Becoming any type of vegetarian can be overwhelming for anyone. If you grew up eating animal meat and products, it can make you question how you will stay healthy by removing it completely from your diet.
Being a new vegetarian can also bring up questions of how you will replace animal meat with plant-based meals.
All of this doubt is normal, but it is not something you have to go through by yourself. There are so many vegetarian communities out there that can help guide you on your new lifestyle.
With the increased use of social media, there are numerous amounts of vegetarians that you can easily connect with just the click of a button.
Because social media is very user-friendly and very interactive, you can keep track of multiple vegetarian pages and blogs at once.
These websites, blogs, and social media pages can offer advice, recipes and even vegetarian events that can continue assisting you in this new lifestyle you have decided to embark on.
We have listed below some USA vegetarian blogs that have been known for their creative and healthy recipes, educated advice and they are very easy to follow!
Originally from Southern California, Karla, founder of Nutritious Vida, is a registered dietitian who also follows a vegan lifestyle.
Becoming a new mom herself, Nutritious Vida mainly specializes in vegan nutrition for children and offers helpful tips on her blog and social media page.
If you visit her blog, you can find recipes in both English and Spanish.
Her recipes include breakfast, baking goodies, entrees, salads, soups, and snacks. Just about anything you are having a craving for, she has a recipe for it.
Within the blog, Nutritious Vida also offers very relatable articles such as surviving the holidays with non-vegan family members, why she became a vegan and how to have a healthy vegan supermarket trip.
You will also find helpful articles on how to get your required amount of iron, how to follow a vegan pregnancy and if you already have children on how to raise a healthy vegan child.
Whether you have kids or not, Nutritious Vida will definitely be a great blog to follow for helpful vegan tips.
A registered and licensed dietitian, Catherine, founder of Plant-Based RD, has been a vegan since 2009. Although she has a blog online, she mostly posts daily on her Instagram page.
If you are a new vegan or just want some more plant-based meal recipes, we highly encourage you to visit her Instagram page.
It is not only filled with colorful pictures of delicious meals but she also includes the recipes on each picture. It cannot get any easier than that!
Plant-Based RD is a great blog to follow if you are having difficulty coming up with delicious and healthy vegan meals to prepare at home.
The meals that are posted are vibrant, filled with whole foods that are plant-based and are fairly easy to make.
She also posts videos of herself cooking, providing advice on necessary supplements when being vegan, smoothie recipes and healthy ways on how to replace animal meats that will go with your vegan diet.
Eat Wild Greens
Denver, Colorado adventurer Cole Adam, is not only a vegan but he is also a registered dietitian that knows a thing or two about how to live a healthy, fun, and environmentally friendly lifestyle.
Eat Wild Greens is a blog that will not only open you up to new and delicious vegan recipes but will also educate you on how to stay active and the benefits that come with it, be more conscious about the environment, staying happy and healthy by meditation, healthier sleeping habits and teach you about food and nutrition.
Eat Wild Greens is a well-rounded blog that promotes healthy living and encourages people to exercise regularly.
Being a natural adventure and nature seeker, Eat Wild Greens also discusses how to maintain a healthy mental and emotional state of mind.
Follow Eat Wild Greens on Instagram to follow Cole Adam’s delicious everyday meals, worldwide travels, and nature packed posts that will encourage you to not only eat healthily but also spend more time outside!
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and east coaster Jessie Valentine is the founder of our next featured blog called Vitamin Valentine. Not only is Jessie an RDN but she is also a certified yoga instructor!
Vitamin Valentine offers many healthy vegan recipes for just about any occasion, whether it’s lunch, a snack, dinner or breakfast.
If you are someone living or visiting the east coast, particularly the state of New York, Vitamin Valentine posts some of her favorite vegan restaurants and mentions what she usually orders that she loves.
Vitamin Valentine can also be found on Instagram where you will find easy meal prep ideas, recipes, interesting nutrition tips and follow Jessie’s grocery store trips where she shows her audience what she buys for meal prepping.
This blog can be perfect for any vegan and non-vegan who is looking to add more healthy plant-based meals into their diet.
What started off as a vegan parenting community quickly became an all vegan-parenting magazine that we now know as Raise Vegan.
Even though Raise Vegan is a magazine, it does have an active online blog and an Instagram page that can be accessed by just about anyone!
Raise Vegan may be aimed for vegan parents raising vegan children, but if you take a look at their online blog, you will see that this blog can benefit just about any vegan, whether they are parents or not!
The blog offers delicious recipes, helpful articles on expecting mothers and pregnancy, parenting tips and vegan related current events.
As far as vegan related events go, this section is filled with just about any possible vegan related current event out there.
Topics such as vegan beauty products, traveling as a vegan, activism, law and policy, vegan businesses and many more!
Raise Vegan is a one-stop blog for any vegan that wants to get updated on everything and anything relating to veganism. You can sign up for their free online mailing list to get news relating to veganism directly to your email.
Need A Little Extra Help?
Anyone and everyone needs help at some point in their life. If you are a new vegetarian struggling with cooking healthy vegetarian meals, you can hire your own personal cooking instructor via Superprof to help you get started.
Superprof is an online community of tutors and instructors that are available near you to offer any sort of instructing you may need, for example, vegetarian cooking.
All you need to do is go online to Superprof’s website and search for cooking instructors near you.
The perks of using Superprof are that you will have a chance to see the instructor’s previous ratings and experiences from past users before you hired them. An even bigger perk is that any first session with a Superprof instructor is free!
Any Superprof instructor will cater to your needs. You can find an instructor that suits your cooking needs such as helping you get started with vegetarian dishes.
That is the beauty of the first free trial; you will be able to see, with no pressure at all, if some cooking instructors are good for you!
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