Toni Okamoto Toni Okamoto is a cookbook author, podcast host, and founder of Plant-Based on a Budget, a meal-planning website. In Real Simple and other publications, she shares her tips and resources about cost-saving ways to stop eating meat. Highlights: * Is the founder of Plant-Based on a Budget, a meal-planning website * Is the author of the Plant-Based on a Budget cookbook and The Super Easy Vegan Slow Cooker Cookbook * Is the co-host of The Plant-Powered People Podcast. * Her work has been profiled by NBC News, and Parade Magazine * Has appeared on national morning shows * Was featured in the documentary What the Health About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.