27 cheap vegan meals that are sure to please your taste buds and your wallet! These delicious recipes will fill your belly but they won’t break the bank!
One thing that really bugs me is the misconception that it’s more expensive to eat a vegan diet than it is to eat an animal-based diet.
Yeah, that’s a big fat lie.
I don’t spend any more money on our grocery budget now as a vegan family than I did when we ate animal products. If anything, I spend less money. I’m saving money by eating vegan!
Meat is expensive, people! Beans, vegetables, tofu, and grains are not! Making cheap vegan meals is easy and you can do it too! Use the following techniques to get the most bang for your buck without having to sacrifice the quality of food that you’re eating.
Shop Around To Save Money
I definitely don’t just buy whatever I feel like whenever I feel like it– I shop the sales and I shop at different stores to get the best price on products.
I buy fresh organic produce twice a week at my local market or at Whole Foods (their Amazon Prime discount is awesome!), I buy most of my bulk grains, nuts, seeds, and frozen fruit at Costco, and I make a trip to Trader Joe’s once a month for random items that I have found that they have the best price on (like my favorite vegan organic wine and coconut aminos!).