Kathy Patalsky is the creator of the vegan food blog Healthy. Happy. Life. and is the author of the cookbooks 365 Vegan Smoothies and Healthy Happy Vegan Kitchen. Kathy is also the founder of the popular website FindingVegan.com which launched the Finding Vegan App in 2015. Kathy's recipes and photography work have been featured in Saveur, BuzzFeed, LATimes, CNN, work on the cover and interior of VegNews, Connecticut Style Channel 8 New Haven, Ladies Home Journal, AndersonCooper.com, Ocean Drive Magazine, Welt Vegan Magazine, iBlog Magazine, BlogHer, Canada.com, TheKitchn, Fox News, MarthaStewart.com, NPR.com, AccessHollywood.com and more. Kathy grew up a block from the beach in the farmer's market savvy, laidback, surfer's paradise town of Santa Cruz California. She graduated with a degree in Health Promotion from American University in Washington DC. Kathy also spent a year studying art at Otis School of Art and Design. Her blog is a merging of her favorite things: art, food, wellness, a love of animals and the environment and people.