For milk and egg substitutes see the Cooking tab. Here are some meat substitutes available.
10 tips on how to go vegan video (adult language)
Sites that can help you ease or jump into your new healthy lifestyle:
Happy Herbivore getting started resources (“How to’s”) page here
7 Tips for Sticking With Your New Vegan Diet Stocking your vegan pantry video
Google sees vegan trend building-neat state by state map of searches here
Implicit condemnation-why animal killers harass -vegans
Here is a first step in eliminating animal products-click on-a good for you hamburger substitute
A 2nd step is to get a good herbivore cookbook & 3 new ingredients for your kitchen
Create a menu rotation for easy dinner planning-sample here or use the Chooseveg planner (free) or or PETA’s 2 week planner (free) or even more free meal plans here or Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has one here. Veganuary has a meal planner for UK users. You can even buy a subscription to Happy Herbivore’s planner
Ideas for all meals, snacks and eating out are here
Going Herbivore as a Teen here
Beyond cooking, cruelty free beauty product info here
Answering the question-isn’t plant based more expensive-no! here or an athlete’s perspective or 7 tips or 31 recipes at $3 or less a serving. The average American spends $151/week on food, vegans can spend $30. You can even buy vegan at Wal Mart-watch!
Beans are inexpensive, high in fiber and protein-GREAT $$ saving ways to serve beans here
Breaking the Cheese Addiction here
Did the arts play a role in you going veg? A leaflet, a book, a video, a movie? If you like to read, your first books should be The China Study or How Not to Die. For movies, Cowspiracy or Forks over Knives. Some like internet videos like the presentation “Why Vegan? by Gary Yourofsky.
Books for New Vegans on How and Why to go vegan:
The Happy Vegan by Russell Simmons