Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad with Cucumbers, Chickpeas, and a Yogurt Dill Dressing

By April Swiger, Contributing Writer This quinoa salad has the unmistakable taste of fresh dill, tangy yogurt, and refreshing lemon and cucumber. Quinoa is gluten-free, packed with nutrients, and fills you up without ill effects when prepared properly. When soaked with a little raw apple cider vinegar, it’s easy to digest, and can be used in… 

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Pennywise Platter Thursday 4/17

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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Mango Salsa- A favorite sweet and savory salsa perfect for tacos, seafood, and chicken

My Favorite Mango Salsa Recipe (and a giveaway for a $75 Whole Foods gift card!)

This is an absolute favorite salsa of mine. Sweet mangoes are paired with crisp red onions, flavorful cilantro and garlic, spicy jalapeno, and lime. It’s a simple mango salsa, but surprisingly complex and very flavorful. A great mix of sweet, spicy, savory, tart, and salty. Mango salsa goes well with grilled fish or chicken, is… 

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To the Ill

To the Suffering Undiagnosed, I Know You Aren’t Crazy (Even if No One Believes You)

  What if you were suffering from an illness that was slowly ruining your life, or even shortening your life, and everyone around you told you that you were “just fine”, and that “everyone feels a little off and tired now and then”. What if you were in terrible pain or deep fatigue, and everyone… 

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Rice Pilaf

Toasted Almond Rice Pilaf

By Katie Mae Stanley, Contributing Writer This pilaf’s flavor comes from sautéing the onions and garlic in delicious grass fed butter and roasting the almonds and rice with the vegetables until they have a soft golden color. Roasting pulls out the flavors and ensures that the rice won’t clump together as easily because the individual… 

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Pennywise Platter Thursday 3/27

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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Strawberry Lemonade

Healthy Strawberry Lemonade (Stevia-Sweetened)

Tart lemons and sweet strawberries, are gently sweetened with stevia in this simple, but lovely strawberry lemonade for a delicious beverage. Lemonade is a very fun and delicious way to get some vitamin C. Strawberries increases the vitamin C content, and adds other antioxidants as well. I like to get my vitamins from food as… 

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