Let black-eyed peas create an earthy broth for this hearty vegetable stew. Make it now to have easy, healthy meals when you need them: after a beach weekend, a lazy Sunday, or lunch anytime. Consider bringing it to a family potluck too. Black-Eyed Vegetable Stew costs just $1.08 a serving using organic ingredients. I created […]
Something for Nothing
The secret ingredient in this hummus makes it healthier, thriftier, and greener. That’s a win-win-win in my book! My Taster likes it better than my original hummus too. Win-Win-Win Hummus costs just 78 cents a serving using organic ingredients. You’ll find three something-for-nothing ingredients in one recipe: My homemade hummus uses no oil. Use olive […]
Tawny Cornbread a classic something-for-nothing Cook for Good recipe that costs just 48 cents a slice using organic ingredients. Flavorful broth from cooking dried pinto beans replaces buttermilk and eggs for a healthy, thrifty cornbread. Vinegar adds lift, and flaxseed holds it all together. I used the liquid from cooking one pound of dried pinto […]
Creamy Orange Broccoli Soup with Ginger
Use broccoli stems to make a creamy soup with an Asian tang. This Something-For-Nothing recipe is thick and fluffy, with balanced notes of orange and ginger. I’d be happy to get a bowl of this broccoli soup at a restaurant, yet its main ingredient usually winds up in the trash! You can make it in […]
Homemade Syrup from Cherry Pits or Peach Pits!
Here’s how to make homemade syrup using peach pits or cherry pits that tastes like ripe fruit and almonds and costs 5 cents a serving, organic!
Candied Orange Peel
Turn peels from expensive organic oranges into a wide range of treats, from raisin substitutes to a gourmet candy. Chop up candied orange peels to sprinkle over black beans or greens to add color and sweetness. Dip the ends in melted chocolate for holiday gift-giving. Prep time: 20 minutes. Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes […]