Thursday, February 25, 2010

Gwen Stefani and Al Gore, Best Friends Forever...

Quiz: What do Gwynth Paltrow, Kate Moss, Woodcreek High School in Roseville, CA, Gwen Stefani, Al Gore, Oxford University, Paul McCartney, Twitter, AOL and Flickr all have in common?

.... Anyone? .... Bueller?

It turns out that they are all supporters of a movement called Meatless Monday, a non-profit organization that aims to "reduce meat consumption 15% in order to improve personal health and the health of our planet."

I find this a fascinating idea, and the varied and diverse supporters add to the intrigue. I'd like to join the movement, although my biggest deterrent is the fact that my husband doesn't like eggs or eggplant, is allergic to mushrooms, and I'm not a big fan of beans. I'll have to keep looking for recipes that suit us...

Here's the website - it's pretty impressive! Articles, recipes, info on seasonal foods, plus, you won't believe how many people, from celebrities to schools to ordinary folks like the high school kids up in Roseville, are behind this movement.


  1. It's a cool idea, but can't they wait until after Lent...I'm already giving up meat on Fridays for the next 40 days...and I love meat. But on a serious note, it would probably be a good idea because meat production requires more land than crops so this would have far reaching benefits:)

  2. I agree. We're going for it. (Even Paul is with me!)


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