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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! … [Go to Full Post...]

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 servings of steel-cut … [Go to Full Post...]

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 … [Go to Full Post...]

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 … [Go to Full Post...]

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 5 recipes to get you out of the … [Go to Full Post...]

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 up is a hearty chili made with Vaquero … [Go to Full Post...]

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 … [Go to Full Post...]

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 … [Go to Full Post...]

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 … [Go to Full Post...]

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 … [Go to Full Post...]

New Recipes on the Weiser Kitchen

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  I'm really enjoying my new column at The Weiser Kitchen. This month I have some comfort food for you and a cookie that's perfect for a holiday cookie exchange! My recipe for Quinoa-Flax Noodles uses Roland Foods Quinoa Flour. They are gluten-free and full of flax seed too. Plus … [Go to Full Post...]

My Review of Julie Hasson’s Vegan Pizza

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  I love Julie Hasson's new book, Vegan Pizza. In fact I contacted her pr person to get a review copy and since it arrived we've been having pizza in our house every week - sometimes even twice. I think you'll love the recipes she's letting me share here and make sure to scroll to the end … [Go to Full Post...]

Pear and Apple Cardamom Ginger Muffins

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Muffins are a great way to use up bits and pieces of fruit. Heck, even if you don't have any fresh fruit at all you can add in nuts and dried fruit instead. Plus there’s not an easier breakfast than grabbing a muffin on your way out of the door. Make these on a Sunday night and you have … [Go to Full Post...]

Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce

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  Happy December! It's gotten really chilly here in North Carolina and even though it's warming up during the day it makes me want to snuggle up in bed a little longer. Plus I can't get enough hot tea or coffee. Even Max, one of our dogs, is sneaking closer and closer to the fireplace to … [Go to Full Post...]

Easy Thanksgiving Dinner for Two

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  This year I have so much to be thankful for. I have the best friends and readers that anyone can have, a new spouse and I'm working on book number four. I want to let each of you know how thankful I am that you read my blog and include my recipes into your family's dinner. Having a … [Go to Full Post...]

even more posts and recipes!

  1. 9 Amazing Vegan “Cheese” Recipes
  2. 4 Slow Cooker Oatmeals Make Tonight for Tomorrow’s Breakfast!
  3. Gear Up for Brunch: 3 Pancake Recipes Everyone Will Love
  4. Heard of Two Buck Chuck? Here’s a Two Dollar Stew!
  5. 5 Coffeehouse Slow Cooker Recipes
  6. 4 Winter Warming Recipes from The Great Vegan Bean Book
  7. 5 Budget Saving Staples for the New Year!
  8. 10 Minute Nutmeg Gingerbread Parfaits
  9. Allyson Kramer’s Pumpkin Chickpea Chili and a Giveaway!
  10. So Delicious Gingerbread Cookie Coconut Shake
  11. New Recipes on the Weiser Kitchen
  12. My Review of Julie Hasson’s Vegan Pizza
  13. Pear and Apple Cardamom Ginger Muffins
  14. Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce
  15. Easy Thanksgiving Dinner for Two
  16. Chipotle-Citrus Tofu and Broccoli from One-Dish Vegan and a Giveaway
  17. Food Blog South 2014
  18. Ricki Heller’s Macaroon Recipe and a Giveaway
  19. Sloppy Black-Eyed Peas for Virtual Vegan Potluck
  20. Some News and a Virtual Vegan Potluck Teaser
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