Browsing All posts tagged under »vegan children«

Easy Vegan Pizza Matches Varying Tastes

May 11, 2011


Pizza is an easy way to feed a wide range of tastes with one healthy dish. At my table, I seek to satisfy the palate of a 7-year-old along with those with more acquired tastes. When it comes to making pizza, I’ve found that everyone gets what they like through the careful placement of ingredients. […]

Learning the Difference Between Friends and Food

August 3, 2010


  A visitor making friends with a rescued pig at Farm Sanctuary in New York on August 1, 2010. This past weekend, I took my son (age 7) to the Hoe Down at Farm Sanctuary in upstate New York. It was a captivating, fun-filled couple of days that included visiting rescued factory farm animals, close […]

When it is Rude to Refuse Food…

July 19, 2010


Nothing offends a host like refusing to eat their cuisine. Of course, it is best  to avoid this situation in the first place by letting the host know beforehand that you have dietary preferences, or by arriving armed with a dish of your own.  Unfortunately, life cannot always be so carefully prearranged; therefore it is […]

The Teaching Moments of Mealtime

July 12, 2010


DO YOURSELF A FAVOR…grab a cup of tea and take about 10 minutes out of your day to watch this video from Nonviolence United. It is a lovely short film titled A Life Connected and it demonstrates the importance of living our values. I want my child to learn values. Few things are more important […]

What To Bring to a Party

June 19, 2010


  Many vegan parents panic when it comes time to socialize at non-veg events.  Multiple fears can arise including wondering what your child will be able to eat or concerns that they won’t fit in.  Not to worry, as this is one area that I have found to be quite simple to deal with: bring […]