says, that "according to one out of six Americans experiences food insecurity
today, there is a more than an adequate supply of food potentially available.
However, according to the US
Department of Agriculture , we throw away a pound of food per person per day
in this country, or well over 100 billion pounds of food per year. Some estimate
this to be more than enough to totally eliminate hunger in America."
In the above photo you see how easy it is to physically install a garden plant.
Growing food for your family's menu saves money and donating your extra harvest
to your local food pantry is a smart thing to do for your community. Today's
video recipe includes home grown onions and herbs. Click through to the video
below and enjoy!
2 Tbs olive oil 1/4 cup juice, lemon 1 tsp garlic, fresh, smashed 2
tsp dill 2 tsp parsley 2 Tbs chopped red onion 2 1/1 tsp red wine
vinegar 2 Cups cooked pasta
1. Marinate first six ingredients together for two to six hours.
2. Place drained chicken on grill (or stove top), cook until done. Discard
3. Mix Lemon and Olive Oil Pasta ingredients together, adding pasta last -
plate and serve.
Servings: 4 -- cost is under $10
To learn more about rain water cisterns and rain exchange systems for your
garden and lawn, please go to the sponsor for the "Living Lean & Green; How
To Cook Healthy For $10 or Less" video series, Aquascape Inc., at
www.aquascapeinc.com. They have an amazing website filled with ideas to help you
live more sustainably by collecting and utilizing rain water, particularly to
water a garden.
The "Living Lean and Green; How To Cook Healthy For $10 or Less"video series
features Chef Ryan Hutmacher, The Centered Chef of Centered Chef Food Studios
( http://www.centeredchef.com) ,
cooking with me (Shawna Coronado - http://www.thecasualgardener.com)
in my front lawn vegetable garden. Together, we are creating meals which cost a
family of four $10 or less to prepare and features organic vegetables I have
-- Burpee Home Gardens supplied the vegetables grown
in the garden this season. I write many instructional stories and videos with
their incredible vegetable products and donate a large portion of the vegetables
to the local food pantry when harvested.
-- Aquascape, Inc. sponsored the videos and supplied
the rain water cistern for easier watering of the vegetable garden.