02/08/2015 01:05 pm ET Updated Apr 10, 2015

Inspired Vegetarian Swap-Outs

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Becoming a vegetarian -- or even someone who just wants to eat less meat -- can often mean giving up beloved items. But Karen Page, the author of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible, thinks that the trade-offs don't have to be so extreme. She believes that for almost all flavors there can be substitutes that are often indistinguishable from the originals. She even has swap-outs for vegan items as well.

So to learn what items can replace ham in a split pea soup or beef in a taco, watch the video above!

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