Friday, September 26, 2008

Fun for Fall

Sunday dinner:
soba noodles;
steamed asparagus;
tempura vegetables
(lotus root, delicata
squash, onion);
orange slices; skiitake
mushrooms.


Monday:

Ryan's
lunch:
fresh
peach
slices;
pink
rice-cream
cone &
waffle
cone; a
container
of maple
syrup;
steamed
broccoli;
cranberry
pecan
cous cous;
cucumber slices.

AJ didn't need a separate snack because Dada was parent helping in his class. He brought mini banana muffins, baby carrots, & raspberry lemonade.

Tuesday:

Ryan really enjoyed his burrito last week and requested more.
Ryan's lunch: checkered rice (Ryan called it his chess board); bell pepper "oak" & "maple" leaves; Amy's Bean & Rice Burrito (non-dairy); container of applesauce (not shown).

AJ's preschool snack:
Crispy rice bar; grapes.

Nate's preschool
snack: mini banana
muffin; grapes; bell
pepper strips.

AJ let me know after
school that he was NOT
happy with his smaller
snack today. I guess he
really does need the bigger portion; I just thought I'd try something smaller for a change because after all it is only a snack! Mama was wrong!!

Farm
share:
1/2 peck
apples,
onions,
3 squash
(acorn,
delicata,
carnival),
tomatoes,
carrots,
scallions,
peppers,
lettuce,
spinach,
baby red
russian
kale,
potatoes. Not shown: PYO raspberries, hot peppers, herbs, flowers, kale, collards, chard, cherry tomatoes.

Wednesday:

Ryan's
lunch:
Good Dog
"flowers";
chinese
green
beans,
asparagus,
& soy
chik'n
Smart
Strips;
rice "dog
bone";
steamed
broccoli;
grapes;
cucumber
curls; mini
pumpkin apple muffin; carrots; Tofurky slice "flower"; 1 red Panda raspberry licorice.

AJ's snack: steamed broccoli; mini pumpkin apple muffin; cucumber slices; grapes; AJ rice "blocks".

Thursday:

Nate had his first longer day of preschool, and his first opportunity to use his Thomas the Tank Engine lunchbox and bento. His teacher said he opened his lunch and yelled "A Clue!".

Nate's lunch: Blue's Clues rice "clue" pawprint; edamame; orange segments; shiitake mushrooms; cold spinach.

AJ's snack: rice
"clue"; orange
segments; edamame;
cold spinach.




Ryan's
lunch:
rice &
nori
keyboard;
2 note
sandwiches:
1 PBJ,
1 cuke &
Tofutti
cream
cheese;
edamame;
red bell
pepper
strips;
cold
spinach;
orange slices.

Husband's lunch:
veggie burger
with veggies on
whole wheat bun;
bell pepper strips;
grapes; mini
pumpkin apple
muffin; cucumber
slices.

Friday:

Blueberry Flax Pancakes

1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup flax meal or milled flax seeds
3 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup full fat soy milk (I like Vitasoy)
3/4 cup vanilla almond milk
1 T. olive oil
1/2 cup blueberries, frozen or fresh
spray olive oil (for pan)

Heat a cast iron or non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat.
Mix dry ingredients.
Add wet ingredients and blend well with an electric hand mixer.
Add blueberries.
Spray skillet lightly with olive oil (and again between batches).
Ladle on batter. When holes begin to appear, flip.
Serve with maple syrup or your favourite topping.

Ryan's (Breakfast for) Lunch:
Cherry soy yogurt; four
small pancakes; maple syrup;
raspberries; banana chocolate
nut Save The Forest organic
trail mix bar
.






Husband's lunch: rice balls; red bell pepper strips; applesauce; peanuts, raisins, Craisins; smoked Tofurky & vegetables sandwich; Lake Champlain hazelnut praline dark chocolate; carrot sticks; raspberries.

2 comments:

Becky said...

I just wanted to let you know that I'm a frequent reader of your blog and I love the photos of your kids' lunches! Keep up the good work!

veganf said...

Thanks for letting me know! I have lots of fun making their lunches.