Tagged: Vegetarian

Massaged Raw Kale Salad

Massaged Raw Kale Salad

I like to read about different diets: vegan, gluten free, raw food, etc.  Each way of eating has different things to offer.  For example; vegan sites have great recipes with no eggs.  Raw food bloggers have great salad recipes. Raw foodists believe that enzymes in food are destroyed when heated...

Dear Mom,

Dear Mom,

(a.k.a Jo Kramer of Jo’s Country Junction) Thank you for taking such great care of me this weekend when I got my wisdom teeth out!  The magazines, the movies, it was all spectacular.  I’m feeling pretty good and can gum around some food, but nothing is quite as great as...

Vegi Soup Mix Recipe

Vegi Soup Mix Recipe

The beginning of July is not usually a time to enjoy a hot barley stew.  But with the wonderful deal on dried beans that I found at the dented can grocery store ($.30!) I couldn’t resist my childhood favorite soup. My mom used to purchase a soup mix from the...

Monday Meal Plan- Midterm Week

Monday Meal Plan- Midterm Week

Monday Meal Plan. Yikes. The only way I will make it through this week is if I can make lots of plans.  I have a very loooong to-do list that I need to take care of before I can leave on Spring Break.  One of the items is to buy...

Sick Day(s), Quick Soup

Sick Day(s), Quick Soup

I am sick. Yuck.  Sore throat, fever, running nose, achy, the whole bit.  I left class early today and stopped for “sick supplies.” Generic DayQuil/NyQuil Generic Tylenol Generic Gatorade Ricola- straight up. For a grand total of $17.45.  That’s more than I spent on groceries last week! Not to complain....

Monday Meal Plan

Monday Meal Plan

Last week was Dine-In-Week challenge, and I am happy to say that I made it through.  This meant no soda from the vending machine, no ordering food after work, and no not-from-home coffee Monday through Friday. Friday night was so much fun!  We had friends over for fish tacos made...

The Magical Fruit Shouldn’t Be Mysterious

The Magical Fruit Shouldn’t Be Mysterious

A New York Times article has been circulating in The Compact Yahoo group, creating quite the discussion yesterday.  The article introduces the New Poor, “people long accustomed to the comforts of middle-class life who are now relying on public assistance for the first time in their lives — potentially for...

Monday Meal Plan with Dine-In Week Challenge

Monday Meal Plan with Dine-In Week Challenge

This week I’m joining the combined efforts of Natalie from The Frugalista and Katy from The Non-Consumer Advocate and I’m cooking my own food all week long.  It’s the Dine-In-Week Challenge.  Are You In? Good thing this started today! Yesterday I treated myself to a snow-crab and french-fries dinner after...

More In Your Wallet, Less on the Waist

More In Your Wallet, Less on the Waist

I compiled this list about a year ago.  This is a re-post, with some flavor added. Have you noticed that being thrifty has a positive impact on your health as well?  I’ve complied a list of ways being thrifty positively affects your health. 1. Eat oatmeal.  Oatmeal is one of the powerfoods...