#TBT: A Very Poor Girl Thanksgiving, Revisited

Pin ItIt’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 right now, but I’ve noticed a huge spike in traffic for ye olde blog, so that must mean that my [...] ...more

Recipe: Garlicky Roasted Potato & Cauliflower Soup

Pin ItIn 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 you can always view those here, or check out the Thanksgiving Menu Ideas for Less! board [...] ...more

Recipe: Spicy Vegetable & Quinoa Stir-Fry

Pin ItBehold, 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, hello) ....more

What’s in Store for (the rest of) November

Pin ItEek! 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 ....more

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

Pin ItWow… 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 basis. And right now, my mad skills are really saving my hide! ...more

Recipe: Poached Eggs in Spicy Tomato-Pepper Sauce

Pin ItOh, man… what an adventure these past few weeks have been. When I last left you, I’d just finished a whopper of a $25 Shopping Cart that not only featured $5 less than my usual budget, but a taxable thing like TP. Why so extreme this time? ...more

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

Pin ItThat 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 some point ....more

What’s in Store for October

Pin It*dusts off the cobwebs* It’s certainly been a while since I’ve done one of these! With everything going from topsy turvy to Is the Dust Finally Settling?, it’s only right that I bring back the What’s In Store feature. Not only does it give you a glimpse into what’s to come, but it keeps [...] ...more

Recipe: Spiced Peaches & Cream Quinoa Smoothies

Pin ItSo my mom got me a NutriBullet for my birthday a couple weeks ago, which was quite awesome of her. Last summer when I was doing my first state fair demo (remind me to put up those pictures from this year, okay?), I lost my immersion blender, so it’s been a very long year [...] ...more

Newsworthy: Introducing Getting Well, Being Well!

Pin ItBefore I launch into my next recipe, I wanted to take a moment to formally introduce that side project I’ve been talking about for a few weeks now. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome into your RSS feeds the latest blog from yours truly, Getting Well, Being Well! *cue applause* As most of you know, [...] ...more