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.
Kristie Middleton is the Senior Director of Food Policy for the Humane Society of the United States, where she oversees the group's efforts to drive plant-based eating. Middleton has worked with some of the nation's largest school districts, as well as dozens of hospitals and colleges to implement healthier eating programs. She holds a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. Middleton lives with her husband, four cats, and a dog in Oakland, California.