When making the transition to vegetarian eating, take simple steps and be sure to explore new foods and recipes - you just might discover a new favorite meal! Here are some easy ideas to get you started:
Breakfast: cereal with almond or soy milk, oatmeal with cinnamon and maple syrup, a fruit smoothie, tofu scramble, toast with peanut butter, soy yogurt with raisins
Lunch: a veggie burger, falafel wrap with hummus, a sandwich with veggie meat deli slices, rice and beans, vegetable chili, a salad, peanut butter and jelly sandwich
Dinner: vegetable stir fry over rice, spaghetti with marinara sauce, vegetable stew, BBQ tofu, a black bean burrito, vegetable lasagna with ground veggie beef
Snacks: fresh fruit. mixed nuts, energy bar, green smoothie, baked pita wedges with hummus, chips with salsa, popcorn
Whether you’re a student, raising a family on a low-income budget, or just trying to make ends meet, choosing to buy vegan foods doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. Sure, you can splurge on savory mock meats and dairy-free cheeses that are readily available in grocery stores everywhere, but there are plenty of delicious and nutritious vegan options that don’t require spending a lot of money.
Discover how easy — and affordable — it is to transition to a more compassionate diet! Here are a few cost-saving tips: