(NC) As one of the top food trends, everyone is talking about the power of plant-based eating—but putting it into practice can seem daunting. Choosing a plant-based diet isn’t necessarily an overnight switch, nor does it have to mean a complete diet overhaul. We’ve simplified the pressures of doing the plant-based diet “right” with swaps to introduce plant-based eating into your daily routine.
Swap zucchini noodles for pasta to get another serving of vegetables into your dinner.
Add natural sweetness to your oatmeal and smoothies with bananas or dates.
Get your omega-3s from flax and chia seeds.
Trade your taco shell for a lettuce cup, adding extra crunch.
Forget the mayo — use avocado to make your salad dressing creamy.
Opt for chickpeas or lentils as a protein-packed meat alternative.
Replace butter with Becel, which is made with plant-based oils, in cooking and baking.
Need advice on where to begin? Try this recipe for inspiration.
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