Father’s Day & Vegan Kathy Freston

The Food & Dining section in today’s Press Herald asked some local chefs for their thoughts on Father’s Day breakfast,

Chefs love it when their kids get busy in the kitchen to make them something special for Father’s Day. Tony Poulin, a chef instructor at Southern Maine Community College and father to a 9-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son, says his perfect Father’s Day meal would be “fresh Maine sea scallops, prepared any way.”

and an interview with vegan author Kathy Freston who will be speaking in Portland later this month.

Freston gradually removed one animal product after another from her dinner plate until her leaning process led her to a completely plant-based diet. When she arrives in Portland on June 25 to deliver two talks at Whole Foods Market (one of which is already sold out), the subject of leaning into dietary changes will be the main topic of discussion. That’s because her latest book is called “The Lean: A Revolutionary 30-Day Plan for Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss.”