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How to Eat on a Budget: Part 2 ?>

How to Eat on a Budget: Part 2

Last week I posted about how we spend $300 a month on groceries while buying local ingredients. But what’s a blog post about eating healthy without the recipes? Here are a few of our “go-to” recipes that help us stay below budget and a little more for how we plan our meals, as well as a quick breakdown of how we plan our meals. This week’s menu: Dinner/lunch Carrot, parsnip & potato fritters with cilantro pistachio pesto Three mushroom ragu…

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How to Eat on a Budget: Part 1 ?>

How to Eat on a Budget: Part 1

I love to talk about food, and specifically about my diet and how great I feel when I eat healthily. Many times these conversations lead to how Josh and I can afford to eat local, organic produce, eggs, meat and cheese. To be honest, I hadn’t really thought about it too much, but because several people have asked me about it, I figure it would be worth a blog post. Who knows, maybe this is just what you’ve been waiting…

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Food as Medicine ?>

Food as Medicine

I haven’t been blogging much lately because I’ve been preoccupied by something else: my health. As you may know, I’ve had severe acid reflux, or GERD (Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease) for about 3 1/2 years, and it has significantly affected my health and my life. My symptoms came on pretty suddenly in December of 2008 and for about a year they made me miserable (warning, this might get a little personal. Don’t say I didn’t warn you). I was really gassy,…

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