by Paige Newman, Exclusive to VegDining.com
After two months touring much of Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua, I found vegetarians would have an easier time than vegans in carnivorous Central America.
Sometimes gallo pinto (mixed rice and beans) is a reliable meal, though it may be laden with animal products.
Accommodations with kitchens make mealtimes easier, as canned beans, rice, avocadoes and other produce are available.
Shops also offer Bioland soy cookies, protein powders, and granola bars.
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