A Tale of Two (or more) Avocados

Avocados: tasty, and all the rage. The minute I discovered people paying $15 for avocados on toast, I knew I should quit my job and become an avocado chef. I’m still working on the details. Meanwhile, I’ve decided to share some of my favorite recipes for...

Pantry Raid: How to Eat for Free to Pay Your Bills

Why I decided to skip grocery shopping for weeks… A couple months ago, I got a large bill for my teacher certification renewal. I was cranky so I posted a question on Facebook to see who else had to pay large fees to keep their jobs. Turns out, a ton of people....

FREE Unlimited Kombucha. You Can Make It Yourself

I was hooked on kombucha the first time I tried it.  It’s a sip of bubbly, refreshing heaven. It reminded me of a wine cooler without the wine.  The problem, though, was it’s cost. $4-6 a bottle meant that I couldn’t have it all the...

A Simple Sesame Noodle Recipe You’d Better Double

A sesame noodle dish that gives a take-out feel during the middle of the school day… I love cold sesame noodles. They’re super easy, fantastic for make-ahead meals, and delicious. This dish is a great summer–or winter dish that can be served hot or...

10 Ways to Have an Affordable, Waste-Free Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving time… “Do you want to get a free-range turkey for Thanksgiving?” My husband texted me a local farm’s screenshot for $5.99/pound. “Is that a good price?” I’m a vegetarian. I’m happy with a carrot....