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

Legumes · Recipes

Pinto Beans with Vegan Sausage

I did not grow up liking sliced hot dogs in my baked beans. I was the kind of child who liked to keep my meals simple. It was only in my macrobiotic studies that I learned the value of incorporating two protein sources into one dish. If you haven't tried this, you can raise a simple… Continue reading Pinto Beans with Vegan Sausage

Legumes · Recipes

Garbanzo Bean Crepes with Sauteed Vegetables

I didn’t think these would turn into crepes when I first saw the recipe over at Oh She Glows. But, that’s how they turned out for me. I was looking for a quick simple dinner item and these were a hit. I used the basic garbanzo bean flour to water ratio that Angela uses, but added… Continue reading Garbanzo Bean Crepes with Sauteed Vegetables

Dips and Spreads · Recipes

Yummy, Gooey Mochi Sauce

My friend Jen came over to cook with me last week. We have both been needing some richness to help us feel more satisfied with our meals. In my last post, I talked about how children need this richness, too. I think this recipe is a great one to add to your list of super simple… Continue reading Yummy, Gooey Mochi Sauce

Articles · Children and Vegetables · Lena's Lunchbox · Mealtime

Lena’s Lunchbox 6

Lena will be four-years-old  in a few weeks. An exciting thing she has learned recently is how to make her own nori rolls. Her favorite filling is rice and avocado, but we were out of avocado this week, so she got creative. These nori rolls are filled with pressure cooked brown rice, steamed kale and currants. Yum!… Continue reading Lena’s Lunchbox 6