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 […]

Pear and Apple Cardamom Ginger Muffins

Pear and Apple Cardamom Ginger Muffins

Muffins are a great way to use up bits and pieces of fruit. Heck, even if you don’t have any fresh fruit at all you can add in nuts and dried fruit instead. Plus there’s not an easier breakfast than grabbing a muffin on your way out of the door. Make these on a Sunday […]

Yosef of This American Bite makes Spicy Chickpeas and the bonus recipe is for Slow Cooker Pear Sauce

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First let me apologize for my blog malfunction Monday. Yosef was sick so I unscheduled the post, but somehow it still got emailed to everyone who subscribes to Healthy Slow Cooking. Sorry if you tried to go to a page that wasn’t on the blog. But this one is here – I promise! (Hopefully the […]

Slow Cooker Breakfast Burritos at 86 Lemons and a Bonus Oatmeal Recipe

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Today my blog tour stops at 86 Lemons, Livvy Zimmerman’s beautiful blog. her Chopped Power Salad really has me drooling. I love the vibrancy of her photos as well as her friendly conversational tone. It’s like listening to an old friend with great taste in food! I’m still hoping fall will surprise me any day now. […]

Gingerbread Sweet Potatoes

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Today I have a post about my new Gingerbread Sweet Potatoes on Key Ingredient’s blog, The Back Burner. These sweet potatoes are full of cranberries, pear and spices all topped with gingerbread cookie crumbs. Not exactly traditional, but definitely worth a try this Thanksgiving! You can even bake the sweet potatoes in the slow cooker instead of […]

Slow Cooker Lavender Rose Pear Sauce

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No matter how busy or behind I get, I go on the deck and look out at the trees and listen to the birds before I leave for work. This morning I was rewarded with a magical rainbow. So I feel pretty lucky. I have an experimental agave mustard tofu in the slow cooker so everyone keep […]

Vegan Creamy Pear Cardamom Cocktail

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Continuing on my fancy drink exploration – this cocktail combines fresh pear with vanilla vodka and amaretto all tied together with the slightly floral flavor of cardamom. If you can’t find any vanilla liquor you can make your own. Check on Barnivore to make sure the base vodka you use is vegan and then you just need vanilla […]

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 […]

Slow Cooker Orange Fig Pecan Oatmeal

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I love orange flower water and once I got my hands on a bottle I was hooked. It has a very delicate, sweet, floral fragrance and a delicious taste when used sparingly. If you use too much you’ll feel like you’re eating perfume. If you can get to a Middle Eastern Store it’s surprisingly cheap, so get […]

Slow Cooker Pear Rose Cardamom Cake Oatmeal – the Oatmeal to Help You Escape the Monday Blues

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This is a Monday that I’m just not prepared for. I’ve been taking things out of cabinets, cleaning and re-organizing the kitchen all weekend. That sounds great right? I’m probably just tired but should think of that feeling of accomplishment. Except – I’m still not done and my kitchen is a little wreaked. I hate […]