Do you know there are a variety o ways to “be vegetarian”? Let’s explore how diferent peoplechoose to “go vegan.” You might even decide to incorporate this into your liestyle.
Types of vegetarian.
Find out what some o the types are. A ew are listed below. Which are you most likely to try?• Pescatarian• Flexitarian• Vegetarian (ovo-lacto, lacto, or ovo)• Vegan• Raw Vegan• Macrobiotic• Fruitarians2.
Adjusting your favorites.
Look at your avorite recipes. By ollowing your type above, what items can you replace and stillmake your avorite recipes? Try one or two and see how they taste. Make sure you write downwhat you’re changing so you can repeat the recipe. You may ﬁnd you like the recipe better withyour adjustments.3.
Try it twice.
I you didn’t like the recipe with the adjusted ingredients, don’t stop experimenting. Try addingherbs, spices, seasonings, etc. to change the ﬂavor. Perhaps try a diferent way o preparing therecipe to see i that improves the taste.4.
Try a ew new prepackaged or prepared oods that are per your chosen vegetarian type. Lookat the grocery store or oods that are advertised as “vegetarian.” Check the content list beoreyou buy. It might be good or one type o vegetarian, but not another. Don’t orget to try healthood stores as well. What new oods do you enjoy?5.
Explore the oferings o your local armers market to see what ruits and vegetables you canget locally. Try grocery stores, specialty markets and health ood stores to ﬁnd new ruits andvegetables that you’d not considered eating beore.6.
Ask your friends and family.
You might not realize that some o your riends and amily are vegetarians or might knowsomeone who is. Talk to them or ﬁnd someone locally about the reasons they chose to becomea vegetarian and what they allow themselves to eat.7.
Vegetarian part time.
Some people are vegetarian part o the time. By limiting themselves to eating meat once ortwice a week, they still get the protein but are trying to help the planet by reducing their meatintake. I you eel you can’t stick to a strict vegetarian liestyle, try this alternative.