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U.S. soccer stars Toni Pressley and Ali Riley introduced their plans to launch a vegan cooking present titled ‘Women Gone Veg’, with its first episode to launch on Could 7 on the ‘I Am Athlete’ platform based by former Nationwide Soccer League (NFL) star Brandon Marshall.

The brand new present by Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League (NWSL) teammates and greatest associates Pressley and Riley will function unique plant-based recipes with particular company like soccer legend Marta Silva, NFL nice Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson and america ladies’s nationwide soccer workforce (USWNT) star Ali Krieger to seem on the present.

Each associates started enjoying on the NWSL and have performed in Europe, England, Sweden and Russia, after which turned teammates on the NWSL’s Orlando Pleasure in 2020.

Pressley’s journey with veganism started after she was recognized with breast most cancers in 2019 and thru exploring vegan meals decisions out there, Pressley quickly recovered from her battle and returned again to enjoying professionally.

Pressley partly credit her new vegan weight-reduction plan for her physique’s resiliency and her continued athletic efficiency.

In a press launch seen by Inexperienced Queen, Pressley stated: “There’s a skewed view of veganism that it’s not a sustainable weight-reduction plan for athletes and that vegan dishes are these hole, unfilling meals. Ali and I each play on the highest stage {of professional} soccer and our favourite vegan meals not solely preserve us performing our greatest however they fulfill our style buds as nicely.”

There’s a skewed view of veganism that it’s not a sustainable weight-reduction plan for athletes and that vegan dishes are these hole, unfilling meals. Ali and I each play on the highest stage {of professional} soccer and our favourite vegan meals not solely preserve us performing our greatest however they fulfill our style buds as nicely

Toni Pressley, soccer star and co-founder of Women Gone Veg

Again in 2017, Pressley launched Love2Eat2Love that shares wholesome recipes and wellness suggestions for different athletes and people to transition to a plant- based mostly weight-reduction plan.

Just like Pressley, Ali may hyperlink the advantages of being on a plant-based weight-reduction plan to enhancements in her athletic efficiency and is limiting her dependency on meat-based merchandise for environmental and well being causes.

After bonding on this mutual love for sustainable consumption, the chums determined to collaborate and launch a cooking present that celebrates their diets.

Riley stated: “We’re so excited to showcase a few of our favorite vegan recipes. They’re straightforward, enjoyable to make, and you’ll by no means know they’re vegan!”

This present’s give attention to wholesome consuming made enjoyable and simple, cooking blended in with the real dialog about life and experiences, all of the whereas studying one thing new, suits completely

Brandon Marshall, former NFL star and founding father of I Am Athlete

The present can be accessible on the ‘I Am Athlete’ platform, based by former NFL star Brandon Marshall and speaks to athletes about numerous subjects in sports activities, tradition, and society with ‘Women Gone Veg’ to be the primary present hosted completely by skilled feminine athletes on the platform.

Marshall expressing his pleasure stated that he loves the idea of the present and the vitality that Toni and Ali carry with it. “When creating the I A, Athlete platform, we wished it to be a spot the place athletes may create and distribute genuine content material that additionally enhances the Home of Athlete model. This present’s give attention to wholesome consuming made enjoyable and simple, cooking blended in with the real dialog about life and experiences, all of the whereas studying one thing new, suits completely.”

Elsewhere, American skilled boxer Claressa Shields not too long ago demonstrated the energy and athletic efficiency that she attributes to her plant-based weight-reduction plan by profitable on the junior middleweight division making historical past as the primary girl fighter to win an undisputed championship in two weight lessons.

Lengthy-time vegan advocate and tennis champion Venus Williams too has regularly raised consciousness about the advantages of plant-based diets and has unveiled her personal 100% protein shake line known as Joyful Viking.

To additional promote the results of this weight-reduction plan, James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger-backed documentary movie The Sport Changers was launched displaying the reality concerning the meats we devour and what’s the affect of the identical on our bodily well being.

Vegan cooking reveals are having a second all over the world, as an illustration, final September, New Day New Chef, had debuted on streaming platform Amazon Prime within the U.S. and later premiered in England, Eire, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand and only in the near past, the present was nominated in eight Style Awards classes with nominations in Greatest New Sequence and Greatest Actuality Sequence.

In February, animal activist, and co-founder of the nonprofit Meat Free Monday, Mary McCartney debuted her new vegetarian cooking present, on the streaming platform discovery+ that may be a six-part sequence selling plant-based cooking and recipes.

Women Gone Veg will stream completely on the I Am Athlete YouTube web page with the primary episode to launch on Could 7, 2021.


Lead picture – Ali Riley(left) & Toni Pressley(proper), courtesy of Women Gone Veg.

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