Vegan eating doesn’t have to be boring

A lot of people love the idea of going vegan for a while. But, most are put off because of the lack of option there are when you decide to make this step, though. This is a shame. Because modern goods have limited the problems caused by being vegan to the point that it’s possible to live a normal life while eating this way. You just have to be a little creative with the ways that you eat. And, you have to make sure that you’re looking for new options all of the time. Most people worry about time, too. But, with this post, you should be able to start working towards a vegan diet without any of the fuss. And, you’ll do something for the world in the process.

  • Why is veganism important?

Currently, a lot of experts believe that the only way we can sustain our world when it comes to food, is by developed countries switching to a vegan diet. This would give countries the resources to feed their own people. And, it would free up a vast amount of space around the world. Currently, a lot of big countries import their meat from poorer ones. This means that the country who sell the met has a much lower internal supply. This raises the price of meat in the country and makes it hard for people there to buy it. Without this challenge, it would be much easier for countries like this to be fed.

Along with the impact on people in poorer places, veganism can have a positive environmental effect, too. As the demand for meat lessens, people won’t need to farm as much livestock. Cows are one of the biggest producers of methane in the world. And, methane is a typical greenhouse gas. Lowering the amount of animals like this on the planet will have a major effect on the pollution levels that we’re creating. And, this is without considering the environmental cost of transporting animals like this; which can be massive. Ultimately, although some may consider it to be boring, veganism is one of the best routes for humanity to go down.

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  • Food

Food is the biggest part of being a vegan. And, of course, a lot of people worry that they won’t have nothing to eat if they decide to make this change. This simply isn’t true, though. You won’t be able to eat meat or dairy products. But, you will be able to eat everything else that’s available. You’ll be limited when it comes to processed or fast food. But, these aren’t usually that great for your body, anyway. And, going vegan will be much healthier.

One of the best parts of trying a vegan diet is the ability to try new things. By reducing your options to those without certain things in them, you will be reducing the amount of options you have in bars and restaurants. This means that you’ll be forced to pick things that you usually might not choose. Usually, people decide that they won’t like something before they ever try it. So, having the chance to try new things like this is great. And, you don’t have to worry about getting ill, as most vegan food is completely harmless and safe.

In the past, finding a place to eat out would be a nightmare for a vegan. Most food places hadn’t heard of this sort of diet. And, didn’t have the right tools to cater for it. This is changing, though. And, it’s changing quite fast. Vegetarianism and veganism are becoming much popular; especially amongst young people. Most and more are deciding to go against the regular food that we eat. And, are going for a more ethical option. This means that companies have to provide options if they want to stay relevant. A lot of companies will be extra flexible when it comes to serving vegans. They will be willing to remove parts of your order if you want to have something that isn’t vegan. And, they may even be able to cook something especially for you.

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  • Modern alternatives

When a lot of people make this change, they’re surprised how many options there are out there. Companies have recognised the increase in popularity of this type of diet. And, they’re making sure that they capitalise on it. These foods are usually cheaper and easier to make. So, it makes sense for companies to be working towards them. With just a little bit of chemistry, people have been able to make some very good alternatives to non-vegan products.

With these products, you have the options to eat practically anything you could possibly want. Modern science has enabled manufacturers to make items that feel and taste exactly like the real thing. And, no animals will have been anywhere near it. One of the best examples of this comes in the form of milk. You can get loads of different types of milk, which don’t have anything to do with an animal. One of the most popular kinds of milk like this is almond milk. This alternative is made from almonds, which are a plant. And, it still contains a good amount of calcium to help your bones and teeth. A lot of alternatives like this are designed to have the same qualities as other foods. This means that you’ll often find items designed to give you protein or fats that you won’t get from plants alone.

Along with almonds, soya is also used to make milk. Soya comes from a bean and is incredibly versatile. It has been used to make loads of different kinds of vegan foods. You can find butter and cream, that have never been near an animal. And, you can even find fake meat. These options can make it much easier for a vegan lifestyle to be livable. You have to consider the food you love when you’re thinking about a change like this. And, soya will likely offer a way for you to make your favourite meals vegan; even if they usually contain meat.

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Quorn is the biggest company out there making fake meat. They use their own special formula to make their products. And, they’re very good. In recent times, they’ve started releasing products specifically aimed at vegans. These products will have no animal products in them at all. And, they will be cheap enough for anyone to afford. These can be a great way to have something a little different in your diet. And, can give you a way to enjoy the food you love without any guilt.

There are loads of other products out there to help vegans get the most out of their food. For example, cream of tartar can be a great alternative to raising and binding agents that you would find in cakes and other goods. Check out a page like The Incredible Cream of Tartar – How to Use and What to Substitute With – MyGreatRecipes to find out more about products like this. Finding the best options for your needs will usually be a case of plenty of research. You’ll have to look for things that you would want to eat. And, things that replicate the food you love.
Hopefully, this will give you the help and inspiration you need to start making a real difference in your diet. Adopting a plant based diet will help you to maintain a healthier lifestyle. And, it will make you feel much less guilty about the food that you eat. It’s never been easier to live like this. So, it’s worth considering.

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thesparklenest

Mama of two beautiful boys. I’m veggie, vintage loving, a bit of a crafter and a bit of a hippy. I love the countryside and pretty things.

1 COMMENT

  1. Alison | 23rd Mar 17

    I’ve tried Quorn several times and just don’t like the taste. While I understand the the global benefits of veganism, I think I’d still want a nice fat steak from time to time! One thing I like about the warmer weather is we seem to eat less meat and more fruit and veg. Perhaps its down to availability as I do try to shop seasonally and don’t expect things to available year round. I find seasonal produce tastes better in season, if you know what I mean, and I prefer to buy British grown over imports.

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