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Budget Friendly Meals

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Kim Chi Fried Rice

A local favorite made with a little extra richness and spice.

Vegetables stir fried

Refrigerator Gold Stir Fry

Have you ever opened your refrigerator and realized that those green onions you meant to use are still in there looking sad and forgotten? Or how about the plate of sautéed spinach and garlic you forgot to take to lunch? Rescue your leftovers from the trash with this simple stir fry. Add in a simple but intense sauce made from pantry staples and you've got a treasure on your hands.

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Juice Pulp Veggie Patties

Juicing can be pricey so make the most of your money by using your leftover pulp and grains/beans to make patties for easy meals throughout the week.

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Cauliflower Bites with Peanut Sauce

Get all the things you love about deep fried foods - crispy outside and tender inside - achieved using a healthier alternative, baking! These bites are a cinch to make and are extremely versatile. Substitute the peanut sauce with hoisin, buffalo, pesto, or any other favorite coating.

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Coconut Chocolate Nut Bars

This sweet treat is fun to make and requires absolutely no cooking!

Pickled Onions

Asian-Style Pickled Onions

This simple recipe is great as a side or over rice. You can even use the marinade as a salad dressing! Adapted from the vlog, BenjiMantv

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Tomato and Basil Zucchini Bruschetta

This delicious bruschetta uses zucchini slices for a healthy alternative to bread. It can be eaten as a side dish or as a meal on its own!

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Ginger or Turmeric Tincture

This tincture is super easy to make and is jam-packed with the properties of these healing herbs. Pour a splash into a cup and top with hot water and sweetener as a morning tonic, or add olive oil, pepper and salt to make a incredible a salad dressing.

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Raw "Key-Limansi" Pie

This refreshing dessert features Filipino limes, or calamansi, for a twist on a classic key lime pie. Adapted from the Blogilates lifestyle blog.

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Mock Chicken Salad with Tempeh

A super delicious, quick and simple salad, great for sandwich fillings or alongside a green salad for a fast lunch.