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

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

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

Articles · Children and Vegetables · Feeding Baby · Mealtime

Feeding Baby: Minced Vegetables

I don't always have energy to cook full, fresh meals. Often, I just make a new grain or soup and add it to the mix of leftovers available. One thing I do prioritize is having a fresh vegetable dish at every meal. This can get tricky when I am feeding adults, a four-year old and a… Continue reading Feeding Baby: Minced Vegetables