It's Easy on the Wallet
"Beans are much cheaper per pound than meat," Pious points out. Since switching to flexitarianism, she's noticed her food bill go down. This is true at the grocery store and at restaurants, where the veggie risotto on the menu is undoubtedly less expensive than the filet mignon. One study found that vegetarians save an average of $750 per year, and as a flexitarian, you can get in on that action.