Pennywise Platter Thursday 8/11

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 carnival. Please read them through before linking and thanks again for your continued participation.

1) No linking to giveaways or promotions for affiliates or sponsors. One thing that I’ve noticed increasingly on Pennywise Platter is that I am getting more and more promotional pieces for affiliates or sponsors and a lot of giveaways. I’ve decided to keep Pennywise less “commercial” and more in tune with the spirit of the carnival by not allowing these links anymore. There was nothing wrong with those of you who linked to them, I just think that it will protect the integrity of our carnival better without them. Plus, it makes our links valuable in the future as well. A link to a giveaway three months old isn’t going to be worth browsing in three months time, but a link to a recipe for a frugal soup would be. I will be deleting any giveaway links or promotional links.

2) Keep the ingredients “nourishing”, such as whole grains, meats, vegetables, legumes, unrefined salt and sugars, chicken, etc. I am not going to be an ingredient police every week, but if there is a link to a post that is obviously not filling any of the criteria for healthy (for example, a white flour, white sugar birthday cake), I will delete that link. However, feel free to post vegetarian, vegan, raw, low-carb, etc.

3) Link back to the carnival This is common carnival courtesy. And more then that, it helps build the community of the carnival as you are sending your readers to others participating. And please, as a blogger, check out other’s posts and leave a comment! I know that we would all love to hear from each other.

How to link up to your post? Read below.

Using the Mr. Linky, link back to your specific post, not just your blog.

Example of Format

Your Name: Kimi @ The Nourishing Gourmet (6 Tips for Eating Frugally)
Your Link:

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I love beautiful and simple food that is nourishing to the body and the soul. I wrote Fresh: Nourishing Salads for All Seasons and Ladled: Nourishing Soups for All Seasons as another outlet of sharing this love of mine. I also love sharing practical tips on how to make a real food diet work on a real life budget. Find me online elsewhere by clicking on the icons below!

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  1. Emily @ Recipes to Nourish says

    Thanks so much for hosting Kimi! I shared a Watermelon Lemonade – Blended recipe. It’s so refreshing, hydrating and yummy. Thanks again.

  2. says

    I linked to recipes for:
    -fast and delicious honey-glazed pork chops
    -simple and easy liver and butter saute
    I also linked to a post about home birth, since that is a great way to be able to eat whatever you choose during labor and postpartum. I sure liked having kombucha, homemade chicken soup, sprouted grain toast slathered in butter, and raw milk during my home births!

  3. says

    I posted up a piece about farmer’s market etiquette as it is National Farmer’s Market Week. I’ve had some great suggestions in the comments, and would welcome more thoughts and feedback!

  4. says

    I save a lot of money by hanging my laundry to dry. I have a whole post on how I get the wash done for my family of twelve. Check it out. Thanks for hosting and your dressing receipe (the poppyseed one) looks fabulous!

  5. says

    Hi Kimi. I posted frozen strawberry pops, the perfect cooking summer treat made with fresh berries and coconut milk. Thanks for hosting this.

  6. Leesie says

    Kimi, the link to entry #49 (baked oatmeal) doesn’t seem to be working for me. When I click on it, it takes me right back to the top of the Pennywise Platter Thursday page.

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