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12 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Give Up Meat In 2019

Whether you're considering going pescatarian, vegetarian, vegan, or just want to cut down on meat, we have the advice you're looking for.

Whether you want to eat less meat for ethical, environmental, health, or totally different reasons, it can often feel overwhelming and a little daunting to begin with.

1. Start cutting down on your meat consumption in a way that feels manageable and doable.

2. Find a handful of easy meatless recipes that you can make in a pinch after a long day.

3. And find meat-free versions of your usual go-to dinners.

4. Don't be afraid to try meat alternatives if you're curious about them.

5. Visit vegetarian and vegan restaurants in your area, or try ordering vegetarian items off the menu when eating out.

6. Learn how much protein you actually need in your diet.

7. Buy less meat when grocery shopping.

8. Choose a vegetarian food staple you love (think tofu, mushrooms, or eggplant) and master cooking it.

9. Cook vegetarian meals when people come to your home.

10. And get into the habit of taking a meatless dish to barbecues and potlucks.

11. Connect with other people who eat little or no meat and ask them for recipes, cooking tips, and restaurant recommendations.

12. And remember exactly why you want to eat less meat.

As we head into the new year, we're talking about all the ways to make your life and the world around you a little bit better. Read more Do Better 2019 content here.