When deciding to eat a vegan diet, it may be hard to imagine you can do it on a budget. It can be done though, with planning. In order to save money while eating a vegan lifestyle, you should use coupons, utilize store flyers and shop for seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Many stores have buy one get on free deals on peanut butter. In addition to getting one jar free, many stores will allow you to use a coupon on both jars. Using two coupons will allow you to spend much less on peanut butter. Peanut butter is the stable of many vegan's diet, especially those on a budget.
Vegetables should make up about sixty percent of not only a vegan or vegetarian's diet but everyone's diet. The vegetables are better if they come fresh but, if money is an issue you can buy frozen or canned to save money while still eating vegetables. It probably is not best buy canned fruit, because it will be packed in juice or syrup.
Skip soda, drink water
No one needs a soda, even diet soda. In fact, if trying to lose weight or watch your diet it might even hurt you fitness attempts. Water will help hydrate your body and keep you feeling balanced. It will also help you feel full so you will eat much less. Everyone should aim to drink about half their body weight in ounces per day in water. The average person weighs about 150 pounds, so they should drink about 80 or so ounces of water per day.
Need protein, eat beans
Beans has so much protein. They also provide good carbohydrates. There are so many different types of beans, all tasting much different. You can add potatoes, and it will make a complete meal. A good way to prepare beans is to add tomatoes and onion. It is full of flavor without being spicy or over powering.
There is no reason not to eat a vegan diet if that is what you want to do. So many people use the excuse they cannot afford it, however, anyone can. In fact, you may find it cost less without buying cheese, milk or meats. It is a learning process, the only way to know how to eat a vegan lifestyle on a budget is by trial and error.