, 2022-10-30 12:47:12,
Something crazy happened in August. Pigs didn’t fly, but then again I didn’t look. My husband committed to trying a plant-based diet. If you know him, you would think this was a major typo. His favorite food group is a hamburger.
We are exact opposites when it comes to food. I’ve been mostly plant based for 30 years. I’ve never been a big red meat or chicken fan, so a plant-based diet is easy for me. Occasionally, I’ll have a Chick-fil a nugget or a small slice of brisket. That is it. Nothing else tempts me.
However, my husband loves anything and everything with meat. He will plan a whole day around a burger joint and was devastated when Highway 55, a local burger restaurant, closed years ago. His favorite t-shirt is an ‘In and Out’ burger shirt from California. He’s a 50-plus man that still eats like he’s a college kid.
So, when my husband decided to try a plant-based diet, I thought he was joking. I figured it would be a one-day experiment. Despite what all his guy friends thought, I have never asked him to be a vegetarian. As a wife that cares about the health of her hubby, I have requested for years to lay off the french fries and red meat. Asking him to even try a plant-based diet has never crossed my mind for a minute.
In August, friends of ours told us about a Netflix documentary called “The Game Changers.” It touted the benefits of a plant-based diet for athletic performance. After watching the show, my husband decided to try plant options for a…
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