Recipe creator Liv B talks veganism, food and her new cookbook
Self-taught recipe creator, author and social media sensation Olivia Biermann, better known simply as Liv B, sat down withthis week to talk all things plant-based and the release of her first book,
Biermann’s friendly, relatable nature and single-minded approach to carving out her career in social media and recipe creation, have brought her more than 600,000 YouTube subscribers and skyrocketed her to well-deserved success in her field. Her easy-to-follow recipes and videos are just what the doctor ordered for new vegans, and those of us whose cooking skills end somewhere between avocado toast and spaghetti.
Despite the explosive nature of her career, Biermann remains as down-to-earth as day one and every bit as nice as she seems on social media.
A Q&A with the plant-based star follows.
What was your goal in the creation of your new book?
I can see there’s a good mix of healthy and indulgent recipes in the book, why did you choose that approach?
Why do you think recipe creation is important to the vegan movement?
We see a lot of people, on social media or otherwise, who drop off of a vegan or plant-based diet. Why do you think that is?
Okay, so time for some fun questions. Favorite savory recipe in the book?
Avocado or nooch — you have to give up one forever, which is it?
What’s your favourite restaurant in Halifax?
Favorite vegan restaurant in the world?
You can find Biermann on YouTube, Instagram, and her blog. Her new book, is now available for purchase online.
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