Are You A Vegan Virgin? Start Your Journey Here

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Vegan cooking can be hard if you’re used to cooking meat and two vegies. While some things are the same, it can take a while to adjust. Too many people give up on their vegan goals because they can’t get to grips with the cooking. Once you get to grips with vegan food, you can have a lot of fun. All you need to do is get to grips with these basics!

KITCHEN EQUIPMENT

Getting the right equipment is essential in any kitchen. This is even more true if you’re turning to a vegan lifestyle. Certain equipment is going to become a staple in your kitchen. It’s essential you get to grips with what you need. You’re going to be blending a lot of food, and many vegan cheese recipes need blended nuts, too! Get yourself a top quality blender to ensure you can make the alternatives you need! It’ll help you make high quality smoothies as well! It’s important you also stock up on the essential kitchen equipment. Mixers are important. Take a look at your options, like those available from companies like Mixer Picks. Don’t forget your knives and pans, too! Making sure you have everything will save you having to rush out and buy essentials!

RECIPES

When you’re first starting out, recipes will be your best friend. You’re not going to know the best alternatives yet. Getting to grips with a few vegan recipes will help you to see which options work, and which don’t. Just like with any cooking, this is going to be a case of trial and error. Some things are going to work, and others will end in disaster. Finding recipe books that work for you will help you get the most success. The good news is that there are many vegan recipe books on the market. There are many online sources you can turn to as well.

EXPERIMENT

Vegan cooking can be a lot of fun when you get experimental. In truth, all vegan food is an experiment of some kind. If you have favorites that you’re afraid to lose, get creative and come up with a vegan alternative. Using those recipes you’ve found will assist you in creating your own. Knowing what you like will also allow you to try new things. Don’t be afraid to fail in those early days. Remember, you’re trying something different from what you’re used to. Fear of failure can stop you committing to the effort! Have fun with your creations.

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INGREDIENTS
You’re going to need to familiarize yourself with vegan ingredients. Your cupboards are going to change drastically during the transition. Knowing what to do with those new foods is essential! You’re going to be cooking with much more fresh food, like fruit and veg. You’ll also need to familiarize yourself with beans and pulses. Do a little research and ensure you’re getting the varied diet you need in your new lifestyle. Done right, a vegan diet will provide you with the nutrition you need.

I’ll be here to help you along the way as well!

Lets eat more plants in 2017!

Love & Peace

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