Meal Time Tips and Vegan Recipes

Vegan Pulled Pork

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Vegan Pulled Pork

We have been stuck a rut with the same meals over and over again. I saw a recipe on Pinterest and wanted to give it a try. However I tweaked it a bit to fit in with what we like.  Mushrooms are a great alternative to meat. They have a meaty texture, can be eaten so many different ways, and are affordable. They are good for heart health, and your Immune System. They are low in fat, calories, and sodium but high in fiber and protein. King Oyster Mushrooms are the largest in the Oyster Mushrooms. This is the first...

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4 Quick Vegetarian Lunch ideas

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4 Quick Vegetarian Lunch ideas

Lunch is the most hated meal that I have to prepare and make at home. Now that our little monster is in Junior Kindergarten we have to send her to school with lunch everyday. Our home is a meat-free zone and while Lilly eats meat when she is not at home her lunches are vegetarian. Here are a few simple lunch ideas for you and your children!   1. Nut-Butter or Nut-Alternative Butter and Jam Wraps. This is always a last resort for us as Lilly doesn’t love it but who can resist a little PB and J in their...

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6 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Eat What You Serve Them!

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6 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Eat What You Serve Them!
6 Ways to Get your Toddler to Eat What you Serve Them! Stop fighting at the dinner table and make it a learning experience with your child.

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Corn and Bean Tacos

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Corn and Bean Tacos

Corn and Bean Tacos Ingredients: Two cobs of corn  Two can of chili beans  One green pepper - finely chopped  Half a white onion - finely chopped One clove of garlic - grated Juice from 1 lime Head of Romaine - finely chopped 1 tomato - finely chopped Favourite Taco Topping (toffui sour cream, mango salsa etc) Favorite taco seasoning Instructions: Cut corn off cob  Chop onion and green pepper  Put onion, corn and green pepper in a bowl with garlic  Turn frying pan on medium-high  When frying pan is hot add half a cup of water  Place bowl of...

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Easy Rice with Veg

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Easy Rice with Veg

Sometimes I follow a recipe and sometimes I have no clue what to make for dinner. Jesse is much better at not following a recipe where I am slowly learning how to cook without one. This was a meal I made last week that was full or veggies, protein and rice! Easy Rice with Veg 1. Jasmine Rice: follow the directions from either the bulk food store or the box and make enough for 4 portions. We do not add salt or butter to our rice. 2. Chop some mushrooms (we did about 12), half a head of broccoli, 2...

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