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 […]

Cherry Almond Cakelets

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Happy weekend everyone!  These little single-serving cakes are perfect for a dinner party or could be a special brunch treat. Full of sweet and tart cherries the almonds and coconut add great texture too. The cherry Amaretto sauce makes them an even more decadent treat.

Steel Cut Oat Risotto

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The more I cook with oats the more I find they have an endless amount of uses. Savory oats are my latest obsession. These steel cut oats retain an al dente quality to them just like arborio rice does in a risotto. Cheryl said she would have never guessed it was made of oats, but […]

Guilt-Free Salted Caramel Mocha

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Today I have a few more things that can make your weekend even more special! This time I’ve remade some syrups that will make your Sunday morning coffee awesome! Both the fat-free caramel sauce and the chocolate syrup are going to shock you with just how simple and easy they are. It doesn’t hurt that you can make them […]

Vaquero Bean Tempeh Chili Recipe From The Great Vegan Bean Book

Vaquero Bean Tempeh Chili Recipe

Vaquero Bean Tempeh Chili is one of the recipes in my upcoming book. This chili and the new book are both packed full of heirloom beans. In this recipe the heirloom star is vaquero beans. They are black and white and a relative to the anasazi bean and they are very tasty. The lovely photo above […]

13 Easy Slow Cooker Oatmeals – Happy Almost Halloween!

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My friend Gail Davis from So Delicious reminded me that today is oatmeal day. I can’t believe it almost past me by! Since we’re so close to Halloween I selected 13 of my favorites for you to warm up with. So stay toasty and dry, and eat your oatmeal!

Slow Cooker Vanilla Tapioca Pudding

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I didn’t grow up with tapioca pudding, but after my first bite I was hooked for life. There’s something mysterious about a pudding that has so much texture. Plus, like all puddings, the flavor variations are endless.

Hazelnut Ale Brownies with Pumpkin

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Rogue’s Hazelnut Brown Nectar has an almost caramel flavor with hints of hazelnut and it’s vegan! It’s not overly sweet, but I though the flavors would go great in a gooey chocolate brownie with bits of hazelnut of course! These are a little richer than my normal baked goods, but they are still healthier than […]

Step by Step Slow Cooker Pumpkin Purée

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Last week the pie pumpkins were peeking out at me begging to join in on some cooking fun. I’ve talked about making pumpkin puree before, but today I’m providing some step-by-step instructions and pictures. Let’s hear it for trying to overachieve for Mofo! It’s really easy to make, but you’ve heard that before. Plus if you’re like me, […]

Autumn Coffee Cake with Pumpkin and Pecans

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This cake is full of pumpkin, pecan and oats with just enough sweetness to pull it all together. It’s the perfect fall breakfast treat!