Kid Approved

indian spiced for VKL

This is a simple side dish to throw together and pop in the oven in 5 minutes or less. My little guy LOVED it. He kept coming back for more. In fact, he kept walking over for more, which is a really big deal, considering his preferred way of travel is by knee scooting only. True story. [...]

VKL casserole pic

First I want to say....this casserole is ridiculously delicious. It is also 100% baby approved. So far, so good, right?'s also a pain in the tookus to make. It's not hard; you're just going to make a huge mess. Totally worth it, though, in my opinion. It's enchiladas without the fuss of frying and [...]

trader joe's turkey-less roast

In honor of Thanksgiving, I went out and bought myself a Trader Joe's Turkey-less Stuffed Roast. It wasn't planned or anything. I was just strolling through and lo and behold there were samples....vegan samples! Never happens. I'll admit....I got caught up. Sad, I know. It's the little things that I live for.
Anyway, I thought maybe I could get the kid to eat this thing.

vegan mac and cheese

Is it good? Yeah, it's ever? Probably not, but it's darn tasty. Here are my two cents on vegan mac and's not going to be what you remember growing up, if you've ever had the real thing. It's just not. Vegan cheeses are getting better, no doubt, but I haven't found a mac and cheese recipe that reminds me of that orange stuff you'd get from the familiar cardboard box or that glorious goo you were served in the school cafeteria....but, I digress.

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