Frugal Living with Food Sensitivities

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Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer One major area that women attempt to be frugal is in the kitchen. I know I do; it’s probably “my” main area!  (In others my husband and I work together.)  But when you have food sensitivities or have to be on a special diet, sometimes being frugal in the kitchen isn’t so easy.  However, it is possible!  We’ve recently lowered our grocery budget quite a bit, despite attempting to be low-grain, so I have some experience in food limitations […]

The Nitty-Gritty on The Real Food I Buy and Where I Buy It, Part 2

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Yesterday I began by sharing about where I buy our meat, fish, eggs, dairy and fats. Today I’ll continue on, sharing the particulars of what I buy where. The goal isn’t to tell you that you should buy your foods just as I do, but rather to give you a detailed, inside look at how it works for one family, and to help inspire you as you seek out affordable sources of real food for your own family! Organic Grains and Flours At this point, […]

The Nitty-Gritty on The Real Food I Buy and Where I Buy It

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Today and tomorrow, I simply want to share where I buy what, the best prices I’ve found, and some of the excellent deals that help our family to be able to eat plenty of wholesome, real foods on a tight budget. This isn’t a “how-to” post necessarily, because most of you don’t live where I live or even eat all of the same things that we eat. Rather, I thought that by sharing some of the details of where and how I shop, it may […]

Winner of A Peasant’s Feast Ecourse!

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I’ve randomly selected a winner for this fantastic ecourse that teaches you how to cook nourishing food on a budget! The winner is: Jacqualine! If you didn’t win, enrollment will be taking place for A Peasant’s Feast until June 27th, so make sure that you get yourself signed up quickly!

Organic Food on a Budget

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Written by Angela Beery, Contributing Writer Now that the spring season is upon us, it is the perfect time to talk about fresh, local produce! Many exciting opportunities are ahead of us in the coming months. I don’t know about you, but I am looking forward to taking a stroll down to the farmer’s market, grilling locally grown vegetables and picking my own strawberries at a local farm! During this tough economic time, many families who normally buy solely organic food are finding it more […]

Introducing My New Book: Real Food on a Real Budget

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I am so excited to introduce my newest book to you! Real Food on a Real Budget has been a bit like having two babies in one year… first, we welcomed Johanna into our family this August. Within a week of her birth, while being told “sit down, rest, stop getting up!” by my loving hubby and midwife, I launched into writing this book. Just about 9 months later, after much brainstorming, countless hours spent writing (and deleting and then writing again), many late nights […]