Although it may seem difficult, becoming a vegetarian is actually a lot easier than it looks. . In honor of World Vegetarian Day, here are 6 helpful tips to transition from a meat to plant-eater. . 1. Find plant-based substitutes for the meat-based foods you are most attached to. 2. Experiment with different tofu recipes and find the ones you enjoy the most. . 3. Add fruits and vegetables to your favorite meals, such as pizza toppings. 4. Try out different non-dairy alternatives. 5. Start with pescetarianism and work your way up to vegetarianism. . 6. Test out different vegetarian takeout options.