School Lunch – Summer Rolls

Today’s school lunch was vegetable summer rolls. This was an alternative to the school menu item, shrimp spring rolls. ($6!) Ours included tofu, color peppers, cucumbers, carrots, and bean thread noodles all rolled up cozy in brown rice wrappers. He took two of these along with grapes. He also randomly asked to take a piece […]

Back to School

Baby boy is in kindergarten! Wow. All day big guy school means school lunch. They do offer a catered “healthy” hot lunch, but for a few reasons we will be packing lunch. 1. The catered option doesn’t include vegan options. Every day includes cheese and/or meat. 2. The catered option is $6 per day. (!) […]

Menu Board

Laksa was comfort food for Dizzle returning from travels. Chili and cornbread is today’s project, so I’m hoping to post both those recipes. I’ll probably do a couple cornbread waffles and do muffins with the remainder. We’ll also have a salad with greens from the garden including some spicy purple mustard greens. Rajma is new […]

Kid Food – Falafel

The first time we made the falafel waffle the little dude turned up his nose. I think the whole waffle concept threw him off his game. Now he’s accustomed to seeing the strange squares, and he jumped right in to make his own falafel plate. He buried his falafel under lettuce, naan, peppers, and cucumbers. […]

Five Spice Veg

This was one of the first things I tried from my coveted Indian Vegetarian cookbook. I absolutely adore it, but I don’t make it very often. It takes a little more prep time than I’m accustom to lately. Lots of ingredients and spices that have to be prepped and ready to go before starting. That […]