“Coming from Louisiana, our meals always included some type of meat (bacon, sausage, pork etc.) and bread. Could you explain the difference between vegan and vegetarian?”
From Celia Jerro in Louisiana
The difference between vegan and vegetarian is that a vegetarian does not eat any meat. However, they do eat dairy products, like milk, cheese, and eggs. A vegan does not eat meat or dairy products or any animal products, whatsoever!
If you’re interested in becoming a vegan, you can always look for alternatives to the foods that you currently consume. Here’s a wonderful article on how to transition to a plant-based diet.
Dairy is often one of the first ingredients that may come to mind when thinking about vegan substitutes. No cream cheese or cheese pizza or mac and cheese? We can still enjoy those favorites. Learn all about replacing dairy by learning more about vegan cheese and nut milk!
I started out as a vegetarian and eventually became a full vegan and never felt better!
Love + Light
P.S. Check out vegan and vegetarian recipes here.