Eggplant Tapenade from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two

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The hot, humid North Carolina summer weather wears me out from a simple walk around my tiny garden or after a few hours working on the deck. The heat makes me feel less motivated and spend to much time thinking about taking naps. This is the time of the year that slow cookers are made for. Make dinner while […]

Kale Rosemary Pistachio Oil Pesto

Kale Rosemary Pistachio Oil Pesto from HealthySlowCooking.com

We’re getting near the end of Roland Foods week, and today we visit another nut oil. This recipe uses RolandⓇ Pistachio Oil. I knew I had some kale I wanted to use up and I thought the pistachio oil would go great in an autumn pesto with a little of my favorite smoked salt. Scroll down to […]

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 […]

Slow Cooker Summer Pasta Sauce with Fresh Basil

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I fell in love with all the vibrant colors at the farmers market this weekend! There were various shades of eggplant from lavender to deep purple, peppers of all colors and heat, even Italian tomatoes in red, yellow, and orange. The colors memorized me into buying more eggplant than I can typically sneak by Cheryl, my resident picky eater, […]

Slow Cooker Meatless Sausage Mushroom Ragu

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This is definitely not the ragu from your supermarket shelves! It’s a great meal to transition hard core meat eaters into a meatless night. And, of course, serve to all your omnivore friends. (I define omnivore as a person who eats tofu and meat.) If you are watching your fat or calorie intake it’s the […]