“7 Ways to Eat Good on a Hood Budget” by Stic of Dead Prez

By: Toni Okamoto | 159 Comments | Category: Blog | Tags : , , , , , , ,

Dead Prez has been the most inspirational Hip Hop group in my life. I first heard their album “Lets get Free” when I was in middle school, and it introduced me to ideas of healthy living, questioning authority, the importance of happiness, being proud of my brown skin, among many other... more

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hensonaplane

By: Toni Okamoto | 12 Comments | Category: Blog

“It’s so easy to laugh, it’s easy to hate … it takes strength to be gentle and kind” -Morrissey When I first had the idea of creating Plant Based on a Budget, I thought it was going to be a small blog where I compiled easy, inexpensive recipes to share... more

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Womanly Wednesdays

By: Toni Okamoto | 5 Comments | Category: Blog

I’ve been best friends with the woman in the middle for over half my life and she still can’t remember my birthday. When I was 20 she invited me over on a Wednesday, made me this fabulous Martha Stewart chili dinner and gave me a bouquet of fresh flowers –... more

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Now my heart is full.

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Thank you so much for all of the support you’ve been giving us. We’re still in our infancy stages and we’re still working out the kinks, but I wanted to let you know that I’m beyond thrilled by the warm welcoming. Please continue sending us suggestions, questions, photos of recipes... more

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Changes

By: Toni Okamoto | 12 Comments | Category: Blog

Over the past few months I’ve watched my loved ones suffer from heart attacks, bypass surgeries, diabetes and the pain of gout – all diet related issues. Fortunately they are all doing fine for now, but I think it’s time to start making some serious life changes. Diabetes  and bypass... more

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