"I show my love for animals by not eating them or participating in any business that profits directly from their exploitation or – if that word irks you – their “use.” You may show your love for animals by eating them. You may love animals, but only “intelligent” ones. You may draw the line anywhere you gosh darn please, but for me, I couldn’t draw it anymore so I just gave up the line. I threw out the line."
Check out Mayim's entire post, "Why I am Vegan" here.
Here's a great recipe from Mayim for the Rosh Hashanah holiday!