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Vegans and vegetarians celebrate their favorite dishes and dine-ins

The author of Plant-Powered Protein: Meat Alternatives, and 5-Ingredient Vegan: 175 Simple Plant-Based Recipes for Delicious Healthy Meals in Minutes shares tips on the best way to prepare vegetarian meals.

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We've helped you find the best pizza in Houston, and we've explored the cultural crossroads of Mexican food but sometimes you just want a nice salad…

Or a nice vegetarian lasagna, or roasted vegetables, burgers that don’t have the “ham” in it.

Maybe you’re changing your diet to suit your doctor’s orders, help the environment, or you just want a nice portobello mushroom sandwich.

Whatever the reason to dive into a plant-based diet, a new world of vegetables, nuts, and legumes can be a little overwhelming.

Where to begin finding vegetarian and vegan alternatives to old meat-based favorites or explore something completely new?

An expert is an experienced vegan chef of over 20 years who shared her tips for transitioning into vegetarian food for families and the secrets to keeping food fresh and delicious.

Listeners also shared their favorite vegan and vegetarian places to dine out.

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Callers shared in their favorite stops

An email from Dave shared his spouse’s favorite local stops where you can find vegan and vegetarian dishes on the menu in Houston.

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