Baked Almond Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

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I’ve been on a donut kick this weekend and this is the batch that got me started. I wanted a sweet treat with little or no white sugar and low-fat as well. Not always an easy feat. I’m not giving up white sugar altogether, but I would like to be able to use stevia instead […]

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 […]

Vegan Pimento Cheese Fondue for Your Super Bowl Party

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I grew up with sweet tea and grilled pimento cheese sandwiches. Now I sweeten my tea with stevia a touch of agave and I still make pimento cheese only now it’s vegan! This a traditional Southern favorite and it’s also soy-free and gluten-free when you use Daiya cheese! For about 1/4 cup of the fondue it’s […]

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 […]

Slow Cooker Spicy Southern Chickpeas and Grits

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For those of you not familiar with Southern food this is my (vegan) version of Shrimp and Grits. Traditionally it’s base is a spicy tomato based sauce with bell peppers. I’ve used chickpeas because they don’t break down as much as pinto beans or the like. Of course there’s bacon in the original version, and doubly of course I […]

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 […]

It’s Finally Nog Season!

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Many of you know about my oatmeal addiction, but did you know I tend to hoard vegan nog? At the end of the season I buy extra to last me through the rest of the cold, dark winter. So the end of October or beginning of November I start looking for it to appear on […]

Pink Kitchen’s Vegan Gingerbread Scones

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I want you to know upfront that Lisa Grey’s Scone book is not a slow cooker book, though I have plans on trying to cook one of Lisa’s tasty scones recipes in the slow cooker sooner or later. I’ve linked to several of Pink Kitchen’s slow cooker recipes on my Facebook page when she posts a vegan […]

Happy Vegan Halloween! (And Slow Cooker Black-eyed Peas)

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Saturday we had our annual Gothic dinner party and I have to say it was our best one yet! Everyone brought super yummy treats that they made themselves, and of course Cheryl transformed the house into an amazingly spooky haunted house. I took today off work, but I’m trying to decide if I should be […]

Vegan Red Beans and Rice for 2

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You’ve probably noticed that I’m trying to come up with more savory recipes for the 1 1/2 to 2 quart slow cookers. I live in a two person household with a slew of wonderful (and demanding) companion animals. I know I’m not the only one without a large family. By making a smaller amount for […]