Vegan Autumn Lentil Soup

autumnLentils

This soup started with the gorgeous lentils above. I found them in a bulk bin at Whole Foods and fell in love. I knew that the red lentils wouldn’t stay red, but I had decided that the mixture would still look like autumn leaves after being cooked. Wrong! I also added these beautiful purple potatoes […]

Slow Cooker White Chocolate Peanut Butter Apple Oatmeal

peanutAppleOatsClose

This oatmeal reminds me off walking into one of those fudge shops on vacation where you are surrounded by those dipped apples on sticks. They are covered with red candy coating, caramel, chocolate, white chocolate, even flavored coatings that look vaguely like chocolate but taste like peanut butter. Some of them are even double dipped […]

Slow Cooker White Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Oatmeal

peanut butter pie

Sometimes you need a breakfast tasty enough to remind you of dessert. On those mornings give this White Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Oatmeal a try. If you don’t have any fancy peanut butters, plain works just fine. Most white chocolate is not vegan, but Peanut Butter and Co. White Chocolate Wonderful is. Slow Cooker White Chocolate Peanut Butter […]

Another Peek Inside The Vegan Slow Cooker – Steamy Stews and Curries

noFeatured

Here’s another teaser from The Vegan Slow Cooker. It comes out October 1. Stews are the perfect way to start using your slow cooker while you are away at work. They need the least attention and shouldn’t over cook if you come home a little late. However, if you are going to be very late or […]

Peek Inside The Vegan Slow Cooker – Simmering Soups

hot and sour

Here’s another teaser from The Vegan Slow Cooker. It’s available for pre-order, but it doesn’t come out until October 1. Soups are amazing. Ranging from light, brothy soups to a hearty Hungarian Mushroom Soup that’s thick and rich with cashew cream. No matter what the season, there’s a soup that’s perfect for it. Summer wants chilled […]

Peek Inside The Vegan Slow Cooker – Staples You’ll Want to Know

bbq

I want to give you a little teaser from The Vegan Slow Cooker since the book doesn’t come out until October 1. It’s available for pre-order, but my publisher doesn’t have the look inside the book feature turned on yet. Hopefully this will get you as excited as I am about the launch! This staples chapter is […]

Slow Cooker Iced Thai Tea Concentrate

lg thai tea

I love how inexpensive this recipe is compared to just one glass of tea at a Thai restaurant!

Get Out Your Slow Cooker – Summer is Here!

doggie

The irony of summer is that you have the most beautiful fruits and veggies available at your farmers market and it’s just too hot to think about cooking.

Quotes for The Vegan Slow Cooker and Other News

The Vegan Slow Cooker

I’m so excited I could just bust! I’ve finally gotten to see the quotes for my upcoming book, The Vegan Slow Cooker, and they are better than I would have dared to imagine. And if that wasn’t enough excitement,  I will be teaching a class called Going Vegan at this year’s Creative Connection in St. Paul, MN.  (A […]

Slow Cooker DIY Chai – One More Time Iced…

chai

I want to be the little voice in your ear this morning that tells you to make some chai concentrate! I posted this recipe in the winter, but it’s just as good if not better in the summer. You may already have some in your fridge, but it’s my recipe and I somehow forgot that iced chai is […]