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Super Easy White Bean Veggie Soup (Slow Cooker)

Slow Cooker White Bean Veggie Soup from

Since I've been hiding away working on my oatmeal book, I thought I better put up a new recipe to let you know I haven't abandoned you. Just to update you on my new book, Oat-rageous, the first edits are done and it is being copyedited as you read this and Kate Lewis is taking the photos for it. … [Go to Full Post...]

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!


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


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

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

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


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

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!

Pumpkin Chickpea Chili

  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...]

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  5. Quick and Easy Thai Red Curry
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  7. Strawberry Spelt Biscuits for Breakfast in Bed-Fest
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  9. Green Pina Colada Smoothie
  10. Allison’s E-book: Comfortably Yum
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  12. More Quick-Fix Vegan Review
  13. Red Curry Coconut Peanut Butter
  14. Maple Coconut Macaroons featuring Quinoa Flour!
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