Maybe the word “vegan” sounds like some mysterious concept. Maybe you’re thinking, “But what can I eat besides chips and salad?!” Well, being vegan is much simpler than you might think because vegans can eat literally anything that doesn’t contain animal products such as meat, dairy foods, and eggs.
So, what do vegans eat? Grass? … No, definitely not grass.
OK, well maybe wheatgrass … sometimes.
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Here is what vegans really eat.
Vegans love big greasy burgers every now and then.
The question is: What can’t you make a burger from? Burgers can be made from beans, quinoa, veggies, potatoes, soy, and more.
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There’s one thing most everyone can agree on, and it’s that pizza = life.
Yes, that’s a stuffed-crust pizza with nondairy cheese, and you can get the recipe right here.
Vegans eat holiday dinners with veggie roasts, gravy, and all the fixin’s.
Get one of these roasts, and everyone will want what you’re eating.
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Get ready to have your mind blown by all the ways to replace an egg.
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Don’t worry—you won’t have to give up s’mores around the campfire.
Yes, vegan marshmallows exist, and they’re right here if you don’t believe it.
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And you can have hot dogs with all the taste and none of the cholesterol.
If you’ve eaten meat-based hot dogs, here are some things you actually ate.
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Because fish feel pain, there are these vegan fish ‘n’ chips.
You might as well start trying all the nondairy ice creams right now—because it’s going to take a while.
Vegans love their donuts.
Well, doesn’t everyone love donuts?
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And don’t forget about pasta.
Just be sure to read labels on the pasta and sauce to make sure that there are no meat, egg, or dairy ingredients.
Oh, and cake.
Get the recipe here.
And seriously, whatever this is.
We’ve never seen this before, but we want all of it.
Yes, all things are possible … even mac ‘n’ “cheese” and grilled “cheese” sandwiches.
Because that’s how good vegan cheese is.
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And yes, vegans eat salad, but you probably knew that already.
Change the way you eat salad forever.
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And this is just the beginning. Find out what else vegans eat, where to shop, how to get a vegan mentor, which recipes we love, and more.
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