Hi Wanda - welcome and good luck! I have found the people on SP to be very supportive and I think blogging and posting in forums helps a lot as you get lots of useful comments and good wishes.
I have been vegetarian for about 18 years - there are lots of vegetarian options out there so don't worry. I recommend using the Spark Recipes as well as they are not only low in calories but often very tasty. Beans and eggs are great sources of protein.
There are a lot of vegetarian and vegan recipes in the SparkRecipes section under the Healthy Lifestyle tab. Check some of the earlier posts too. There was one for Holiday Foods and a link to a delicious glazed walnut loaf. I'm not too big on tofu so I try to steer clear of recipes with it. There are products that are soy free if you have a problem with soy. My faves are Gardein and Quorn brands.
Hope this helps you get started.
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