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Vegetarian and Vegan 101

If you're considering going vegetarian or vegan or just starting out, this section will help you discover the basics. Here you'll find resources to help you with all aspects of the transition including reasons why people choose different types of vegetarianism and foods you may want to avoid.
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Questions About Vegetarianism
There's no such thing as a silly question, right? Some of these may seem silly, but they may also be genuine concerns about vegetarianism. If you're grasping with some of the ethical and philosophical questions about vegetarianism, read on to find out the answers to some questions you may be wondering about when choosing your...

How to Become Vegetarian - Tips for Going Vegetarian or Vegan
How did you go vegetarian? Gradually? All at once? Share your tips so that others can learn from your experience!

Why vegetarian? - Vegetarian Reasons - Reasons to Go Vegetarian - Why…
Why are you vegetarian? I want to know your reasons for being vegetarian, whatever they may be! There are so many reasons to go vegetarian and advantages of being vegetarian, and your own reasons may be very personal and unique. So please share you own "why vegetarian" and reason you decided to become vegetarian!

Types of Vegetarians
Vegetarian? Vegan? Flexitarian? What does it all mean? Understanding the many different options available to you is the first step towards adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet.

How to Go Vegetarian or Vegan
These quick tips will help you make the transition to a new vegetarian or vegan diet.

7 Foods to Try
Tofu, tempeh and say what? Seven fabulous foods to try if you’re a new vegetarian or vegan.

How to Stock Your Vegetarian Pantry
Cooking vegetarian is easy when you have a few key ingredients on hand. Keeping a well-stocked pantry will enable you to whip up a variety of healthy and satisfying meals at any time.

What can I use to substitute for eggs in a recipe?
Tofu, bananas and a commercial egg substitute can all be used to replace eggs in your favorite recipe. Here's how to use them while cooking and baking.

What can I use to replace milk in my diet or in a recipe?
Soy, rice and almond milk are three common milk substitutes. Here’s how they stack up nutritionally and how to use them while cooking.

What’s the difference between silken and regular tofu?
What you need to know about the different kinds of tofu.

Six Vegetarian Myths Debunked
A nutritionist with the Somerset Medial Center in New Jersey has debunked some common myths about vegetarianism in this short piece. Read on to learn the truth about just how easy and healthy eating a plant-based diet can be.

Top 10 Vegetarian Recipes of 2010
Here are the top 10 most popular recipes of 2010, according to you! Of the over 1000 recipes on the About.com Vegetarian site, these are the ten that have been the most popular over the past 12 months. If you've been wondering what everyone else has searching for, cooking up and eating this year, here it is! Missed last year's picks? Check...

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