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Free cookbook teaches you how to eat well on $4 a day

Reinvent our country's idea of a "DOLLAR MENU"!!! Good and Cheap cookbook, Free cookbook with recipes designed for people receiving SNAP benefits to eat healthy meals on $4 a day.

from Opinionator

Stop Subsidizing Obesity

New York TImes: Stop Subsidizing Obesity -- “It’s shocking,” says Ludwig, “how little we consider food quality in the management of chronic diseases. And in the case of SNAP that failure costs taxpayers twice: We pay once when low-income families buy junk foods and sugary beverages with SNAP benefits, and we pay a second time when poor diet quality inevitably increases the costs of health care in general, and Medicaid and Medicare in particular.”


Rachel Boire, 30, Mooers, NY. Boire is alleged to have received SNAP and Medical Assistance benefits totaling $7,553.21 that she was not eligible to receive by not accurately reporting her household income. Boire's case is rescheduled for Nov. 13.

Conservatives are blocking access to crucial SNAP benefits, with work requirements and limits on what items people can buy. – Meet Sammy, a 2 years 1 month Shih Tzu / Mix available for adoption in PERRY, NY - He was pulled from an abusive home and this makes him quite fearful of fast movements and he can be reactive to loud voices. When scarred Sammy will snap if you reach for him. For this reason we feel Sammy will benefit from a quiet home with no children. He is quite affectionate and really bonds to people after given the time to settle in.

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