As the Month of Meal Planning wraps up, this week will feature tips on how to make meal planning and weekend meal preparation a routine in your life Create a menu framework Recipe collection and culling Set aside time – it’s worth it! Menu time! Week 4 Menu: Rising Moon ravioli with marinara (marinara already frozen … More Week 4: Cooking Routines
This original post was written in August of 2012, but it still describes my cooking style today. Part of what makes cooking fun for my family is using ingredients we have on hand, and sometimes finding some new, and fun, combinations! Here are tips for making cooking substitutions part of your normal meal-making routine. One of my favorite things about … More Week 3: Substitutions to make meals fun!
Being vegan has improved my life dramatically (as you can read about here) but one of the best things about being vegan is how easy it is to pull together dinner in a flash. Of course I try to plan ahead and do meal-prep on the weekends, but sometimes I just need to pull dinner together quickly. These … More Week 3: Quick and Easy Meals (with Black Bean, Tofu and Veggies!)
Like most four-year-olds LP is extremely proud of the things he can do all by himself. On Saturday, for the first time, he made our morning smoothie on his own. All I did was get the milk and juice out and pour them into cups so that he could easily pour them in the blender. … More Week 3: Family Fun in the Kitchen