Recipe: #AvocadoSuccess

Pin ItFirst of all, I want to thank everyone who’s purchased a copy of the Healthy 15 for 2015 ebook I released last week. I’m overwhelmed by the response, and even more so by those of you who have said you’d rather wait until the ebook goes up to its regular price (I guess I [...] ...more

The PGEW Healthy 15 for 2015 Ebook is here!

Pin ItHi everyone! You might have noticed there was no recipe post last week, and I do apologize for that. But I have an excellent reason, and ...more

The $25 Shopping Cart, v. 21.0

Pin ItI 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 Bare Bones pantry and [...] ...more

Recipe: Mushroom Quinoa with Pesto & Almonds

Pin ItEven 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....more

What’s in Store for 2015

Pin ItHappy 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 this year. First, a bit of catching up, along with some amazingly happy news and announcements ....more

#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