One of the best ways to save money on groceries and meals is to use less meat. A plant-based diet is usually more budget-friendly. However, for you devoted meat-eaters out there, it may be hard to cut back on your meat intake. Here are a few diet suggestions from Wise Bread for making it easier:
Include Protein Alternatives in Your Diet:
There are definitely ways that a meat lover can enjoy and fill up on tofu-based meals. Just give some of these recipes a chance. You can also check out this article that talks about creating frugal meals with peanut butter. If you’re a fan of beans, you could also try lentil recipes and/or this great Lebanese black-eyed pea salad.
Come Up With Hearty Alternatives:
The problem that a lot of meat-eaters have with a plant-based diet is that they never feel satisfied after meals. Try these very filling and satisfying vegan sandwiches for lunch and 8 meatless dish recipes for dinner.
For more ideas, head over to 6 Plant-Based Diet Tricks for Carnivores.