Archive for the Healthy Cooking Category

Tomato Sauce Recipe

Tomato Sauce Recipe

Peace Love Plates’ Recipe: Tomato Sauce Ingredients (1) 28 oz can crushed tomatoes – $1.68 (1) 6oz can tomato paste – $0.62 2 tbsp olive oil – ($5.74) $0.22 1 yellow onion, finely chopped – $0.60 5 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped – ($0.40) $0.20 1 tbsp […]

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Chicken Kebab & Authentic Hummus Recipe

Chicken Kebab & Authentic Hummus Recipe

I’ve always loved Mediterranean style food and after visiting the Mediterranean coast I realized just how much I enjoyed the cuisine. I had hummus – the BEST hummus – with every meal and I couldn’t get enough of it. True, authentic hummus is so simple yet so […]

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September 27th Cooking Class

September 27th Cooking Class

This Saturday, September 27 at 1pm, we will be teaching another healthy eating on a budget nutrition and cooking class! We’ll be making a Broccoli Chicken Stir-Fry – the dish we demonstrated at the Back to School Family Health Fair this past weekend! This 500 calorie dish […]

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SNAP Challenge recipe #1: Pork Loin Chops with Apples and Carrot Medley

SNAP Challenge recipe #1: Pork Loin Chops with Apples and Carrot Medley

A little over a year ago, Jeff and Linell attempted to live on less than $37 worth of food for a whole week through the SNAP challenge (watch their SNAP challenge video here). Their challenge was to create healthy, beautiful meals for less than $1.50 per meal; […]

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PLP and the “Back to School” Family Health Fair

PLP and the “Back to School” Family Health Fair

Peace Love Plates will be participating in the “Back to School” Family Health Fair on Saturday, September 20th from 10am-4pm in the heart of Los Angeles! We’ll have a booth to give away educational materials on health and nutrition, our Peace Love Plates shopping list, recipes for the […]

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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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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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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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