We both have strong personal/moral reasons for this and also we believe the health benefits if we do it properly are great too.
I did this on a whim about 5 years ago for 7 months and gave up mostly because it was christmas and it was easier to eat as a regular meat/dairy eating person than having to cater for 1 vegan in a family of 5.
This time I've gone into it a lot more prepared, I've researched recipes and bought ingredients, I've stocked up on herbs and spices to flavour our food and so far so good, although we're only 5 days in I'm finding it easy to live without meat, cheese, eggs etc
Mica is finding it harder when she's at college but she tries to remember to take something from home with her and also she drinks tea with milk and cannot get used to the taste of soya milk, milk is not an issue for me as I loathe the stuff anyway.
Its actually fun as well trying out lots of new recipes and modifying old ones, for instance a great family favourite is vegetable risotto and all I need to do is replace the butter and parmesan with dairy free spread and vegan parmesan and YAY!!!! vegan risotto.
This was a resounding success a few nights ago...marrow stuffed with mushrooms,peppers,onions and garlic then baked in the oven for an hour and served sliced with cous-cous.
So...if anyone has any recipes or ideas that they think I might be interested in I'd be really grateful for them!!
Have a lovely weekend.