I am thinking about switching to a vegan diet. I am a very busy mum of 4 and hubby is fifo? Is it alot of work?

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  • It is a phenomenal amount of work, money, and effort. Vegetarian is easier, but it is still hard to ensure you ar egetting the right nutrients.

  • Where there’s a will there’s a way. I think the comments here are very helpful.

  • I think it’s rather easy, there are so many substitutes and options available now a days !

  • I’ve been vegan going on 8years and love it. These days the plant based options are everywhere and supermarkets are getting larger selections in which makes it easy to substitute. I’ve recently opened up a vegan market stall for sweet and savoury and the amount of questions I get and ppl trying plant based for the first time I love it seeing their reactions to flavours etc

  • Are you already vegetarian? I was vegan for about 11 years and found it extremely simple. However, I wasn’t a mum then. I think if you’ve got time to prep extra at dinner time then you’ll have no problems.

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  • If you’re cooking from scratch I think it is. We do some vegan meals when I have the time

  • Vegan diets are so much easier these days as there are so many options and variety of foods in the supermarket to choose fro. I would suggest seeing a Dietician or letting your GP know and perhaps going for a blood test to see how your iron levels are doing.

  • I thi knit honestly depends if your family are also willing to try new things
    I could not do it, my partner wouldn’t eat a lot of the foods
    So cooking two meals wasn’t very practical but definitely is okay if you have support

  • We are vegetarian for ethical reasons and I would love to be vegan. I find that eating out as a vegetarian is a little easier than vegan. You also have to be aware of protein,iron, vitamin b12 and omegas and how you are getting them in your diet. If you do the research and get regular check ups with your gp you should be good to go. Also try not to make separate meals for you and the family for example if they are having sausage and mash just replace your portion with veggie sausages. Or if your making spaghetti just use veggie mince for everyone.

  • I personally couldn’t do it but I think there are a lot of options and recipes out there. Meal planning is probably key if it’s only for you

  • I wouldnt call it a “diet” more of a lifestyle change.
    in saying that It will take a lot of time getting use to i think alot of research into your shopping lists before you start. Go through your pantry and see how many things that a vegan approved and start their. start small as well dont try to make all these extravagant vegan slices etc. to begin with start dont be to hard on yourself while your starting

  • Hi im a vegetarian but i cant take onion and garlicand find it quite challenging at times for limited food options but there is defintely lots of vegan food options in the supermarkets now and cafes !

  • Our family of four has one vegetarian, one pescatarian, one pescatarian+chicken and one who eats everything. It makes cooking meals for everyone’s different requirements quite tricky at times. So….you really need to work out who of your four children will be eating what and consider your husband’s wants too. A vegan diet, is like any restricted diet – you have less options so it takes more planning.

  • Absolutely will be as it’d be trying something new for the first time, but I’m sure once you get the hang of it and have some great go to meals you’ll be set.

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