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Another $10 Meal: Soba Noodles-the Other Pasta

Fresh Soba noodles are mede from buckwheat; thick, nutty, and comforting.

Fresh Soba noodles are made from buckwheat; thick, nutty, and comforting.

Pasta is a popular choice for Springtime meals; light, spicy, easy to prepare and nutritious if you choose healthier ingredients. We described how to prepare Perfect Pasta in our basic cooking series and today I had a craving for a pasta dinner.  But, to take advantage of the “Hot Sheet Sale” at Cash & Carry, I purchased a 5# bag of fresh Yakisoba noodles ($3.24) along with a 5# bag of shredded cabbage ($2.98), 25# zucchini squash ($14.49) and 14# pk of pork shoulder cushions ($1.15 per pound).

I know…$36.81 is more than the “$10 Meal” in the title but let me share a few of the many meals that can be prepared with these ingredients…see the rest of the story. Continue reading

Pressed Salad: Simple, Healthy & Tasty

Cabbage pressed with salt and vinegar saves nutrients and becomes easier to digest.

Cabbage pressed with salt and vinegar saves nutrients and becomes easier to digest.

Your family can help prepare this simple salad that is a healthy alternative to the common garden salad. Cabbage and Bok choy are the basic vegetables and to make it tasty and more digestible, it is pressed with a little added vinegar and salt. Cabbage is high on the list of the World’s healthiest foods and is easy on the pocketbook so why not try this technique to prepare it? Continue reading