Slow Cooker DIY Chai – One More Time Iced…

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I want to be the little voice in your ear this morning that tells you to make some chai concentrate! I posted this recipe in the winter, but it’s just as good if not better in the summer. You may already have some in your fridge, but it’s my recipe and I somehow forgot that iced chai is […]

Slow Cooker Orange Coconut Oatmeal

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It’s spring and my thoughts turn to green smoothies in the morning. I’m not giving up on oatmeal, but I probably won’t be posting a new oatmeal everyday for a awhile. I’m going to try and post a few of my smoothies over at Busy vegan in the neat future. I have experimented with a […]

Slow Cooker Blueberry Lavender Rosewater Oatmeal

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I had the best lavender latte the other day and it got me craving some lavender oatmeal. This oatmeal is over the top and adds rosewater and blueberries to complement the lavender flavor. If you hate the flavors of rose or lavender this probably isn’t the oatmeal for you. But if you like them you’ll be in […]

Slow Cooker Hot Cross Bun Oatmeal

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Happy Monday everyone! The weekend here was a little gloomy until yesterday afternoon when the sun finally came out. It was amazing! I’m hoping for a little more sun today to keep me perky. There has definitely been too many blah days the past week. This time Spring weather needs to come and stay! This […]

Slow Cooker Hide and Seek Veggie Pasta Sauce

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This sauce gets puréed before serving so it’s a perfect place to hide some of your families least favorite veggies. Eggplant works great in addition to the carrots or in place of them. I just didn’t have any on hand. Make sure to think about the color while you are adding more veggies. If it’s […]

Another Busy Vegan Recipe and Crofter’s Organics Contest

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Don’t forget to enter Crofter’s PB&J contest on their Facebook page. You get to build your own PB&J creation. I made a wacky Berry Good Almond Butter Breakfast Panini. I bet you can do better than that! The contest ends Saturday so get your entry in soon. I posted another quick and easy dinner over at […]

Slow Cooker Strawberry Lemonade Oatmeal

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All I need is a few days in the 60s to be ready for Spring. A few days in the 80s and then I don’t want to go back! The weather here in NC obviously doesn’t share my opinion. It’s been cold and rainy  - I even had to scrape ice off my car the […]

Slow Cooker Kheer Oatmeal

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I love the flavors of Indian food and that includes kheer. Kheer is a creamy rice pudding with cardamom, raisins, and nuts. This oatmeal is a guilt-less (and vegan) version of the tradition cream laden dessert. This is one of my all time oatmeal favorites and the ingredients should be available in your local grocery so give it a try this […]

Slow Cooker Banana Creme Pie Oatmeal

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We’ve been eating a ton of bananas. So many, in fact, that I haven’t been able to cook much with them. Last week we didn’t eat any, so be prepared for a few banana oatmeals this week. This oatmeal gets its ‘crust’ from a topping of crushed graham crackers. If you don’t have any try some granola […]

A New Blog for a New Week

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Busy Vegan is going to be a place for me to post non-slow cooker recipes. Don’t get me wrong, Healthy Slow Cooking will keep going strong. But I don’t cook in my slow cooker for every meal, and sometimes I’m running too behind in the morning to even think about dinner. I also want to get back into a meal planning frame of mind.