Tag Archive: budget

A few thoughts on food stamp challenges…. #SNAP #Poverty

In my drafts, I have a long and still unfinished piece devoted to the pros and cons of people taking food stamp challenges. I’ve touched on key points here before but the subject… Continue reading

Lunchtime Links: 16 ways to eat dandelion greens, homemade ramen?, and impromptu meal “planning”

Everything food related for today…   Hell,yes, DANDELIONS. I may have mentioned this already(?) but I’ve been studying to become a certified herbalist. Herbalists love dandelions. They’re great for cleaning toxins from your… Continue reading

Lunchtime Links: Growing Cities, Healthy Recipes Database, and Hacked Shakshuka

All the foodie related stuff for today… I have been so excited to see this since I first saw the trailer last Fall. Now the film is available for community screenings , so check out… Continue reading

Slow Cooker Taco Bowls

via  Budget Bytes If you’ve been reading here for awhile, you already know I’m going to suggest skipping the chicken entirely and either substitute extra black beans or add another kind of bean,too. This… Continue reading

Lunchtime Links: Using up potato water and cabbge (2 separate things),making rice cool,and more.

A round-up of today’s food related things… Ohhh,man…. Chilli Cheese Tater Tots. I probably would use beans instead of the beef.   Use it Up: Potato Water – How to recycle the water you boiled… Continue reading

ICYMI: Food & Clothing Swaps, food bank pizza,building a greenhouse from plastic bottles….

  Recipes &  Food Budgeting Tips Healthy Eating on a Budget – Week 4 – There’s 5 weeks of “budget” meal menus to look at here. I *think* this is for one person. Week 4… Continue reading

#[word of the day] #FAsupportsnutrition #SNAPfood : Choice | @feedingamerica

Feeding America has a Photo A Day Challenge happening for March for  National Nutrition Month. This was what I decided to go with for CHOICE.     It’s just rice. Plain white rice.… Continue reading

In-Season Produce: January

  What’s “in-season” for January.  This is produce that’s less expensive in the grocery stores right now.

ICYMI: Lots of low income & food stamp budget friendly recipe links

A round up of the stuff you may have missed this past week.   Food & Recipes How to get kids to eat vegetables | No Ordinary Homestead -I used to be a pre-school… Continue reading

How to Make Food Stamps Last Longer

How to Make Food Stamps Last Longer All the best tips, consolidated into one post. Personally, I rarely use coupons (as I think I’ve discussed elsewhere here and for sure on the Poor… Continue reading