Wildly Affordable Organic: Eat Fabulous Food, Get Healthy, and Save the Planet--All on $5 a Day Or Less (Google eBook)

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Da Capo Press, 2011 - COOKING - 273 pages
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Buy Green. Eat Green. Save Green.
If you've wanted to eat like it matters but felt you couldn't afford it, Wildly Affordable Organic is for you. It's easy to think that "organic" is a code word for "expensive," but it doesn't have to be. With these ingenious cooking plans and healthy, satisfying recipes, Linda Watson reveals the incredible secret of how you can eat well every day--from blueberry pancakes for breakfast to peach pie for dessert--averaging less than two dollars a meal.
Get ready for wild savings! You'll discover how to:

•    Ease your family into a greener lifestyle with the 20-minute starter plan
•    Go organic on just $5 a day--or go thrifty and spend even less
•    Take advantage of your freezer and freeze your costs
•    Find the best deals at your local farmers' market or grocery store
•    Cook easy, scrumptious, seasonal dishes from scratch
Packed with tips for streamlining meals, from shopping and cooking to washing dishes, this book shows how sustainable living is within everyone's reach. Slow global warming with delicious dinners? Lose weight, save money, and save the polar bears at the same time? When you live the Wildly Affordable Organic way, it is possible! Join the movement to change the way you eat--and keep the change.

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Good ideas for homemade, inexpensive vegetarian meals. - Goodreads
This was a pretty decent cookbook and reference guide. - Goodreads
Mostly vegetarian recipes from what I remember. - Goodreads

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User Review  - meghan_hall78 - LibraryThing

In this book, Linda proved that you don’t have to break the bank to eat like a health nut. I loved the different shopping lists that she provided, one for the more health-conscious shopper and one for ... Read full review

Review: Wildly Affordable Organic: Eat Fabulous Food, Get Healthy, and Save the Planet--All on $5 a Day or Less

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

As someone who gets a lot of joy out of cooking, this book isn't going to change my cooking and shopping habits very much. It felt kind of remedial. I was expecting some unique tips, but the book mostly contains (boring) recipes. Read full review


Part II Streamlining Life in the Kitchen
Part III The Wildly Affordable Organic Plans
Part IV Recipes
Part V Resources

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About the author (2011)

Linda Watson is a fashion journalist who contributes to many magazines and newspapers. She was a fashion writer for "Vogue" magazine for four years and is the co-author of "Vogue's More Dash than Cash,

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