Countless people are now cutting back on meat by enjoying more plant-based meals-to look and feel better, have a lighter eco-footprint, or to help animals. If you want to eat less meat and dairy without giving them up entirely, MeatLess offers concrete rationale and easy steps for reducing animal products. Kristie Middleton, senior food policy director for The Humane Society of the United States, shares inspirational stories from people who've lost weight, reached their health goals, helped animals, and improved their environmental footprint through plant-based eating. Along with its delicious, satisfying recipes that anyone can make, MeatLess offers tips and tricks for overcoming common barriers to diet change and how to make a better lifestyle stick-such as easy food swaps, where to dine out, and how to set and meet your goals. Whether you're a passionate meat lover or vegan-curious, MeatLess is the roadmap for a healthier life and a better you.
About the Author
Kristie Middleton is the senior food policy director for The Humane Society of the United States and a leading figure in the movement to reform our global food system. She's a sought-after speaker, and thought leader on the topic. Middleton and her work have been covered by national media, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Politico, CNN and countless others. Middleton directs the HSUS' efforts to increase plant-based eating. She's partnered with some of the nation's biggest school districts-including Los Angeles Unified, Detroit Public Schools and Boston Public Schools-to implement Meatless Monday. And she's helped some of America's top universities develop and implement programs to add more plant-based options to their menus and train culinary staff in plant-based food prep. Middleton holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition from T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. Kristie lives with her husband, dog and four cats in Oakland, California.