It’s Pumpkin Drink Time! Vegan Pumpkin Spice Cheap-o-chino and Maple-sweetened Pumpkin-Spiced Latte

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I’m actually had a much needed weekend away from home and work. I started this post ay my friend’s amazing farmhouse somewhere up North. After an amazing dinner and a perfect night’s sleep I snuck down to the screened in porch to get in a little writing before everyone got up. Until Cheryl came down […]

Slow Cooker Lavender Rose Pear Sauce

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No matter how busy or behind I get, I go on the deck and look out at the trees and listen to the birds before I leave for work. This morning I was rewarded with a magical rainbow. So I feel pretty lucky. I have an experimental agave mustard tofu in the slow cooker so everyone keep […]

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, […]

Vegan Autumn Lentil Soup

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This soup started with the gorgeous lentils above. I found them in a bulk bin at Whole Foods and fell in love. I knew that the red lentils wouldn’t stay red, but I had decided that the mixture would still look like autumn leaves after being cooked. Wrong! I also added these beautiful purple potatoes […]

Vegan Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chick’n Chowder

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I’m so excited! My book, The Vegan Slow Cooker, was released early and many people who pre-ordered at Amazon will get theirs this week! This soup was pretty much an accident. I had no intention of adding pumpkin to my new chick’n chowder. However, I freeze my puréed pumpkin in ice cubes just like I […]

Pumpkin Gingerbread

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Pumpkin Gingerbread soy-free This gingerbread gets a nutritious boost with the fall flavor of pumpkin. You can use canned organic pumpkin, or you can make your own. The slow cooker is perfect for gingerbread since things stay moister. You can use regular flour or even a gluten-free baking mix if you don’t have whole wheat […]