Kristen Zaier, ​​Plant-Based RD

Going Plant-Based Starter Kits

The following organizations have free plant-based starter kits that you can either download and print or in some cases have mailed to your home. These are great for someone just starting out on a plant-based diet. I love the PCRM starter kit and they have a fantastic 21-day vegan kickstart program that offers support from an online community. Browse the kits and pick the one that seems useful to you.

PCRM Vegetarian Starter Kit

PCRM 21-day Vegan Kickstart Program

Compassion Over Killing Vegetarian Starter Guide​

PETA's Vegan Starter Kit

​Vegan Outreach Starter Guide

Humane Society Guide to Meat-Free Meals


(register for free then click on the "make over your diet" section to gain access to tips on transitioning to a plant-based diet, meal plans, shopping lists, recipes and much more)