Butternut Squash Frijoles From The Great Vegan Bean Book

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Today we’re off to visit the beautiful blog of Livvy – 86lemons.com. From her wonderful blog design to the mouth-watering photos it’s a feast for the eyes. But don’t worry, she has plenty of recipes your taste-buds will appreciate too. I didn’t know Livvy wasn’t a re-fried bean fan until I read her post this […]

Quick and Easy Vegan Winter Squash Pasta Sauce

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Sometimes I leave the house without dinner in the slow cooker. For days like that this pasta sauce is easy to put together and tastes like you really put a ton of effort into it. In fact, it’s good enough to serve at your next dinner party! Tip: Hate trying to carve a giant winter squash? Worry […]

Winter CSA: Slow Cooker Asian Corn Cabbage Soup

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Winter CSAs are definitely an adventure. It’s an all you can eat wonderland of kale, chard, bok choy, cabbage, tatsoi, collards and even more healthy green veggies. Of course beets, lettuce, carrots, and even cauliflower are peppered into the mix too. We didn’t get a CSA the week we got back from vacation, so I innocently bought a […]

Butternut Squash Frijoles and a Goodie Bag Giveaway!

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I have some housekeeping to get done before the end of the year. What’s weird is that it’s good for all you readers! I am backed up on reviews and giveaways so I will be posting more the next month and will have giveaways all the way up through the holidays. Today’s giveaway is one […]

Solstice Bean Stew (Dark Days Week 4)

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I brought these beans to a Festivus party this year and they were actually well received. I thought beans and kale might not go over so well on the meaty buffet. Luckily I was wrong. No one knows there is pumpkin in this because the pumpkin actually breaks down into the sauce! This is also my dark […]

Pumpkin Gingerbread

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Pumpkin Gingerbread soy-free This gingerbread gets a nutritious boost with the fall flavor of pumpkin. You can use canned organic pumpkin, or you can make your own. The slow cooker is perfect for gingerbread since things stay moister. You can use regular flour or even a gluten-free baking mix if you don’t have whole wheat […]

Beyond Easy Pumpkin Purée

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Never worry about a canned pumpkin shortage again. Each fall pie pumpkins are sprinkled in with the larger Jack-o-lantern pumpkins. Pie pumpkins are smaller and many will even fit in a small slow cooker. Plus pie pumpkins are tastier, and meant to be used in cooking. Use in any recipe that calls for cooked or […]

Slow Cooker Almost White Chili with Tempeh and Winter Squash

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I started out making white chili and kept tweaking it until it was no longer quite white. In the chili world I guess it still counts as white chili even though I added tomatoes and butternut squash. I made it while snowed in so you’ll notice lots of pantry ingredients. I’ve linked to the recipes for the staples […]

Slow Cooker Chickpea Butternut Squash Soup

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Butternut squash is a beautiful thing. The fact you can buy it already cut up in the produce section or freezer at your local grocer makes it even better. While it’s not hard to do it yourself, you may find yourself eating more of it when it’s so easy. You can prepare one from scratch […]

Slow Cooker Acorn Squash Stuffed with Cranberry Pecan Rice

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In keeping with the winter squash theme of the week, I present you with one of my personal favorites – acorn squash.  Like all the winter squash it’s high in vitamin A, C, and B6 and is just a great food to add to your day. By using your slow cooker instead of an oven, […]