My son held it together. He proudly walked with a full backpack across the crosswalk, his hand wrapped in mine, to the beautiful brick school that I started at 27 years ago. He smiled for the camera, shook hands with the kindergarten teacher and then got on line, two-by-two, to be whisked away to the classroom. His little face crumbled for a few seconds, but he got it together and walked bravely with the teacher and 17 other children to their first day of the public school system. Read more
Every label is worth reading, especially summer favorites like popsicles. Dyes, added sugar, etc. can turn a sweet idea into a stomach ache. We’ve strayed from the boxed icy treats for a few years now, and our homemade versions are so delicious that not even the ice cream truck’s iconic melody entices our children. Read more
I adore spaghetti squash- it’s a simple, nutritious dinner all compact in a big oval piece of produce. Here’s the recipe for the instagram photo posted earlier this week. And yes, your little ones and big ones alike will love it.
My sweet baby girl turned 3. And she wanted an Elmo birthday party. And she wanted to invite her ‘girlfriends’ from daycare. Here’s how we turned our backyard patio into a completely vegan birthday party. Read more
I’m blessed with having vegan parents who are very supportive of my lifestyle choices when it comes to the subject of nutrition. After all it was my pop who originally got me interested in this after he read The China Study. My family is back in the midwest and I’m here in California, so I mostly see them around the holidays right now. I’m sure there are many of you faced with the challenges of being different from your parents. I’m lucky when I go home, vegan homemade cinnamon rolls and frosting are something my mom makes every year. Everyone cannot be so blessed as me. Read more