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Food Stamp Challenge Recipes:  Apple/Walnut/Oat Breakfast Bars

Food Stamp Challenge Recipes: Apple/Walnut/Oat Breakfast Bars

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

We adapted this recipe from Prevention RD’s Meatless Monday section. Here’s the link to this neat recipe and site: https://www.preventionrd.com/2013/03/meatless-monday-giant-whole-wheat-apple-oat-breakfast-cookies/ Whole Wheat Apple-Oat Breakfast Bars 3 cups organic whole wheat flour 3 cups thick-cut oats (not instant oatmeal – eeeeuw) 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 teaspoonsbaking soda 1 cup organic walnut […]

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Food Stamp Challenge Recipes: Burger/Sandwich Buns

Food Stamp Challenge Recipes: Burger/Sandwich Buns

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

We adapted this recipe from one we found on Food.com  (thanks, Engineer in the Kitchen!) and it’s a real keeper. 1 cup water 1 egg 2 cups organic unbleached white flour 1 cup organic whole wheat flour 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup sugar 3 teaspoons yeast Directions: Toss all ingredients […]

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Food Stamp Challenge Recipes: Pita Breads

Food Stamp Challenge Recipes: Pita Breads

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

We love making these. Not only are they cheap and yummy, there’s something really fun about having a stack of them available in the fridge to stuff with whatever you’re eating for a fast, fantastic lunch or snack (or dinner….or breakfast….)  They’re one of the more involved things we make, but worth it. 1-1/8 cups […]

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Food Stamp Challenge Recipes: Hummus

Food Stamp Challenge Recipes: Hummus

| September 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

Hummus is pure protein, pure deliciousness, and well worth the steep price tag on the jar of organic tahini in my shopping list. It’s also worth getting or borrowing a food processor (again, one of those things you can find at a thrift store like we did), though you can make this in a blender […]

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Food Stamp Challenge Recipes: Almost Whole Wheat Bread (a la bread machine)

Food Stamp Challenge Recipes: Almost Whole Wheat Bread (a la bread machine)

| September 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

With the bread machine we received for free from Freecycle.org, we make this bread at least once a week.  It’s far better and far cheaper than any organic bread you can get from the store (loaves often run $4.00 each or even more). 1-1/8 cup lukewarm water 1 teaspoon sea salt 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil […]

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The Whole Foods Food Stamp Challenge

The Whole Foods Food Stamp Challenge

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

This challenge was born of a curiosity about whether you can shop at a high-end store known for higher quality food (and often criticized for its prices), and do it within a tight budget by making intelligent choices and teaching myself a few new tricks. Could I do it again?

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