Going vegetarian is easy. Grocery stores are always stocked with colorful vegetables and plenty of other vegan foods. Almost all grocery stores now carry delicious faux meat products, too—from veggie burgers and veggie hot dogs to vegetarian chicken nuggets, ribs, steak strips, and more. With all these great products available, it's easier than ever to whip up delicious meat-free meals at home. Going out to eat couldn't be easier too! With more and more people becoming vegetarian these days, most restaurants now offer great-tasting, healthy vegetarian selections.We've listed our top six tips for making your transition to a vegetarian diet easy and delicious. We have also provided some "everyday eating" ideas for each meal (and snack!) of the day. If you want more help making the transition, take our "Pledge To Be Vegan for 30 Days."
Bon appétit!Top Six Tips 1. Make vegetarian versions of your favorite meals.2. Explore thousands of delicious vegetarian recipes.3. Try some tasty faux meats and dairy alternatives.4. Sample vegetarian microwaveable meals and convenience foods.5. Search online for the best vegetarian-friendly restaurants in your area.6. Explore the amazing variety of meat-free ethnic foods.Ideas for Everyday EatingWe have thousands of delicious recipes searchable by meal category and type of cuisine. Here are some of our favorites! (Click on the links below to read more.)• Breakfast and Brunch• Lunch• Dinner• Side Dishes• Desserts• Appetizers• Sandwiches• Pizza Toppings• Quick-and-Easy Snacks• Barbecues and Picnics• Accidentally VeganMore Ideas for Vegetarian Living(Click on each tip below to read more.)• Dining With Friends and Family• Eating While On the Road• Raising Vegetarian Kids and Teenagers• Where to Find Vegan Groceries• Eating On a Budget• Going Vegetarian: All at Once or Gradually?• A Note About Tiny Amounts of Animal Products in Foods• How to Go Vegan
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