The $25 Shopping Cart, v. 21.0

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I wanted to share a quick $25 Shopping Cart with you all before we get into the next recipe and tip posts. I actually went on this run last month, but it’s still a good example of how to Trader Joe’s (yes, it’s now a verb) with a fairly well-stocked…

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The $25 Shopping Cart, v. 21.0

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I wanted to share a quick $25 Shopping Cart with you all before we get into the next recipe and tip posts. I actually went on this run last month, but it’s still a good example of how to Trader Joe’s (yes, it’s now a verb) with a fairly well-stocked…

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Recipe: Mushroom Quinoa with Pesto & Almonds

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Even though this isn’t technically the first post of the year, it’s somewhat of a PGEW tradition to start off the year with a new quinoa recipe.  I’m not about to break tradition now, so I’m starting things off with this little darling.

I originally…

$2.00 / serving.
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What’s in Store for 2015

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Happy New Year, everyone! It’s good to be back after such a long time away, and I’m excited to bring some new things to PGEW.com this year. First, a bit of catching up, along with some amazingly happy news and announcements. So, sit back, relax, and…

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#TBT: A Very Poor Girl Thanksgiving, Revisited

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It’s 8:35 here in California, and I’m taking a ride on a blissfully empty train to visit my mom for Thanksgiving. I’m actually working on a couple new posts for Getting Well, Being Well…

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Recipe: Garlicky Roasted Potato & Cauliflower Soup

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In what has become a Thanksgiving tradition here on PGEW, I present to thee a very last minute recipe to make you look like you’re a kitchen rockstar. Sure, I could do another round-up of menu ideers, but

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Recipe: Spicy Vegetable & Quinoa Stir-Fry

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Behold, dear readers: my go-to lunch & dinner for the past two weeks. It’s not much, but it’s one of those one-dish wonders I adore during ultra Bare Bones time because it gets so much done with so little.

Naturally, it’s quinoa-based (um,…

$1.25 / serving.
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What’s in Store for (the rest of) November

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Eek! I’m more than a bit late on this one, but better late than never! With November being such a big busy month for everyone with the approaching holidays, there’s still plenty on its way to PGEW to help you eat well without breaking the bank.

Since…

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The $25 Shopping Cart, v. 20.0 – An in-depth look at how it’s done

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Wow… the twentieth edition of The $25 Shopping Cart, can you believe it? While I don’t post every single one, I do these on a fairly regular…

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Recipe: Poached Eggs in Spicy Tomato-Pepper Sauce

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Oh, man… what an adventure these past few weeks have been.

When I last left you, I’d just finished a whopper of a

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The $25 Shopping Cart, v. 19.0 – the $20 edition.

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That moment when you have to choose between the bad stuff and the really bad stuff, fully knowing it’s going to hurt you either way.

Yes, folks, I’m talking about TP. While not exactly food related, it’s something all of us have to buy at…

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