Support and resources for new vegetarians

Some people find going vegetarian very easy but others need a bit of support. If you have vegetarian friends or family, don’t be afraid to ask them for advice – most vegetarians will be delighted to help.

How we can help

Our Going Veggie: What to Eat may be particularly useful for you, as it's aimed at new vegetarians.

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Join the Vegetarian SocietyJoin the Vegetarian Society

It's great way to strengthen your resolve and feel part something real. Non-vegetarians are welcome to join as associate members and our magazine and monthly e-newsletter will provide you with lots of recipes, ideas and inspiration. 


Search iconFind a local vegetarian group

The Vegetarian Society has affiliated local groups in many different parts of the country and they all welcome new members. 


Chat in the forumsChat and find support in our forums

Find support and help from other vegetarians in our forums, including one for new veggies.


Recipe iconSearch our recipe collection

You can find loads of great recipes and if you're new to vegetarianism, try searching for simple recipes under 'preparation type'.




We also offer lots of other free resources and information booklets for new and aspiring vegetarians.


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If you'd like to buy a vegetarian cookbook, doing so through our Amazon link, supports the Vegetarian Society's charitable work.


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