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Vegetarian Done Right

Learn how to feel better, lose weight, and help prevent disease through a partial or complete vegetarian diet.
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Last updated 9/2015
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  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Learn the real facts about protein and how to find easy, plant-based sources that taste terrific and keep you well nourished and strong
Find out how to keep yourself healthy by eating a plant-based diet
Find out what foods contain valuable nutrients like B12, Calcium, Zinc, Omega 3′s, and more to keep you in great shape and feeling terrific
Learn how to go grocery shopping on a budget and still get great-tasting food that keeps you satisfied and bursting with energy all day
Find out whether or not SOY is good for you…and if so what types of soy you should be eating to avoid health problems
What types of foods will load you with energy all day, and which ones to avoid so you don’t hit that 3 pm crash
Go to tailgating parties, backyard barbecues…or even Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah parties as a vegetarian, and how to talk to the hosts so that you can eat or bring your own satisfying meals that will make you the envy of the whole party
Learn how to cook one time and have enough meals to last all week, and find out the 3 hints that will keep you from GETTING SICK
Learn how to make meals FAST — 15 minutes or less to having the first bite in your mouth
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  • An open mind and a hungry stomach

Vegetarian Done Right is a comprehensive, step-by-step course on making the easy transition to a meatless (or less meat) diet. It consists of multiple, easy-to-digest videos and supplementary recipes that you can watch at your own pace.

Why should I take this course?

What if you could make a small change in the way you eat that would lead you to having more energy, more stamina, feeling great, looking great, and living longer?

If your health isn't where it should be; if you're suffering from high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, or other diseases, you should take this course.

If you want to lose a few pounds and nothing else has worked, you should take this course.

If you find you don't have as much energy as you used to, you should take this course.

If you want to help save the lives of millions of animals PER DAY and safeguard the environment, you should definitely take this course.

This one course could change the rest of your life.

How long will it take me to watch this?

Most of my students watch the lectures (each about 10 minutes) over the course of a couple weeks, but you could consume the entire course in a day or two if you were really motivated.

What am I getting by purchasing this course?

The course is divided up into three main sections:

  1. Introduction to Vegetarianism; Why Make the Change and the Basics on How to Do It
  2. Cooking for Yourself and Your Family at Home
  3. Going Out to Eat, Holidays, and Other Social Occasions

Who is the target audience?
  • Intended for anyone looking to improve their (or a friend or family member's) health, feel better, have more energy, and potentially live longer.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 25 Lectures Collapse All 25 Lectures 03:46:17
Why Become a Vegetarian?
4 Lectures 33:02

Take a quick tour of the Vegetarian Done Right series and learn about what you’ll be learning about.

Preview 06:46

Learn the differences among terms such as carnivore, omnivore, vegetarian, vegan, and more, as well as how to go about choosing your own style of eating.

Intro to Different Styles of Eating

Discover the true nature of how animals are treated and processed in our culture.


Ethics: Food Industry, Animal Cruelty

Learn some basics on how eating less meat can save you money and keep your medical bills lower.

How Eating Less Meat Can Make You Healthier & Wealthier
Health & Nutrition
3 Lectures 29:52

Pick up the essential steps to staying healthy, full, and feeling good, as well as how to get essential vitamins and nutrients while eating less or no meat.

Keeping a Balanced Diet

Let’s clear up some common misconceptions about protein, and learn how and where to get enough of it every day without deriving any from animal sources.

Vegetarian Sources of Protein

A lot of people give up on vegetarianism because they try it and don’t feel good. But in reality, they wind up eating the wrong foods that make them tired all the time. Find out how to eat so that you don’t crash or have mood swings through the day.

Preview 08:56
Food Basics & Specifics
2 Lectures 14:41

Get a solid look at what it takes to cut out all animal products from your diet, as well as why some people choose to do so.

Introduction to Veganism

Learn about the food lifestyle of only eating food that hasn’t been cooked above a certain temperature, and reasons why your body likes eating these types of foods. And no…this diet doesn’t just consist of broccoli and carrots.
Introduction to Raw Foods
Easy Home Cooking: Getting Ready: Stocking Up + Kitchen Basics
5 Lectures 01:02:34

An in-depth look at how to structure your shopping and subsequent meals so that you save money, and stay feeling good throughout the day. Includes suggestions on how to create a grocery list that gets you in and out of the store in less time. (Part 1)

Preview 09:21

An in-depth look at how to structure your shopping and subsequent meals so that you save money, and stay feeling good throughout the day. Includes suggestions on how to create a grocery list that gets you in and out of the store in less time. (Part 2)

Grocery List: Good Health, Smart Shopping, & Savings, Part 2

An in-depth look at how to structure your shopping and subsequent meals so that you save money, and stay feeling good throughout the day. Includes suggestions on how to create a grocery list that gets you in and out of the store in less time. (Part 3)

Grocery List: Good Health, Smart Shopping, & Savings, Part 3

Hate to cook and clean? Watch this and learn how to cut down on time in the kitchen so you can get on with your life.

Easy Cooking, Easy Cleanup: 15 Quick Tips

Why cook every day when you can make a little extra and stick it in the freezer? But one misstep and you’ll make some big taste (or health) mistakes.

Eat It & Freeze It: A Week’s Worth of Meals
Sample Recipe Ideas
2 Lectures 00:02

Quick Vegetarian Sandwiches
Socializing as a Vegetarian
6 Lectures 49:48

Any lifestyle change can be a tough subject to broach with the people in your life. Here are some tips on how to do so by inviting dialog, as well as how to get your point across without being confrontational.

Preview 08:06

Let’s face it — we live in a meat-centric world. This video offers advice on how to not only discuss your viewpoints with other people you might not agree with, but some ways to co-exist in the omnivorous world without being angry or spiteful.

Dealing with Social Pressure & Criticism Constructively

Making any lifestyle change is easier when you surround yourself with people who are doing the same thing. Here are some great ways to meet some new veg-friendly folks without spending a ton of time doing so.

Finding Other Vegetarians Online & In-Person

Although most major holiday meals center around a meat dish, yours doesn’t have to. And you don’t have to feel like a freak in the process.

The Holidays; How to Replace a Thanksgiving Turkey or Christmas Ham

Need to prepare an easy, satisfying dinner for a special someone to set the mood? Let’s get it on…

Sample Meal: Cooking for a Date

Forget burgers and dogs; you can still enjoy the pre-game festivities with a variety of hearty and satisfying dishes and finger foods that will get everybody roaring for more.

Vegetarian Tailgating
Dining Out & Traveling
3 Lectures 35:17

There’s a growing segment of fast food places that speak your language and offer healthy vegetarian options. Learn how to find them and what questions to ask to ensure you’re getting the right meal for you.

Doing Fast Food the Right Way

Travel the food world without leaving your own zip code. Get a sampling of tasty meatless meals from six different global cultures.

Intro to Vegetarian-Friendly World Food Cultures; Thai, Vietnamese, Italian, Mex

Just because you’re watching your pennies doesn’t mean you can’t splurge and enjoy a night out every now and then. Here are some secrets on how to do so, no matter how paltry your budget.

Dining Out on a Budget
About the Instructor
3.4 Average rating
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131 Students
1 Course
Multimedia and Content Producer

Mouthpiece Media founder and lead designer Benjy Portnoy has a diverse background in media production and health & wellness.

He has...

  • Been a vegetarian/vegan for 8 years
  • A focus in health and wellness, including training from Dr. Joel Fuhrman and other top M.D.s and researchers in the field
  • Started the Austin Progressive Vegetarian Meetup group, which now has over 1,000 members
  • Founded and manages top vegetarian/wellness websites, including and
  • Worked with every level of company, from global Fortune 500′s to one-person startups, including BMW, H&R Block, Texas Department of Transportation, Applebee’s, United Van Lines, Ascension Health, Washington University, and more
  • A MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) certification in PowerPoint
  • Twenty years experience as a working musician
  • Professional voiceover experience and training
  • Proficiency in audio/video recording and editing
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