Another Vegan Lunchbox

I want to start blogging my daughters' vegan lunches.. and maybe comment about issues with trying to raise a vegan kids etc.

Friday, February 17, 2006

After Valentines' Day

Little scooby has been sick the past couple of days but is back to normal now. She suffered some horrible flu bug.. or food poisoning or something. I don't know. The weather here fluctuates tremendously. It was a beautiful 74 to 75 degrees today. I would've loved to have been outside enjoying it. Tomorrow it is only supposed to get up into the 40s and may get cold enough rate snow. Its hard to imagine with as warm is it was today. But the constantly changing weather must take a toll on a child's immune system. Little scooby ate some of those hearts with the words on them. She got them in a Valentine at school. She didn't know they had gelatin in them. It was exactly EASY to find the ingredients listed on the box. Well now we know. The other night I ate my husband's veggie burger by mistake. I had no idea. He got really upset that I ate HIS burger. I certainly didn't eat something with dairy in it on PURPOSE. The thought grosses me out. But I have much the same reaction that I gave my daughter about the hearts. Now I know to be more careful.. there's nothing we can do after it has already happening. The gelatin probably gave her food poisoning.

Today little scooby got PB&J, peach flavoured soy yoghurt, orange slices, and apple minute maid.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Happy Valentine's Day

Not much to post today. In honor of Valentine's Day I decided to make little scooby heart shaped piggies in the blankets. I cut smart dogs in quarters. Put two next to each other and shaped dough around them. I tried to make the point corner to be flatter than the parts that wrapped around the veggie dogs so they would bake up somewhat even. They turned out nice. Of course she had a mixed fruit cup and soy yogurt and minute-maid fruit punch to drink.

Monday, February 13, 2006

Wonderbread Rant

As some of you may know my daughter on recently (within the last year) started to eat sliced bread. Wonderbread is about the only vegan whitebread that I know of. If you know of any other please fill me in. Anyway, wonderbread now has like 5 new varieties. All of these new varieties have dairy in them. I had trouble finding one loaf of regular (vegan) wonderbread this weekend. I'm not sure what we can do about this.. write wonderbread, complain to managers at the stores, etc. But we need to let them know that we appreciate having a vegan option in wonderbread available to us.

Today's lunch for little scooby consisted of smartdeli bologna and garlic hummus on wonderbread. A strawberry O'soy yoghurt, sliced oranges and an apple-grape minute maid. Like I said in another post I haven't been too creative of late with the lunch ideas.

My stress level is going down somewhat as my daughter's programs seem to be coming along nicely. I worry too much about her messing up. She can only do her best - and that is starting to look pretty good. So I'm happy. I can do my somebody has to finish first, somebody has to finish last, and somebody has to finish every place in between so all that really matters is that you do your best speech.