Grains · Main Dish · Recipes

Crispy Cornmeal Seitan

I met Bryant Terry while on a vegan health cruise last spring. I attended one of his cooking classes. I love his cooking style and his dedication to food justice. This is a take on one of his recipes. You can learn more about him and his projects on his website. Here is a Mother… Continue reading Crispy Cornmeal Seitan

Dessert · Grains · Recipes

Simple Brown Rice Pudding with Cinnamon

Rice pudding is an easy snack for young children. I actually only make it when I have leftover rice and it's not enough to save for another meal. One of the great things about it is you can make it with any amount of rice, even the smallest amount. I hate food waste, so I love being… Continue reading Simple Brown Rice Pudding with Cinnamon

Grains · Mealtime · Recipes

Satisfying Cravings for Richness

Lena has started requesting certain things in her lunch, specifically manna bread and field roast rounds. Both foods are similar in that they give her body some richness and a chewy texture. This has caused me to rethink a bit about what I need to be providing in her meals so that she feels nourished and satisfied.… Continue reading Satisfying Cravings for Richness

Articles · Children and Vegetables · Grains · Recipes

Steamed Bread with Carrot Jam

Whether the bread you eat is gluten-free, vegan or otherwise, baked flour can be really hard on our bodies. The process of baking is drying and hardening and it can do the same thing to our bodies. This is especially true if the bread is toasted.However, if you steam bread it becomes softer and more… Continue reading Steamed Bread with Carrot Jam

Grains · Recipes · Sea Vegetables

Rice Balls with Nori

We are experiencing a string of REALLY nice weather here in Seattle. The kind that makes me want to eat every meal outside, nap outside and basically hang out and never head back inside. These pack and go rice balls are a sure thing. I like to make these rice balls with leftover pressure cooked… Continue reading Rice Balls with Nori