Apple Caramel Quinoa-Noodle Kugel

Vegan Gluten-free Apple Caramel Quinoa-Noodle Kugel

If you or one of your guests are avoiding gluten you can still have a sweet kugel with these homemade quinoa flour and flax noodles. The creaminess of the kugel comes from an easy-to-make cashew sour cream. The caramel is made from dates and vanilla, making this a healthy choice too. If you keep kosher […]

Quinoa Flour and Flax Gluten-free Noodles

Vegan Quinoa Flour Fax Noodles

  It seems that allergies are becoming more of the norm and since I’m an inclusive cook I try to have a little something for everyone that sits at my table. These noodles are gluten-free, soy-free and have no added oil so they fit in most people’s diets. These quinoa noodles are easier to make […]

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 […]

Vegan Almond Milk Fro-yo is at TCBY!

Vegan Almond Fro-yo at TCBY

It always warms my heart to see vegan options pop up in the national arena. Even better I love seeing this soy-free, gluten-free and nondairy frozen vegan yogurt right in my own backyard. I’m hoping this is showing up in airport because it would be awesome to have an option there too. They released a […]

Creole Okra Corn Soup

Okra Corn Soup from HealthySlowCooking.com

Just when I think winter has finally gone away we get snow and frozen rain again. It’s March in North Carolina and it’s just not supposed to be like this! It was 70 degrees over the weekend and 12 degrees this past Monday night. I have a suspicion that these crazy ups and downs are […]

5 Coffeehouse Slow Cooker Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Creamer from HealthySlowCooking.com

I figure we’ll stick to the budget theme this week too. I don’t know about you, but I can spend a ton of money going out to get fancy coffees. It’s nice to go out every once in awhile, but you can make almost anything you’d buy at a coffee chain at home. Here are […]

4 Winter Warming Recipes from The Great Vegan Bean Book

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It got cold fast where I live and from the looks of it most everywhere else too. Here are a few recipes that will warm you up when you come in from the cold from The Great Vegan Bean Book. Or better yet, my plan is not to leave the house today at all! First […]

Ricki Heller’s Macaroon Recipe and a Giveaway

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  Ricki Heller’s new book, Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free is wonderful and I’ve recommended to many of my friends.  It has so many recipes that everyone can eat if they have allergies or not.  I’m lucky because Ricki is letting me share another of her recipes from the book with you. Make sure to enter the giveaway […]

It’s Finally National Oatmeal Day!!

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Maybe everyone doesn’t do a count down of oatmeal day, but oatmeal fans are a different breed! Here are a few oatmeals for you to add in to your morning rotation plus a very special one for Halloween! The top oatmeal is my Vanilla Fig with Baklava Topping from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just […]

Ricki Heller Tells Us All About Coconut Oil and Shares a Recipe too!

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I’m sure you’ve heard about Ricki Heller’s new book, Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free because the vegan bloggers (like me) just can’t stop talking about it.  Ricki is also well known for her blog full of wonderful allergy friendly recipes. Below Ricki tells us all kinds of information on coconut oil and shares a delicious recipe from her […]