Skilled soccer participant Cam Newton—who just lately joined NFL workforce the New England Patriots as a quarterback—revealed his plans for a vegan Thanksgiving throughout an look on sports activities radio present The Greg Hill Morning Show on WEEI. “There shall be some various meals, for positive,” Newton mentioned. “Every part that you simply most likely have to your Thanksgiving, I can nonetheless do exterior of like turkey … You bought stuffing [and] you’ve obtained collard greens.”
Newton’s household recipes are impressed by the Gullah Geechee (typically known as “Geechie”) tradition, a time period for descendants of enslaved West Africans who reside in coastal areas and the ocean islands of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. “My household is form of Geechie on the subject of having rice with all the pieces,” Newton mentioned. “My household does an awesome purple rice with sausage however you’ll be able to form of [transform] that with both Past or Unattainable Meat (as an alternative of sausage) and mac and cheese—I discovered a means to do this, too.”
The 31-year-old athlete went plant-based in February 2019 and some months later in September, told ESPN that he felt “like a rookie once more.” After his Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Newton and the Patriots will tackle the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.