Monday, May 28, 2012

Asian Noodle Salad

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Great recipe and if your kids likes paste he will love this recipe. It's served cold.

Ingredients for this vegan recipe for your kid:

8 oz dried spaghetti, or soba noodles
2 cups of small cut broccoli florets
1 lg peeled and thinly sliced carrot
3 Tbsp dark sesame oil
2 cloves garlic, peeled, stemmed & minced
1 Tbsp fresh minced ginger
2 Tbsp soy sauce
3 Tbsp lime juice
1/8 tsp cayenne
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil or parsley
3 sliced green scallion
12 cherry tomatoes, halved OR 1/2 sweet red pepper, seeded and sliced thin
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts or peanuts

Friday, May 25, 2012

Italian bread and tomato salad

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This is a great recipe easy to make and your kids will enjoy it too. This recipe is after a Mediterranean salad.

What you need for this vegan recipe for kids

4 cups Italian bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 pounds flavorful diced ripe tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, or more if you want
1/3 cup chopped green olives or black
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons white balsamic or white wine vinegar
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Artichoke Chickpea Salad

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I'm just gonna tell you that it's delicious and live it at that. :)

Ingredients for this vegan recipe:

approximately 12 artichokes, quartered
2 cups garbanzo beans (chickpeas), cooked
1/2 cup onion, minced
1 clove garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/8 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3-4 sun-dried tomatoes, sliced thinly (optional, and to taste)
1/2 teaspoon rosemary or more if you desire
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Monday, May 21, 2012

Pumpkin cookies

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Another vegan moist and soft cookie recipe. If you don't like pumpkin u could try them also, because i'm not a fan but i  like these. You can use the raisins and walnuts whole or you could grind them.

So, what do u need for this vegan recipe for kids:

1 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. allspice
3 Tbsp. applesauce
1/2 cup pumpkin
3/4 tsp. vanilla
4 Tbsp. margarine
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup raisins

Friday, May 18, 2012

Fennel with Mint Salad

Fennel with Mint Salad vegan recipe picture
You want a fast, fresh and easy recipe? Then this is for you! Mint and fennel go very well together, they create a great salad with a healthy and light taste. You and your children will love it.

What do you need for this vegan recipe:

2 bulbs fennel (anise), slivered
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
1/2 head lettuce, or approx 2 cups
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 tbsp olive oil 

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Vegan mint chocolate chips cookies

vegan recipe for kids, mint chocolate chips cookies picture
This recipe is great your kids will love it and so will you. The dough comes out delicious and has a great brown tone. They will not be crunchy, the cookies will be moist and soft. With these ingredients you will get about 20 cookies. If u can't find vegan mint chocolate chips, you can use simple vegan chocolate chips and add some peppermint, about one quarter of a teaspoon in the dough.

What will you need for this vegan recipe for kids:

3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup vegan mint chocolate chips, or simple
1 Tbsp. cornstarch + 2 Tbsp. water
1/2 cup margarine
1 tsp. vanilla

Cauliflower salad

vegan recipe picture of cauliflower salad
This salad is not really for kids it's for you the parents, so enjoy. You sometimes overlook cauliflower but you should not. :) Try this recipe and tell me what you think.

The prep time for this vegan recipe is about 15 mins. and you need to cook it for about 35 minutes.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Pinto Bean Burrito

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Beans are great for your kid but it's a hassle to get them to eat some. Not with this vegan recipe. Burritos with pinto beans are full of proteins, easy to make, and great for your kids.

When u don't have a lot of time on your hands and you kids are hungry this meal can be done in 20 minutes or less.

What do u need for this recipe:

4 burrito-sized tortillas
1 cup refried beans, canned or make them
1 Roma tomato diced
2 cups chopped lettuce
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 cup Guacamole or chopped avocado
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1/2 cup shredded non-dairy or dairy cheese
1/2 cup non-dairy or dairy sour cream
any type of salsa

Friday, May 11, 2012

Blueberry scones - vegan recipe for kids

blueberry scones a vegan recipe for kids
This recipe is adapted from non-vegan recipe.Please follow the order of directions because the dough will be thick and if you wait till the end it will be difficult to add the blueberries because you don't want to get them mashed.

What do u need for this vegan recipe for kids?

1 cup flour
3 Tbsp. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
2 Tbsp. oil
1 Tbsp. margarine*
1/4 cup "milk"
cinnamon sugar

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Raisin walnut balls - vegan recipe for kids

raisin walnut balls a vegan recipe for toddlers
Your kid likes candy? Then this is for you. They will not spoil if u keep then in the fridge for about a day, but i don't think they will last that long cause your kids will love this vegan recipe.

So what do u need for this vegan recipe for kids?

1 cup raisins
1 cup walnuts

Monday, May 7, 2012

Macaroni and vegan cheese - great vegan recipe for kids

recipe picture a great recipe for children

There are many vegan recipes for this meal but i love this one and my friend like it too. It's great for kids also.

So what do u need for this vegan recipe for kids?

1 lb. cooked pasta shapes (large elbows, shells, etc.)
3 Tbsp. margarine
3 Tbsp. flour
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. turmeric
1 1/2 cups "milk" (soy/rice milk)
1 cup shredded vegan cheese (cheddar/monterey jack blend)
1/2 tsp. mustard

Baked oatmeal - vegan recipe for kids

Baked oatmeal picture vegan recipe for kids

A friend of mine told me this recipe, he is very happy because hi's kid really likes this. Regular oatmeal is also good but some kids don't like that mushy stuff.
The consistency of this recipe is not mushy and usually kids like it better. Also if your kid like raisins go for it.
It's a great vegan recipe for kids!