One of the things many people struggle with when first attempting to lead a vegan lifestyle is leaving behind many of their old favorites. They might get a little discouraged thinking about never eating a Ruben sandwich or slice of pizza again. After all, you can’t help but crave the tastes you grew up with, your desire to lead a animal product-free lifestyle notwithstanding. Not to worry.
Experienced vegans know that there are plenty of excellent substitutes for animal ingredients. All are tasty, and some of them are nearly indistinguishable from their animal-based counterparts. Plus, many vegan substitutes are healthier than the ingredients they replace.
So, without further ado, here is our guide to some common vegan substitutes.