Pennywise Platter Thursday 4/19

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. Thanks for hosting!

    This week I’m sharing three recipes:

    (1) Roasted Fingerling Carrots (fresh from the garden)

    (2) Roasted cauliflower soup with curry and coconut (Vegan, dairy free, gluten free, SCD, ACD).

    (3) Bottomless Key Lime Pie with Whipped Coconut Lemon Cream (dairy free gluten free, cane-sugar free, SCD)


    Have a great rest of your week!

    Be Well,

    P.S. Sorry I put the pie in there twice (I missed a key and typed ACD – the pie is not at all ACD, but SCD)! Thanks

  2. says

    Hi Kimi,

    I have a post that’s shareable finally per the rules and applicable and almost forgot to link up! Hash browns or main dish hash can be a very nourishing and frugal side dish or main dish. 🙂 My recipe is naturally gluten free and dairy free, and the hash is very adaptable to whatever’s in the fridge. 😉

    Thanks for hosting!

  3. says

    I shared my recipe for Banana Muffins. These muffins taste like a really good banana bread. This recipe is gluten free, but can be made with “normal” flour if you don’t have issues with gluten.
    Thanks for hosting Kimi!

  4. says

    Kimi- Thanks for hosting! I shared a post for chocolate magic shell using coconut oil and a post about pastured eggs compared to commercial eggs.

  5. says

    Thanks for hosting us Kimi!
    I’m sharing Flower Power Kombucha – an herbal infused brew made with green tea, rose petals, St. John’s wort, red clover, and chrysanthemum flowers. Its nourishing, uplifting, and tastes just like magic…
    Best wishes,
    Dori @ Nourishing Foodways
    Soaked, sprouted, fermented, gluten-free, whole-foods

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