Jennifer Houghton

Jennifer Houghton is a yoga teacher, blogger, and green homesteader living in the British Columbia mountains. She spends most of her days chopping wood, digging dirt, learning to fix things, and babying her 4 cats. She's very keen on furry creatures and the smell of fir trees.

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  1. Whole-Food Plant-Based Budget: Finale
    Whole-Food Plant-Based Budget: Finale December 31, 2013 at 10:09 AM .

    […] Click here for Week 2. […]

  2. […] be back next week with the results, plus more recipes, and a meal […]

  3. Lisa Lynn
    Lisa Lynn December 19, 2013 at 9:50 AM .

    Great ideas! Thanks for sharing on The HomeAcre Hop! I hope you can join us again today!

  4. Mary
    Mary December 17, 2013 at 8:59 PM .

    This is great! We’ve recently started doing more meal planning and budgeting, and it’s amazing how well it can come together and work if you stick to it! Thanks for sharing with us over at the Homeacre Hop! Please join us again soon!
    Mary :)
    http://www.homegrownonthehill.blogspot.com

  5. Barb @ A Life in Balance
    Barb @ A Life in Balance December 17, 2013 at 9:12 AM .

    Thank you for sharing your post at Fabulously Frugal Thursday. With some changes to our budget in 2014, I know I’ll need to revisit my food budget and where I get our food from.

  6. […] Week 2 was a success!  Once again I felt nourished and satisfied and STUCK TO THE BUDGET! […]

  7. Kerry
    Kerry December 15, 2013 at 4:37 PM .

    Another tip I would add is to get your produce in season and freeze or can it yourself. That way you can afford to buy organic and/or local without breaking the bank and the frozen strawberries taste wonderful in January (even if they are a bit soggy!)Thank you so much for participating in A Humble Bumble’s Healthy Tuesdays Blog Hop! Kerry from Country Living On A Hill

  8. Amber Neal
    Amber Neal December 15, 2013 at 7:44 AM .

    I love reading what you have been making!! Thank you for linking up with us for MMM link up party this week! I am going to try some of these recipes you have linked here. I never thought of using more beans instead of tofu for the Thanksgiving meatless loaf ( I am not a fan of tofu but a I a huge fan of beans!!). I am going to be sharing this post today on Adventures in Mindful Livings FB page. I hope you will come by and link up some more posts with us. I usually open the link up on Sunday late afternoon.

  9. Marla
    Marla December 12, 2013 at 11:58 AM .

    No doubt about it I buy organic over conventional unless I know it is local produce. Some very good ideas and points in this article and your menu sounds quite feasible. Thanks for sharing

  10. Deborah Davis
    Deborah Davis December 12, 2013 at 11:36 AM .

    Whole Food Plant Based on a Budget Week Two is awesome! Your menu is making me so hungry! I absolutely have to make the African Inspired Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burger and the Red Chile Rice with Black Beans and Dried Tofu! I love the real world aspect of this post. Thank you for sharing this wonderfully helpful plan with us at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Blog Hop. Have a Happy Holiday!

  11. Kris
    Kris December 12, 2013 at 11:06 AM .

    This looks awesome! Looking forward to exploring the whole series. Visiting from Simple Lives Thursday today…

  12. Erin Blegen
    Erin Blegen December 12, 2013 at 4:51 AM .

    Wow- I thought I was organized! Amazing :) I’m a monthly food budgeter and planner and it is amazing what it does for my life! I know what you mean about organic vs. OTHER. I’ve been amazed to find that a lot of the organic foods like carrots, celery, romaine lettuce, etc are very close in price to non-organic. I too buy organic whenever I can, without breaking the bank :) {I also garden which helps a ton!}-

    Thanks for all of the tips! Appreciated!

    Erin
    http://yellowbirchhobbyfarm.blogspot.com

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