Easy Black-eyed Pea Pecan Pate

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Happy New Year everyone! I have a feeling this is going to be a great year for positive changes!  Today I have  a spread recipe that can use up your leftover black-eyed peas  and is healthy enough to fit right in with your resolutions!

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 […]

Apple Walnut Bars (with Apple Brandy)

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Whole grain apple walnut bars with a little apple brandy to help you celebrate fall! So grab an apple bar, a sweater and sit on the deck awhile. You can even bring out a hot spiked tea in case you get chilly while you watch the leaves fall.

Summer Squash Pilaf: A Rice Cooker Recipe

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Still picking zucchini and summer squash out of your garden? Here’s one more way to serve it up and it’s super easy! The best part – it cooks in your rice cooker so you can sit on your deck and enjoy fall while it’s cooking! Perfectly cooked brown rice seasoned with Mexican herbs and spices […]

You Can Now Pre-Order The Great Vegan Bean Book on Amazon!

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You’d think the second cookbook would be easier than the first. But now that I’ve started on my third book, I think that each one has its unique challenges and rewards. The Great Vegan Bean Book has a variety of recipes for every time of the day plus desserts. There is even a recipe for vegan breakfast sausage and […]

Vegan Summer Slow Cooker – Desserts

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One of the best parts of summer is cooling down with creamy desserts, but brownies and cakes are certainly nice too. Here are a few you may not think about making in your slow cooker, but trust me it’s the best way to make them in the summer!

Vegan Summer Slow Cooker – Pasta Sauces

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Today we’ll look at making some yummy pasta sauces from scratch. Yes, even in the summer your slow cooker still comes through in a big way. I love the way you can take your csa or farmers market jewels and turn them into sauces for a great pasta dish. They even freeze well for last-minute […]

Vegan Summer Slow Cooker – Mains

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Here’s my second post on the joys of summer slow cooking. If you missed the first one you can read it here. I’ve got summer slow cooking on the brain! This time we’ll look at main dishes.

It’s Summertime and Using Your Slow Cooker Is Easy…

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It always amazes me when people tell me they’ve put away their slow cooker for the summer. It’s the hottest time of the year and perfect weather for slow cooking. Skip some of the heavy stews you make in the winter, but use it for beans, lighter meals, and even desserts – all without heating up your […]

Come Visit Me at McIntyre’s Books at Fearrington Village Tomorrow

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I’m at it again tomorrow at 11 am – this time at McIntyre’s Books in Pittsboro. You know the drill I’m sure. I’ll be there and would love to answer questions for you. Of course, there will be snacks! I may even make Thai iced tea this time. McIntyre’s Books Saturday, April 28, 2012 11 […]