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Japanese Cucumber Salad

This cooling cucumber salad is a bright combination of mild vinegar, sweet coconut sugar, deep toasted sesame oil, and salty tamari (or soy sauce). It’s the perfect complement to my simple teriyaki chicken, homemade sushi, miso soup, or any Japanese food! Eating a Japanese style meal doesn’t mean stuffing your face with white rice (though… 

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Simple Peach and Honey Ice Cream

Simple Peach and Honey Ice Cream

By Katie, Contributing Writer Simple peach ice cream, it’s the prefect summer treat! There are few things better than fresh peaches and ice cream in the summer. That is why I decided it was time to marry the two for this creamy, frozen dessert. Hot summer days always seen to be better when you can… 

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Pennywise platter

Pennywise Platter Thursday 8/14

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here. Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our… 

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French Tuna Salad with Tomatoes & Herbs

French Tuna Salad with Tomatoes & Herbs (Mayo-Free)

By Alison Diven, Contributing Writer It’s hard to beat a no-cook meal in late summer, and if you’re looking for something simple and a little elegant too, this French-inspired tuna salad is quick to please. We love this olive oil-dressed salad for its blend of easy prep and fresh, sophisticated flavors. Even better, it showcases… 

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Pennywise platter

Pennywise Platter Thursday 8/7

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here. Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our… 

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Should we avoid raw crucifers?

Should we fear and avoid goitrogenic foods (like raw cabbage)?

There are a lot of warnings about eating raw crucifers, like cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, because of their goitrogenic effect. But how worried should we really be? Years ago I shared information about eating raw crucifers, and how they are linked to poor thyroid function or goiters. While I believe a lot of the information… 

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Pennywise platter

Pennywise Platter Thursday 7/31

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here. Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our… 

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