Spring is a great time to make the transition to veganism.
My first attempt at becoming a vegan a few years ago left me feeling unfulfilled. The lack of food options left me with an attitude as a result of being ‘hangry.’
My intentions of making that big change were good. But I couldn’t help but feel defeated. After going a week of preparing failed vegan meals, I was not satisfied and didn’t feel completely nourished.
So, after considering the fact that I jumped into a plant-based mode with no prior research and hadn’t been a vegetarian for too long before making such a drastic lifestyle change, I made the decision to take a step back and spend some time learning how to prepare and enjoy more meatless meals, rather than eating beans and rice with a side of vegetables all day, every day, due to my lack of knowledge.
I took the time to research different foods and meals that were not only meatless but, were delicious and fulfilling, too.
It’s been a little over a year and a half since I became vegan. I’m so appreciative of the journey I took to get to this point, as I believe it’s been beneficial with helping me maintain this lifestyle.
If being a vegan is something you’ve been wanting to try rather for ethical or health reasons, but have no idea how to go about starting the lifestyle, continue reading for tips on how to make the transition.
Start With One Day A Week To Transition Into Veganism This Spring
Don’t feel the need to dive in headfirst into plant-based meals. Choose a day out of the week when you make it a point not to eat any meat at all for the entire day.