The Vegan Slow Cooker: Simply Set It and Go with 150 Recipes for Intensely Flavorful, Fuss-Free Fare Everyone (Vegan Or Not!) Will Devour

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Fair Winds Press, 2011 - Cooking - 224 pages
"Kathy’s stellar recipes and straightforward instructions will have you creating hot, fresh, gourmet meals in just minutes a day. No more slaving away in the kitchen. With The Vegan Slow Cooker, you’ll be eating like a queen with just the flip of a switch!"—Rory Freedman, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Skinny Bitch

"This book might just revolutionize vegan cooking! Kathy Hester's recipes are ridiculously fast and easy, unbelievably delicious, and believe it or not—cheap. Bravo, Kathy!"—Kathy Freston, New York Times best-selling author of Veganist, Quantum Wellness, and The Quantum Wellness Cleanse

"The Vegan Slow Cooker is a fantastic collection of mouthwatering, fuss-free, easy-to-make vegan recipes. From curries, dals, and steamy stews to casseroles, breads, and decadent desserts, you'll be serving up delicious slow-cooked meals every day of the week."—Julie Hasson, author of Vegan Diner

"The health advantages of a plant-strong diet are compelling and well proven. But preparing yummy meals that are wholesome can be time consuming. That's where this book comes in. Slow cookers can be huge labor and time savers, if you know how to use them. This is the book that will show you how."—John Robbins, author of The Food Revolution, The New Good Life, and Diet for a New America If you want to prepare hot, nutritious, home-cooked meals for your family and friends, but feel like time is never on your side, think again! The Vegan Slow Cooker shows you how to create fresh, nourishing cuisine in just two simple steps, using all the healthiest produce, whole grains, and vegan-friendly ingredients found at your local market or farm stand (or home garden!).
Author and slow cooker expert Kathy Hester, founder of the blog Healthy Slow Cooking (www.healthyslowcooking.com), will show you how simple it is to 1.) Prep your ingredients the night before, in just a few minutes' time, and 2.) Assemble everything in the slow cooker in the morning, right before you head to work.
The results vary from one-dish meals that are hot and ready as soon as you walk in the door to dishes that are ready in less than 3 hours. There are even recipes for staples like bouillon, apple sage sausage and seitans that you can make once and store in the freezer to use all month long.
From your favorite comforting casseroles to fresh and exciting new stews, and even desserts and quick breads—all veganized!—you find recipes that cover every meal and a wide variety of cuisines, including:—Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal—Exotic Cardamom Hot Chocolate—Chick’n and Dumplings—Mushroom Lasagna with a Garlic-Tofu Sauce—Chili Relleno Casserole—Tempeh Braised with Figs and Port Wine—Kung Pao Chick’n—Turkish Delight Tapioca Pudding
With The Vegan Slow Cooker, you’ll find all the tasty inspiration you need to pull that neglected crock pot out of storage and get start creating compassionate, crave-worthy meals today. Home cooking has never been more easy, or delicious.  
 

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Great Slow Cooker Cookbook!

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I bought this book because I love using my slow cooker and my husband and I are trying not to eat meat. Recipes are well written. I am going to try the Philly Mushroom Cheesesteak! Read full review

Contents

SLOW COOKER LOVE
8
CHAPTER 1 SLOW COOKER BASICS
9
MAKE YOUR OWN BOUILLON SEITAN SAUCES AND MORE
16
CHAPTER 3 SIMMERING SOUPS THAT COOK WHILE YOURE AWAY
36
CHAPTER 4 STEAMY STEWS AND CURRIES THAT SAVE THE DAY
61
CHAPTER 5 CASSEROLES AND LOAVES YOU WISH YOUR MOTHER HAD MADE
86
CHAPTER 6 EASYTOMAKE PASTA AND GRAIN DISHES
100
CHAPTER 7 MOUTHWATERING MEATLESS MAINS
116
CHAPTER 9 SANDWICH TORTILLA AND TACO FILLINGS
145
CHAPTER 10 BEAUTIFUL BREADS NOT FROM YOUR OVEN
157
CHAPTER 11 PARTY SNACKS THAT COOK WHILE YOURE GETTING READY
169
CHAPTER 12 BREAKFASTS WORTH WAKING UP FOR
181
CHAPTER 13 DECADENT DESSERTS AND DELIGHTFUL DRINKS
200
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
218
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
219
INDEX
220

CHAPTER 8 SUPEREASY SIDE DISHES
130

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About the author (2011)

Kathy Hester is the founder of the blog Healthy Slow Cooking (http: //www.healthyslowcooking.com) and author of The Vegan Slow Cooker, Vegan Slow Cooking for One or Two, Oatrageous Oatmeals, The Great Vegan Bean Book, The Easy Vegan Cookbook, and The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for Your Instant Pot. She writes for various online health and cooking websites, including Bright Hub (http: //www.brighthub.com), Divine Caroline (http: //www.divinecaroline.com), Everything Mom (http: //www.everythingmom.com), and The Healthy Hostess (http: //www.thehealthyhostess.com). She lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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