Some vegan vocabulary

Vegan Foods

rice = arroz
wheat = trigo
beans = frijoles
chick peas = garbanzos
soya  = soja
tofu = queso de soja
soymilk = leche de soja
vegetables = vegetales
greens = verduras
corn = maíz
squash = calabaza
Güisquil is a common variety of squash.
potato = papa
fries = papas fritas
cabbage = repollo
tomato = tomate
carrot = zanahoria
sweet peppers = pimientos dulces
fruits = frutas
avcad = aguacate
nuts = nuez
mushrms = hongos
bread = pan
flour = harina
flat corn bread = tortillas
vegetable oil = aceite vegetal
vegetable shortening = manteca vegetal

Non-Vegan Foods:

animal products = productos que provengan de animals
meat = carne
cow/beef = vaca / carne de vacuno
pork = cerdo
chicken = pollo
lamb = cordero
sausage = salchicha or chrizo
sea food = mariscos
fish = pescado
mussels = mejillón
clam = almeja
shrimp = camarón
ceviche= a seafood dish made in Latin America
dairy = productos lácteos
milk = leche (cow milk = leche de vaca)
cheese = queso
yogurt = yogur
butter = mantequilla
cream = crema or nata
ice cream = helado
eggs = huevos
mayonnaise = mayonesa
lard = manteca (de cerdo)
beef/chicken/fish brth = caldo de carne/pollo/pescado

Local vegan (or easy to make vegan) dishes and foods:

rice and beans = arroz y frijoles (or gallo pinto)
guacamole
refried beans = frijoles refritos
bread / flat corn bread / flat crispy corn bread = pan / tortilla / tostada
fruit smothie = licuado de fruta
burrito sandwich  = sándwich
pasta
rice soup = sopa de arroz

Other useful words and phrases

I’m vegan.  Do you know what ‘vegan’ means?
Y soy vegano.  ¿Sabes que significa “vegano”?   

It’s similar to vegetarian.
Es similar a vegetariano.

A vegetarian doesn’t eat meat.
Un vegetariano no come carne.

A vegan  doesn’t eat meat, but also doesn’t eat other animal products, such as…
Un vegano no come carne y tampco come otros productos que  provengan de animales, como…