An introductory guide for young people wanting to adopt a vegetarian diet, with tips on healthy eating and a range of meat-free recipes to cook.
Are you thinking about giving up meat, but don't know how to go about it? This book outlines why people give up meat and how you can change your diet and still live a healthy life.
It examines the terms vegetarian/pescatarian/vegan etc, how to tackle questions from family and friends and how to read and understand food labels, among many other topics. The book takes you through the costs and benefits of this change in lifestyle. It includes a section on food groups and information about how you can adapt your diet to get all the right nutrients (such as iron).
The book goes on to give tasty and easy-to-follow recipes for the whole family, specially created by vegetarian blogger Jacqueline Meldrum of www.tinnedtomatoes.com. The recipes include dairy but not fish or meat.
NOTE : Contains some description of animal slaughter and cruelty in animal farming methods in the context of ethical vegetarianism but some sensitive readers may find it upsetting.