What do you think of when you think vegan? Hippies with salads? Animal rights protests? Naysaying all the best restaurants? All common misconceptions. Like many things falling outside the general zeitgeist, veganism is a smidge different than it’s perceived.
Though animal rights remains the main motivator for choosing, and maintaining, a vegan lifestyle, that’s not the end of the story.
Now that you’ve seen a few of the reasons why you might consider eliminating animal food products from your diet, let’s talk about a few vegan food options.
Here’s how people perceive the typical vegan diet:
Here’s what an actual vegan diet might look like:
And the list goes on.
There are plenty of foods and flavors vegans can eat that are just as good, if not better, than non-vegan options including a wealth of meal options, both at home and in restaurants!
So … have we perked your interest yet? Yes? Well then it’s time to do some research for yourself! Learn more about the motivations, the benefits – even the negatives. And if you decide you still love meat too much to kick the habit, you can be confident that you’ve made a well-informed personal decision! Knowledge is power after all.