Children and Vegetables · Vegetables

Saucy Green Beans

As I child I had a confusing relationship with green beans. Every summer, as soon as the green beans were ready I would sit in my parent's garden and snack on them raw. It's still one of my favorite ways to eat them. However, at the dinner table, often canned or cooked too soft for… Continue reading Saucy Green Beans

Main Dish · Recipes · Vegetables

Super Easy Plant-Based Pizza

Sometimes, we crave pizza. It just happens. Often, I see families compromise and end up out to dinner, with a full-on pepperoni and cheese pizza, when really the craving can easily be satiated at home with plants and without nearly as much harm to your health. Remember, according to the World Health Organization, processed meats… Continue reading Super Easy Plant-Based Pizza

Recipes · Vegetables

Orange-y Carrot Jewels

Often, just changing the way you cut a vegetable can add variety and interest to a simple dish. One cutting technique, which I learned as the jewel cut, is actually my favorite way to cut root vegetables. I think it's kind of fun. Lay the root vegetable on its side, horizontal, with the top to your left if… Continue reading Orange-y Carrot Jewels

Recipes · Vegetables

Root Vegetable Fritters

I have been making simplified versions of Carrot and Coriander Fritters for over a year. By now, you probably know that I simplify almost every recipe I come across. Personally, I have found that if I use a really good sea salt and organic, fresh vegetables, I don't need a whole lot of other seasonings. With… Continue reading Root Vegetable Fritters

Recipes · Vegetables

Onion, Lotus Root and Carrot Kinpira

I haven't met very many children who don't like lotus root. With its neutral flavor and fun almost-crunch, it's fairly kid-friendly if you can get them to try it. Plus, it has a super neat wagon wheel shape unlike any other vegetable I know. Some children love onions, others can't stand to be in the… Continue reading Onion, Lotus Root and Carrot Kinpira