Pennywise Platter Thursday 8/16

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)
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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. says

    Hi Kimi, I posted a recipe that pairs well with seafood (especially shellfish) cucumber lime puree. If you leave out the cilantro it makes a wonderful gazpacho.
    I also posted an article asking whether NANOs in food and elsewhere is safe.

  2. says

    Hope you all enjoy this recipe. I am a forager and enjoy using the free ingredients that are ripening on trees everywhere at this time of year in the little town I live in. I also have a lot of eggs at this time of year with the pullets starting to lay. This recipe takes advantage of both of these abundant seasonal resources! Thank you for this opportunity to share. Begonia

  3. says

    This week I am sharing my latest REAL FOOD 101 post on how to make preserved lemons, yum!

    I’m also sharing my posts on Vitamin K2: Lost Nutrient, Found, a Q&A with Matt Stone, as well as a recipe for Fleur De Sel Dark Chocolate Macadamia Nuts (fancy!)

  4. says

    Thanks for hosting Kimi. I posted an apricot vinaigrette. I love using up stray pieces of fruit to make salad dressings. It keeps salads fun and always changing.

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