries featuring himself, and updates from the vessel, the Sam Simon which still working to relieve dolphin slaughter by getting ahold of local media hoping to shut it down. After Sea Shepherd updates, the remaining time with Captain Paul is spent answering questions from our co-hosts. (8:21) ThatVeganWife asks the question after watching documentary, Eating Animals, which addresses the issue of Animal Agriculture and the pollutants that are put into our waters because of it. Captain Paul expands on what is actually being dumped in the ocean, if there is any action being taken to keep this from happening, and how the documentary Cowspiracy is working with him in the upcoming film, Seaspiracy. (16:17) ThatVeganWife introduces this week's guest, Stephanie, recipe creator & photographer from PastaBased.com which is a Italian Vegan Recipes Blog while helping people break the vegan myth that, "you must sacrifice tradition,” while providing plant-based Italian options for the vegan community & beyond. Stephanie shares with us the PastaBased story, how her & her boyfriend decided to go vegan (thanks to the film, Conspiracy), what inspired the blog, and what she would say to beginner vegans out there who are having a difficult time having a difficult time in thinking they have to give up their tradition.
*Warning: Do NOT listen to this show while hungry! You’ll want to bring a snack.