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 toes.

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 support.

To find places to eat and shop for healthy food in Washington and Oregon, buy our helpful guidebook Vegetarian Pacific Northwest.

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, The Vegetarian Page.

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