vegan resources

It seems like I get asked all the time about veganism and how one can start the process.  For starters, I don’t want any newbie spending any money on getting started and luckily there are so many free resources out there that there’s no excuse not to start and becoming vegan has never been easier!  I also acknowledge that veganism is not just about food.  It goes down to your clothing, toiletries, cleaning products, etc. as well and in those categories, I have you covered as well 🙂

Once you become accustomed to making vegan food and would like to build on that, I definitely suggest buying a few vegan cookbooks.  I currently have enough vegan cookbooks to the point it is filling up a whole wall (possibly two) in my rather large office and I don’t see my collection slowing down anytime soon!  Two legends in the vegan cookbook world are Sarah Kramer and Isa Chandra Moskowitz.  I have a tendency to buy everything they put out 😉  You’ll notice in my blog that I review many cookbooks and I do have favorites along the way (like Chef AJ!) so make sure you subscribe to my page so you never miss a post!

Hopefully as this page grows, I will have this section more updated and organized.  If you have any updates or information that you would like to see on this page, please email me and I’ll take care of the rest 🙂

Free Veg Starter Kits: (most are ready to download right away!)

PETA Vegetarian Starter Kit

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) Veg Starter Kit

Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Guide to Meat-Free Meals

Compassion Over Killing (COK) Vegetarian Starter Guide

Mercy for Animals Vegan Starter Kit

United Poultry Concerns (Look for the “Life Can be Beautful, Go Vegan” pamphlet to download their starter kit!)

Vegan Outreach Vegan Starter Pack

Vegetarian Times Vegetarian Starter Kit

VegNews Vegan Starter Kit

Vegan Online Shopping: (clothing, groceries, vitamins, etc.)

Vegan Essentials

Pangea-The Vegan Store

Thrive Market (this is my new go-to because it is soooo affordable….you can even filter your search to only show vegan items!)

Vickerey (note: their clothing is 100% vegan but there’s a VERY small number of items they sell like toiletries that might contain milk, lanolin or honey)

Alternative Outfitters