MEAL PREP FOR KIDS/TODDLERS (Plant-Based /Vegan)



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Hey there, my name is Natasha and in this video I show you some tasty plant- based / vegan recipes that I meal prep for my kids! Hope you find this helpful and if you did, please give the video a thumbs up!

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RECIPES
(*Please watch the video for cooking directions)

1.) Sweet Potato Hash

– 1 bag Sweet Potatoes (8 small), cubed
– 1/2 cup Red Onion, diced
– 5 garlic cloves, mince
– 2 cups (16 oz) precooked lentils
– 1.5 tsp. Onion Powder
– 1.5 tsp Smoked Paprika, Garlic, Chili & Chive Spice Mix (sub for smoked paprika + garlic powder)
– 1 vegetable bouillon cube
– 1-2 Tbsp. Grapeseed Oil
– 2-3 cups Organic Spinach, chopped

Steam 5 min at a time, mix and continue to cook with lid partially on
After they are partially cooked/soft, remove lid and brown them. (optional to bake for more crispiness)
Add lentils and other ingredients, stir to combine.

2.) PB Cereal Bars

– 2-3 Tbsp. Vegan Butter (I used Miyoko’s, but Earth Balance works too!)
– 1 pack Dandies Vegan Marshmallows
– Thrive Market Creamy Peanut Butter (I used practically the whole pouch, about 8 oz)
– 1/2 bag One Degree foods Sprouted Oats O’s

Melt Butter and Marshmallows until combined/gooey
add in cereal, mix to combine (Note: Don’t add too much or else it won’t stick well). Place in a pan and press firmly together.
Refrigerate for 8-10 min until set/hardened. Cut up in squares and store at room temp.

3.) Broccoli and Cheese Casserole

– 1 bag Thrive Market Organic Fusilli Pasta
– 2 Tbsp. Earth Balance Butter
– 4-5 Garlic Cloves, mince
– 1 small sweet onion, chopped
– 1 “not chick’n” bouillon cubes
– 2 Tbsp. Thrive Market Organic White Flour
– Vegetable Broth (a couple slashes to make the ROUX + more for sauce, used about 2-3 cups)
– 1 tsp. Organic Onion Powder
– 1 tsp. Ground Mustard
– 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
– 1 tsp. Thyme
– 1 can Organic Coconut Milk
– 3 carrots, peeled + sliced
– Celery Salt (to taste, I put 1 tsp.)
– Black Pepper (to taste)
– 1 pack Daiya Zesty Cheese Sauce
– 3-4 Tbsp. Nutritional Yeast
– 3-4 Heads of Broccoli, chopped (about 2 cups)
– Splashes of Soy Milk (or other plant milk) to casserole pan if too dry
– 1 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
– Thrive Market Vegan Parmesan, Sprinkle on top

Preheat OVEN 400 degrees, bake 20-25 min

4.) Tofu n Veg in a Pan

– 3-4 Tbsp Grapeseed oil
– 1 pack Firm Tofu, cubed (optional to press *recommended*)
– 1 can Garbanzo Beans, drained + rinsed
– 1 small onion, sliced
– 1 Red Bell pepper, sliced
– 1 packet mushrooms, cubed
– 3-4 Zucchini, cubed
– 3-4 heads Broccoli, chopped
– 2 cups Brussel Sprouts, halved
– Grapeseed Oil 2-3 Tbsp to roast veggies
– Himalayan Salt or Garlic Salt

BAKE AT 400 DEGREES FOR 15 mins (flip/mix) bake another 15 minutes and continue mixing until it is crispy
Add Marinade/Sauce towards the last 10-12 min of baking so it doesn’t dry out completely 😉

Jazmin Rice
– 1 cup, rinsed
– 2 cups water
Cook in Rice Cooker

Sauce
– 1/2 tsp. Ginger, minced
– 4-5 Garlic cloves, minced
– 3 tsp. Corn Starch
– 1/3 cup Thrive Market Coconut Amino Sauce
– 1 tsp. Sesame Oil
– 2 tsp. Organic Rice Vinegar
– about 3/4 cup Vegetable Broth
– 1 Tbsp. Brown Sugar
* Add Sauce to the last 10 min of baking time so it doesn’t burn out

28 comments

  1. Hey girl. Yes so helpful!! Yes plzzzzzz more casserole vids!!!

  2. Just discovered your channel, so informative!

  3. Dang I want to try the cheesy casserole! Your girls grew quick I haven’t watched your channel since a little after you had them and I though hey I wonder what That Vegan Mom is up to and BAM they’re huge!

  4. Everything looks great! This was helpful for my 15mo

  5. Everything looks so yummy! Thank you

  6. What is the one meal all the kids love and ask for all the time? I have a picky eater and finding meals for him is starting to drive me nuts.

  7. I’ll never view Brussels sprouts the same 😁 I may try this !

  8. I'm making the casserole as I type I'll come back for the update
    Update:wow I'm blown away taste sooooo good!!! Thank you for sharing this recipe with us

  9. Great video, thank you!. I would definitely love more such videos

  10. My toddler only wants grits, oats, rice and fruit. I wish I could get him to eat these things. He's 2 with food allergies and drives me crazy

  11. The twins are already TWO?!? wow I've missed out on your videos… since you changed the channel name, I didn't realize "Natasha." was your channel so I haven't watched your videos since you changed the name. I just realized a few days ago! I thought you quit YT! Glad you're still making videos! 😙💜

  12. I made the brocolli and cheese casserole already. It was a hit at my house. Thk you so much.

  13. Love the video 😘🙌🏻

  14. Great video, thank you! Would definitely love to see more meal prep ideas for kids.

  15. Loved this video!! All your cooking videos are so helpful. Yesss to more sheet pan recipes!

  16. Natasha can you do a taste
    test video of Good Catch Tuna? It’s at Whole Foods & Thrive Market.
    I gotta get some Soon.

  17. Great recipes! Looks so yummy
    *your plans are gorgeous! Where did u get them?

  18. Your kiddos are getting so big! And your son is still the sweetest big brother ever 😊 Love these recipes and would love to see more! 💚

  19. I don’t have kids but these rebooked look so good. Might make them for myself 😂

  20. Omgeeee! Yes yes yes! To everything! I have a nearly 2 year old, so more of these meals and snacks for kids/family is exactly what I need, please please please. Thankyou for all you do Natasha, and all your hard work.

  21. Yes, less time in the kitchen please….I need healthy vegan kid friendly recipes. Bring it!

  22. Yes more kid friendly vegan recipes!!!! meal prep!!! Yes on casseroles!!!! Bring it!!!

  23. I appreciate you showing us how to eat these recipes. I wouldn't know how otherwise.

  24. I’m a vegan mom of one with one in the way omg I love your meal preps and what your kids eat! Lol I need all the meal ideas I can get!!!

  25. These are great recipes. Thank you!

  26. Jesus, how cute are ur kids?! And ur son feeding his little sister, melted my heart..❤❤ may God bless ur beautiful babies..🙏🏻🙏🏻

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