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Confetti Vegetable Chili, and cooking with kids

Every now and then my seven year old brings a recipe home from school, something they learned to make during class that day.   I love that he and his classmates get a chance to cook during school, and the recipes are printed with very kid-friendly instructions, and notes about which nutrients each ingredient provides!…

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Breakfast for Dinner, vegan-style (Scrambled Tofu)

My husband came home from work early this afternoon, so early that the sun hadn’t set, so I took advantage and went for a run.  (Ah, I love the sound of that!  I’m just starting out on the Couch to 5K program, and tonight I completed day 3 of week 2.  Yay me!)  The kids…

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A Warm and Hearty Vegan Lunch

When lunch time rolls around, I just can’t get excited about a cold sandwich.  I’m a lot more likely to heat up leftovers from dinner the night before.  But on those sad occasions where there just aren’t any leftovers in the refrigerator, I might whip up something like the above meal.   A whole grain…

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Curried Pumpkin Coconut Soup

Mmmmm….pumpkin.  I love pumpkin, and winter squash of all kinds.  I snag one up with delight on the first day I notice that the local ones are in, and continue purchasing one or two big squashes per week until the sad day the season is over. I’ve been making butternut squash soup for years, but…

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Vegan Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

In my mind, pesto = bliss.  I have a classic basil pesto recipe that I make all the time during the summer, and I can never get enough.   (You can find the recipe HERE.)  Tonight I had a very small bunch of basil on hand, and I wanted pesto but I knew that it…

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