What are the four most important reasons to eat veggie more often?

Do you also regularly choose a veggie meal? Or shouldn’t you think about putting a meat substitute on the table? A recent study revealed the 4 most important reasons why people opt for a vegetarian meal.

The 4 main reasons for choosing a vegetarian meal

1. Variation in meals (43%) 2. Contribution to the environment (including oceans) (40%) 3. Animal welfare (38%) 4. Health (34%)

How much do you know about veggie and meat substitutes?

Test your knowledge with this online test and see how much you know of the veggie eating habits of the Belgians and the Dutch.

Did you get six or more of the eight answers right? You’re right on par with Belgian and Dutch vegetarian eating habits!

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Animal welfare and nature as the main reasons for going veggie

If one compares women and men, 48% versus 22% say that contributing to animal welfare and better nature and the environment (45% vs. 31%) is a reason to eat veggie more often or to stop eating meat and fish altogether.

Women also indicate more often, 10% compared to 3% of men questioned, that not liking meat/chicken/fish is a good reason to eat vegetarian food.

Want to eat vegetarian more often?

In our recipe database you will find a lot of inspiration to quickly and easily conjure up the tastiest vegetarian and vegan dishes.

Videos

The possibilities with the Instant Protein Vegan Mix - 3x 90 grams of Bertyn Seitanburger are (almost) endless! Watch all the videos of our recipes with this protein mix and get inspired to make vegetarian (or vegan) high-protein dishes for you and the whole family!

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Inspiration for cooking with seitan of Bertyn

Organic seitan from Bertyn is easy to use in vegetarian dishes. In classic dishes you can use seitan as a meat substitute. A meat substitute without cholesterol, with more protein than meat or fish and low in fat. Ideal on your veggie day. On this website you will find a lot of recipes for seitan.

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Seitan recipe suggestions

Spicy Seitan vegetarian meatloaf with thyme and oregano

Italian meat loaf with thyme and oregano

Recipe suitable for: 8 people | Difficulty: Difficult | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Preparation time: 15 minutes | waiting time: 90 minutes | Total preparation: 115 minutes |

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Veggie Hamburger for the BBQ

Recipe suitable for: 3 portions | Difficulty: Easy | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Total preparation: 20 minutes |Type: Main dish, Hamburger, Meat substitute

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Quick homemade high-protein, low-carb sausages for pizza toppings

Homemade protein-rich sausage to go with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes

Recipe suitable for: 3 pieces | Difficulty: Easy | Preparation time: 1 minutes | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Total preparation: 11 minutes |Type: Main dish, Meat substitute

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What fans say about Bertyn

Fan: Attile Hildmann

Attila Hildmann

Vegan chef and fitnessmodel

When they discuss the various kinds of meat substitutes, and Attila tries the prepared seitan, he says: “Wow – that’s really good!”. Attila Hildmann also talks about the consistency of seitan: “Seitan has become extremely crispy and has a meat-like consistency. It’s amazing!”