Posted by ampallang at 03/16/09 12:00:12For protien beans are great.
There are many recipies on this website
Our bodies dont need a huge amonut of protien, but it is of course important to have some strong soruces of protien.
Some ideas... instead of using bread crumbs you can use processed nuts cashews, walnuts and mix them with breadcrumbs. That might help. OR you can mix the nuts into a sauce.
Tahini is great if she likes the taste of it, you have to find a lovely tasting tahini.
Mushrooms are good too.
Ideas in general
Lentil and tomato pasta sauce
Mushrooms and rice
Tahini on toast- dark bread.
Baked beans are a good idea if she likes it.
I wish you luck!
Posted by piximix13 at 04/13/09 02:29:27hi we have a vegan 5yr old who was a great eater until he turned 4 then decided to get fussy. all i can say is persevere don't give in too easy when they say they dont like something because a lot of the time it isnt about the food its about them asserting themselves and pushing boundaries. having said that their taste buds do change around this time and sometimes you have to be inventive to make sure they're getting a balanced diet.
our family gets its protein mainly from lentils
chickpeas nuts and all sorts of different beans these can be made into burgers, dips,soups,sauces (these are all great ways of disguising) added to salads, stews, pasta, rice.
we also buy our 5yr old soy yoghurt and sometimes soy ice cream and the rice milk we drink has added protein. he has nut spread on his sandwiches most days.