This month’s Sexy Bad Ass vegan is lives is the beautiful home of the Golden Gate Bridge, that’s right San Francisco… Not only is he living a healthy plant based life, he is also a plant based trainer. It also gets better, he is the owner of a vegan dog food by the name V-Dog. Just for being a BAV you can get a discount by mentioning the code “BAV” when you are ready to try it. Make sure you check out Mr. August… Darren!
Name: Darren Middlesworth
Where do you live and where are you from? San Francisco, CA
What do you do for a living/profession? I’m a Plant Based Fitness Trainer @ www.PlantFit.com in San Francisco and co-owner with my father David Middlesworth of V-dogfood, Inc – The Vegan Dog Food Company
What do you like to do for fun? Run, Bike, Hike, Swim, Travel and Adventure!
How long have you been vegan? Since 2005
Why did you become vegan? I read.
How was your transition? It was pretty easy for me because I was exposed a to vegetarian diet throughout my childhood and because I am not emotionally attached to food .
What is the funniest misconception(s) that you have heard about vegans? That we are somehow living a suppressed existence. I feel more alive than ever.
What is your Favorite thing(s) about being a vegan? The feeling of you are what you eat – whole, vibrant, fresh, alive, full power. And NOT: dried out, decaying, toxic, bogged down digestion.
What do you think makes a Sexy Bad Ass Vegan? A person who dares to evolve and move beyond negative impact traditions and lead the way to establishing new, positive traditions. And training hard to maintain a sexy bad ass body never hurts!
What is your the best vegan dish that you make in your kitchen? I’m more of a smoothie chef, I like to throw some organic fruits and greens into the blender and whip up a bomber purple smoothie
What is the best Vegan Restaurant you have ever had the pleasure of eating at? I love to get BeLove Farm Organic Mexican grub at Gracias Madres in San Francisco!
What advice do you have for those that are thinking of transitioning to a vegan lifestyle? Be patient with yourself, read all the great vegan books out there and you’ll find plenty of motivation!
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