Super Easy Lentil Biryani from The Great Vegan Bean Book

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Today we’re off to visit Vegan Richa as she shares the Super Easy Lentil Biryani recipe from The Great Vegan Bean Book . If you haven’t been to her blog before you are really in for a treat. She’s one of my favorite bloggers and I suspect she’ll be on the top of your list too! Her photos […]

Pineapple Rum Beans from The Great Vegan Bean Book

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Today we’re off to visit the amazing Gail Davis at her blog Hungry Vegan. Other than being a vegan mover and shaker she keeps us all up to date on the latest cookbooks! Black Runner beans are my favorite in the Pineapple Rum Beans though you can certainly use kidney beans in the place to […]

Butternut Squash Frijoles From The Great Vegan Bean Book

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Today we’re off to visit the beautiful blog of Livvy – 86lemons.com. From her wonderful blog design to the mouth-watering photos it’s a feast for the eyes. But don’t worry, she has plenty of recipes your taste-buds will appreciate too. I didn’t know Livvy wasn’t a re-fried bean fan until I read her post this […]

Arugula Bean Flautas

Baked Arugula and Bean Flautas from The Great Vegan Bean Book

  Happy Monday! We’re back on the tour and starting off the week with Yosef Silver of This American Bite. He’s sharing the recipe for the Baked Arugula and Bean Flautas from The Great Vegan Bean Book. This is a great quick and easy meal. It’s even better if you make the bean veggie mixture […]

Rosewater Parfaits

Rosewater Parfait from The Great Vegan Bean Book

I’m so excited to participate in Virtual Vegan Potluck! This is my first one, but it certainly won’t be my last. The photo above was taken by Renee Comet who took all the photos for The Great Vegan Bean Book and she did an amazing job! The pudding in these parfaits is thick and gets its cheesecake-like flavor from the […]

Quinoa with Black Beans

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Here’s another recipe from The Great Vegan Bean Book that comes out June 1. This recipe may look familiar because it started out on this blog. It’s been slightly tweaked, a stove-top cooking method has been added in addition to the original slow cooker one and there’s nutritional information! This Book is not an all slow cooker […]

Guest Post by Jill Nussinow – The Veggie (and Pressure Cooker) Queen

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I met Jill Nussinow this year when I was working on my second book, The Great Vegan Bean Book. I was working on instructions on various ways to cook dry beans. I had methods for the slow cooker, stove top, and even in the oven, but something was still lacking – pressure cooking. I emailed Jill and […]

Slow Cooker Indian Spiced Chickpea Quinoa Stew

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As promised, here is the ridiculously easy and tasty stew I mentioned over the weekend. I seem to be on a streak of ugly but packed-full of flavor recipes this month. I guess the veggies that are available in January aren’t quite as flashy as some of the summer ones. That, and well, stews aren’t […]

Slow Cooker Spicy Southern Chickpeas and Grits

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For those of you not familiar with Southern food this is my (vegan) version of Shrimp and Grits. Traditionally it’s base is a spicy tomato based sauce with bell peppers. I’ve used chickpeas because they don’t break down as much as pinto beans or the like. Of course there’s bacon in the original version, and doubly of course I […]

Butternut Squash Frijoles and a Goodie Bag Giveaway!

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I have some housekeeping to get done before the end of the year. What’s weird is that it’s good for all you readers! I am backed up on reviews and giveaways so I will be posting more the next month and will have giveaways all the way up through the holidays. Today’s giveaway is one […]