I first enjoyed this delicious stew when a dear friend brought it over after our first child was born. She packaged it lovingly in containers, and even brought over the rice to serve with it. She’s a mom. She knew that even cooking rice was challenging in those first few weeks of baby life. We loved this … More Recipe: Yellow Lentil Stew
Growing up in California, I rarely came across breakfast sandwiches. In fact, the only “breakfast sandwiches” I was aware of were the ubiquitous Egg McMuffins, and whatever Jack-in-the-Box called their version. It was only after moving to the Northeast that I entered a world where almost everyone enjoyed breakfast sandwiches. The crucial parts were the egg … More Recipe: Vegan Egg Sandwich!
Chili is by far one of my favorite fall meals. It is warm, homey, spicy, and super easy to make! I’ve made all kinds of chili’s before: black bean, white bean, three-bean, lentil, and more. Last week I threw together a version that used up all the beans that were hanging out in the freezer … More Recipe: 1, 2 or 3 Bean Chili
This week my son started learning about food groups in his kindergarden class. They got the color-coded food group “plate” (an update from food pyramid of my day) with vegetables, fruits, grains and proteins. On the side the “plate” is a little blue circle for the dairy category. It’s so obviously a side thought it … More When your vegan kid learns about “nutrition” in school