Wildly Affordable Organic by Linda Watson
Eat Fabulous Food, Get Healthy, and Save the Planet--All on $5 a Day or Less

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Buy Green. Eat Green. Save Green.
If you've wanted to eat like it matters but felt you couldn't afford it, Wildly Affordable Organic is for you. It's easy to think that "organic" is a code word for "expensive," but it doesn't have to be. With these ingenious cooking plans and healthy, satisfying recipes, Linda Watson reveals the incredible secret of how you can eat well every day--from blueberry pancakes for breakfast to peach pie for dessert--averaging less than two dollars a meal.
Get ready for wild savings! You'll discover how to:

•    Ease your family into a greener lifestyle with the 20-minute starter plan
•    Go organic on just $5 a day--or go thrifty and spend even less
•    Take advantage of your freezer and freeze your costs
•    Find the best deals at your local farmers' market or grocery store
•    Cook easy, scrumptious, seasonal dishes from scratch
Packed with tips for streamlining meals, from shopping and cooking to washing dishes, this book shows how sustainable living is within everyone's reach. Slow global warming with delicious dinners? Lose weight, save money, and save the polar bears at the same time? When you live the Wildly Affordable Organic way, it is possible! Join the movement to change the way you eat--and keep the change.

About Linda Watson

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Linda Watson, the founder of CookforGood.com, created her wildly affordable cooking plans after being inspired by a national challenge to eat on a food-stamp budget. She credits her background in project management helping her to not just survive but thrive on just a dollar a meal per person. Linda is a member of both the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the Project Management Institute. She's had a wildly varied career so far, including developing a top-secret expert system, working with Tom Clancy and Douglas Adams on computer games, and riding the dot-com wave with eGarden.com. Today she teaches cooking through classes, e-books, and videos. Watson lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband.
Published May 31, 2011 by Da Capo Lifelong Books. 272 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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Watson’s 7-day, 20-minute cooking plans fall right in step with her smart planning, cooking and shopping strategies.

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Oregon Live

Da Capo Press, $16.95, 256 pages In a nutshell: Conventional wisdom has it that it's impossible to eat organic food if you're on a budget.

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City Book Review

She helps readers figure out which foods need to be organic, which are just as good “conventional,” and how to get the best deals through seasonal shopping, holiday sales, and the occasional foray into the nearest ethnic grocery store.

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