Spicy Southern Chickpeas and Grits (from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just You)

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This is a big book year for me. The Great Vegan Bean Book came out in the Spring and now my fall book is just around the corner. In fact, if Amazon is correct it may ship a month early. Once I found that out I had to get a few recipes and photos from […]

Black Eyed Peas and Grit Cakes From The Great Vegan Bean Book Blog Tour

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Joanne Bruno of  Joanne Eats Well with Others  joins the blog tour and ends the week with the recipe for Black Eyed Peas and Grit Cakes. She has a great 4th of July recipe roundup so make sure to take a peek at that too while you’re there. Joanne shows you that you can use just […]

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 […]

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 […]