Saturday, November 20, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Saturday, October 2, 2010
onions and garlic
Ife asked for frozen peas on top. Then he only wanted to eat the frozen peas. Lola commented "He only likes blended up soup." "Well, blend it up" Jonathan suggested. Lola did and Ife devoured it.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Amazing Savings has a sale on organic bananas @ .25 cents per pound. Get them while supplies last. These are on the ripe side, but not too ripe. Cut them up and put them in freezer bags in the freezer. Use them for smoothies later on.
1 1/2 cups of blueberries
1 large ripe banana
3 large leaves of lacinato kale, sliced
2 cups of hemp milk or rice milk
1 tbsp of mangosteen powder
1 tbsp of acai powder
4 cubes of ice (optional)
1/8 of cup of agave syrup to taste (optional)
Blend and serve. Serves three thirst athletes. Enjoy!
Friday, August 6, 2010
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
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Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Sunday, July 18, 2010
p.s.: GET THE VEGGIE COMBO (You get 3 choice sampler!)! If you're on a date or with a friend, you get that and have her/him get the yummy spinach dish! Share the love yall.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Monday, July 5, 2010
Sunday, July 4, 2010
1. Wholsome Agave on sale 23.5 oz is $4.99 co-op Advantage coupon $1.00 off.
2. Thai Organic coconut milk $1.69.
3. Organic raw Sunflower Seeds
4. Wildwood organic Tofu burgers pack of two $2.79.
5. Cascade 10oz frozen vegies $1.99. Look for manufacture coupon on some of the packages for $1.00 of two.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
1 unbaked 8" spelt pie crust
Sautee 2 Tbsp extra virgin coconut oil and 1 medium choppen: Cover thd onion
When onions are soft add to:
1 1/2 lbs. tofu, mashed
1/4 cup of nutritional yeast
3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp dry mustard
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp black pepper
Mix well. Pour tofu mixture into pie shell. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes until set.
You can also put 1/2 cup of baked tempeh in the bottom of the crust and THEN fill it up with the tofu mixture and bake. Serves 6 to 8, hope you are hungry!!!
(This is idiot proof because if I can do it any one can, enjoy)
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Friday, June 25, 2010
Two leafs kale
10 seedless grapes
1/4 hemp protein powder
1 cup rice milk
4 ice cubes
1 tablespoon mangostein powder
blend and serve
Ife wasn't interested at first. Then I added more ice to his cup, and he gulped it all up.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Sunday, June 20, 2010
1/2 of medium size banana
1/2 cup of unsweetened soy milk
1/4 tsp of cinnamon
pinch of nutmeg
1 TBSP of nutritional yeast
2 tsp of maple syrup
1/2 loaf of sliced bread
1/4 cup of vegetable oil
Place all ingredients (except bread)in a blender and blend for about 1 minute.
Heat up pan, I prefer a non-stick pan for this to make it easier
Put oil in pan a little at a time
Dip bread in batter to make sure both sides are COMPLETELY covered ;-)
Place slices in pan gently two at a time.
Cook until golden brown on both sides.
Voila! My 2 year old Son Ife told his mommy:
"I want to eat the pancakes!"
Friday, June 18, 2010
1/4 cup of organic chopped cashews
1 1/2 cup of water
3 TBSP of organic lemon juice
i TBSP of miso
1/4 cup of nutritional yeast
1/4 tsp of garlic
1/4 tsp of yellow mustard powder
1 tsp of realsalt
1/4 tsp of dill
2 TBSP of organic tahini
5 tsp of agar agar flakes
Place water into a sauce pan to slight boil. While water is preparing, put cashews, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, garlic, mustard powder, realsalt, tahini and dill into a food processor or blender. When water is simmered add agar agar flakes. Gently but consistently stir till it gels evenly (about ten minutes). Turn off stove and dump water and agar agar mix into the food processor with the rest of the ingredients. Blend thoroughly and stop occasionally to scrape down the sides. Blend again. Processing should take approximately five minutes. When finished, pour contents into a tube or container to let mold. refrigerate overnight. It is finished. Slice, grate, do what you will. But please enjoy it!
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Sunday, June 13, 2010
8 regular sized red potatoes. Rinsed and cut into quarters
1 medium sized onion, diced
2 leaves of fresh organic lacinato kale, diced
1/4 tsp of cumin seeds
2 tbsp of virgin coconut oil or olive oil
2 garlic cloves, diced
1/4 cup of water.
1,2 tsp of realsalt
1/2 tsp of dulse flakes
1/4 tsp of garlic powder
1 tsp of nutritional yeast flakes
Put oil into pan to heat. Add cumin seeds. When it pops add garlic, then onions and the potatoes. While potatoes are cooking, place greens in a blender with water and blend until fine. When potatoes are finished cooking add 'green water' and simmer. Mix in remaining spices and serve!
At first Ife didn't want to touch it. A moment later, he reconsidered and said he wanted it with avacado. I mixed in avacado and he ate three bowls. "Yumm! "he declared.
Friday, June 11, 2010
1. Cascadian Farms Vegies two for $5.00.
2.Muir Glen 14oz tomatoes. two for $3.00
3. Living Harvest Tept Hempmilk 2 for $5.00. Look for the $1.00 off coupon on some milks.
4. Westbrae org. beans 15oz three for $4.00
5. Bionature organic pasta 16oz $1.99
6.Amy& Brian coconut juice 17oz $1.79
7. Newman's organic 7-8oz pretzels $2.29
The co-op is located at 90 Biltmore Ave. in downtown Asheville.
The phone number is (828) 255-7650
Monday, June 7, 2010
R.W. Knusen's Simply Nutritious juices: $2.79 Grab a Mumbo Sprouts coupon for .75 cents off
Spectrum Naturals Unrefined Coconut Oil is $6.99
Organic Bananas: .99 cents per pound
Organic Haas Avocados: .99 cents each
Amy and Brian's Coconut Juice (12 0z cans: .79 cents each
Sorry no Coop Advantage coupons this month. More Coop sales to come.
Saturday, June 5, 2010
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Sunday, May 30, 2010
Friday, May 28, 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010
1/2 cup of organic dry apricots
1/4 cup of organic raisins
1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup of sunflower seeds
1/8 cup of rice bran oil
pinch of Real Salt
put all ingredients in a food processor do not over-blend. There still should be some crunchiness remaining. Form into balls. EAT!
Ife's appetite returns! After giving up the doctor recommended colloidal silver Ife's been eating like a pig.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
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Friday, May 21, 2010
Choclate Coconut yummies
1/2 cup cacoa ground in coffee grinder
1/2 cup raw coconut butter
1 cup coconut datelets
1/4 cup agave
1/2 cup shredded coconut
pinch of real salt
Take all ingredients except for shredded coconut, place in food processor.
Mix until smooth. Roll into small balls. put in bag of shredded coconut and shake until coated in coconut. Enjoy fresh or frozen.
Pesto Bites back
This pesto doesn't really bite back, you might expect it to because of the stinging nettles.
2 cups stinging nettles, lames quarters and other green from your yard or farmer market.
1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
2 heads of garlic
1/4 inch ginger
1/4 to 1/2 cup rice bran oil
1 teaspoon celtic sea salt
Put all items in food processor and mix thoroughly. Makes a good topping for noodle or rice.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Monday, May 10, 2010
2)Honest Tea regular price $1.69, sale price .99 cents look for coop advantage coupon for additional .20 cents off.
3)Organic frozen blueberries and strawberries on sale for $2.99, coop advantage coupon for an extra $1.00 off.
Sunday, May 9, 2010
Yes I know it's not food...
Mother's day cake! I am a rule breaker when it comes to recipes because I have a tendency to follow my tuition when it comes to baking. So here we go!
1 1/2 cups of spelt flour
1 cup of cold water or rice milk
3 tsp of baking soda
ener-g egg replacer or ground flax
(2 tsp of either to 3 tbsp of warm water mixed)
1/4 cup of agave or maple syrup
1/4 cup of maple sugar or add 1/4 cup more maple syrup with a tbsp more flour
1 tsp of vanilla
1/4 tsp of stevia
1 cup of blueberries
Mix flour, baking soda, and stevia in a food processor so as to evenly and thoroughly mix everything. This is very important if you want your cake to rise up!
Empty dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Fold in blueberries. Mix all wet ingredients togerher. Slowly pour into dry ingredients while stirring. mix batter with a cake mixer or stir consistently with a spoon for 5 minutes.
preheat oven to 350 degrees.
empty contents into an oiled cake pan and bake in oven for 25-30 minutes.
Stick a knike or fork in it. Comes out empty? Set it aside to cool for 10 minutes.
Small box of mori-nu silken tofu, 1/4 of agave, 1 tsp of lemon juice, tsp of vanilla, 1 tsp of ginger. Blend in food processor. Smooth over cake. Voila!
Lola and Jonathan devoured it, Ife spit it out and asked for ice cream instead. We have come to the conclusion that Ife is not fond of cakes. He's had a similar reaction to his grandpa's birthday cake.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
6 cups of water
1/2 cup of tvp
4 large strips of kombu strips
1 1/2 tsp of garlic flakes
1 cup of crushed tomatoes
2 tsp of tumeric powder
1 tsp of basil
1 tbsp of sesame oil
1/4 cup of green peas
1/2 tsp of unrefined salt
1 tbsp of red miso
Bring water to a boil
Add oil and salt
Next add amaranth and tvp
Wait one minute before adding remaining ingredients EXCEPT
Let simmer for 20-25 minutes on low heat.
Turn off stove and after one minute add miso
Ife said "yummy!" and he wanted mommy and daddy to say yummy too.
Sunday, May 2, 2010
2)R.W.Knudsen 4-pack spritzers. Reg price $4.99, sale $2.99. Healthy clippings coupon add $1.00 more off!
3) Traditional Medicinals Mothers Milk and PMS teas. Reg $5.49 each, sale $3.79. Health clippings coupons valued at $1.00 off ( makes it $2.79)
4)Purely Decadent ice cream. Regular price $5.79, sale $3.79 (yummy!)
5)MuirGlen canned tomatoes 28 oz. Reg $3.49, on sale for $1.99. There are coupons on SOME cans; $1.00 off for two. Bringing the price down to $1.49 each. Great deal!
6) Fair trade organic bananas. 79 cents per lb. While supplies last.
Happy Beltane everyone!
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Sunday, April 25, 2010
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
2 cups of rice milk or your favorie fruit juice
1/4 cup of strawberries
1 cup of fresh kale
1 tbsp of ground flax seeds
1/4 cup of spectrum rice protein.
Water to desired consistency.
Preblend kale until finely processed. Next, pur blended kale into a juicer. Add all ingredients and blend on low for 1 minute and then on high for 1 minute.
Ife poured most of his share of smoothie onto his adzuki beans.
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Saturday, April 17, 2010
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
1. 12 soy or rice milks same kind $8.00.
2. Chips under 11oz $.99, some are organic.
3. Olive oil not organic, a variety of brands
We got Elonia 500ml for $5.99.
Amazing Savings deals vary day to day. You can get some good deals.
Remember to check dates. Happy veggie hunting.
Sunday, April 11, 2010
Friday, April 9, 2010
French Broad Food Co-op Asheville NC ph (828) 255-7650
1. Select cascade 10 oz frozen organic vegies $1.99
look for coupon on product for $1.00 of two.
2.Amy's burritos have two vegan choice, dairy free black bean and the Breakfast Burrito.
They are on sale for $2.59. Look for the $.75 off coupon hanging next to the product, or in
the Co-op Advantage phamphlet.
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Thursday, April 8, 2010
Today I talked to an elder, a Mother and Grandma, she suggested we not make a big deal about it, when he is done he is done. Tonight we tried it. Ife spit out a bite of food. I very calmly explained this was his first warning, after three bites spit out ther would be no more food that night. He didn't spit out any more food, and comunicated verbally when he was done eating. We took a little walk, then the three of us indulged in vegan cocunut ice cream.
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Sunday, April 4, 2010
With frozen peas of course. Ife's favorite past time.
Two Sammi's Millet Pizza Crusts
1 24 oz can of organic tomato sauce
1 cup of cooked organic black beans
One heaping cup of frozen spinach
3 cloves of fresh garlic minced
1/2 of medium onion
1 tsp of basil
1/2 tsp of oregano
1/2 tsp of thyme
1/4 tsp of paprika
1 tsp of garlic powder
1 tsp of salt
1 tbsp of oil
1/4 medium sized beet
1 block of Vegan rella cheese
preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cook for twenty minutes or until cheese is melted
On another note, Ife is enjoying being a forager. He ate raw kale from the garden and fennel, and horse mint flowers.
Ife's saying of the day; "Mommy is a woman, Ife is a kitty cat."
Saturday, April 3, 2010
Regular price $4.19 Sale $2.29, grab a mung sprouts coupon and get $1.00 off
Organic Bananas 79 cents per pound
Nature's Path 32 0z cereals
reg $8.99 sale 5.99 add $1.50 off coupon from Healthy Clippings
Nutiva Coconut Oil
Regular Price $11.99 Sale? $5.99!!!! AND there's a $2.00 off coupon! Yes!!! Go get some!!!
Thursday, April 1, 2010
I am trying to remember the blog address. I asked Jonathan, he started,"veggie-baby" Ife continued,".blog spot.com" We think he's brilliant!
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Deals at Earth Fare are few and far between. Even the couple I found I was nt too excited about.
1) Organic raw sunflower seeds are on sale for $2.19 per pond
2) Bagels are at an everyday price for 79 cents. (They do contain sugar)
The best deal at Earth Fare may be going to their web page and signing up for coupons at their website at
And a chance to win a $250.00 gift card at
Go Grocery Outlet
This place a a few so-called natural products with nothing organic in sight.
1) Kashi Pizzas $2.49 each for VEGAN ones
2)16 oz Conventional frozen blueberries $1.00
3) Gallon of white vinegar $1.99
4) Canned conventional vegetables 2 for $1.00
5)Cheap conventional produce
Sunday, March 28, 2010
The Dora bowl that Grandma got Ife does make a difference. Our sometimes (often) picky little eater has incentive to finish his food and to find Dora and Boots the monkey hiding at the bottom of his bowl. Frozen peas also help. Some nights each bite has to have a generous helping of frozen peas. Tonight's dinner is frozen Kashi pizza, seasoned artichoke noodles with fresh organic tomatoes, seaweed salad, and sauteed blend of seasones tofu, white mushrroms, eggplant, leeks in tomato sauce. Al the while Ife's enjoying his food saying "I love pizza with frozen peas on it!"
Thursday, March 25, 2010
1) Soup n' Salad for $5.00
2)Grilled Pita w/ Hummus $2.25
3)Garden Salad Plate $4.00
4)Bagel Sandwich with Hummus or Vegan Cream Cheese, Tomato, Cucumber and Sprouts $4.00
Add organic Baked Tofu or Hummus for $1.50
They have a lot of other tasty things on their menu ranging in prices from $6.75 to $9.00 at the most. This is a great place to be with lots of zines, mags, books and various other enlightening discourse info. This is where our next night out will be! Visit them here:
48 Commerce St. Asheville, NC 28801
Monday, March 22, 2010
1) Vegan muffins and cookies $1.25 (Sugar free options)
2) One pound bag of organic baby carrots on sale for $1.29
3) Organic russet potatoes $.99 per pound
4) Organic bananas $.99 per pound. (You can get them for the same price at the Frech Broad Food Coop)
70 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801-2323
Sunday, March 21, 2010
Cream of carrot soup
one head of garlic
half inch of fresh ginger
tablespoon of tamari
teaspoon of cumin
one cup water
one cup rice milk
one cup orange juice
two tablespoons of agave
Cook veggies in water till tender.
Blend and return to the pot.
Add remaining ingredients.
Cook on low heat for twenty minutes stirring occasionally.
For one meal Ife ate carrot soup and oranges. Everyone else enjoyed the carrot soup as well.
Let's start with the contents of this yummy dish. You need 3 medium sized sweet potatoes baked and sliced, garnet yams preferred, 1 banana sliced, 1/4 cup of organic raisins,
1/2 orange, 2 tsp cinnamon tbsp 1/8 cup of melted earth balance, a squirt of tamari and 3 tabespoons Agave. Pre heat oven to 400 degrees.
Peel and slice the sweet potatoes into thick pieces. Use a little bit of earth balance to oil one baking pan. Layer the sweet potato slices with the banana slices in between. Sprinkle cinnamon evenly over sweet potatoes and abanas. Next spread raisins evenly over contents. Next pour agave syrup over all contents. Last, drizzle remaining earth balace over all ingredients. Turn oven down to 350 degrees and place dish into the oven. Bake for 30 minutes. Turn oven off and let cool for an additional 30 minutes in oven. Finished.
Despite the fact that he eats regular baked sweet potatoes, he would not eat this at all. But hey, more for everyone else.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
Friday, March 12, 2010
1/2 jar of organic tahini
2 tbsp of agave syrup
5 raw garlic cloves
1 tbsp of fresh ginger
1 tbsp of toasted sesame oil
4 tbsp of organic wheat free tamari
2 tbsp of lemon juice
3/4 cup of water
*Blend ingredients except water and then slowly mix the water in until creamy and smooth.
Spinaci e Aglio:
2 packs of 10 oz. frozen spinach
5 garlic cloves minced
6 oz of coconut milk
1/4 cup of spelt flour
1/8 cup of nutritional yeast
2 tbsp lemon juice
tsp of brown mustard seeds
tsp of cumin seeds
1 tsp of garlic powder
2 tbsp of shou tamari
1 tbsp of olive oil
pinch of black pepper (careful, it's all recalled!)
*Heat oil ad mustard seeds and cumin seeds until it starts a poppin'. Next add minced garlic for 30 seconds. Then add spinach and cover until spinach is completely defrosted. Now add flour and nutritional yeast then stir in coconut milk and water until creamy. Last add shoyu tamari. If need be add water to desired consistency. Finished
Ife ate the garlic tahini on toast. The garlic tahini is a great dish to serve to your family and friends around this time of year. Garlic is anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, and nature's most powerful anti-biotic. Enjoy
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Saturday, March 6, 2010
1)Three 6 oz bags of assorted chips (potato, popcorn, veggie twists, etc.) for $2.00
2) Twelve 32 oz soy or rice milks, same kind for $8.00 (please, please, please check the dates!)
3)Soy yogurts .49 cents each
4)Zensoy Vanilla pudding .79 cents each
5) Celestial Seasonings Tea, buy one and get one free. This adds up to two boxes for $1.49, wow!
While supplies last because each day can be a different sale.
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Rosettas is one of our fav places to dine. Their food is superb and mostly VEGAN. Now Rosettas Kitchen has a selection of awesome menu items for $5 and under. Here are some of the goods:
Vegan Queso Dip $4.50 (yummy)
Chips n' Salsa $3.50
Chips n' Hummus/garlic style $5.00
Fresh cut home made French Fries sm $3.00/ lg $4.50
Sweet Tater French Fries sm $3.25/ lg $5.00
Basic Burrito $5.00
Homemade Salsa $5.00
Corn n' Tatter Fritters $5.00
Beans n' Rice Bowl $4.75
Corn bread n' Greens $3.00
Vegan Chili n' Chips $4.50 (gotta get the formula for this)
Fruit Salad $4.50
Hearty Miso Plate $5.00
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Cliff Bars; regular price $1.49, sale $0.99
Santa Cruz Crsnnectar beverage 32 oz; regular price $4.89, sale $2.99
Santa Cruz Orange Mango beverage 32 oz; regular price $459, sale $2.79
Santa Cruz White Grape beverage reg price $4.59, sale $2.79
Santa Cruz Concord Grape beverage reg price $4.89, sale $2.99
Don't forget the coupons for these drinks! Healthy clippings 75 cents off.
Celestial Seasonins Teas assorted,
reg price $3.59, sale $2.29
Check out the Mambo Sprouts coupon for these teas, $1.00 (This makes it $1.29 for a box of tea, how cool is that!)
Rudi's Country Morning White; reg price $4.89, sale $3.29 Same deal for the Multigrain Oat bread.
OOOH another coupon! Coop advantage 75 cents off.
Seventh Generation toilet paper (yeah it's vegan) regular price $1.39 each. Grab a Mambo Sprouts coupon for $2.00 off of two.
Live it up!
Sunday, February 28, 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010
We thought that the rice water was a sure remedy for his as we had tried it on a previous occasion and it was very productive then. Not this time. Everything and the kitchen sink we utilized with no success. Every tincture, herb, electrolyte drink, rice water, probiotics, etc. By 8:30 the next morning I had called his doctor and they said he should come in. Whilst driving with my fingers crossed I could not help but to think of the horror of giving him anti-biotics. Well, the doctors said it was a passing virus and a possible ear infection and it should be over with quickly so there will be no need for antibiotics. Hallelujah! He's already on the mend and very active.
Ife is such a great child and he is full of compassion and goodness. It is by God's grace that we are blessed to have him in our lives. He wants everyone around him to feel good and he's aware when people are sad or hurt. He often says with sincerity, "feel better".
Friday, February 19, 2010
Today, Ife and I had gone to our fav play museum at the Diana Wortham Center; The Health Adventure. We frequent this place three to four times per week on average because there are many fun things to do in this safe and secure location. The staff here are very friendly and all treat Ife like a VIP/celebrity. We had gone over to the grocery store play area where various fake food stuffs are such as vegetables, fruits, eggs, milk and meat. All of a sudden Ife asks me "what's this daddy?" "That's a cucumber" I had responded. "What's the daddy?" "That's an eggplant" "What's this daddy?" "A peach". I think this is the first time he had questioned me with such an eagerness to know the names of the types of food there. And then "What's this daddy?" I paused as I was thinking about how I should answer this one. He was holding a peace of roast beef. Being perplex I felt prompted to call my wife at her job for some advice about how I should respond. She said that I should tell him the truth and to say "that was part of a cow that had gotten hurt and it's very sad. That cow was a baby at one point and had a mommy and a daddy that loved her just like you." I had chosen to be oblivious to the fact that one day he would know that some people eat meat. Well, today was some day.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
1) Muir Glen 28 oz. canned tomatoes, regular price $3.39 each, on sale $1.99.
look for $1.00 off coupons on some of the cans too!
2) Imagine select 32 oz. soups, regular price $4.89, sale price $3.29.
Look for the 75 cent coupon on the shelf.
3) Whole Soy 6 oz. yogurts, regular price $1.19 each, look for slightly expired yogurts
marked down to 59 cents each.
P.S. Most Coops in the U.S are part of the Coop Advantage program meaning that you can get the same sales prices on the same product from any coop. The French Broad Food Coop is located at 90 Biltmore Avenue, Downtown Asheville, NC. There phone number is
You are red
You are round.
I cut you up to eat you up
You come from the ground.
Monday, February 15, 2010
Sunday, February 14, 2010
One large head of broccoli
one medium potato
one yellow onion
1/2 inch fresh ginger
four cloves of fresh garlic
2 tbsp nutritional yeast
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp tamari
1 cup of rice or soy milk
1 tbsp miso (thick)
1 can of coconut milk 2 tbsp agave
dash of pepper
Cut all vegetables into large pieces. Add ginger, garlic and two cups of water.
Place in a large pot.
Cook until all vegetables are tender.
Blend cooked vegetables with one cup of rice or soy milk.
Blend until smooth.
Return mixture to pot.
Add all remaining ingredients except for miso.
Cook 10 to 15 minutes on medium heat stirring occasionally.
Turn off heat and the add miso.
Serves six hungry Vegans. Enjoy!
I forgot to get the coconut milk and couldn't find any pepper. It turned out the only rice milk we had contained vanilla. Still it turned out well. I
Ife was squirmy and wouldn't sit in his seat. I let him sit on my lap, figuring the extra attetion wouldn't hurt since he has a cold and it teething again. He ate all his soup as did Jonathan and I.
I sometimes wish I was the kind of Mother who could make these kind of healthy from scratch meals every night.
Friday, February 12, 2010
We arrived home from work today and asked if Ife needed a potty-check, his response was "avocado snack" so we gave him some avocado for starters. After a shower bath Ife was ready for dinner. It consisted of; some soup with beans, broccoli, potatoes noodles and of course frozen peas to help it cool down. Ife asks for frozen peas at about every meal. He even tried to get me to put them in his tea. He loves frozen peas so much he often request the frozen pea song. I didn't know one so I made it up.
You are little and green and round
And oh so cold
I got you from the freezer
You cooled down my food
Eat it up
Eat it up
Yum yum Yum!
Dessert was some Turtle Mountain Mint Chip coconut milk ice cream and tension tamer tea and banana. We like this kind of ice cream because it is vegan, has no sugar and is delicious! All the food was organic, which is better for our family and the Earth.
After tea and dessert we are all in our pajamas watching his favorite cartoon video "Dora the Explorer" . As I lay here in bed typing this , Ife has surely interrupted the process of us all falling asleep by exclaiming "potty check!" This is an inconvenience of a potty trained child that we chose to deal with as it takes up to forty-five minutes of him sitting on the potty and one of us reading three or more story books to him. Much to our chagrin, there are times when he gets up from his potty check with an empty potty. After a long day of being over spent and exhausted, there are sometimes that I wish he that he were in diapers! :-)
Ife's wisdom for the day, "Bring the church home."