Tips on being Frugal

Disclaimer: I live in the city. If you don't, this will be harder to do. (i) If you're strapped on cash and need a tiny bit of something (concealer/zit cream), go to Sephora or Nordstrom or Neiman Marcus, or places that give out samples and just get a small sample of that thing to tide …

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Making Yogurt

One of the aspects that I think helped a lot in helping me bounce back from eating irritating foods is yogurt. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet, as I mentioned, advocates for eating 24hr fermented yogurt every day. Most commercial yogurt isn't fermented for that long, but part of the long ferment is reducing lactose, and I …

Tempeh

In an effort to eat less meat, which I might write about, I've begun making tempeh. It's a fermented whole food, and while it is soy-based, it can be pretty easily tweaked to be soy-free. ย Tempeh is an Indonesian cultured dish: soybeans which have grown a white mold--like cheese! It is steamed or fried, and …