Kitchen Tools for Vegans Who Love to Cook!

We came up with the idea of writing about kitchen tools for vegans when I realized that preparing healthy, tasty vegan meals requires a set of tools that not everybody has in a typical kitchen. As you start preparing more whole-food, plant-based (and sometimes even raw!) meals, you’ll see how these tools are not gadgets but really helpful companions on your vegan journey.

3 Old Food Budget Rules That No Longer Apply, According to a Pro — Healthy Budget

Raise your hand if you've ever tried to stick to a food budget and failed. You're not alone. That's because budgets (for food and in general) are often too rigid, says Jennifer Faherty, a certified financial planner and the founder of Financial Wealthbeing. Budgets are great in theory, but they don't always work in real life or allow for unplanned things to happen, she points out.

We asked Faherty to take a look at three old-fashioned budgeting rules that, really, no longer apply — and how to adjust them to work for modern times.

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Raise your hand if you've ever tried to stick to a food budget and failed. You're not alone. That's because budgets (for food and in general) are often too rigid, says Jennifer Faherty, a certified financial planner and the founder of Financial Wealthbeing. Budgets are great in theory, but they don't always work in real life or allow for unplanned things to happen, she points out.

We asked Faherty to take a look at three old-fashioned budgeting rules that, really, no longer apply — and how to adjust them to work for modern times.

READ MORE »


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