Sarah Matheny

Sarah Matheny
Once a divorce and custody attorney, Sarah Matheny left the practice of law and meeting the demands of billable hours and now is practicing patience and meeting the demands of a toddler and preschooler. Matheny makes light of parenthood and healthy eating on her blog peasandthankyou.com. Sarah’s recipes have been featured in Vegetarian Times “Best Veggie Bloggers,” Denver Post, Toledo Blade and The Oregonian among others and she has appeared on Am Northwest, MORE Good Day Oregon New Day, New Day Northwest and multiple radio shows across the U.S. Sarah lives in Salem, Oregon with her sympathy-inducing husband and tutu-wearing daughters, 5-year-old Gigi and 3-year-old Lulu. She enjoys running, reading, cooking, writing and, to her detriment and shame, watching reality TV.

“More, Peas!” One Mom’s Delicious Take on Plant-Based Dinners

Sarah Matheny by Sarah Matheny | August 24th, 2011 | 1 Comment
topic: Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating

Boy eating vegetablesWhen Sarah Matheny, creator of the popular blog Peas and Thank You, decided to eliminate animal products from her diet, she knew there’d be skeptics. Her grandpa was a butcher and her mom cooked with no fear of butter. But now Sarah is a mom who wants to feed her children right. Her new book, also titled Peas and Thank You, is a collection of recipes and stories from a mainstream family eating a not-so-mainstream diet. It’s filled with healthy and delicious versions of your favorite foods, but with no meat, lots of fresh ingredients and plenty of nutrition for growing Peas. From wholesome breakfasts to mouth-watering desserts, it’s easier than ever to whip up crowd-pleasing meals that will have the whole family asking for “more, peas.” Here are Sarah’s thoughts on dinner, along with a few delicious recipes from the book.