11 Foods You Won't Believe Aren't Meat (SLIDESHOW)

09/30/2012 10:05 pm ET | Updated Oct 03, 2012

Vegetarianism can be a scary idea for the modern carnivore.

Fortunately, food is versatile, and foodies are even more so. Whether you’re a stubborn meat-eater or a “Flexitarian” (see: part-time vegetarian) looking for a reason to go cold turkey—or simply eat less turkey—have we got the motivation for you.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite gateway vegetarian and vegan foods in disguise that will leave your brain confused and your stomach growling. Check out our slideshow below for some inspiration of the vegetarian persuasion, including recipes and food photos that have us salivating.

Cognitive dissonance never looked — or tasted — so good.

11 Foods You Won’t Believe Aren’t Meat (SLIDESHOW)
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