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 […]

A Vegan College Survival Kit: Slow Cooking for Two or Just You Giveaway

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It’s a Vegan College Survival Kit giveaway! My publisher, Fair Winds Press, has put together a great giveaway package that’s perfect for back to school. You all know that I think slow cookers are perfect for everything but little slow cookers are great for college vegans. It’s also nice if you are cooking for one or […]

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 Lavender Rose Pear Sauce

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No matter how busy or behind I get, I go on the deck and look out at the trees and listen to the birds before I leave for work. This morning I was rewarded with a magical rainbow. So I feel pretty lucky. I have an experimental agave mustard tofu in the slow cooker so everyone keep […]

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.

It’s Summertime and Using Your Slow Cooker Is Easy…

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It always amazes me when people tell me they’ve put away their slow cooker for the summer. It’s the hottest time of the year and perfect weather for slow cooking. Skip some of the heavy stews you make in the winter, but use it for beans, lighter meals, and even desserts – all without heating up your […]

Come Visit Me at McIntyre’s Books at Fearrington Village Tomorrow

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I’m at it again tomorrow at 11 am – this time at McIntyre’s Books in Pittsboro. You know the drill I’m sure. I’ll be there and would love to answer questions for you. Of course, there will be snacks! I may even make Thai iced tea this time. McIntyre’s Books Saturday, April 28, 2012 11 […]

See Me Tomorrow at the Durham Southwest Regional Library!

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So this is what you saw if you came to see me Saturday. A Southern Season had a great set up for me and I met a ton of great people. I will be there again in May and I’m working on some dates with other local venues.