Flipping The Change to Vegetarianism – Health and Diet Articles

The finished product – “Chicken in Milk” – recipe from Jamie Oliver
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If you’ve made the commitment to becoming vegetarian yet finding it difficult to make the transition in your diet and your lifestyle, here is some suggestions on how to make the switch a smoother ride.

Start out with committing to be a vegetarian for three days per week for the first couple of weeks. Start substituting ingredients in your favorite dishes to be truly meatless. Throw in mushrooms to that marinara sauce to take the place of meatballs, or try some textured vegetable protein (TVP) in that lasagna recipe. Making simple replacements in your tried and true recipes can inspire you to stay on the vegetarian track once you see how delicious they can be.

Next, commit to 5 days per week for the next two weeks. Study the natural foods aisle at your local grocer, or try to introduce yourself to the local health foods store. Treat yourself to some new vegetarian products and try them in your next meal. The internet can be a great source of vegetarian recipes. And don’t limit yourself to being vegetarian only at home; most all restaurants offer delicious vegetarian entrees, so be sure to try them. You may also find inspiration for your home cooking by doing so.

Now all that’s left to do is add two more days on your week, and you will be a converted vegetarian all week long! After all, you have been doing it for a month now; you have become a seasoned rookie in the game. Take pride in your accomplishments, because not only have you made positive changes in your lifestyle and eating habits, but for the environment and animals as well.

Remember it is not about being perfect; every animal positive change you make it your diet has a great effect. By rewarding yourself for each vegetarian choice you make, and you’ll be motivated to continue in the right direction. Vegetarian Recipes Anyone that cooks often throughout the week can appreciate a good recipe or two every now and then. Nowadays the internet provides great ways to find recipes without having to leave the comfort of your home. Searching the Web At first the amount of information on the internet can seem overwhelming but if you understand some of the tips of searching you can easily navigate through all of it.For the purpose of this article we will be searching for a vegetarian lasagna recipe. First of all you want to type the words vegetarian lasagna recipe into your favorite search engine such as yahoo or Google. You will then get a list of all of the websites that mention a vegetarian lasagna recipe. The words might be all together or they might be on various pages. Usually the first few pages you see will be your best choices and the most popular ones.

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