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 […]

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 […]

Slow Cooker Farro and Veggies Split Pea Soup

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I feel like I should start this post with it was a dark and stormy night due to yesterday’s cold rain that put me into a bit of a  funk. It’s those chilly times of despair that the best soups spring from. As they say, it’s always darkest before there’s a steaming bowl of tasty soup in […]

Pineapple Coconut Farro

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It’s been too long since I’ve made a new breakfast recipe. The nice people of Tuscan Fields sent me some free farro to play with and  I started with a slow cooker breakfast!

4 Toasty Slow Cooker Drinks for Halloween

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Fall has really settled in where I live and has blown beautiful leaves over my car, the bushes, really just about anywhere. This week the hurricane brought some chilly temps with it, so make some a nice hot drink to warm you up on this unusually cold Halloween.

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.

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.