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Semi-Homemade Chili Mac with Cashew Sour Cream

Here is another one of our busy-night semi-homemade dinners.¬†Honestly, this staple recipe came about by accident when I had no idea what to prepare for dinner, and virtually no time to make it (since I was going out for the evening and the kids would be on their own for dinner).¬†I grabbed some vegetables, beans,… Continue reading Semi-Homemade Chili Mac with Cashew Sour Cream

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Red Lentil Coconut Curry Soup

The temperature dropped this week (what a change from last week's 100 degrees), so it finally feels like Fall around here. This means more slow-cooker meals in our home. This dish is BY FAR my family's most-requested soup. We also made it for friends during a Yosemite ski trip a couple of years ago -… Continue reading Red Lentil Coconut Curry Soup

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Slow-Cooker Red Bean Gumbo

I'm never quite sure how the kids will like a new soup, but they both finished their bowls. They dipped their cornbread into the broth and ate the vegetables too - which means this gumbo recipe will make MANY more appearances in our home. Here is a hearty recipe for Red Bean Gumbo from "Fresh… Continue reading Slow-Cooker Red Bean Gumbo

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Slow-Cooker White-Bean Chili (vegan)

Weeknights can be so busy. Between softball practice carpool, piano lessons, work and general home duties, using the slow-cooker is sometimes my best bet for getting a healthy meal on our table. Tonight is White-Bean Chili night! Here is the link to the White-Bean Chili recipe and the cookbook, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook, by Kim… Continue reading Slow-Cooker White-Bean Chili (vegan)