Frugal Foodie: The Many Benefits of Eating a Bowl of Oatmeal Every Morning

My favorite seeds to top my oatmeal. Here the fruit is apple.

 I eat oatmeal every morning…well, almost every morning. The exceptions are when it is 75 degrees at 7 in the morning. It is then that I switch over to eating a bowl of granola with fruit and nuts. Otherwise, I eat a bowl of oatmeal with fruit and nuts every morning. This combination packs a nutritious punch.  Continue reading “Frugal Foodie: The Many Benefits of Eating a Bowl of Oatmeal Every Morning”

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How to Eat Healthy Without Busting Your Budget: The New EWG Guide

In the last few years since books by Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food: Eat Food, Mostly Plants, Not Too Much) and movies, such as Food, Inc., have gotten wide distribution, many people are either learning about or recommitting to a healthier way of eating. One thing I hear quite a bit is concern over the expense of eating healthier…which is ironic in many ways.  Continue reading “How to Eat Healthy Without Busting Your Budget: The New EWG Guide”