Quick and Easy

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. [...]

Simple Broccoli Rabe

broccoli rabe for vegan kids life

This is the first post on the new site! I'm so excited!  I decided to go really simple to test the waters. Here's my yummy broccoli rabe recipe. It tastes pretty close to what my Nonna used to make for me growing up. This stuff is definitely an acquired taste. I've been eating it since [...]

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.

Quick Breakfast Tofu Scramble

breakfast tofu scramble

I was making this yummy breakfast scramble for myself and decided to make it kid friendly! Quick and easy - thrown together in five minutes with stuff that was already in the fridge/pantry. Easy peasy.

vegan mac and cheese

Is it good? Yeah, it's good....best ever? Probably not, but it's darn tasty. Here are my two cents on vegan mac and cheese....it'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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