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What do you do best?
What makes you the best?
Biggest success?
What are your aspirations?
Most challenging moment?
Favorite Motto?
Favorite People?
Favorite Places?
Favorite Products?
Current Passions?


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Sep282017

Stephanie Dreyer: Healthy living expert, writer, & founder of StephanieDreyer.com

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Bio:

Stephanie Dreyer is a plant-based lifestyle expert, freelance writer and former marketing exec. She is also the award-winning author of the children’s book, Not A Nugget, and the founder of StephanieDreyer.com, where she helps families cook together and eat healthier. Stephanie has been featured in VegNews and Chickpea Magazine, and is a contributor on the popular websites, World of Vegan and VegNews. Stephanie holds a M.S. in Integrated Marketing from Northwestern University and a B.A. in Communications from The University of California, San Diego.  When she’s not writing at her laptop or chasing after her three kids, you can find her cooking something delicious or reading something wonderful.   

What do I do best?

I am organized like no one else I know. I didn’t realize what an asset that was until my family and friends kept pointing it out to me in the way of a compliment. This quality has brought me work/life balance to create a life that I love. It also has helped me become the mom, wife, friend, family member, and career woman I want to be. I may not be able to do it all at the same time, but I do it all!   

What makes me the best version of myself?

I am focused and determined. Telling me “no,” will only make me work harder to prove you wrong…and I will always prove you wrong! Once I have my goals set, I stop at nothing until I smash them – and then I start over with a new set of goals. I never stop goal setting.

What are my aspirations?

I want to make a difference in this world and people’s lives. I want to help people eat and cook healthier, and ensure that everyone has access to healthy food. Moreover, I want to help people connect that food is medicine, and that they can make a difference in their overall health and well-being by just changing what they eat. Personally, I want to raise happy, healthy and successful kids that give back to this Universe in some way.

My Biggest Success?

Publishing a children’s book on my own without “professional” experience. I not only learned a lot about the business, but I learned a lot about my own power, strength, and capabilities.

My Most Challenging Moment?

Deciding to go vegan on my own without my family or friends’ support was a difficult time. I had an infant, toddler and 5 year-old at the time, and was determined to make my new diet work for myself, even if my family wasn’t ready to join me on the journey yet. It was a pivotal time in my self-discovery and growth. That decision to go vegan changed my life, not just my diet. I didn’t know it at the time, but it set the course for an eight year journey that I am still on, connecting me with my life’s purpose and work.

My Motto?

I live daily by Gandhi’s words: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Those words shape everything I do – both professionally and personally.

My Favorite People/Role Models?

My biggest role model is my dad. The way he lives his life inspires me in my own daily. He has taught me a lot through the grace, clarity and determination he exhibits in dealing with life’s challenges.

I am also surrounded by some amazing women who I am honored to call friends. They keep me grounded and remind me that everyone is always dealing with something. It’s so easy to get caught up in your own stuff, but they help me shake off the tough times and stay centered in positivity.

My Favorite Places/Destinations?

Hawaii is my family’s annual mecca. It is the only place where I completely let go and allow myself to recharge and reboot. I also had a magical trip to Italy, and specifically Tuscany about 13 years ago that I am constantly reminiscing about. I’d love to live there for part of the year at some point in my life.

My Favorite Products/Objects?

I love to cook so almost all of my favorite things are appliances – my Vitamix, Breville juicer and Smart Oven Air. My Erin Condren planner and bullet journal bring me joy daily and are items I couldn’t live without. Last, I couldn’t live without books. I am always reading something (usually more than 1 book at a time), and am grateful for all of my cookbooks that keep me inspired and well fed!

My Current Passions?

My newest passion would have to be roller skating. I used to love skating as a kid. I recently decided to get back on skates and am re-learning how to “roll with it.” It’s a great metaphor for life.

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