Somer of Vedged Out Makes My Blueberry Lemon Cake and Pumpkin Gingerbread

Photo by Kate Lewis, Copyrighted by Fair Winds Press

Somer is another fab blogger I’ve become friends with this year. She has some pretty snazzy recipes on her blog, Vedged Out. She signed a book deal this year and I can’t wait to hold it in my hands. I’ll let you know when it’s available for pre-order, but for now you can dream about […]

White Bean Quinoa Gumbo from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just You

Photo by Kate Lewis, Copyrighted by Fair Winds Press

This recipe from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just You is a wholesome twist to the traditional Louisiana okra stew. This one adds nutrition-packed quinoa in place of the usual rice. Make sure to serve with your favorite hot sauce on the side so everyone can make it the spice level they want it to […]

Vanilla Fig Oatmeal with Baklava Topping from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just You

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Vanilla Fig Oatmeal with Baklava Topping has always been one of the top oatmeals on Healthy Slow Cooking, so when I wrote Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just You I had to add it in. Breakfast works great  in a 1 1/2 or 2 quart slow cooker. There’s more than just oatmeals in Vegan Slow Cooking for […]

Cardamom Strawberry Compote

Vanilla Cardamom Strawberry Compote

Today you get a day of rest in The Great Vegan Bean Book blog tour. So kickback and let your slow cooker make a treat for you. Strawberries infused with vanilla, cardamom and orange adds a surprise to a lazy Sunday brunch or as a quick weeknight dessert. It’s getting warmer so it’s time to get […]

Slow Cooker Yellow-Eyed Bean Soup For 2

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Snowmageddon disappointed me. It was a few hours of light snow mixed with some sleet, but it didn’t stick here in Durham like I hoped. That means that I’m at work today instead of conducting slow cooker bread experiments and sitting in front of the fire while it’s cooking.  I even had my green owl fleece pajamas set […]

Beyond Easy Slow Cooker Beans – 1 1/2 Quart Version

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Making beans in the slow cooker is super simple. I usually go ahead and make a pound of dried beans and freeze the extra for recipes later in the month. But sometimes I don’t want to fool with all that. All I really want is about 2 1/2 to 3 cups cooked beans for what […]