Authors & Contributors

Our wonderful team of guest contributors provide fresh perspectives and expertise relating to specific areas of veganism. You can find articles, videos, recipes, tutorials, and other content from the following authors across the World of Vegan website. Be sure to check out their own blogs and websites as well!

  • Michelle Cehn

    Michelle Taylor Cehn

    Content Director

    Michelle is a filmmaker working to make the world a kinder place for animals one video at a time. She is the founder of World of Vegan, and has worked with organizations including Mercy for Animals, PETA,, Farm Sanctuary, and PCRM.

  • Carolyn Scott-Hamilton

    Carolyn Scott-Hamilton

    The Healthy Voyager

    Carolyn is an award-winning special diet and green living travel expert, holistic nutritionist, plant-based chef, best-selling cookbook author, and host of The Healthy Voyager web series. Carolyn aims to help people live well, one veggie at a time!

  • Mark Hawthorne

    Mark Hawthorne

    Animal Rights Author

    Mark is the author of Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering and Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism. He also writes for vegan publications, and you’ll find his work in such anthologies as Uncaged: Top Activists Share Their Wisdom on Effective Farm Animal Advocacy and Turning Points in Compassion: Personal Journeys of Animal Advocates. Mark blogs about animal activism on his website.

  • Toni Okamoto

    Toni Okamoto

    Plant Based on a Budget

    Toni dedicates her life to bringing awareness to farmed animal issues, along with lack of food accessibility and nutrition education in low-income and communities of color. She is the Founder of Plant Based on a Budget, one of the fastest growing vegan food blogs, which has been featured in Reader’s Digest, Huffington Post, Colorlines, and many other international news sources. Toni’s love belongs to feline companion, Yosha, and a sweet Angus steer named Stanley.

  • Taylor Wolfram

    Taylor Wolfram

    Registered Dietitian

    Taylor is a vegan registered dietitian nutritionist who helps vegans and non-vegans alike embrace the benefits of colorful, plant-based nutrition. You can find more of her work here.

  • Kristie Middleton

    Kristie Middleton

    Humane Society of the United States

    Kristie is the Food Policy Director for The Humane Society of the United States. She's also a Meatless Monday advocate, avid reader, gardener, cat lady, and vegan food aficianado.

  • Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

    Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

    The Joyful Vegan

    A recognized expert and thought leader on the culinary, social, ethical, and practical aspects of living vegan, Colleen is an award-winning author of seven books, including the bestselling The Joy of Vegan Baking and The Vegan Table. She is an acclaimed speaker and beloved host of the inspiring podcast, “Food for Thought." You can find her work at

  • Toube Benedetto

    Toube Benedetto

    "Ask Toube" Advice Columnist

    Toube authors our "Ask Toube" advice column here at World of Vegan, helping her fellow earthlings navigate difficult situations with confidence and ease. Toube has been vegetarian since age 16, and loves planting seeds of compassion with non-vegans to help change the world for animals.

  • Allison Rivers Samson

    Allison Rivers Samson

    Maven of Mmmm...

    Allison is owner and founder of Allison's Gourmet, the first online vegan bakery, confectionary, and chocolaterie. She is an award-winning chef and author of the acclaimed magazine column, “Veganize It” and celebrated ebook, Comfortably Yum. A holistic lifestyle coach, recipe developer, and vegan mom, Allison teaches how nourishing ourselves with loving self-care allows us to share the delicious benefits with everyone in our lives. She rounds out her wellness programs as an enthusiastic Nia Black Belt instructor.

  • Stephanie Dreyer

    Stephanie Dreyer


    Stephanie Dreyer is the founder of VeegMama, a vegan lifestyle brand that shares her passion for living deliciously and compassionately; the host of YouTube’s The Good Life With VeegMama; and a children’s book author. She is on a mission to excite children about eating fruits and vegetables, while encouraging families to cook together and live healthier. Her children’s book, Not A Nugget and eBook, VeegMama's Guide To Going Vegan are both available on Amazon. Visit her at

  • Julie Massa

    Julie Massa

    Vegan Treasure Hunter

    Julie is a plant-based chef and animal rights advocate who is always on the hunt for the best vegan products and restaurants, which she blogs about at In her free time Julie loves helping shelter animals find great homes and playing with her two canine best friends, Bubbles and Minnie.

  • Dr Kasey Johnson

    Dr. Kasey Johnson

    Vegan Chiropractor

    Dr. Kasey Johnson is a plant-based chiropractic physician with a mission of transforming the health of as many families as possible. Dr. Kasey is the host of The Unlock Wellness Podcast where she speaks with health experts, community leaders, and people who are dedicated to helping others reach their highest potential. She is also a mom and a celebrated children's book author!

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