Going vegan is easier than ever these days, and more people (even sometimes whole offices, in our experience!) are realising that reducing your meat intake is good for the planet and your body. It is estimated that roughly 1 in 5 adults will attempt a vegan diet in 2018. Recently, our co-founder Lyz Swanton shared her top tips for tackling veganism with Good Housekeeping magazine, landing a mention of one of them in a recent article.
We decided to share 2 more of Feedr’s tips for staying healthy and smashing those hunger cravings on a plant-based diet with you to help you lead a happier and healthier new vegan lifestyle!
1. Get some inspo
Instagram is where we all go for food inspiration (84% of us in fact, according to a recent Feedr survey!), so check out your favourite restaurants and food bloggers online. plantbasedbirdie and lmhallman are vegan bloggers to follow if you want a beautifully colourful Instagram feed full of recipe ideas. London’s great chefs and independent restaurants have some great vegan deals this month! Mildred’s and SpiceBox are just some of our fantastic vendors serving up some tantalising vegan dishes.
Instagram vegan food bloggers’ feeds’ are great sources of inspiration (source: plantbasedbirdie)
2. Vegan snacks are great time-savers!
Vegan meals can require quite a bit of planning. If your argument is that you haven’t got the time to prep meals and snacks at home, there are great ranges of vegan snacks, protein bars and powders available to make vegan life a little easier. Some of our favourite brands to check out are Macacha for protein powder, Pollen+Grace for protein bars (and great vegan sweets!), and Deliciously Ella for energy balls.
Get vegan snacks on-the-go like this Beauty Bar from Pollen+Grace
3. Don’t forget the protein kick!
A common worry among those trying veganism for the first time is that they’ll be constantly hungry, but this is easy to remedy. Lyz recommends keeping high-protein foods such as beans, nuts, and legumes stocked in cupboards to help keep you fuller for longer, and Good Housekeeping seems to agree!
High-protein vegan foods include nuts, legumes, and beans