Making dietary changes can be hard but it’s important to start small and make changes that you will be able to sustain over time. Are you interested in trying a plant-based diet but not sure where to start? Here are 3 ways you a can incorporate more plants into your life:

1. Try meatless Monday.

Try cooking and eating vegetarian on one day of the week. Or try starting off with eating a few plant-based meals a week.

2. Cook at home.

Make your favourite foods, but with a meatless spin. Try making protein swaps like lentils for ground meats in spaghetti sauce or tofu for meats like chicken in stir-fry. Get inspired by recipes in cookbooks or online. You might even find your grocery bill is less expensive!

3. Tell your friends.

It’s hard to make changes without the support of your friends and family. Let them know about changes you want to make and the kinds of foods you want to eat so they can support you, maybe they will even want to join as well!

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