Learn How to Become Vegetarian
Vegetarians of Washington is here to help:
To learn the basics of what to eat, read
The Four New Food Groups, a short
extract from The Veg-Feasting Cookbook.
To get started at a beginner level, you’ll find our latest book
Say No to Meat!
The 411 on Ditching Meat and Going Veg to be invaluable. It’s a comprehensive
guide to the whys and hows of becoming vegetarian, written in an easy-to-digest
question and answer format. It also contains shopping tips and basic information
about ingredients, along with some great tasting and easy-to-follow recipes.
To try some delicious vegetarian food, and meet lots of interesting people, come
to one of our Monthly Dining Events, a great way for beginners to dip their
To learn about the many health and other benefits of vegetarian food, and to
learn how to cook some foods which may be new to you, such as tofu, tempeh and
quinoa, come to one of our free classes.
To discover lots of new foods to buy, to learn from doctors and chefs, and to
gain the confidence that you can be a vegetarian, come to
Vegfest, our annual
vegetarian food festival, held in March each year.
To learn to cook, buy The Veg-Feasting Cookbook, which is packed with a wide
variety of recipes from many different cuisines, to give you lots of ideas and
To learn more about how to shop for healthy food, including how to select produce, read ingredient labels, and so much more, buy our new shopping guide In Pursuit of Great Food.
For many more recipes and lots of helpful advice,
join Vegetarians of Washington
and receive a free monthly subscription to Vegetarian Times magazine, delivered
to your door. You’ll also receive our free monthly emailed newsletter,
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