Vegetarianism is becoming an increasingly popular lifestyle choice, and there are several reasons as to why. It has been said to have many health benefits as well as to help reduce global warming.
Although some countries are more veggie friendly than others, it’s never impossible to find a meat-free meal on your travels.
Eat Fresh in France
Many travellers associate French cuisine with frog legs and snails, but France actually has plenty of delicious vegetarian options as well. A lot of sandwiches consist of tomatoes and various cheeses, and of course the country is famed for its bread and other baked goods, which are often veggie friendly.
Savour Spanish Tastes
Spanish cuisine is rich with variety, so you’ll have no trouble finding a vegetarian option. If you’re travelling to Spain, you definitely shouldn’t miss out on the tapas. These small sharing plates feature all kinds of food including some delicious meat-free choices.
Spanish paella is another tasty dish made with rice and vegetables, and although it traditionally features fish, it is just as good without. You should also look out for Spanish omelettes – these are made with eggs and potatoes and are often served in a sandwich.
Feel Inspired in Italy
Pizzas and pasta dishes are a staple in Italy, but if you’re looking for a vegetarian option with fewer carbs, you’ll be pleased to know that Italian menus often feature healthy soups and salads. For dessert, you’ll find an enormous selection of delicious gelato flavours – sweet-toothed travellers will be in heaven!
Go Green in Greece
This may come as a surprise since the food in Greece is generally quite meat-heavy, but Greek cuisine can suitable for vegetarians when it needs to be. If you know where to look, you can find eateries catering largely to meat-free diners. Enjoy classic Greek salads complete with a large helping of feta cheese, and more carbs than you can shake a stick at – fries, bread, pitta and the list goes on. Although there’s no getting away from the meat-loving culture, you can certainly avoid eating the Grecian specialities.
No matter where you’re travelling on your next adventure, there’s always a meat-free way. Find the perfect restaurants, explore the local markets and discover vegetarian culinary delights from all over the world.