A World of Ways to Eat Less Meat

Eating less meat is a good way to go green all around, and we absolutely encourage it: to reduce your carbon footprint; reduce your water footprint; and be a healthier person all around. Cutting out the meat is a big, big change, and we don’t want to marginalize that point; it’s a big lifestyle change, but one that is really meaningful. Let’s get started.

1) Eating less meat doesn’t have to mean a one-way ticket to tofu-town. Each week, TreeHugger features a seasonal recipe that’s easy on resource consumption but oh so yummy. You can’t go wrong with squash flan with sautéed mushrooms [www.treehugger.com] or vegetarian moussaka [www.treehugger.com], right? Check out the rest of the series [url= http://www.treehugger.com/mt/mt-tags.fcgi?tag=Recipe%20of%20the%20Week&blog_id=1]here[/url].
2) TreeHugger also recently helped launch Planet Green, a site that’s part of our Discovery Network that’s all about taking green action; we’ve got some tips [planetgreen.discovery.com] to make it vegetarian without having to drastically alter your taste.
3) Ready to take it all the way? Planet Green also has a quick ‘n easy how-to guide [planetgreen.discovery.com] for doing the green deed.

4) Going veggie will put you in good company, with Coldplay’s Chris Martin [www.treehugger.com] and Prince [www.treehugger.com] both garnering the “Sexiest Vegetarian” award.
5) Need more convincing? It’s not pretty, but arsenic in chicken [www.treehugger.com] is just one of the possible ills that can befall you when consuming meat.
6) Here’s an interesting counterpoint to that, and a reason to stay omnivorous: organic meat sales [www.treehugger.com] are driving land conservation.

7) Going veggie isn’t limited to what you eat; you can even make your .
8) After all, [url=http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/02/vegetarian_is_t.php]vegetarian is the new Prius