We had sandwiches for lunch at the office today, and they were all really delicious, except for the vegetarian options, which were frankly kind of weak and unsatisfying. Which got us to thinking—briefly—how to best construct a sandwich without meat.
Just over a year ago, Tony Jordanek stopped eating meat, cold Tofurkey. He'd been studying nutrition for months in a desire to fuel his athletic performance, and his conviction on meatless diets had reached a climax. So on the morning of a track meet in California, he switched.
When Arian Foster announced that he was switching to a Vegan diet this summer, the doubters appeared. "If this doesn't work, I'm going to kick your ass," teammate Brian Cushing told him. Is it even possible to consume the however many thousands of calories a day hardworking NFL players burn through? Well, 770 yards…