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Celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, or just fall itself with my Coconut Vegetable Curry.

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Organic, Sustainable, and Local Cooking for any Budget

We can become happier, healthier, and more secure by cooking and eating real food again. Join the movement to make delicious, seasonal meals from scratch. You'll reduce your grocery bills and probably your medical bills. You'll have the joy of vibrant health and the relief of being able to eat well on even a small budget. You'll make a positive difference for yourself, your family, and for your community and planet.

A plant-based menu is heart-healthy and is wildly affordable, even with organic ingredients. I get the best value for my money by choosing sturdy, in-season vegetables. I shop first at the farmers' market for the freshest produce.

Eating with the Seasons

fall vegetables from the farmers' market

It's finally cool enough to cook again and the farmers' market is full of fall produce. Enjoy ripe bell peppers, eggplant, pumpkins and winter squash, mushrooms, kale, lettuce, green beans, green onions, and sweet potatoes.

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Don't worry about getting enough protein. Most Americans eat too much every day. Vegetables, grains, nuts, and seeds have all the protein you need.

Buying in bulk, eating with the seasons, and cooking ahead are all key skills in the Wildly Affordable Organic kitchen.

Compare store-bought organic apple cider vinegar to homemade vinegar. The main difference is the price.

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Why cook the Wildly Affordable Organic way?

Go green for $5 a day or less with mostly organic or sustainably raised ingredients. Or focus on cost to save even more! Either way, you'll probably be spending less than the food-stamp allowance for someone with no other means. We can afford to eat wonderful food that is good for our bodies and for our planet. Vote with your fork for a better world. (Don't forget to vote with your vote, too!)

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