5: Let’s go shopping

Next Steps

  • Make a list of the ingredients you’ll need for the recipes you identified
  • If you need help check out our shopping list below.
  • Go shopping! Try to stick to the outer ring of the grocery store and read the labels of any box or can you buy especially if it is not labelled as vegan.

Shopping Guide

This 7 page guide not only gives you a starter list but tips on exploring the wide variety of vegan foods you can find:

It can be overwhelming when you realize how many foods have hidden animal products. Every one needs to figure out where to draw the line, for example you might decide that honey (which comes from bees) is Ok in your food, but draw the line at lard.

Is a vegan diet expensive? Plant based eating is as affordable as it is healthy. For example dried black beans are one of the cheapest sources of protein you can find. If you are on a tight budget, stick to the produce and whole foods and skip the convenience and processed foods. The more you are willing to cook, the more money you can save.

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