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Healthy Meal Planning Made Easy

By Fredrica Syren: It’s dinnertime, the kids are starved, and you draw a blank about what to make for dinner —so you just order a pizza. Have you ever been in this situation? Well, I have. And finally I realized that I had to generate a weekly meal plan or my …

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Weekly Menu #9

By Fredrica Syren: We’re really enjoying eating lots of homegrown vegetables right now and all our meals are served with raw vegetables or salads on the side. This week we’re starting off with a holiday and we’re planning a Labor Day BBQ with friends and we’ll have chickpea burgers with …

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Weekly Menu #8

By Fredrica Syren: Finally I’m over jetlag and feeling inspired to cook. Our homestead is in full harvest feast so all our meals are around what is ready to be harvested and what needs to be eaten right away. Most of our meals are served with a mixed salad of …

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Weekly menu #7

By Fredrica Syren: We’re back home after 5 weeks of traveling and cooking in all kinds of kitchens so wow it feels so good to cook in my own familiar kitchen. However, traveling has inspired me to come home and try cooking lots of new dishes. My vegetable garden is …

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Weekly Menu #6

By Fredrica Syren: Ahhh finally cooler weather and here in Sweden it even feels like fall in San Diego, makes eating warming food better for sure. This week we’re traveling back to San Diego on Thursday and since we refuse food on flights we will pack food in our lunchbots to …

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Plant-Based Vegan Weekly Menu 5

By Fredrica Syren: I know I’m complaining a lot about the heatwave but jeez when will it let up? We’re still traveling and is in Sweden and because of the heat cooking heavy meals are out of the question when the kitchen is like an oven. Lunch and snacks we …

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Plant-Based Food Weekly Menu 4

By Fredrica Syren: This week we’re in Sweden, trying to stay cool in a heatwave by going to the beach as much as possible. Dinners will be lighter at times and fast to make because who wants to slave at in a hot kitchen? Not me! My family loves tacos …

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Weekly Menu 3

By Fredrica Syren: This week we’re spending parts in Paris so there will be many picnics while we’re out and about sightseeing. Usually that mean we make sandwiches or salads to enjoy in some park or something. I also always try to pack plenty of snacks but leave room for …

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Weekly Dinner Menu July 16-22

By Fredrica Syren: Bonjour! This week we’re in Cannes, France on vacation but we’re still cookin in our Airbnb even with a limited kitchen. It’s hard to be vegan in France and going to resturants at least here in Cannes but luckily there are lots of beautiful fruit, beans, bread …

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What to Stuff into a Hotdog Bun Besides a Hotdog

By Fredrica Syren: With summer comes lots of BBQs, and for us vegans or vegetarians there are few options to put into our hotdog buns besides fake meat franks that, quite frankly are not that appealing. The good news is that there are other, more interesting options. The best part …

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