Eww no, don't go back to soy! That's gotta be the worst, most processed crap vegans put into their bodies. What's wrong with almond milk, etc?
Raw food isn't any more expensive than what most people eat...lots of packaged and processed stuff. It seems like more in the beginning b/c you are hungry so much but after a few months your body understands how to get the nutrients from what you're eating and you end up getting full sooner. Until I recently became pregnant I really wasn't eating much at all and I was feeling full and satisfied.
Partnered mama with DD (01/04) and DD (08/09) and 8 critters, including a