There's no mystery to creating deliciously satisfying vegan
meals. Tasty alternatives to the animal ingredients that you may be cooking
with are easier to find than ever, and many are as close as your corner
supermarket. We've put together a shopping guide to help you find
the perfect ingredients to make mouthwatering vegetarian meals and
If you're just getting started, you may want to try simply
"vegging up" your favorite recipes. Try tofu or seitan instead of
chicken, ground vegetable burger crumbles instead of hamburger, marinated
portobello mushrooms instead of steak, and soy milk instead of cow's milk or
cream. We have a stockpile of vegetarian recipes to
help you on your way to becoming an expert vegetarian chef.
But there's no reason to stop there. By investing in some
(you might borrow some from your local library first to see which recipes you
like), you can broaden your horizons to a whole new way of cooking. Americans
tend to center their meals around animal products out of habit or custom, but
cuisines from other parts of the world focus more on grains, vegetables, and beans.
Think about it—there are far more types of vegetables than there are types of
meat, so why limit yourself?
Whether you've gone vegan "cold turkey" or just
want to add more healthy, plant-based meals to your family's diet, we have the
secret—and not-so-secret—tips you need to take the guesswork out of vegan
cooking. Use our resources to find the perfect meat, dairy,
and egg replacements.
Then try some of our recipes
to make vegetarian dishes that you and your whole family will love!
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