Creole Okra Corn Soup

Okra Corn Soup from HealthySlowCooking.com

Just when I think winter has finally gone away we get snow and frozen rain again. It’s March in North Carolina and it’s just not supposed to be like this! It was 70 degrees over the weekend and 12 degrees this past Monday night. I have a suspicion that these crazy ups and downs are […]

Joni Newman’s Indian-Spiced Chili

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  Joni Newman’s new book, Fusion Food in the Vegan Kitchen, pulls together wonderful combinations of at least two cultures in each recipe. It was supposed to snow here today and it’s a little dreary and this chili will definitely brighten my evening! Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the post to enter to […]

Super Easy White Bean Veggie Soup (Slow Cooker)

Slow Cooker White Bean Veggie Soup from HealthySLowCooking.com

Since I’ve been hiding away working on my oatmeal book, I thought I better put up a new recipe to let you know I haven’t abandoned you. Just to update you on my new book, Oat-rageous, the first edits are done and it is being copyedited as you read this and Kate Lewis is taking […]

4 Slow Cooker Oatmeals Make Tonight for Tomorrow’s Breakfast!

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It’s no secret that the weather has been cold. Do you know what’s better than staying under the covers in the morning? Waking up to the smell of homemade oatmeal and knowing it’s ready to eat! All of these recipes are for a 1 1/2 to 2 quart slow cooker and make 2 to 3 […]

Gear Up for Brunch: 3 Pancake Recipes Everyone Will Love

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It’s Friday and weekend brunch is already on my mind. I’m thinking pancakes.  They are easy to pull together if you’re half-asleep plus they make the morning feel so decadent. But these are full of whole-grains while still having less sugar than many other breakfast alternatives. You don’t have to break any of your resolutions […]

5 Coffeehouse Slow Cooker Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Creamer from HealthySlowCooking.com

I figure we’ll stick to the budget theme this week too. I don’t know about you, but I can spend a ton of money going out to get fancy coffees. It’s nice to go out every once in awhile, but you can make almost anything you’d buy at a coffee chain at home. Here are […]

5 Budget Saving Staples for the New Year!

5 Budget Saving Slow Cooker Staples

  Happy 2014 everyone! Thank you for spending time with me last year and telling me about making my recipes. This year there will be more recipes, ideas and ways to make dinner easier. You can look forward to a few ebooks this year and my new oatmeal book from Page Street Publishers will be […]

10 Minute Nutmeg Gingerbread Parfaits

10 Minute Nutmeg Gingerbread Parfaits from HealthySlowCooking.com

These dairy-free parfaits are the perfect small bite for your holiday party. They taste a bit like cheesecake with a hint of nutmeg and spiced rum. Plus it only takes minutes to make. I use a combination of vegan cream cheese and silken tofu to make the base of the pudding. The So Delicious Coconut […]

So Delicious Gingerbread Cookie Coconut Shake

Gingerbread Cookie Coconut Shake from HealthySlowCooking.com

  It’s really starting to feel like the holidays. Bright red berries are popping up on the holly bushes around my house and my Christmas cactus is booming. That makes me get a taste for some traditional flavors – even if they are served in not-so-traditional forms. This thick shake made with ground up ginger cookies […]

Pear and Apple Cardamom Ginger Muffins

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Muffins are a great way to use up bits and pieces of fruit. Heck, even if you don’t have any fresh fruit at all you can add in nuts and dried fruit instead. Plus there’s not an easier breakfast than grabbing a muffin on your way out of the door. Make these on a Sunday […]