Kristina Sloggett Shares My Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce

Vegan Slow Cooking for Two Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce

I love Kristina’s blog, Spa Bettie, and am so excited to have her introduce one of my favorite recipes – Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce. This is a  must-make recipe to go along with fall. You know it’s time to start the pumpkin craziness! Her blog is stuffed full of innovative and approachable fun recipes. I […]

Slow Cooker Indian-Spiced Mixed Lentil Stew

Slow Cooker Indian-Spiced Mixed Lentil Stew

Here’s a quick and easy slow cooker stew that makes about 2 to 3 servings. I love using my small slow cooker and it was really fun testing the limits of it last year when I was writing Vegan Slow Cooking for Two. (You can double or triple this recipe and use a larger slow […]

Cooling Summer Watermelon Gazpacho

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Watermelon is one of the most refreshing treats of summer. Add it into a chilled soup and you have the best hot weather meal ever!

Tongue of Fire Bean Soup

The Great Bean Book Blog Tour visits Allyson Kramer

Today we’re off to visit the amazing author Allyson Kramer at her blog ManifestVegan.com. She’s the queen of gluten-free vegan cooking and she also has a new book out  - Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats From Around the World: Fantastic, Allergy-Free Ethnic Recipes. Allyson is sharing the recipe for Tongue of Fire Soup. The tongue of fire in […]

Tri-color Quinoa Taco Filling

Tri-color Quinoa and Greens Taco Filling

This recipe is one of my favorites because it has a ton of leeway. No red peppers? Use green peppers or toss in the leftover cooked veggies from last night. No quinoa? Leftover millet or even brown rice would do the job just fine. Just imagine cleaning out the fridge one a week on taco […]

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!

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.

Step by Step Slow Cooker Pumpkin Purée

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Last week the pie pumpkins were peeking out at me begging to join in on some cooking fun. I’ve talked about making pumpkin puree before, but today I’m providing some step-by-step instructions and pictures. Let’s hear it for trying to overachieve for Mofo! It’s really easy to make, but you’ve heard that before. Plus if you’re like me, […]

Bean and Whole Grain Salads

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I’m actually cooking up some bean and grain salads for my friend’s wedding this weekend.  I’m super excited that she found the one for her and it’s even better because I like him too. I realized that these could make my lunches easy (and in advance) all summer long and wanted to pass the bean fever over […]

Sweet Potato Spice Cheap-o-chino

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One of the recipes I get asked for the most is a simple version of a pumpkin spice frozen coffee. It seems to have a cult following. But believe it or not the pumpkin spice syrup at your local coffee chain just may contain dairy and the one at you-know-who’s definitely does. So one reason to make this […]