Monthly Archives: October 2009

Roasted Potatoes and Tomatoes with Rosemary

Roasted potatoes, flavored with rosemary, were a traditional dish of the old Roman Easter. Here is a contemporary interpretation of this dish.

Old-Fashioned Potato-Bread Stuffing

This hearty, casserole-type bread and potato stuffing need not be stuffed into anything; simply enjoy it as a side dish. This is welcome at the Thanksgiving table, but you can surely enjoy it any time you want a comforting casserole or have a bit of bread you’d like to use up, like those end pieces […]

Making Lunch? Make it Nutritious! Make it Waste-Free!

If you’re like us, you start the school year with enthusiastic plans to send your kids to school with lunches that are nutritious, affordable, and easy to make. You promise that you’ll plan ahead. You’ll put more effort into it. You’ll cut out the junk. But somehow mid-year finds us settled once again into our […]

Healthy School Lunch Recipes and Tips (Vegetarian, Vegan, and Everyone Else!)

The key to successful school lunches is variety. Finding healthy school lunch recipes and ideas for vegan and vegetarian kids adds to the challenge. Here you’ll find lots, along with links to other VegKitchen posts on creating easy, tasty school lunches. Many of the recipes and tips in this article have been adapted from The Vegetarian Family […]

Vegan Kids and Lunch at School: Helping your Child Fit In

I’d like to share some thoughts on packing vegan lunches, in celebration of the release of my new cookbook Vegan Lunch Box.* The book features complete, well-balanced lunch menus that you can put together and pack for kids and for grownups. The menus range from easy, familiar, Western-style cuisine, to adventurous gourmet meals with dishes from […]