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About Veggie Converter

Kristi Arnold is the author of VeggieConverter.com and of the vegetarian menus at OnceAMonthMom.com. A former newspaper editor, Kristi is now a stay-at-home mom who enjoys cooking whole foods for herself, a vegetarian, her husband, a meat-eater, and their two undecided kids. Frustrated by making everyone in the family a different meal, in 2011, Kristi completed a challenge to create a different family-friendly vegetarian meal for each of the 365 days in the year. In 2012 and beyond, the challenge continues to incorporate more whole foods into their blended-eater family lifestyle.

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Sweet and Salty Shortcakes

Shortbread

On the Fourth of July, we had company over and crafted quite a few delicious grilled and baked treats. So, of course, I had to throw in a last minute extra treat. We had a huge batch of strawberries from … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Potato “Cupcakes”

CauliPotato Cupcakes

I have one kid who hates potatoes. Refuses all form of potato except french fries. I have another kid who LOVES potatoes. So, in an effort to make them both happy, I made mashed cauliflower and mashed potatoes. I saved … Continue reading

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Oatmeal-Raisin Peanut Butter Cookies

OatmealPBCookies

I’m not a huge desserts person. In fact, a year ago, my husband made most of the desserts in the family. But, one thing I’ve always loved is healthy, not-so-sweet desserts for the kids and I to enjoy together. I … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Breakfast Sandwiches

Fried PBB sandwich

  Our kids LOVE peanut butter. And they love bananas, almost equally. I tried out my first bread machine bread made with home-milled flour this week and found a really neat recipe for Peanut Butter Breakfast Sandwiches not long after … Continue reading

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Chocolatey Black Bean Zucchini Cupcakes

Zucchini Black Bean Cupcakes

I’ve never milled my own grain previously, but thankfully I have made some delicious treats and breads with pre-milled flour. My Mom’s Gooey Chocolatey Zucchini Brownies are one of my recent favorites. Incredibly gooey, chocolatey and delicious and jam-packed with zucchini … Continue reading

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