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What is Veggie Magnifique?

Veggie Magnifique is a Paris-based wellness blog created by Ann Christine and Chloe Dunn that focuses on nutritious and delicious plant-based recipes, holistic wellness, and tips and tricks for a healthier and happier life. Veggie Magnifique believes that a healthy body and mind is the first step in creating a truly successful and fulfilling life. {Learn more here.}

The Story of Veggie Magnifique

We’re Ann and Chloe.

We met a fine spring day in Paris, in a voiceover studio, doing background ADR voices for a French blockbuster. Ann the American Idealist, Chloe the English Rose.

We soon found that we both had an insatiable passion for healthy plant-based food, Paris, music, and living a kind life. After many, many cups of tea, heartfelt discussions, and masterminding sessions, we decided that we needed to join forces to do our part to make this world a better place for all of us… and Veggie Magnifique was born.

Well, not right away.

It look a year and a half of dreaming and scheming, creating and collaborating. Many questions were posed about the best way to really make a difference, find our voice, share our passion and enthusiasm, and connect with others with similar goals of well-being and loving-kindness.  It became clear that a Paris wellness portal was in need, but one that was upbeat, glamorous, savvy, and simple.

We don’t pretend to have all the answers, but we are committed to seeking the truth, and above all, practicing benevolence and kindness toward all of creation… including the animals, the planet, and also ourselves. We believe that one of the kindest things you can do for yourself is to consume vibrant, nutrient-dense foods, and prioritize taking care of yourself, so that you can, then, take care of others and the world. The ripple effect is real, so let’s make some waves.

We sincerely hope our delicious, healthy recipes and holistic health tips tickle your fancy, but most importantly, improve your quality of life.

Since creating Veggie Magnifique, we have been featured on the blog Baci di Dama, and have partnered with Global Potential, Ubuntu France, presenting and catering plant-based meals, and also have held healthy baking workshops at 5 Lorette and MyKitch’n Paris. We’ve also done several cooking demonstrations and veggie health presentations at Veggie World, Vivre Autrement, and other expos in Paris. If you’re interested in having a Veggie Magnifique meal or presentation at your next event, email us at hello [a] veggiemagnifique.com

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Ann Christine 

is no one-trick pony. Singer, voiceover artist, visionary, and health coach, this feisty firecracker never tires of spreading the message of love and vitality. A quirky-pants from the get-go, Ann grew up just south of Seattle, USA, where she did an inordinate amount of tree climbing and tap dancing. After studying Film and French at Chapman University, and spending way too many unsatisfying years in Los Angeles, she realized there was more to life and finally skipped over the pond. After finding a marvelous and fulfilling life in Paris, Ann then went on to study holistic nutrition at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (learn more here), and became “The Wellness Artist.” When Ann isn’t singing or creating artistic content, she delights in talking Dharma over fine Japanese tea, bathing in whimsy, and traveling the world. {Visit Ann’s artistic website to learn more.}

Chloe Dunn 

is a violinist and voiceover artist from Cambridge, England. She is above all a nature lover and spends much of her time frolicking in fields of green, admiring flora and fauna and nurturing her passion for wild crafting and foraging. Chloe popped over to Paris in 2005, straight out of a degree in Literature at Durham University, for what was meant to be a weekend party. But that weekend somehow extended to thirteen years… Mother of an adorable baby Magnifique, Chloe’s favourite spot in the world is wherever her little mini-veggie is. A lifelong vegetarian, Chloe loves raw ‘un’-cooking, unpronounceable Amazonian superfoods, yoga, and bad jokes. She believes in love, oneness, and raw chocolate, and she delights in spreading a message of compassion and ‘au naturel’ parenting through Veggie Magnifique.  {Visit Chloe’s pro site to learn more.}

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