Vegetarian and Special Diets

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    The beginning of summer brings the unofficial start of grilling season. For some vegetarians and vegans, this means making do at backyard picnics with the same old soggy green salads — or worse — filling up at the chip bowl.

  • Vegetarianism: The Basic Facts

    People of all ages and backgrounds are vegetarians. People who follow a vegetarian diet never eat meat, fish or poultry. Instead, they rely on a variety of plant-based foods for good health and eating enjoyment.

  • School Food Options for Kids with Food Allergies

    Does your child have a food allergy or intolerance? Partner with your school's food service and nutrition staff (many of whom are registered dietitian nutritionists) to find safe and nutritious options.

  • Healthful Vegetarian Meal Ideas

    A healthy vegetarian diet includes a wide variety of foods from all the food groups. Be creative in planning menus and trying new foods. Here are some healthful, vegetarian meal ideas to get you started.

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