Category Archives: Food on a budget

Co-op Membership Can Really Help the Budget – Introducing Natural Living Food Co-op

There is a wonderful resource just south of Houston in League City, Texas!  Natural Living Food Co-op, founded by Lisa Piper in 2005, is a complete food co-op.   I first met Lisa several years ago when she had a table … Continue reading

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Food Banks CAN Provide Healthy and Nutritious Food!

I appreciate that food banks help many people who need food to eat, but, as I learned more about nutrition, I realized that almost all of the foods collected and distributed by most food banks are not the nutrient-dense, fresh … Continue reading

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The Pantry Principle, excellent reference for the Real Food newbie

If you already cook from Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon and have read Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Dr. Weston A. Price and if you follow the websites of The Healthy Home Economist, Dr. Mercola, and GreenMedInfo, you may not … Continue reading

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Meat Stock or Bone Broth – which do you make?

I just read an interesting article by Kim Schuette in the latest Price Pottenger Nutrition Foundation Journal about bone broth, or is it stock?  Kim begins by explaining that the French term for stock and broth is fonds de cuisine, … Continue reading

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REAL FOOD in Houston – Bare Bowls Kitchen Food Truck

My daughter is a Houston food truck foodie, and today she took me to one that serves REAL FOOD!  Yes, REAL FOOD from the Bare Bowls Kitchen food truck.  Take a look at that yummy bowl (cup) topped with a freshly poached duck egg.  Homemade … Continue reading

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10 Grain-Free Dinners on a Budget from Holistic Kid

Holistic Kid’s post about healthy dinners on a budget caught my eye, and I wanted to share it with you.  She has some really good suggestions to fill out a meal without breaking the bank.  Her meals include lots of veggies, … Continue reading

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Southwestern Beef Stew

My family really likes this version of beef stew.  It’s made with local, tasty grass-fed beef.  It’s easy, takes about 15-20 minutes to chop the onion and brown the meat and onion, then an hour of simmering. Here’s the recipe … Continue reading

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Vegetable Beef Soup

I’ve been making vegetable beef soup for many years, but after reading Nourishing Traditions and Eat Fat, Lose Fat, both by Sally Fallon and Dr. Mary Enig, I’ve added an important new step to increase the nutrition and enhance the flavor.  I … Continue reading

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Real Food On a Budget – Coupons Can’t Help!

Eating real food can be a problem for your budget.  Because the federal government heavily subsidizes large conventional agriculture, it’s hard for small sustainable farmers to compete in price.  Although the good healthy food is worth the price, it can … Continue reading

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