plant based

Cooking Beans on the Wood Stove

COOKING ON THE WOOD STOVE Cooking beans on the wood stove instead of the electric stove fulfills four of my heart’s desires: 1)  To never use electricity from the grid ever again (I’m not there YET but it feels good to minimize usage). 2)  To be extra frugal.  Using the wood stove to heat the…

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Whole-Food Plant-Based Budget: Finale

Whole-Food Plant-Based Budget:  Week 4 Since I only had $18 left in the budget, the plan for this week was:  Shop in My Pantry and Freezer. Some meals from Week 3 lasted into Week 4 so I only needed 10 lunches and dinners plus 7 breakfasts this week.  (Plus I have to admit, I bought…

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Whole-Foods Plant-Based on a Budget: Week One

Whole-Foods Plant-Based on a Budget:  Week 1 I sigh when I read about Americans who eat healthy on $2 a day.  In Canada, no es possible, mi amigo.  The cost of food in Canada is much higher than in the USA where you might find a 16 oz can of organic chickpeas for $1.99.  Here…

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Easy Roasted Root Veggies

Roasted root vegetables are my go-to meal for fall and winter.  So easy, so quick – its like wholesome fast food.  Just chop ’em up, add some herbs and spices, and cook.  I like a little extra heat in the winter so I’ve added some hot pepper flakes and cumin – you can spice it…

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