Slow Cooker Yellow-Eyed Bean Soup For 2

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Snowmageddon disappointed me. It was a few hours of light snow mixed with some sleet, but it didn’t stick here in Durham like I hoped. That means that I’m at work today instead of conducting slow cooker bread experiments and sitting in front of the fire while it’s cooking.  I even had my green owl fleece pajamas set […]

Guilt-Free Salted Caramel Mocha

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Today I have a few more things that can make your weekend even more special! This time I’ve remade some syrups that will make your Sunday morning coffee awesome! Both the fat-free caramel sauce and the chocolate syrup are going to shock you with just how simple and easy they are. It doesn’t hurt that you can make them […]

Vaquero Bean Tempeh Chili Recipe From The Great Vegan Bean Book

Vaquero Bean Tempeh Chili Recipe

Vaquero Bean Tempeh Chili is one of the recipes in my upcoming book. This chili and the new book are both packed full of heirloom beans. In this recipe the heirloom star is vaquero beans. They are black and white and a relative to the anasazi bean and they are very tasty. The lovely photo above […]

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!

Apple Walnut Bars (with Apple Brandy)

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Whole grain apple walnut bars with a little apple brandy to help you celebrate fall! So grab an apple bar, a sweater and sit on the deck awhile. You can even bring out a hot spiked tea in case you get chilly while you watch the leaves fall.

Guest Post by Jill Nussinow – The Veggie (and Pressure Cooker) Queen

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I met Jill Nussinow this year when I was working on my second book, The Great Vegan Bean Book. I was working on instructions on various ways to cook dry beans. I had methods for the slow cooker, stove top, and even in the oven, but something was still lacking – pressure cooking. I emailed Jill and […]

Monday Basics: Preserving Tomatoes Without the Cans

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It’s the end of the tomato season, but there is still time for you to stash some organic heirloom tomatoes away for a chilly winter day.

Fireplace Chili Mac for VeganMofo

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It actually was too cold for me to have all the windows open yesterday. It was wonderful to finally put on a sweater and we finally got to use the fireplace in our new house for the first time. In fact, I’m sipping on some rose tea in front of the fire as I’m writing […]

Indian Summer Spiked Strawberry Mint Lemonade

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It’s always seems more exciting when Vegan Mofo is going on –  or it that just me? Did you see Cara’s Raw Peppermint Patties this morning? What about Veganosaurus’ Raw Fig and Cinnamon Ice Cream? And I can’t wait until I get time to cook Vegan Richa’s Mango and Hatch Chile Pizza. This past weekend it actually cooled off […]

Step by Step Slow Cooker Pumpkin Purée

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Last week the pie pumpkins were peeking out at me begging to join in on some cooking fun. I’ve talked about making pumpkin puree before, but today I’m providing some step-by-step instructions and pictures. Let’s hear it for trying to overachieve for Mofo! It’s really easy to make, but you’ve heard that before. Plus if you’re like me, […]