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Roasted Potatoes with Chilies

Roasted Potatoes with Chilies

Roasted Potatoes with Chilies for four It doesn’t get much simpler or more satisfying than this. You can use any pepper you like—from large, dark poblanos, to Hungarian wax chilies, to bell peppers. 4 medium potatoes, chopped into bite-sized pieces 4 medium chilies, chopped into bite-sized pieces […]

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Bacon & Goat Cheese Frittata

Bacon & Goat Cheese Frittata

Bacon & Goat Cheese Frittata Ingredients: 1 onion – chopped 1 Pepper – chopped 8 slices of bacon – chopped into bits 4 oz goat cheese 1 handful of basil Directions: Preheat your oven to 350F Crack the eggs into a bowl and whip with a fork […]

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Creamy & Spicy Avocado Tostado

Creamy & Spicy Avocado Tostado

A cheap meal that is sure to satisfy and impress! This delicious meal uses one of natures tastiest super foods! Be sure to season the avocado with salt & pepper to suit your taste while mashing. This cheap meal is perfect in the summer as a spicy and […]

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The Cost of Nutrition

The Cost of Nutrition

Recently, we had the opportunity to pilot/teach a class using part of Peace Love Plates’ curriculum at a Food Pantry that served a low-income, immigrant community in LA, near the outskirts of Korea-town.  We called the class “The Cost of Nutrition” to emphasize the importance of eating healthy and […]

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It’s Just Us

It’s Just Us

A bump in the road alerts me and I stare at the sidewalks lined with sleeping bags, tents, and make-shift cardboard homes. Trash and debris lines the streets and the smell of smog and urine fills the air of our Toyota Camry.

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Peace Love Plates SNAP Challenge 2013

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An Interview with Linell

An Interview with Linell

Hi Linell. Hey, there! So, let’s just jump right on in. This past week you did the SNAP challenge. If you could sum up your experience, what are two things that really stand out to you? Honestly, I thought that this last week would be much more […]

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The Obesity Epidemic

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SNAP Challenge Recap

SNAP Challenge Recap

Saturday was the end of my SNAP challenge and I need to confess something… Spending only $36 on groceries for the week was easy for me. I was able to buy more food than I needed and I was able to create some really tasty meals that […]

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“SNAP” Shots of the Last Few Days…

“SNAP” Shots of the Last Few Days…

It’s been a few days since Jeff and I embarked on our SNAP challenge. It was quite a busy weekend, so I quickly ran into some issues that (a) wasn’t surprising (b) annoying but nevertheless eye-opening.

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