Many persons on the vegan diet can get ‘stuck in a rut’ so as to say, when it comes to preparing their vegan meals and food. They often prepare the same dish over and over again, and hence their diet becomes boring. In order to keep ones diet fun and delicious however, one must put effort into diversifying their diet and expanding to new horizons! Keep in mind that creating gourmet and delicious vegan recipes and meals can be easy and quick!
Where should one start looking for some easy and quick vegan recipes to diversify their diet? The following ideas might be a good starting place for you to begin your recipe hunt!
1. From a vegan friend –
Why not invite your friend over for a meal, and in the meantime, ask them to bring along a copy of their favorite vegan recipes and meals for you? Copy the recipe down and try it out for yourself. Remember that it’s their favorite recipe for a reason, so it must be good!
From Recipe Books:
2. From ‘normal’ recipe books –
You can find vegan food in just about any recipe book, so choose a random book off your shelf and have a browse inside. You might be surprised at how many recipes in that recipe book suit your dietary needs! And don’t forget that if a recipe does contain meat, eggs or dairy – you will always have the option to use substitutions instead!
3. At your local bookstore –
If you love to buy books, why not stop at your local bookstore and see what they have to offer? Most bookstores these days will have at least a few vegan food books on their shelves, so it’s definitely worth having a look!
4. At your local library –
If cost is an issue for you, you should consider browsing your local library. This way, you can loan some vegan recipe books out, if they are available, and either photocopy, type out or jot down your favorite recipes. This is definitely a cost-friendly idea for those on a tight budget.
From The Internet:
If you enjoy watching recipe shows, why not see what videos are available on you-tube that offer delicious vegan food and recipes? But remember to have a pen and paper on hand so that you can jot the recipe down!
6. Websites & Blogs
The majority of persons in today’s day and age will get their recipes off the internet. This is one of the fastest and easiest methods of finding some good recipes to suit your needs. All you have to do is type into Google key phrases such as ‘easy vegan recipes,’ ‘quick vegan recipes,’ ‘healthy vegan recipes,’ ‘vegan recipe e-books,’ or ‘delicious vegan recipes,’ and you will be directed to a ton of websites and blogs that will offer plenty of good recipes for you to try out.
7. Recipe E-books
Alternatively, many people these days opt to download/purchase a vegan recipe e-book online. It is the same as a normal recipe book, only it is an electronic copy. Therefore, you can store your recipe e-book on your tablet, laptop, iPad, iPhone or computer. You can also easily take your ‘recipe book’ into the grocery store with you when you are doing your vegan food shopping and meal planning! Also note that e-books are generally cheaper that physical books, which is why many people opt for this method for purchasing their books nowadays.