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Jeff Peterson

About Jeff Peterson

Jeff Peterson anchors Good Day Maine on CBS 13 from 4:30-7:00a.m and on FOX 23 from 7:00-8:00am. Back in 2012, he decided to become vegan. Jeff has lost over 50 pounds and his cholesterol has dropped dramatically. Besides having kids, It's the best decision he's ever made.


The Holiday season is up upon us. Just because you are vegan doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy eggnog during the holidays. This recipe leaves out the egg and dairy. Not only is this drank delicious, but it’s good for you as well. One of the ingredients is pecans. They help reduce cholesterol, are rich in […]

A Dessert with Avocado? You Bet!

A documentary about the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle is on the big screen in Portland, Maine. On September 23rd at 7pm, “Plant Pure Nation,” will be shown at The Nickelodeon. Nutritional scientist and bestselling author T. Colin Campbell and his son Nelson, work together to propose a pilot program in a Kentucky community that […]


No ifs ands or buts about it, I have always hated egg plant. I never liked the taste or the texture. Even turning vegan wasn’t enough for me to fall in love with the vegetable. Then I met a chef named Bob Krajewski from Tiqa restaurant in Portland, Maine. He came on Good Day Maine […]

What Happens When You Mix Kale and Chickpeas?

Around 3 1/2 years ago, I went to Silly’s restaurant in Portland, Maine for the very first time. I had just turned vegan, so I was experimenting with plant based dishes a lot. I decided to order a meal featuring chickpeas and kale. It looked a little strange at first, but after a few minutes […]

How about a warm salad?

A warm salad? That’s right! Yarmouth nutritionist Sara Sullivan prepared this salad during our morning show on FOX 23 and we all loved it. I have to be honest with you, when I first saw peas in it, I really didn’t even want to try it, but I did and can’t wait to prepare it […]

How about an Almond Joy with no dairy?

Almond Joy Bars Let’s be honest, who doesn’t just love dessert? This treat is absolutely delicious. There is really nothing unhealthy in these homemade almonds joy bars, but don’t be fooled it’s still got a lot of calories. I got this recipe from local nutritionist Sara Sullivan during a recent cooking segment on Good Day […]