People often say “I’d love to eat healthy but I just can’t afford to shop at Whole Foods.” Or, “junk food is just way cheaper than healthy food!”
You hear this a lot. It is a common belief (and misconception) that healthy eating has to be really expensive and cost prohibitive.
Whenever I hear this my immediate response is: “beans and rice are some of the cheapest items in the entire store!”
Let’s look at how to eat healthy, vegan, plant-based meals that don’t break the bank!
SOURCES: Price data from USDA and my local Whole Foods