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Easy Tips for Eating Vegan on a Budget

Want to know one of the most common objections that I hear regarding eating a vegan diet? “It’s too expensive!” I call BS on that. Yes, it can be expensive if you buy fancy-dancy packaged (aka processed) vegan foods, but it doesn’t have to be expensive at all. Beans, legumes, and grains – some of my dietary staples – are not expensive. You can trust me on this. I work for a non-profit, so yes, I actually use the strategies below every week! Read on for a few easy ways to save on groceries and stay on budget eating a vegan diet.

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It’s Cherry Season!

Would you believe I never had fresh cherries as a child? I thought those yucky sweet maraschino cherries were the ONLY cherries. Boy, was I wrong. Fresh cherries are one of my absolute favorite fruits. I was delighted to walk into the grocery store over the weekend and discover organic cherries for just a few bucks a pound! The health benefits of cherries are pretty awesome, so I stocked up!

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