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. (!) […]

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 […]

School Lunch – Bean Burrito

Bean burrito made with whole grain tortilla and pinto beans. (Pinto beans were soaked overnight and cooked until soft, then mashed. Salt, chili powder, a splash of lime juice.) This lunch cost us right around $1.20. I was surprised it was that much, relative to the other lunches this week. The tortilla and especially the […]

Mujadara Recipe

Mujadara was part of school lunch yesterday. The little guy loves cinnamon, and he likes that daddy sometimes takes this dish on trips for airport food. It’s an easy recipe that can be adjusted with all different spices. I’ve also done a black bean version. Print Mujadara Recipe Author: Next Good Meal Serves: 4   Ingredients ½ […]