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Old 09-01-2018, 09:48 AM
 
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I'm trying to become vegan on a budget. Is it possible to be a vegan on a $120 a month budget?
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Old 09-01-2018, 09:54 AM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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You'll get many replies but just think buying in bulk...rice, beans. Fresh or frozen vegetables. Same with fruits. There's also a vegan thread.
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Old 09-01-2018, 09:57 AM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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Of course!!! Rice, beans, potatoes, veggies... they are all very CHEAP!!!

1) Find a Produce Liquidator (sells culls / outdated from Stores)
2) Buy in bulk (from producers) and store / preserve food
3) Prepare your own food (don't buy prepared food). There are many vegan youtube channels showing how to do this.

While I am not happy Costco 'Power Greens' have doubled in price... That still is only $10 / month for a LOT of greens!

https://fivesec.co/blog/vegan-on-a-b...-and-meal-plan
https://plantbasedonabudget.com/
https://www.forksoverknives.com/my-1...et/#gs.u6eZ6Bs
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Old 09-01-2018, 09:57 AM
 
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Dandelions....pick dandelions from your neighbors yard for then and make salads....they'll appreciate it and it's free food for you!
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Old 09-01-2018, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Brawndo-Thirst-Mutilator-Nation
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$4 a day, good luck with that for a high quality diet.

Myself, I spend about $200 to $300 a month on food........eating a quality diet is well worth it to me.
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Old 09-01-2018, 02:05 PM
 
Location: 76102
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https://www.thekitchn.com/how-one-wo...land-ca-246464

Interesting stories of how people spend on their food.
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Old 09-02-2018, 04:00 AM
 
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You only need 45 a MONTH

https://rawvana.com/vegan-meal-prep-1-50-day/
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Old 09-02-2018, 04:47 AM
 
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I'm trying to become vegan on a budget. Is it possible to be a vegan on a $120 a month budget?
I adhere to a plant-based diet for half of that a month.
Lots of beans, lots of discounted whole wheat pasta, lots of rice, no-sodium peanut butter (if you have access to a Trader Joes, they have the cheapest no-salt peanut butter in the market [their in-house brand]), lots of veggies, absolutely no processed vegan burgers or sausages or any of those fake meats (they are not only expensive, but have too much salt and too many preservatives)...
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Old 09-04-2018, 09:43 AM
 
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I'm trying to become vegan on a budget. Is it possible to be a vegan on a $120 a month budget?
You really cant, eating healthy isnt cheap and I know you would get tired or beans, quiona, rice and vegetables all the time.


$120 for breakfast lunch and dinner is near impossible, as it cost almost $100 a month alone to make smoothies for breakfast, since almsot milk isnt cheap
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Old 09-04-2018, 05:49 PM
 
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You really cant, eating healthy isnt cheap and I know you would get tired or beans, quiona, rice and vegetables all the time.

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