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EricAlana 06-25-2007 04:18 PM

Hi everyone! I'm Alana from Ohio. I just recently seriously decided to work toward being vegan. I hope to find lots of support and friends here!

froggythefrog 06-25-2007 04:33 PM

You will... Believe me. There is a lot of good information here, and you're sure to find friends too. Welcome!

karenlovessnow 06-25-2007 05:16 PM

Welcome to Veggieboards!

Music Girl 06-25-2007 05:24 PM

Read the book "Becoming Vegan."



Ask questions here - as many as you need to.



Remember not to expect vegan cheese substitutes to actually taste like cheese, and know that avocado will make a divine substitute for cheese on sandwiches (gives that nice mouth feel.)



Buy a few excellent vegan cookbooks (check Amazon for the highest rated ones, I've found their ratings to be pretty accurate guides most of the time.)



I am a mayo addict, and I would have failed at veganism if not for Vegenaise.



Whole grains, legumes, fruits and veggies - lots.

Flours and sweets - little.

Fats - moderate.





Good luck!

You may stumble around some. Don't be hard on yourself (that can cause frustration and the result can be just throwing in the towel.) It gets much, much easier over time....to the point where you forget how daunting veganism seemed at first.

bluegold 06-25-2007 05:38 PM

Hi and welcome



EricAlana There are heaps of ideas and support here so if you have a question just post

Marineluvr26 06-25-2007 06:46 PM

Hi alana! Welcome to the boards. You'll love it here. Lots of friendly people just waiting to give advice. You wont be nervous for long.

Flyingfruitbat 06-26-2007 01:55 AM

Welcome Alana!



Enjoy the forum!

Fona 06-26-2007 02:59 AM

Hi, welcome to VB

Michael 06-26-2007 07:41 AM

Welcome! I'm sure you'll find lots of support here.

Amy SF 06-26-2007 08:04 AM

Welcome.


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