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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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Skeptical of Walmart’s New Organic Line?

If you've not yet heard, Walmart has announced plans to release an affordable line of organic goods in partnership with Wild Oats. It sounds like every organic-lover's dream -- affordable organic food…

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5 Products You Should Stop Buying Now

If you want to save money and stop supporting mega-corporations, try making these 5 do-it-yourself items instead. Even if you cannot make them on a regular basis, these 5 DIYs are fun and educational …

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Chickpea Tandoori & Risotto

Recipe: Tandoori From: Margaret Chapman at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Yield : 4-5 cups Servings : 4 Prep Time : 5m Cook Time : 30m Ready In : 35m …

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Healthy Homemade: Yogurt

Yogurt is wonderful. It is a healthy source of protein that's great for meals and snacks. Unfortunately, modern dairy aisles are flooded with sugar-laden, artificially colored posers that have strippe…

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Roasted Carrot Curry Noodle Soup

Recipe: Carrot Curry Soup From: Renee Press at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Servings : 6-8 Prep Time : 10m Cook Time : 30m Ready In : 40m From an over…

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Do ‘Best By’ Dates Really Matter?

Would you be open to eating food that has aged past the dubious "sell by/use by" date? Former president of Trader Joe's, Doug Rauch, certainly hopes so. He is in the works of opening a new restaurant-…

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Pouring Over Simpler Coffee

Coffee--to some a bitter necessity of human existence, to others a delicate, wholesome experience that swoons all the senses. And then there are those of us who fall somewhere in between, in a coffee …

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Unconventional Uses: Concrete Blocks as a Bed Base

From planters to tables, we love the many interesting ways to incorporate affordable concrete blocks into our home decor. Another unique idea: a do-it-yourself bed base, as see in this hip and minimal…

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Trailer Park Living with a Twist

Affordable, eco-friendly homes can be established in the most unlikely of places. Even a trailer park? You betcha. Blueprint Small: Creative Ways to Live With Less, by Michelle Kodis, highlights one …

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