There is absolutely no reason that going vegan should cost more than your omnivorous diet. But, chances are you WILL find yourself spending a lot more on groceries when you go vegan. Part of the reason veganism costs more is because you suddenly start caring about your health more. It is hard not to care once you find out about all of the creepy chemical ingredients lurking in your food (and vegans are constantly reading food labels, so it is hard not to see these ingredients).
One of the biggest criticisms of healthy food is that it costs too much. So, if you are perpetually broke (or feel like you are), then eating healthy can seem like an impossible challenge. But, yes, it is possible to eat healthy on a budget. Here are some tips on how to make it possible.