Chores, skills, and habits

February 12, 2017

The kid asked if there were any more chores he could do to earn some extra cash, and he’s now in charge of food prep!   It’s not only about the chopping and cooking though, it is his job is to make sure we always have beans, rice, oats, carrots, and plant milk (aka nut juice, he’s 12, it’s funny) on hand and ready to go.   These are things we…

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A quick and easy lunch

January 4, 2015

We have been posting some complex recipes recently.   While they are totally delicious and worth the effort, especially when entertaining around the holidays, they can’t really be thrown together without doing some up-front planning, specialty shopping, and taking the time to prepare the dishes.  To switch things up a bit, I want to share with you what I had for lunch today. A sunshine burger sandwich, with a side…

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Black Bean Soup with Kale and Mushrooms

January 20, 2014

  As if Black Bean soup isn’t already good enough, I added Kale and Mushrooms to push it over the top!! I started with a Black Bean soup recipe from allrecipes.com (link), and changed it up a bit.  What I ended up with is below, and it’s been a huge hit with our friends and families so far!  It’s a hearty soup that covers 4 of the 6 GBOMBS (Greens, Beans, Onions,…

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Carrots with the greens still on

October 21, 2009

For some reason my kids love steamed carrots if the green part is still left on. It’s a total novelty for them. We got these carrots from our CSA farm and they were so tasty.  The other shot is of the rest of the dinner, a hodge podge of other veggies and tacos.

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