Fifth Harmony member Lauren Jauregui has opened up about her attempt to follow a plant-based diet. When a fan asked about Jauregui’s workout routine on Twitter, the singer responded by saying that she had been trying to eat “vegan/plant based.”

“I’ve actually just been eating cleaner,” tweeted Jauregui. “Trying my best to be vegan/plant-based (even though I do fail sometimes) ((I’m Cuban it’s hard af to not eat meat)).”

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Congrats, Lauren Jauregui, on making the effort to eat a plant-based diet! To help make the transition easier for you, we’ve compiled some vegan food guides and recipes.

Try out some ‘meaty’ vegan food!

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Even though you’re eating a plant-based diet, you can still enjoy a savory, ‘meaty’ meal with some creative recipes. For example, this Seitan Steak in Beurre Blanc Sauce is a great option for a decadent dinner. The crispy fries and buttery beurre blanc sauce complements the steak perfectly.

And if you’re craving some quick vegan comfort food, try this Jackfruit Fried Chicken. The crispy, battered jackfruit is great for dipping!

These tips may make your meditation even better!

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Eating a plant-based diet can pair perfectly with meditation for wellness and mindfulness. With this guide on How to Power Your Body for Meditation With Plant-Based Foods, you’ll learn about which foods can help boost the calming effects of meditation. While you’re at it, here are some simple tips for a morning meditation session.

Check out these tips for eating clean while traveling on tour!

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If you want some advice for sticking to a plant-based diet while you’re on tour, check out this guide on How To Deal With Traveling as a Clean, Healthy Eater.

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If you want even more tips on what to bring with you while traveling, try Travel Hacks: What to Pack as a Plant-Based Eater When Traveling Abroad.

Here are some plant-based recipes inspired by Cuban cuisine!

If you like to eat Cuban food, you can try to replace some classic Cuban dishes with Cuban-inspired plant-based recipes. Rini Desai’s Cuban-Style Crockpot Quinoa and Red Beans are a tasty dinner option to make in your slow cooker. This simple-to-make recipe combines zesty lime juice and cilantro with red and white quinoa.

And if you want something a little lighter, Karen Sheer’s Cuban Lentil Soup with Baked Plantains and Lemon Crema is a warming soup with creamy lemon crema and baked plantains. It’s a great way to get the health benefits of lentils!

Looking for more tips for starting a plant-based diet, like Step by Step Guide: How to Transition to a Vegan Diet? Download the Food Monster App. With over 10,000 recipes, it’s available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. Full of allergy-friendly recipes, subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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