Monthly Archives: October 2012

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Oatmeal Cranberry Muffins

Twice a month, I sign up to make the morning snack for Zander’s Montessori classroom. Who doesn’t love having an excuse to bake 2 1/2 dozen muffins after putting their toddler to bed? I wasn’t sure how these were going … Continue reading

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School Lunch #64

– vegan pizza squares – green beans with olive oil and sea salt – cannellini beans cooked with spinach, garlic, and roma tomatoes – pretzels – raisins – grapes – Zing nutrition bar – Blueberry Blitz fruit and veggie puree

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School Lunch #63

– vegan chicken nuggets with ketchup – roasted red potatoes and carrots with olive oil, sea salt, garlic, paprika, and black pepper – whole grain roll – cashew/almond/pumpkin seed clusters – freeze-dried strawberries – fresh sliced persimmons

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Pesto Spaghetti Squash & Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Lately, I’ve found myself cooking with more seasonal produce–things like butternut squash soup and roasted seasoned yams. It’s funny, because now that we live in southern California, it doesn’t feel at all like autumn to me, and yet my body … Continue reading

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School Lunch #62

– maple cashew butter mini-sandwiches (assorted sizes) on Ezekiel 4:9 sprouted cinnamon raisin bread – cooked carrots with vegan butter – green beans with olive oil and sea salt – pretzels – olives – dried cranberries – grapes

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School Lunch #61

– vegan burrito with salsa and vegan sour cream – celery sticks – apple chunks – raw goji berry trail mix –

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School Lunch #60

– vegan pigs in blankets with garlic aioli for dipping – baby carrots – dehydrated kale (“ranch” flavor) – sunflower seeds – fresh strawberries

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School Lunch #59

– tri-color pasta with vegan chicken strips, marinara sauce, and nutritional yeast – veggie spring roll bites with dipping sauce – pretzels – fresh oranges – dried cranberries

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School Lunch #58

– vegan chicken nuggets – red pepper slices with vegan ranch dressing – whole grain roll with cashew butter and raspberry fruit spread – grapes – oranges – raw “donut hole” – almond milk (not pictured)

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School Lunch #57

– vegan mini-samosas with garlic aioli dipping sauce – basmati rice and garbanzo beans – boiled okra with sea salt – apricot applesauce – raisins – fresh persimmon slices

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