The Skeptical Vegan: My Journey from Notorious Meat Eater to Tofu-Munching Vegan-A Survival Guide

The Skeptical Vegan: My Journey from Notorious Meat Eater to Tofu-Munching Vegan-A Survival Guide

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510717602
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 07/25/2017
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 1,203,318
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Eric C. Lindstrom is the editor of the Meaty Vegan blog, which features vegan opinion, recipes, and cutting-edge satire, and the founder of the vegan design and marketing firm ThankTank Creative. Today, he thrives on plant-based foods along with his vegan wife, vegan dog, and two vegan babies in Ithaca, New York.

Victoria Moran (www.mainstreetvegan.net) is a vegan of over three decades, an obesity survivor, and the current female winner of “Peta’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50.” Listed by VegNews among the Top 10 Living Vegetarian Authors, she’s written twelve books, including The Love-Powered Diet , The Good Karma Diet , and the iconic Main Street Vegan. She hosts the award-winning Main Street Vegan podcast and directs Main Street Vegan Academy.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction ix

1 The Skeptical Vegan: One Man's Transition to Veganism 1

2 Fair-Haired Golden Child: The Only Son in an Italian Household 6

3 Meaty, Beaty, Big, and Bouncy 10

4 Four Funerals and a Wedding 18

5 Taking a Vacation from Vegetables 25

6 What's the Number for 9-1-1? 32

7 Meeting Jen and Going Vegan 37

8 The Bet: Woke Up Vegan 44

9 On Being Skeptical: Going "All In" 55

10 Friday Dinner 62

11 The Traveling Vegan; or, A Vegan in a Minnesota Steakhouse 67

12 Survival Mode: Anything You Can Eat, I Can Eat Vegan 78

13 The History of Milk, Eggs, and the World 84

14 Poop and Other Bodily Functions Vegans Go On About 96

15 Potatoes: The Other White Meat 98

16 ABCs of Vegans 102

17 How to Go Vegan in Two Easy Steps 120

18 Eating Plants Is Sexy: Making Vegan Babies 124

19 Speciesism and the Humane Touch 133

20 Defending Veganism 150

21 Cravings, Vegan Potlucks, and the Holidays 163

22 The Angry Vegans 187

23 Why I Stayed Vegan: Vegan Butchers 190

24 A Horse with No Name 197

25 Be Vegan. Be Better 205

26 Planet Vegan 207

27 The Meaty Vegan Recipes and the Vegan Kitchen 209

Epilogue 257

Acknowledgments 259

Notes 262

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The Skeptical Vegan: My Journey from Notorious Meat Eater to Tofu-Munching Vegan-A Survival Guide 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Disdoula1 More than 1 year ago
If you're looking for a book that is full of valuable information and will make you laugh out loud throughout, this is the book for you. The author never claims his journey was easy but proves that anyone is capable of giving up animal products and loving it. The recipes at the end are tried-and-true and an excellent addition to seasoned vegans', new vegans', or even omnivores' collections! While many vegans will be able to relate to the author's journey, this book would also make an excellent gift for someone who is considering the vegan lifestyle. Anyone who says vegans don't have a sense of humor will definitely be proven wrong!