How to reduce the amount of 'standard' meat, fish & eggs you eat

How to reduce the amount of 'standard' meat, fish & eggs you eat

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Eat less, eat better! It’s easy to adapt your favourite dishes and continue cooking the food you love!

Either choose higher welfare ingredients, such as those labelled RSPCA Assured, or swap meat, fish or dairy ingredients for vegetarian alternatives.

Here are some options to try (scroll right)! 

There are also some great ideas in our two-week dinner plan which makes it easy to eat less and eat better!

The plan includes 14 simple recipes and suggestions for higher welfare options and alternatives.

They’re quick and easy to make and have been put together with children in mind so the whole family can eat the same meal!



Alternatives to ‘standard’ chicken/turkey

  • RSPCA Assured chicken or turkey
  • Free range/organic chicken or turkey
  • Cheeses like halloumi and paneer
  • Quorn pieces/Linda McCartney/store-brand meat substitutes
  • Mushrooms
  • Pulses (beans/lentils)
  • Tofu
  • Vegetables like jackfruit, pumpkin, squash

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Alternatives to ‘standard’ pork

  • RSPCA Assured pork
  • Free range, outdoor bred, outdoor reared or organic pork
  • Cauliflower ‘steak’
  • Halloumi cheese (bacon/pork burger) substitute
  • Mushrooms
  • Pulses (beans/lentils)
  • Quorn ‘bacon’ and ‘sausages’/other meat substitute
  • Tofu

Slow Roast Beef Brisket

Alternatives to ‘standard’ beef

  • RSPCA Assured beef or veal
  • British raised veal (including organic)
  • Suckler beef
  • Organic beef
  • Slow maturing beef
  • Roast cauliflower ‘steak’
  • Mushrooms
  • Pulses (beans/lentils)
  • Quorn/store brand mince/other meat substitute


Alternatives to ‘standard’ milk

  • RSPCA Assured milk
  • Organic milk
  • Almond milk
  • Coconut milk
  • Hazelnut milk
  • Rice milk
  • Soya milk

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Alternatives to caged eggs

  • RSPCA Assured eggs
  • Free range/barn/organic eggs
  • Apple sauce
  • Arrowroot powder
  • Baking soda mixed with vinegar
  • Banana (in baking)
  • Coconut oil (in baking)
  • Silken tofu (in baking)


 Alternatives to ‘standard’ fish

  • RSPCA Assured or MSC fish
  • Aubergine
  • Halloumi cheese
  • Fish substitute
  • Mushrooms
  • Seitan
  • Tempeh
  • Tofu


Alternatives to 'standard' meat for the barbecue!

  • RSPCA Assured meat
  • RSPCA Assured or MSC fish
  • Grilled halloumi
  • Vegetable kebabs
  • Vegetable or Quorn burgers
  • Barbecued asparagus
  • Corn on the cob


Alternatives to 'standard' lamb and mutton

  • RSPCA Assured lamb and mutton
  • British lamb and mutton
  • Organic lamb and mutton
  • Slow maturing lamb and mutton
  • Pulses
  • Quorn/store brand mince/other meat substitute
  • Vegetables