These are some of the tricks of the trade we discuss in the video course by topic. Handy to have in one place!
This glossary of terms is always growing. If you are scratching your head about what, say, nutritional yeast is – this glossary will help you figure that out.
It’s helpful to have a quick overview of what go-to substitutes you can use for non-vegan items. There’s even a helpful infographic here!
You will be armed with tons of info about your go-to vegan substitutions after going through the course videos and with the helpful vegan substitutions guide. This food traditions and cravings resource helps you navigate how to function when all of your formerly standby foods are not vegan. It is helpful for your “I just want to make my grandpa’s lasagna” and “I’m starving and wish I could get a slice of pizza” moments (if you have those moments).
We go over how to eat out in the videos and this is a summary of your options (and potential obstacles) when it comes to eating out as a vegan. Here you’ll find directories for searching for vegan restaurants, a list of common ingredients that sneak into dishes that some servers might claim are vegan, a list of chains that have vegan options and more.
Sometimes people are years into a diet without realizing a certain food they eat all the time is actually not vegan. Non-vegan foods are sneaky like that! Use this resource to be aware of non-vegan ingredients to be on the lookout for and how to find actually vegan foods in your grocery store.
Here is a list of your options when you are traveling. As a vegan, you have to be some degree of prepared but it gets easier and easier. From using the Restaurant Guide, to carrying snacks and hitting up the local natural grocer – know your options.
This is a summary of the tactics to deal with judgment from non-vegans – how to empathize with them and respond to typical questions and jokes. Be ready because, as I keep saying, this is NOT a vegan world. Be patient.
It will happen. You will stop eating vegan. Maybe for a meal, maybe for a year. Let’s talk about what that means and what you can do about it.