One of the most common things that I hear people say when talking about switching to a Plant Based diet is that it is expensive. Well, that is just not true. The foods you should be eating most in a Plant Based diet just happen to be very affordable. Dry beans, oats, bananas, greens and onions are affordable even if they are organic in most stores.
This is a one day example of how to eat for less than $10 a day.
1/2 cup oats
1/4 – 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 1/2 tsp ground flax seed
1 cup unsweetened almond milk ( or plant based milk of your choice )
Stir together and enjoy!
Massaged Kale Salad
1/2 bunch kale
2 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
Massage together and enjoy!
Beans and Greens
1/2 bunch kale
1 onion, chopped
1 can black or pinto beans
Sate onions in 3 Tbs water until soft. Add kale and cook down for 5-10 min. Add beans and stir. Top with hot sauce and maybe some jalapeños.
I’ve been wondering a good way to dress kale salad without using oil. I love how you used avocado and just massaged it right into the kale like a dressing with the lemon and nutritional yeast. Cool idea!
Thank you for your great $10 meal day post. Please please do more of this kind of post. Keeping plant based cooking simple helps those of us who are newer to this way of eating.
I watched your youtube video today and it looks pretty easy. I am planning to start tomorrow and was trying to look for something simple enough to start. I do have one question. Is the oatmeal you eat in the morning cooked? It didn’t appear to be and I’ve never had just oats:) . not cooked.
Sometimes I cook it but if I am eating it with fresh fruit I sometimes just use it like granola and sprinkle it on top uncooked.
Going to the store now to get Kale and going to try it massaged with Lemon and Avocado. I just know I will love it. Thank you for the video!!