Slow Cooker Not-Refried Black Beans

Slow Cooker Refried Black Beans from HealthySlowCooking.com

You can’t go wrong by making beans for dinner. They are healthy, easy and hands off once they go into the slow cooker plus you can even freeze the leftovers for later. Sometimes I go ahead and make up some burritos with the leftover beans and put them in the freezer for an instant last minute […]

Strawberry Scones

Irma with Strawberry Chocolate Scones

Little pieces of chocolate melt in your mouth and blend with the sweet strawberries to make this the perfect spring scone! My cat, Irma was really drawn to the scones and just couldn’t stop smelling them. She wasn’t interested in eating them so I let her enjoy exploring them. I’m sure you already know but chocolate is off […]

Lemon Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Having a mid-week crisis? Lavender calms and soothes you in this small lemon chocolate chip cookie. They are certainly getting me through this after Labor Day funk. I hope they help you too. You may not notice that there’s avocado in these cake-like cookies. But it’s standing in for the typical oil.  Avocados are cool like that!

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 […]