Slow Cooker Indian Spiced Chickpea Quinoa Stew

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As promised, here is the ridiculously easy and tasty stew I mentioned over the weekend. I seem to be on a streak of ugly but packed-full of flavor recipes this month. I guess the veggies that are available in January aren’t quite as flashy as some of the summer ones. That, and well, stews aren’t […]

Butternut Squash Frijoles and a Goodie Bag Giveaway!

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I have some housekeeping to get done before the end of the year. What’s weird is that it’s good for all you readers! I am backed up on reviews and giveaways so I will be posting more the next month and will have giveaways all the way up through the holidays. Today’s giveaway is one […]

A Monster Ate My Purple Sweet Potato Casserole Oatmeal!

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I love Halloween and am always on the look out for something slightly spooky and cool. I’ve been all about Fork and Beans blog posts this week. She’s got some amazing edible Halloween ideas. Fork and Beans, this monster is for you! I love purple sweet potatoes because, well, they’re purple. They taste the same as orange ones […]

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

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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

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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 […]

Slow Cooker Purple Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Oatmeal

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It’s day 10 of my Love Your Oatmeal Celebration and it’s a Friday too! This oatmeal reminds me of sweet potato pie filling that’s topped with the gooey insides of a pecan pie. Two Southern favs to celebrate the end of the week. After all the end of the week should be sweet, right? I […]

Holiday Sweet Potato Casserole

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soy-free, gluten-free* Every family seems to have a special recipe for sweet potato casserole. This one is less sweet than the sticky sweet casserole of my youth. It skips the caramel and marshmallow sometimes included. You could add vegan versions of both in if you really want to. After all, any day is a holiday […]

Loaded with Green Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

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This is a hearty, thick soup that’s chock full of green veggies. The sweet potato helps mask the taste of the broccoli and greens, so it’s a great way to sneak in some extra green veggies past your picky eaters. Loaded with Green Slow Cooker Lentil Soup soy-free, gluten-free 2 medium (1 pound or 425g) […]

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Chard Dal

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I’m back! The good news is that I wasn’t writing here because I had so many writing gigs. I’m ready to get back to writing my own stuff and cooking in my slow cooker too. Thank all of you for your support and visiting the site while I was away! Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Chard Dal […]

Slow Cooker Bunch of Beans Soup

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You can get bean mixes at any supermarket. Many bags of mixed beans have a ham seasoning packet in them. Sometimes they are labeled as if they have meat in them, but they don’t. Just discard the powder ham packet and get to cooking some vegetarian soup! I use one of my favorite ingredients in this recipe – Garlic Tabasco. It’s not […]