Struggling for some vegan inspiration? Where else to turn other than our false gods the celebrities. Just because they can afford to eat at the finest wines and dines in the world doesn’t mean they have to chomp done on a $50 dollar steak.
The stars below have all decided to forgo meat in favor of being a vegetarian or in some cases vegan. Get ready for your minds to be blown.
1. Lea Michelle
The Glee actress has been a vegetarian for years, and is known on occasion to go vegan.
Ne-yo for a long time was a strict vegan, but now considers himself a “dairy-free pescetarian”.
3. Woody Harrelson
Harrelson is a vegan who gave up dairy after learning he was lactose intolerant.
4. Toby Maguire
Longtime vegan Maguire was recently spotted out with pal Leonardo DiCaprio at a steakhouse, where he stuck to his diet and only ate meat-free items.
5. Samuel L Jackson
Jackson told an interviewer that he recently went vegan so he could, like Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, “live forever”.
6. Ariana Grande
Grande mostly eats a plant-based diet, something she says is tough to do in her Italian household.
7. Kristen Bell
Bell ditched meat after realizing that she had a hard time differentiating her pets from the animals she was eating.
8. Olivia Wilde
Olivia Wilde is a vegan, and in 2010 she was voted PETA’s Sexiest Female.
9. Emily Deschanel
The Bones actress (whose sister is New Girl actress Zooey Deschanel) admitted to Ladies Home Journal it can be tough defending her vegan diet.
10. Thomas Dekker
The Secret Circle star went meat-free at age 12.
11. Russel Brand
Brand went vegan after watching the eye-opening pro-vegetarianism documentary Forks Over Knives.
12. Ben Stiller
In 2012, Stiller gave up both coffee and meat products.
13. Pamela Anderson
Animal lover Pamela Anderson follows a strict vegan diet.
14. Peter Dinklage
The Game of Thrones actor recorded a testimonial for PETA, encouraging fans to consider a meatless and cruelty-free lifestyle.
Hopefully you’ve found a celebrity you like, and can draw some added inspiration as you chug along with your diet. If anyone does ask, you don’t even put cheese on pasta now. Good luck with your diet!