Legumes · Mealing Planning

Maple Balsamic Glazed Garbanzo Beans

One of my strategies when cooking for busy families is to make dishes that can┬ábe eaten as is or added to other dishes. My style is kind of mix and match. I often create components rather than cooking full meals. I find this gives families greater flexibility in meeting the needs of a wide range… Continue reading Maple Balsamic Glazed Garbanzo Beans

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

Articles · Children and Vegetables · Lena's Lunchbox · Vegan MOFO 2013

Lena’s Lunchbox 2- Vegan MoFo

A few posts ago, I talked about Lena, my Vegetable Lover of the Month. Here are two more of Lena's school lunches from the past few weeks: Lunch #1: Whole grain tortilla (I like the Ezekial brand) with smashed white beans and baked yam. After filling, heat a skillet with a bit of oil and… Continue reading Lena’s Lunchbox 2- Vegan MoFo