There are many myths out there surrounding vegan eating.  People think vegan food is bland, strange, lacking protein, difficult to find, and on and on. Now, Green Monsters, the time has come to dispel these myths. The good news is that so many vegan products are on supermarket shelves these days that no one should shun the vegan diet because of the fears mentioned above.  To ensure a happy vegan belly, you’ll firstly need to load up on fresh fruit, vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds and legumes. In addition, you’ll need to stock up on some basic essentials; we’ve put together a list to help you do just that!

1. Kick Ass Condiments

condimentsThe first step to stocking your vegan kitchen is ensuring that you have plenty of condiments.  The right condiments are key because they have the ability to add wonderful spices and flavors that will make your veggies, plant-based proteins, grains, and legumes sing.  To that end, venturing away from your normal supermarket aisles into the international aisles will open up a new array of condiment options.  Check out this list to find out the 10 must-have vegan condiments.