Tongue of Fire Bean Soup

The Great Bean Book Blog Tour visits Allyson Kramer

Today we’re off to visit the amazing author Allyson Kramer at her blog ManifestVegan.com. She’s the queen of gluten-free vegan cooking and she also has a new book out  - Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats From Around the World: Fantastic, Allergy-Free Ethnic Recipes. Allyson is sharing the recipe for Tongue of Fire Soup. The tongue of fire in […]

Gluten-free Biscuits & Gravy

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Today we’re off to visit Monika Soria Caruso at Windy City Vegan to have a plate of biscuits and gravy that’s gluten-free! The gravy recipe couldn’t be easier to make or versatile - you can add any herbs and spices to dress it up or you can do it the old-fashioned southern way with lots of black […]

Quinoa with Black Beans

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Here’s another recipe from The Great Vegan Bean Book that comes out June 1. This recipe may look familiar because it started out on this blog. It’s been slightly tweaked, a stove-top cooking method has been added in addition to the original slow cooker one and there’s nutritional information! This Book is not an all slow cooker […]

Guilt-Free Salted Caramel Mocha

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Today I have a few more things that can make your weekend even more special! This time I’ve remade some syrups that will make your Sunday morning coffee awesome! Both the fat-free caramel sauce and the chocolate syrup are going to shock you with just how simple and easy they are. It doesn’t hurt that you can make them […]

Vaquero Bean Tempeh Chili Recipe From The Great Vegan Bean Book

Vaquero Bean Tempeh Chili Recipe

Vaquero Bean Tempeh Chili is one of the recipes in my upcoming book. This chili and the new book are both packed full of heirloom beans. In this recipe the heirloom star is vaquero beans. They are black and white and a relative to the anasazi bean and they are very tasty. The lovely photo above […]

13 Easy Slow Cooker Oatmeals – Happy Almost Halloween!

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My friend Gail Davis from So Delicious reminded me that today is oatmeal day. I can’t believe it almost past me by! Since we’re so close to Halloween I selected 13 of my favorites for you to warm up with. So stay toasty and dry, and eat your oatmeal!

Slow Cooker Vanilla Tapioca Pudding

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I didn’t grow up with tapioca pudding, but after my first bite I was hooked for life. There’s something mysterious about a pudding that has so much texture. Plus, like all puddings, the flavor variations are endless.

New Book Updates and a Mint Mango Lassi

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I know you’re not supposed to apologize about not blogging, so instead making that faux pas I offer you a cute picture of my dog Brenna. In this picture she’s trying to put her mind meld on me and saying, “What do you mean we can’t go for a walk tonight?”. She’s ready for me […]

Bean and Whole Grain Salads

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I’m actually cooking up some bean and grain salads for my friend’s wedding this weekend.  I’m super excited that she found the one for her and it’s even better because I like him too. I realized that these could make my lunches easy (and in advance) all summer long and wanted to pass the bean fever over […]

Sweet Potato Spice Cheap-o-chino

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One of the recipes I get asked for the most is a simple version of a pumpkin spice frozen coffee. It seems to have a cult following. But believe it or not the pumpkin spice syrup at your local coffee chain just may contain dairy and the one at you-know-who’s definitely does. So one reason to make this […]