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Use this one hack to make going vegan easy 

Think going completely plant-based is hard? Think again — we’re sharing the number one hack that may be exactly what you need to make the transition to eating vegan so much easier (and more delicious too). 

Want in? Keep scrolling. 

The Number One Hack That Makes Going Vegan Easier 

It all has to do with taking the overwhelm out of overhauling your diet. This is where focusing on just one meal at a time comes in. Instead of thinking about how you’ll make the transition overnight, just pick one meal to begin with, making it the meal in your day that makes the most sense for you — ideally, the meal that’s least stressful too. 

Have more time in your day to prep breakfast? Start here. Or, if your mornings are totally hectic, don’t start with breakfast and try lunch or dinner instead. 

It’s almost like the “Meatless Monday” concept, however, you’re doing it every day with just one meal. 

Once you get the hang of things, you can move to two meals and then three. Trust us — this sort of slow but steady transition to plant-based eating can be the difference between feeling completely overwhelmed and making plant-based eating a lifestyle you can stick to long-term. 


3 Other Tips to Starting a Plant-based Diet 


Once you commit and are ready to start eating one completely plant-based meal per day, here are some other helpful tips to keep in mind. 

  • Keep Things Balanced: Ideally, you’ll want to add a complex carb, plant-based protein, and healthy fat to that plant-based meal you start with. This will help keep you satisfied and nourish your body with all the plant-based goodness it craves. 

  • Get Creative With Plant-based Protein: If one of your hesitations with plant-based eating has to do with protein, fear not — there are tons of plant-based foods that not only pack in a hefty dose of protein but make a delicious addition to your meals. You can also get creative with how you cook them (like tofu or tempeh in balsamic vinegar) for added flavor. 

  • Keep Things Simple: You also don’t want to completely overwhelm yourself with overly complicated recipes when you’re just getting started. Keep things simple, and if you want done-for-you delicious plant-based meals that require no prep work, check out Veestro’s menu to make going plant-based easy and mouth-wateringly delicious. 

  • Enjoy Plant-based Swaps: Think you’ll miss cheese? Probably not when you give almond or cashew-based cheese a try (they have come a long way in the flavor department over the years!) As far as milk goes, almond, cashew, coconut, or even macadamia all make excellent options. For meat alternatives, things like lentils, tofu, and tempeh work really well. 


    Going Plant-based Doesn’t Have to Be Overly Complicated 

    Any dietary change can seem stressful and challenging. But, when you take a slow and steady approach, things are not only easier, but they are likely to be much more sustainable too. 

    So, if you’ve wanted to go plant-based, but just weren't sure how to get started, consider this your challenge to start with just one vegan meal per day. 

    And if you need some help in the recipe department, check out the delicious meals Veestro has to offer, delivered straight to your door.

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