Welcome to the vegetarian blog: a record of the adventures of a new vegetarian. From discoveries of great "accidentally" vegetarian foods to dealing with chicken nugget cravings.
As a 17 year old high school student, Danni helps in the garden during the summer. She made the decision to officially become vegetarian in April, 2008. Follow her journey with us.
It is official. Danni has reached the one year anniversary of becoming a vegetarian. Congratulations Danni!
May 6, 2009
Ok you want to become a vegetarian, but you are thinking “eew gross” cause you just don’t like a lot of veggies? Or have you just heard the rumors about vegetarians only chowing down on tofu and leaves? Well you’re reading a blog from one of the pickiest eaters around.
Honestly, if I’d never became a vegetarian I would have never tried and loved half the foods I have. Before going vegetarian every time my friends and I would order a pizza it would always be just cheese. I would have never thought to order spinach, mushrooms or sliced tomatoes on pizza.
But one night we did and there were no complaints out of anyone. Even my friends that eat meat, and wanted to load the pizza up with pepperoni and sausage, liked the veggie pizza.
At the time we had ordered two pizzas, one full of meat and the other a veggie pizza. At the end of the night, the only pizza left was the meat one. The other had been completely devoured.
Vegetables on pizza is not the only thing I’ve discovered. Vegetarians need to find out how to get protein from other sources other than meat. Protein bars and shakes are awesome.
You will not like them all though. I think some protein bars can be kinda gross. But just keep trying till you find one you like, because some really do taste better and are healthier than a candy bar.
April 13, 2009
Ever thought of becoming a vegetarian? I didn’t either. Most people don’t think of what it takes, to get the meat you eat from the animal to your plate.
One day I was on MySpace and one of my friends posted a bulletin, in the bulletin there was a video on animal testing. I watched the video, horrified at what was in it. How come I never knew this? Not that I didn’t know about animal testing, I just didn’t know how cruel it was. At the end of the video it posted a link to a website I had never heard of, www.goveg.com. I went to the site(
) and was even more horrified and completely grossed out.
I don’t believe that someone can make the choice to become a vegetarian and stick to it overnight. People have to take the time to look into it and know what they’re getting themselves into.
On GoVeg.com they have most of the information you need and you can request a free vegetarian starter kit, if you want to try going vegetarian.
Another great website to check out if your interested in vegetarianism is
For me, the choice to become a vegetarian was very clear. I simply did not want to be a part of the cruelty to animals that eating meat causes. I also did not want to put everything into my body that goes along with eating meat, i.e. steroids and growth hormones.
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