Slow Cooker Breakfast Burritos at 86 Lemons and a Bonus Oatmeal Recipe

Photo by Kate Lewis, Copyrighted by Fair Winds Press

Today my blog tour stops at 86 Lemons, Livvy Zimmerman’s beautiful blog. her Chopped Power Salad really has me drooling. I love the vibrancy of her photos as well as her friendly conversational tone. It’s like listening to an old friend with great taste in food! I’m still hoping fall will surprise me any day now. […]

Slow Cooker Mexican Quinoa with Black Beans

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Yesterday I posted Quinoa Jambalaya with Tempeh and today we have a Mexican variation. You can add in extra veggies, tempeh, seitan, tofu, or something yummy from Gardein if you want. Think of this as a base and see where your creativity takes you.

Slow Cooker Quinoa Jambalaya with Tempeh

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Some of you let me know you’d like to have a formula for making variations of meals. Today I’m posting a Quinoa Jambalaya with Tempeh and tomorrow I’ll be posting a Mexican Quinoa with Black Beans to illustrate that. Both use the same amount of liquid and quinoa but the spices, protein, and veggies change. You […]

Amazing Vegan Meal at Fearrington House

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There’s not much I like more than going out to a fancy dinner with friends. The Fearrington House is a 5 star restaurant right in my backyard and the food there always leaves me speechless. Cheryl and I like to celebrate there as much as possible, which on our budget means only a few times a year. But they […]

Tempeh Girl – Artisianal Tempeh From Hillsborough , NC

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I have always liked tempeh, but never really loved it. It  tastes great in a strong sauce or in a sandwich mixed with other bold flavors. Typically I steam it for about 10 minutes to remove that hint of bitterness than can be off-putting. Last week I posted a Tempeh Stroganoff that was super simple to make and […]

Crockpot Lavender Rose Cocoa

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I originally made this as a Valentine cocoa, but romance shouldn’t be limited to just one day. Surprise your someone special with the yummy dessert cocoa. The lavender and rose flavors blend together to form its own taste that’s not as floral as you think. I used lavender extract which I got at Savory Spice Shop, but […]

Super Simple Slow Cooker Tempeh Mushroom Stroganoff

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This Tempeh Mushroom Stroganoff is amazingly easy and full of great flavors. It has few ingredients, but the mushrooms combined with the bouillon create an amazing broth that becomes the base of the sauce. I don’t use tempeh as much as I should. It’s a fermented soy product that’s originally from Indonesia. Most people agree that […]

Roasted Root Veggie Hash with Gardein Beefless Tips

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So, yesterday you made a big batch of roasted veggies right? If you missed yesterday’s post, you can go here and get some info on roasting veggies in the oven and in your slow cooker! Maybe you made the yummy pizza too but you still have a ton of left over veggies. What else should you make? […]

Easy Roasted Veggies and Pizza with Almond Arugula Pesto

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Roasted root veggies are my latest obsession. Well, one of my obsessions, but at least my craziness keeps me occupied. Things like this tend to happen when you get more than one turnip that’s as big as your head! (Thanks winter csa for making me more turnip friendly!) You can roast veggies in the slow […]

Easiest Chocolate Mousse Ever!

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I’ve been meatless for so long that sometimes I forget to mention some of the simple things. This recipe is one of those. I made this last night for my sweetie and remembered just how much I love this stuff! If you’ve already made a silken tofu mousse before, then you can move along. There’s […]