Going vegan! - Discussion Forum
New to the Vegan Land 3 Replies
I am a new vegan and is excited about this new journey I am embarking upon for a healthier lifestyle and to meet people that I can draw inspiration and encouragement from!!
LIfelong vegetarian - aspiring vegan
Dairy products keep messing up my life!
The conversion from vegetarian to vegan has failed many times.
The allure of cheese pizza, ice cream, and ranch dressing keeps calling me back!
Oh the shame and the guilt!
Is there more than one type of vegan? 3 Replies
Hi, I'm new to this group and to vegetarianism. In fact, I'm currently not even a vegetarian. I guess I'm what you'd call a pescetarian. I don't eat dairy, egg or land animal meat, but I do eat seafood.
I get closer to being a vegetarian every day. I think the ... Read More »
Groups to be discontinued
We're getting ready to launch a new version of HappyCow in the next couple weeks.
As a result of this redesign we've decided to phase out the group sections.
We're sorry about this, but need to do this to keep HappyCow strong and our focus clear.
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How's everybody doing who is struggling to stay vegan while most everybody else is eating turkey, gravy, and loads of dairy? It is quite a challenge in my family...as I am the only one who is even remotely health oriented and conscious about animal suffering. my family is in the Midwest and they ... Read More »
Yay Vegans! 1 Reply
I'm a 'newbie' Vegan and I'm so stoked to join this community of wonderful individuals.
Long Time Coming... 3 Replies
I have never really liked the taste of meat, so being vegetarian has always been somewhat natural, but as of September 10th this year, I decided to try going vegan, but I know little of what I can and cannot eat. Being that I work at a small restaurant, I am allowed to bring in my own items to ... Read More »
Vegan Alternatives without Chemicals 3 Replies
HI, I'm new! I'm interested in going vegan, but a priority of mine is to not eat chemicals. I try to eat foods with five or less ingredients.
I was looking for dairy alternatives since I don't care much about meat alternatives (I won't miss it and don't each that much now), and all ... Read More »
Book for those "missing cheese" 1 Reply
Here's a vegan book with nothing but recipes that attempt to copy the cheese flavor in recipes. I found this yesterday by accident on Amazon. Although I have do not have the book nor have I tried any of the recipes, I thought you all might like to know about it. Might be a good Christmas present. ... Read More »
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Need help lasting as a vegan 2 Replies
Anyway, here's the thing. I can eat 100% vegan, not eat any dairy or eggs for 3-4 months at a time... (I don't get non-vegan non-food items if I eat dairy/eggs or not) Then I give in, start eating dairy and eggs for a few months, then get inspired to go vegan again. Eating fake cheese really ... Read More »
New to this. 5 Replies
Hello group I'm new to this I've been off meat for about a week. I drive a truck over the road and I watch a lot of documentaries on Netflix. After watching my second doc on the health benefits of a vegan diet it all just kind of clicked that this is what I needed to be doing. Now of course it's ... Read More »
Life without cheese 12 Replies
Hello everyone. Happy New Year!
I'd like to talk about cheese.
I love cheese.
My mouth loves cheese.
My body hates cheese.
My conscience hates cheese.
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Going vegan but not going vegan 5 Replies
Hey vegetarians and vegans! I`ve been a vegetarian for 2 years and i`m a little vegan. I dont eat cheese, eggs, and I dont drink milk. I could hardly beleive it when I found out eating cheese supports the veal industry! I want to go vegan, but the budget does`nt allow it. I would go vegan but I ... Read More »
Please advise.. 6 Replies
Hello. I want to talk about more things... I am "almost vegan" a few months, before i was vegetarian, two years... and now ill explain why "almost vegan"... I do not eat any meat, eggs, milk, or any milk products. but im addicted to honey. do you know something, what can ... Read More »
I've been paticipating daily in the main chat. This summer I enjoyed becoming both a Space Educator and a down to earth Health Minister, so if I don't know the answer, it's nice to share testimonials. I was not sure how to set mail settings.
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Vegan iPhone/iPod Touch apps 3 Replies
There are a few vegan and cruelty-free apps that are incredibly useful for the new & seasoned vegan alike--FOR FREE!
- "Cruelty-Free": a listing of cruelty-free companies & products
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Vegan for 30 days 3 Replies
Hey, I'm new to the website and could really use tips. I've been a veg for about 2 years and I'm really considering going vegan. I'm going to try it for 30 days just to see how it goes. Any tips on what to buy to get enough protein, what food to avoid like ones with hidden animal ingredient, how ... Read More »
Help just starting! 4 Replies
I am changing my life and becoming vegan. I am alone on this since my family and friends will not give up chemicals and meat that causes many health problems. I need support and advice on how to get most of my protein through a plant based diet. Please help make this process easier for me and I am ... Read More »
Reunite Lambrusco *red wine* 2 Replies
Does anyone know if Reunite Lambrusco red wine is vegan???
I appreciate your responses... i can't seem to find anything on it.
New HC Becoming Vegan Flyer to Share 1 Reply
We've just received a little flyer for print which you can handout to friends or bring to events which details the beginings of becoming vegan. Please download and share it!
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trying it.. 2 Replies
I'm going to try veganism for 30 days to see how it goes. I've been a vegetarian for 7 years. Any tips about food in the pantry must--haves or anything?
Also, I'm looking for vegetarian dog food, but everything out there is really expensive. I have 2 large greyhounds so
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HELP ME!! 7 Replies
I have a quick question and need all the help I can get.
I am a wife, mother of 2 and a full time career woman. I recently went Vegan because Vegetarian was just too easy for me.
Problem is....I am eating WAY to many starches and I am going to turn into RICE!!
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Sports Equipment 1 Reply
I really want to get a softball glove that is not leather, but it seems that they don't exist around where I live. After some online research I found a company called Heartland Products, Ltd. but their website isn't working and I'm wondering if they're still in business. Would anyone happen to ... Read More »
is curry vegan? 4 Replies
i made chana masala last night and it has curry.
is curry vegan?
Holiday Meals 1 Reply
Just curious - did anyone have a vegan holiday meal and served non-vegetarians? How did it go? I have never had a thanksgiving meal at my house before because my family insists on turkey and I will not do it at my house. So this year for the first time I announced that I would have Thanksgiving at ... Read More »
hello!!! 6 Replies
i am a vegetarian but have started my conversion into vegan =) i love cheese! an i feel so bad after i eat it.an becomeing vegan is something im very much commited to .does anyone have any great ideas for me????
I've been a Vegetarian for 2 and a half years, mad the transition to Vegan once for 4 months and am trying it once again. Just wondering what are some of your favorite products and/or recipes that you might like to share. Seems I am eating the same meals over and over again. Any suggestions would ... Read More »
How is your transition to vegetarianism going? 2 Replies
Since this is a group in transition, I would like to know how you're doing? What pitfalls have you endured? How are old friends being educated and have you been able to make new friends?
Why'd you join Going Vegan? 2 Replies
Sorry everybody I've been a bit slow in trying to get this group re-energized. Since I am new here, I thought I'd ask one question so see where best to go from here: Why did you join "Going Vegan" and what do you want to see come out of your experience here? I see many of you are already ... Read More »