9 Amazing Vegan “Cheese” Recipes

Photo by Somer McCowan

Stop by Key Ingredient today to see my roundup of 9 amazing vegan “cheese” recipes from some of my favorite bloggers. And beautiful photos like Somer’s Kick Ace Extra Sharp Raw Vegan Holiday Cheddar Cheese Ball pictured above. I promise you’ll be wowed!

4 Slow Cooker Oatmeals Make Tonight for Tomorrow’s Breakfast!

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It’s no secret that the weather has been cold. Do you know what’s better than staying under the covers in the morning? Waking up to the smell of homemade oatmeal and knowing it’s ready to eat! All of these recipes are for a 1 1/2 to 2 quart slow cooker and make 2 to 3 […]

Gear Up for Brunch: 3 Pancake Recipes Everyone Will Love

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It’s Friday and weekend brunch is already on my mind. I’m thinking pancakes.  They are easy to pull together if you’re half-asleep plus they make the morning feel so decadent. But these are full of whole-grains while still having less sugar than many other breakfast alternatives. You don’t have to break any of your resolutions […]

Heard of Two Buck Chuck? Here’s a Two Dollar Stew!

Two Dollar Veggie Stew (Vegan) from HealthySlowCooking.com

Okay, mine doesn’t rhyme and you don’t drink it, but it’s still a budget saver! My Key Ingredient vegan column today is all about making this cheap, filling and delectable veggie stew. There are some naysayers who think that you can’t eat healthy on a budget and that’s jut not true. Yesterday while I was […]

5 Coffeehouse Slow Cooker Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Creamer from HealthySlowCooking.com

I figure we’ll stick to the budget theme this week too. I don’t know about you, but I can spend a ton of money going out to get fancy coffees. It’s nice to go out every once in awhile, but you can make almost anything you’d buy at a coffee chain at home. Here are […]

4 Winter Warming Recipes from The Great Vegan Bean Book

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It got cold fast where I live and from the looks of it most everywhere else too. Here are a few recipes that will warm you up when you come in from the cold from The Great Vegan Bean Book. Or better yet, my plan is not to leave the house today at all! First […]

5 Budget Saving Staples for the New Year!

5 Budget Saving Slow Cooker Staples

  Happy 2014 everyone! Thank you for spending time with me last year and telling me about making my recipes. This year there will be more recipes, ideas and ways to make dinner easier. You can look forward to a few ebooks this year and my new oatmeal book from Page Street Publishers will be […]

10 Minute Nutmeg Gingerbread Parfaits

10 Minute Nutmeg Gingerbread Parfaits from HealthySlowCooking.com

These dairy-free parfaits are the perfect small bite for your holiday party. They taste a bit like cheesecake with a hint of nutmeg and spiced rum. Plus it only takes minutes to make. I use a combination of vegan cream cheese and silken tofu to make the base of the pudding. The So Delicious Coconut […]

Allyson Kramer’s Pumpkin Chickpea Chili and a Giveaway!

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  I’m sure you’re busy getting ready for the holidays next week. I want to give you a wonderful recipe that’s easy enough to make tonight and you can eat on it until Christmas. Allyson Kramer’s Pumpkin Chickpea Chili from Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats is filled with some of my favorite ingredients. Don’t have time to go […]

So Delicious Gingerbread Cookie Coconut Shake

Gingerbread Cookie Coconut Shake from HealthySlowCooking.com

  It’s really starting to feel like the holidays. Bright red berries are popping up on the holly bushes around my house and my Christmas cactus is booming. That makes me get a taste for some traditional flavors – even if they are served in not-so-traditional forms. This thick shake made with ground up ginger cookies […]