Ellen Kanner

When Miami native, Ellen Kanner isn’t blogging, writing books, hosting plant-based feasts or educating locals on the power of plants through her syndicated column in the Miami Herald, The Edgy Veggie, you can probably find her in the kitchen developing recipes or lounging around her house reviewing books.

Ellen was an early adopter of the veggie lifestyle and she made the switch at the ripe, young age of 13 because of her love of animals.  Since then, she has been a powerful and influential spokesperson in the South Florida community, introducing others to this sustainable, healthy lifestyle and spreading its many benefits to a mass audience.  (Thank you, Ellen!)  She believes learning about your food and how it’s sourced is important, no matter what kind of diet you may subscribe to and the real magic is in food’s ability to bring people together; and isn’t that what’s it’s all about?

It’s possible that some of the greatest conversations have occurred while breaking bread around a table with good company and we think our conversation with The Edgy Veggie is just that.

We hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

Alex & Jeanette

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Feeding the Hungry Ghost
The Hungry Ghost Festival
Eat With
Food Forward
Dr. Michael Greger
Beans – A Handful of Magic
Bee Heaven Farm
Common Threads
Edgy Veggie
Meatless Mondays
Dinosaur Kale
The Daily Basics


Alex: Perfect Fitness Multi-Gym Pull-Up Bar
Jeanette: Thai Pomelo Salad from Screaming Carrots Restaurant


Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore by Anna Thomas
Life Without a Recipe: A Memoir of Food and Family by  Diana Abu-Jaber

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