Some Helpful Tips for New Vegans

So you’ve decided that your current diet is unhealthy or your Dr. suggested that it would be in your best interest to eat healthier, Either way, trying to find a diet that suits your lifestyle can be a daunting task but don’t be discouraged, many people deciding to change their eating habits for the first time face the same obstacles. If you’ve decided that veganism is an option for you then I have the following advice and tips for you.

1. Ask your friends. You may have a friend that is a Vegan and you may be able to acquire some great pointers from them. Remember, they were where you are at one time and may be able to assist you as you start your new “eating lifestyle”.

2. Check the internet for some tasty Vegan recipes. You will be surprised at how delicious Vegan recipes are.

3. Your local grocery store may have sections specifically labeled for Vegans and Vegetarians.

4. There are many different Vegan foods on the market today from Vegan chicken nuggets to Vegan Ice Creams. Try them all until you find your favorites.

5. Although there are many many frozen Vegan foods, it is always more healthy to eat fresh uncooked foods.

6. Leafy greens are a great energy food. If you need a pick me up, try a cool green mixed salad with fresh vegetables.

7. Avocados are one of my favorite “go to’s” when I want a tasty snack. You’ll find yours.

8. After you’ve collected a few tasty Vegan recipes, invite some friends over for a Vegan dinner night and have them bring over their favorite Vegetarian or Vegan meal. Make it a weekly event.

9. Join a free newsletter online. That is a great way to get new recipes and tips on your new lifestyle.

10. Always remember, make a conscious effort to stick to your new diet. You may find it hard at first if you are used to eating fast food and meats. You made a great choice. Give yourself a chance.

Look forward to a healthier you. You will notice you’ll begin to have more energy and feel better overall.

If you are having trouble sticking to your new diet, make the majority of your diet fruits, vegetables and nuts.

By Laura