Meet Our Bloggers


Aurelia d’Andrea


Veg fashion blogger Aurelia d’Andrea has devoted a disproportionately large portion of her life to scouring thrift stores, vintage boutiques, and flea markets in search of sartorial treasures, and has a closet full of frocks to prove her passion for the hunt. Going veg taught her to sharpen her style skills, and confirmed what she’d suspected all along: It really is possible to develop a fashionable point of view and keep your ethics intact, too.  She lives in Paris where she blogs (My Vegan Parisian Aventure), writes books (Moon Living Abroad in France), and eats way too many carbs.


Talia Fuhrman


Talia Fuhrman has a B.A. in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University and is a freelance body image and nutrition writer and chef. She’s on a mission to help people understand that eating healthfully and feeling fantastic can be fun, delicious, and easy. She has written for numerous websites and magazines including Psychology Today, Positive Impact Magazine, VegNews,,, and You can find her at and on Facebook.

Corinne Bowen


Corinne Bowen is a freelance writer and Creative Director at She blogs about her adventures in vegan cooking, motherhood, and writing at

Jolia Sidona Allen

Jolia Sidona Allen is online managing editor for Vegetarian Times. She’s a life-long vegetarian, writer, editor, and lover of lentils and green smoothies. Outside the VT office, she can be found frequenting SoCal farmers’ markets and veg restaurants, or getting her daily dose of Vitamin D (and some sand in her toes) under the warm California sun.


Jenné Claiborne

Jenné Claiborne is a vegan chef, cooking instructor, and health coach based in New York City. On her vegan food blog, Sweet Potato Soul, she shares delicious healthy recipes inspired by her Southern upbringing and world travels. She also has a vegan cooking show on Youtube. Follow Jenné on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Pinterest.  

Jenny Engel & Heather Goldberg


Jenny Engel and Heather Goldberg are the entrepreneurial sisters behind Spork Foods, a popular vegan cooking school in California. They offer people all over the world the opportunity to take innovative and fun cooking classes through their on-line vegan video cookbook, Jenny and Heather have been featured in The Los Angeles Times and other leading print publications, and have appeared on numerous television shows as cooking instructors to the stars. Both sisters became committed vegans while studying Environmental Studies in college. Jenny also trained at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Food and Culinary Arts in New York City and has over 8 years of professional cooking experience. Heather has a decade of business management experience in the environmental non-profit world. They reside in Los Angeles, and take a sister trip every year for inspiration.


Tess Masters

Tess Masters is an Australian actor, presenter, voice-over artist, cook, and writer living in Los Angeles.
 Her alter-ego, “The Blender Girl” writes the quirky vegetarian recipe blog Healthy Blender Recipes, where she shares super quick and easy gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, and raw recipes. Join Tess on FacebookTwitter, PinterestYou Tube, and Google +.

Mary Margaret Chappel

VT food editor Mary Margaret Chappell joined the team as a part-time recipe tester in 2003. Little by little, she found her self working on more and more recipes and writing more and more articles until one day, she was part of the staff! She has edited the Vegetarian Times Everything Vegan Cookbook and writes the weekly My VT Newsletter.  






Willi Galloway


Willi Galloway is a passionate vegetable gardener, lover of recipes that call for tons of vegetables, and the author of Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover’s Guide to Vegetable Gardening. She blogs at and lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, labrador, and a flock of four hens.