Easy Vegan Avocado Lemon Basil Pesto

Easy Avocado Lemon Basil Pesto

The good part about this time of the year is walking out in the garden to grab some herbs for dinner or to even plan a meal around what veggie is ready to pick. But with the good there is always the dark side of summer – the heat. The rising temperatures make me want […]

Quick and Easy Thai Red Curry

Super Quick Thai Red Curry

The next time you get a craving for a Thai red curry make this unbelievably easy recipe in less time then it would take to drive to your favorite Thai restaurant. All you need is a can of coconut milk, Thai red curry paste, some fresh or frozen veggies and some tofu. Really, you don’t […]

Kidney Bean and Summer Squash Mexi Stir-fry

Kidney Bean and Summer Squash Mexi Stir-fry

Today, I bring you the perfect Monday night dinner. It’s quick, easy, cheap, and most importantly tastes great! I usually give you an exact recipe, but this one is going to be free-style. I made my first sandwich from the Children’s Encyclopedia when I was 6. I insisted on having the exact number of potato […]

More Quick-Fix Vegan Review

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I have always loved Robin Robertson’s books. Her recipes are easy, accessible and tasty. This second book in her Quick-Fix series is one of my favorites. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to enter in the giveaway to win your own copy of More Quick-Fix Vegan. (It’s up now – sorry […]

Super Easy White Bean Veggie Soup (Slow Cooker)

Slow Cooker White Bean Veggie Soup from HealthySLowCooking.com

Since I’ve been hiding away working on my oatmeal book, I thought I better put up a new recipe to let you know I haven’t abandoned you. Just to update you on my new book, Oat-rageous, the first edits are done and it is being copyedited as you read this and Kate Lewis is taking […]

Get-Well-Quick Chickpea Soup

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  You always need a back-up plan in case you feel a little under the weather. This soup is what I’m counting on if I get sick this year. This soup is pretty easy and you can even cut up the veggies the night before and keep in the fridge until the morning. Then wake […]

The Beauty of Scrambled Tofu

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In my pre-vegan days eggs were often my go to ingredient for a quick dinner. Now that I’m vegan, I still make some of the same convenience foods only I use the magic of tofu instead of eggs. Scrambling tofu is surprisingly similar to scrambling eggs in that the excitement comes from the add-ins. (And […]

Quick and Easy Vegan Winter Squash Pasta Sauce

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Sometimes I leave the house without dinner in the slow cooker. For days like that this pasta sauce is easy to put together and tastes like you really put a ton of effort into it. In fact, it’s good enough to serve at your next dinner party! Tip: Hate trying to carve a giant winter squash? Worry […]

Tasty Bite Vegan Yumminess – My Favorite Last Minute Dinner

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You may (or may not) wonder what I’m eating when there is a lull here at the blog. Sometimes it means a recipe is being developed and isn’t quite ready to show the world and other times I’m rushing around catching up on housework, bills, and writing. As much as I want to cook every […]

A New Blog for a New Week

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Busy Vegan is going to be a place for me to post non-slow cooker recipes. Don’t get me wrong, Healthy Slow Cooking will keep going strong. But I don’t cook in my slow cooker for every meal, and sometimes I’m running too behind in the morning to even think about dinner. I also want to get back into a meal planning frame of mind.