3 Wildly Affordable Organic Recipes

Writer Linda Watson gives Grandparents.com the lowdown on shopping and cooking with organic foods.

By The Editors

The concept of "organic" food has gained in popularity in recent years, with both consumers and chefs. And while it's true that organic foods are free of the chemicals and pesticides used to grow most fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes, they're also indisputably costlier.

That's where Linda Watson comes in.

Watson runs Cook for Good, a website dedicated to helping you, as she writes, "plan, cook, and eat delicious food for very little money and without too much effort." As part of her master strategy, she recently published her first cookbook, Wildly Affordable Organic: Eat Fabulous Food, Get Healthy, and Save the Planet — All on $5 a Day or Less (Da Capo). It’s a step-by-step guide to every aspect of eating better, from meal planning to storing leftovers, and it includes more than 100 thrifty recipes built around inexpensive organic ingredients.

Now, Watson is sharing six tips for saving money on organic foods with Grandparents.com, as well as three delicious and wholesome recipes from Wildly Available Organic. Try them, and you’ll see that organics can be an attainable and delicious option for your family.

Go to the recipes now:


Excerpted from Wildly Affordable Organic © 2011, by Linda Watson. Reprinted with permission of Da Capo Books.


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