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Colorful Roasted Vegetables with Thyme

Roasted vegetables are a great way to make a vegetable dish that caters to the preferences of the whole family. If you leave the chunks big enough, they will stay separate from each other and children can pick and choose what they want while still getting the flavors of the whole. I like to add… Continue reading Colorful Roasted Vegetables with Thyme

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Sweet Vegetable Saute with Fried Tempeh – Vegan MoFo

Late Summer and Autumn is the perfect time for a sweet root vegetable dish. Adding fried tempeh is a great way to give your children some hearty and satisfying vegan protein in a way that is both strengthening and energizing for their active lives. I originally made this dish for a friend who needs strengthening… Continue reading Sweet Vegetable Saute with Fried Tempeh – Vegan MoFo

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Broccoli Black Beans – Vegan MoFo

If your child loves beans, they can be a great base for more vegetables. Pinto beans with carrot and onion. Aduki Beans with Squash and Kombu. White beans with greens. These are some of our favorites. This was not my idea to add broccoli to black beans. It was my friend, Betsy's. She once told… Continue reading Broccoli Black Beans – Vegan MoFo

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Olivia’s Green Beans with Almonds – Vegan MoFo

My 13 year-old niece Olivia loves cooking. She was the first child I knew who loved nori rolls. My sister and I have even taught cooking classes at several of her slumber parties. She is also Abby's big sister. Next weekend she will be performing in a community children's theater production of Grease. She is… Continue reading Olivia’s Green Beans with Almonds – Vegan MoFo

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Green Pea Boats

I know this is a bit out of season for some of you, but I live in the Pacific Northwest. We still have green peas even though it's August. I was going to wait to post this until next Spring, but couldn't resist, especially because I know I have some Seattleites who will be reading… Continue reading Green Pea Boats