20 Healthy Cheap Vegan Recipes! A delicious collection of breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes that are family-friendly, easy to prepare, and super affordable.
One of the biggest reasons people often cite for not going plant-based or vegan is affordability. And, I get it. I was one of those. There’s this idea that eating this way is only for the well-healed elite. But, it’s just not true. That is simply contempt without evidence.
We are a family of seven so my wife and I know what it’s like to eat on a budget. Our monthly grocery bill is bigger than most families and our budget is very tight. So, we are always looking for ways to save money. But, one thing we’ve learned is that eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet does not break the bank.
A healthy whole foods vegan diet can be very cost-efficient and in most cases a big money saver. At least it has been for us. If you compare the cost of meat and dairy to the cost of rice and beans it’s not even close. Plants win every time! Not only in cost and quantity but most importantly, health. FACTS.
Healthy Cheap Vegan Recipes
I thought I’d compile a list of some of my family’s favorite healthy cheap vegan recipes to help you get started. All of these budget-friendly plant-based recipes use common ingredients. And, all of these recipes are super accessible, affordable, and simple to prepare.
You’ll find something here for everyone and every meal. There are vegan snacks, vegan cookies, and just good vegan food that’s healthy. Not to mention, these are excellent cheap vegan recipes for college students.
Cheap Vegan Pantry Staples
Be sure and check out my Must-Have Healthy Vegan Food Staples. The key to making frugal vegan recipes is having long-lasting vegan food staples you can keep in your fridge, freezer, and pantry. This will save you money over time and equip you to make healthy, cheap vegan meals at any time.
If you are feeling confident and want to venture out further into the world of healthy vegan cooking, feel free to look around Shane & Simple and take your pick from any of the available recipes.
Start the day with a healthy, hearty, and filling breakfast. These vegan breakfast recipes are super affordable but super healthy. Made with common ingredients that are most likely already in your house, they're sure to help you start your day the right way.
Sometimes lunch needs to be fast and accessible. But, that doesn't mean it can't be filling and affordable. This collection of healthy plant-based lunch recipes meet all those requirements and more. They are also kid-friendly.
These budget-friendly plant-based dinner recipes are sure to satisfy everyone around the table. They are affordable, healthy, and easy to prepare. And, require ingredients you most likely already have in your pantry and fridge.
No list would be complete without dessert. And, this group of plant-based sweets will satisfy any sweet tooth. These easy, budget-friendly vegan sweets are made with wholesome natural ingredients and require minimal time and effort.
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