San Diego Resources & Meetups

PlantDiego - San Diego's Plant-Based Support Group

VeganDiego! (PDF) — Mike Weinberg
100% Vegan Eateries, Catering, Classes, Businesses, Organizations, News & Updates!

Vegan in San Diego

K.A.L.E. University — Ken Dorr

San Diego Ladies Vegan Cooking Club — Stacy Patel

San Diego Vegans — Jared Meyer

San Diego Dining Guide

Encinitas Vegan Spirituality Meetup — Kathleen Kastner Mortenson

Optimum Health Institute (OHI)

Facebook & Meetup Groups

East County Vegans — Kelly Buffo, Mychael McNeeley

North County Vegans 

San Diego Raw Vegans 

San Diego Vegans — Jared Meyer, Christopher Botiller

San Diego Vegan Community — Adam Crisis

San Diego Vegan Networking Group — Nicole Dinato, Callie Coker

South County Vegans — Amy Spintman


Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn

Eat to Live by Dr. Joel Fuhrman

The End of Diabetes by Dr. Joel Fuhrman

The Starch Solution by Dr. John McDougall

The China Study by Dr. T. Colin Campbell

21 Day Weight Loss Kickstart by Dr. Neal Barnard

The Pleasure Trap by Douglas Lisle, PhD 

Food Over Medicine by Pamela Popper

The Cancer Survivors Guide: Foods that Help You Fight Back by Dr. Neal Barnard

My Beef with Meat: The Healthiest Argument for Eating a Plant-Strong Diet by Rip Esselystyn

The Food Revolution by John Robbins

Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and in Life by Brendan Brazier

Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men and Discovering Myself by Rich Roll

The Sustainability Secret: Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World


Forks Over Knives The Cookbook: Over 300 recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year by Del Sroufe and Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Happy Herbivore by Lindsay Nixon

Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes by Dreena Burton

The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook: Cook Once, Eat All Week with Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes by Del Sroufe

Eat Vegan on $4.00 a Day: A Game Plan for the Budget Conscious Cook by Ellen Jaffe Jones


Straight Up Food

Engine 2 Diet

Plant Powered Kitchen

Plant Based on a Budget

Fat Free Vegan


Documentaries (most also on Netflix)

Forks Over Knives


Plant Pure Nation

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead


Food, Inc.

Food Matters

Helpful Websites

Happy Herbivore

Forks Over Knives

Engine 2 Diet

Plant Based Dietitian

How to cook without eggs, milk and butter

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Food for Life San Diego

Dr. Joel Kahn

Dr. Garth Davis

Dr. John McDougall

Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr.

Dr. Neal Barnard

Kathy Freston

Jeff Novick, MS, RD

Rich Roll

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