media:text>With heightened awareness about obesity and weight-related illness and the sourcing and production of animal products for human use, veganism is attracting a growing horde of adherents. Being vegan means eliminating all animal products from your diet and lifestyle. And with so many alternatives to forbidden foods like milk, bacon, and eggs, it's possible to be vegan without feeling deprived. The problem: Meat and dairy substitutes can be quite costly. Cheapism.com pulled together 15 meal ideas that make veganism easy, tasty and incredibly cost effective.