Are you someone that struggles with variety and staying stimulated on a plant-based vegan diet?
Some people need a little bit more variety in order to feel satisfied on a vegan diet so I’ve come up with my 5 best tips for doing that.
These tips may require a bit of experimentation but I promise you, you will learn from any mistakes or botched recipes that you make.
1. Learn New Recipes
The first and most obvious thing you want to do is to learn new recipes. That may mean that you buy new ingredients that you’ve never bought before. Oh no! You’re treading in to unchartered waters here :).
There are so many recipes that you can find for free around the internet that will give you inspiration and give you more variety. Try them out and as you try more of these recipes out, you will gain more confidence is doing more. Adding to the variety of your current diet. Here are all of our free recipes (https://rawtillwhenever.com/recipes)
Also make sure to try and modify recipes using different foods where you see fit. This makes it so much more fun! Cooking should have an element of excitement to it so be creative :).
2. Learn New Cultures Of Food
My second tip is to try out new cultures of food. Whether it’s Mexican, Korean or Indian, try it out! You will never know what flavors you will end up loving if you don’t try something new.
Different cultures use a different set of flavors and spices so you will surely experience some new tastes that just may become your next favorite.
3. Don’t Deem Plant-based Fats As Being Bad
In the high-carb plant-based community, plant-based fats can be deemed as detrimental to your health. Including some plant-based fats in moderation is definitely and should be included. Foods like avocados, tahini, nuts and seed are great examples.When you include these foods you’ll have tasty satisfying food that will surely add to the variety of what you normally eat.
4. Watch ‘Cook With Me’ Videos
I think that watching ‘Cook With Me’ videos are a great way to learn how different foods and flavors work together. Check these videos wherever you find them. I’ve listed two excellent YouTube channels below where you can find these types of videos often.
5. Shop At New Places
The last and final tip is to start shopping at new places that don’t have the same groceries that you are used to. Try out farmers’ markets or Asian markets. Immerse yourself in these places, ask questions about the different foods and learn about how you can incorporate them in to your diet.
These are the 5 best tips I could think of for introducing more variety in to your diet. If you have any yourself, leave them below.
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All the best!
Derek & Hannah