So what is it about vegetarian cooking
that turns so many meat eaters off? Well, for one,
I was a heavy meat eater years back, and although
not a real vegetarian, I limit the amount of meat
I eat to only poultry and fish - and only in moderate
amounts. In my mind, the 'worst' thing about vegetarian
cooking was that it didn't have meat! That is what
being vegetarian means... No meat, and no dairy products
There are different types of vegans
and vegetarians, depending on your cooking and what
you eat. See our article on vegetarian
diet and types of vegetarians.
Making the switch to cooking vegetarian
meals isn't so easy, when you've eaten meat all your
life. You'll be missing those big fat juicy steaks...
:) My point here is that you don't necessarily have
to convert completely to a vegetarian, but rather,
cook vegetarian recipes, and reduce your meat consumption
for your health. Here's
an excellent vegetarian cooking source to get you
I used to (not anymore) think that vegetarian
cooking was tasteless and boring. It's just a general
misconception and misunderstanding that meat eaters
have about vegetarian cooking and vegetarians in general.
Of course, I never 'just' ate meat for meals, but
always ate a good amount of other types of foods as
Becoming vegetarian has many healthy
benefits. If you're a big meat eater, you may not
be able to convert 100% to a vegetarian over night
- that's pretty tough. But if you understand the health
benefits of cooking vegetarian, you'll probably consider
eating less meat.
Studies have shown that vegetarians
in general, and people who consume less meat have
much lower cholesterol levels than people who are
meat eaters. In case you didn't know, meats are high
in saturated fats (the bad kind) and cholesterol.
So what are you waiting for? View all
the great info and recipes I've prepared for you.
with a delightful simple Chinese vegetarian meal and
go here for the complete source on Chinese vegetarian