slow cooker, soups and stews, vegan recipes

Vegan Split Pea Soup with Carrots

Split peas are a great pantry staple, and packed with good protein and vitamins. This soup is creamy and so delicious, and so easy with less than 10 ingredients and minimal prep time. This slow cooker method will have your meal ready when you come home from being out all day to a warm comforting… Continue reading Vegan Split Pea Soup with Carrots

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Simple Three Bean Chili with Corn

I love making chili, it's so simple, healthy, and easy on your budget. Most of the ingredients are pantry staples, so you might have it all on hand.  Prepare this in the morning and by the time you get home, you'll have a lovely dinner ready to go.This recipe is a basic vegetarian and vegan… Continue reading Simple Three Bean Chili with Corn

slow cooker, soups and stews, vegan recipes

Slow Cooker Chili with Red Bell Pepper

I love this simple chili with hints of cumin and paprika.  Just a few minutes of prep, let it simmer all day, and when you get home you have a delicious meal. I like to serve this with warmed tortillas, over baked potatoes, or with a salad. Yield: 2 quarts of chili Ingredients: 1 x 14 ounce… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chili with Red Bell Pepper

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Hearty Stew with Green Beans, Navy Beans, Olives, and Sun-dried Tomatoes

This is a great family meal and all done in one pot. Stewed tomatoes make the base of this hearty meal with green beans, navy beans, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives. Serve as is with some good bread, over rice, grains, or pasta. Yield: 8-10 servings Ingredients: 1 can (15 ounce) navy beans, drained and… Continue reading Hearty Stew with Green Beans, Navy Beans, Olives, and Sun-dried Tomatoes

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Ratatouille with Zucchini, Squash, Tomatoes, and Garbanzo Beans

Ratatouille is a traditional vegetarian stew. This is loaded with vegetables, so healthy and delicious!  This is a family style, one pot dish that's great for any night of the week. I love the use of Moroccan spices that make a delicious twist on this classic dish. Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 2 tomatoes 1/2… Continue reading Ratatouille with Zucchini, Squash, Tomatoes, and Garbanzo Beans

beans and pulses, slow cooker, soups and stews, vegan recipes

Slow Cooker Spicy Vegan Chili

When winter time rolls around, making a spicy chili is comforting and great for gatherings with friends.   Yield:  3 quarts. Vegan Note: To make this dish vegan, substitute the sour cream and cheese for non-dairy versions available at most supermarkets.   Ingredients: 1 can chili beans  1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can… Continue reading Slow Cooker Spicy Vegan Chili