Slow Cooker Red Velvet Tea Tapioca Pudding

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Tapioca is not a pretty food, but there’s something wonderful when you bite into those mini spheres. Slightly gooey but matched with its creamy almond milky pudding it becomes the perfect texture. Straight from the fridge it’s my favorite hot afternoon snack in the summer. In the summer the last thing I want to do is put a pot of anything […]

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 […]

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I originally made this as a Valentine cocoa, but romance shouldn’t be limited to just one day.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 […]

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 […]

Tipsy Mint-Kahlua Cocoa (From Your Slow Cooker!)

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I had The Market‘s Mint White Russian the other night. (It was one of two creamy vegan drinks on their menu!) They used homemade Kahlua and mint infused vodka. If you live in the triangle you must give them a try. I was hesitant about the coffee mint combo but I was won over. It was so good […]

Tasty Bite Vegan Yumminess – My Favorite Last Minute Dinner

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You may (or may not) wonder what I’m eating when there is a lull here at the blog. Sometimes it means a recipe is being developed and isn’t quite ready to show the world and other times I’m rushing around catching up on housework, bills, and writing. As much as I want to cook every […]

That’s It Fruit Snack Bar Review and Giveaway

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It’s still early in the new year and I think that you, like me, are still working on eating better and adding even more fruit and veggies into your daily routine. Here’s an easy way to get 2 servings of fruit with nothing added. It’s like 2 pieces of fruit only you can keep these […]

Vegan Holiday Kitchen by Nava Atlas is Amazing!

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First I have to disclose that I’ve been a fan of Nava Atlas since her first cookbook. I met Susan Voisin of fatfreevegan.com at Vida Vegan in August and she did all the beautiful photography for Vegan Holiday Kitchen. Her photos are amazing! A few months ago Nava let me know that she was doing a […]