There are a lot of misconceptions about the vegan lifestyle, the first, according to one vegan restaurateur, being that it has to be a lifestyle. “Becoming a vegan doesn’t require a whole life overhaul,” says Chloe Coscarelli, chef/owner of By Chloe, an NYC-based vegan diner, “It is not all or nothing.”
Coscarelli, whose over-the-top veggie burgers and super-creamy cashew mac & cheese have wooed even the most committed carnivores, suggests working vegan foods into your regular weeknight cooking schedule, “Just like you have Chinese food on Monday or Mexican food on Tuesday, make one day a week your vegan day.” Here are six satisfying and delicious recipes to try.
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Indian food is great for people who are new to eating vegan. The cuisine, which is largely vegetarian, utilizes rich, toasty spices that add flavor to vegetables or tofu, as seen here.