Apple Caramel Quinoa-Noodle Kugel

Vegan Gluten-free Apple Caramel Quinoa-Noodle Kugel

If you or one of your guests are avoiding gluten you can still have a sweet kugel with these homemade quinoa flour and flax noodles. The creaminess of the kugel comes from an easy-to-make cashew sour cream. The caramel is made from dates and vanilla, making this a healthy choice too. If you keep kosher […]

Quinoa Flour and Flax Gluten-free Noodles

Vegan Quinoa Flour Fax Noodles

  It seems that allergies are becoming more of the norm and since I’m an inclusive cook I try to have a little something for everyone that sits at my table. These noodles are gluten-free, soy-free and have no added oil so they fit in most people’s diets. These quinoa noodles are easier to make […]

Slow Cooker Not-Refried Black Beans

Slow Cooker Refried Black Beans from HealthySlowCooking.com

You can’t go wrong by making beans for dinner. They are healthy, easy and hands off once they go into the slow cooker plus you can even freeze the leftovers for later. Sometimes I go ahead and make up some burritos with the leftover beans and put them in the freezer for an instant last minute […]

Vegan “Seafood” Recipe Roundup

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Surprise! There are vegan substitutes for some of the seafood dishes you might be craving.  I’ve rallied vegan bloggers from all over to pitch in and show you how delicious it is to go vegan. Nava Atlas from VegKitchen.com has the perfect solution for your tuna salad cravings in her Tofuna Salad Sandwich. It is made […]

Vegan Chocolate Caramel Mug Brownie

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Here’s a quick and easy mug cake that’s all vegan and cooks in just 1 minute! I usually prefer to make little cakes for two in my small slow cooker, but lately I’ve been experimenting with the more conventional mug cakes for one that you cook in the microwave. I have to admit that I’ve always […]

Irish Cream Oat Pancakes

Vegan Irish Cream Pancakes

With St. Patrick’s Day behind me and a whole pitcher of vegan Irish Cream Liquor in the fridge it’s time to make some Irish cream recipes. I thought pancakes would be a good place to start. After all the Irish cream is mostly coconut and cashew and that makes everything moist and magical. Vegan Irish Cream Pancakes […]

Cashew Coconut Irish Cream

DIY Vegan Irish Cream

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In my pre-vegan days I loved Irish cream and while you can’t buy a vegan version at the store it’s easy enough to make yourself. Plus you can make a gluten-free version by using a gluten-free Irish whiskey like Jameson. First you make a cashew cream and then add in some […]

Slow Cooker Beyond Meat Chili

Beyond Meat Chili

I have to say this has not been my favorite week. We didn’t have power for 3 days and with our well that means no water too. I now know that I haven’t appreciated water piped in the house nearly enough. Then yesterday the power went off again while I was working on a tight […]

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 […]