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 […]

Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce

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  Happy December! It’s gotten really chilly here in North Carolina and even though it’s warming up during the day it makes me want to snuggle up in bed a little longer. Plus I can’t get enough hot tea or coffee. Even Max, one of our dogs, is sneaking closer and closer to the fireplace […]

Easy Thanksgiving Dinner for Two

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  This year I have so much to be thankful for. I have the best friends and readers that anyone can have, a new spouse and I’m working on book number four. I want to let each of you know how thankful I am that you read my blog and include my recipes into your […]

Ricki Heller’s Macaroon Recipe and a Giveaway

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  Ricki Heller’s new book, Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free is wonderful and I’ve recommended to many of my friends.  It has so many recipes that everyone can eat if they have allergies or not.  I’m lucky because Ricki is letting me share another of her recipes from the book with you. Make sure to enter the giveaway […]

Sloppy Black-Eyed Peas for Virtual Vegan Potluck

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  This is one of my favorite recipes from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just You and I’m so happy to be sharing this on the Virtual Vegan Potluck! It’s full of good-for-you ingredients and it takes very little hands on time. The black-eyed peas cook down into a thick stew as they meld with the […]

Root Veggie Barley Risotto from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two

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It got into the 20′s here last night even though it was 70 degrees just 3 days ago, so that’s gotten me craving root veggies. I bought some great looking rutabagas at the farmers market and they will be the perfect centerpiece in this barley risotto tomorrow night. I’ve been in love with the humble […]

Autumn Cinnamon Apple Biscuits

Autumn Cinnamon Apple Biscuits

  In the middle of pumpkin-everything-season make sure you don’t neglect those sweet, crisp apples. These biscuits are flavored with the essence of autumn – cinnamon, and they are packed full of juicy apples. Fall is finally here. I love having the house open and listening the rustling of the leaves as they just begin to […]

Halloween Round Up with Savory and Sweet!

Trio of Vegan Halloween Spreads from HealthySlowCooking.com

  Halloween is finally here! In case you still need to whip something up for your trick or treaters tonight or if you are planning a party this weekend, here are a few easy options for you. A trio of spooky dips and/or spreads made from beans, veggies and one has some nuts in it to […]

It’s Finally National Oatmeal Day!!

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Maybe everyone doesn’t do a count down of oatmeal day, but oatmeal fans are a different breed! Here are a few oatmeals for you to add in to your morning rotation plus a very special one for Halloween! The top oatmeal is my Vanilla Fig with Baklava Topping from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just […]