Pennywise Platter Thursday 7/14

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 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!


  1. says

    Hi Kimi,
    I shared my No Tomato Sauce recipe with a video and two articles I hope you enjoy! I spelled Monsanto wrong so entered it again. Please delete #6!

  2. says

    I shared my recipe for strawberry ice cream that’s dairy and sugar free. No artificial sweeteners and no ice cream maker needed!

  3. says

    Hmm, my bell peppers rarely make into anything as I tend to eat them as quickly as I wash and chop them, but maybe I’ll explore some self-discipline for the salad!

    I’ve posted a recipe and idea for using a basic multigrain pilaf. It’s an incredibly flexible dish, than can be adapted to your taste and needs.

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    My post today revolves around sugar and wheat, more so sugar. It’s an addiction and you have yet to give it up then it might be slowly killing you. Feel free to share your story or concern by leaving a comment. There are 47 comments already and counting.

  5. says

    I’ve linked to recipes for making the most or a roasted chicken (including a new use for the bones) and grain free crackers. I’ve also linked to a post on baby wearing since it can really free up your hands for cooking!

  6. says

    I posted two links…one is how I am struggling and conquering the ongoing transition from an “organic” diet to a traditional diet. Also, I posted about a series I have “Simple Changes” Keeping it “real” with Sugar! Thank you so much for hosting!

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