Category Archive: Slow Cooker

Easy Vegan Mexican Casserole & Green Chili Hummus

Nutmeg Notebook
Easy Mexican Casserole

On Sunday we had a busy day filled with outdoor chores but I needed a dish to take to a friends for a Mexican themed dinner that night. A quick check with chef Google and I came up with this slow cooker recipe for rice and beans that had great reviews. This would make a …

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Chipotle Baked Beans – Slow Cooker

Chipotle Baked Beans Slow Cooker

I had this recipe for slow cooker baked beans in my stack of ” recipes to try” for quite some time and I finally got around to trying it.  The results were amazing! You won’t believe what liquid is used to cook these beans in….  But first I have to share my new kitchen toy! Remember a …

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Curried Split Pea Soup / Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker

Curried Split Pea Soup

Soup shows up on my menu year around and even more so when the weather gets cooler. There is something so satisfying and comforting about a bowl of steamy hot soup. This Curried Split Pea Soup has quickly become one of my favorites. In fact I have made it 4-5 times already but for various …

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African Quinoa Peanut Stew

African Quinoa Peanut Stew
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Fall is in the air and it’s time to break out the slow cooker/crock pot and make some tasty soups and stews. Why not break away from the old tried and true recipes and make a new recipe to spice things up a bit? This recipe for African Quinoa Peanut Stew is over the top …

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Split Pea & Yam Soup

Split Pea & Yam Soup

Split pea soup is one of my all time favorite soups! The addition of yams makes it even more special – the creaminess of the split peas is the perfect match with yams – who knew? This is a simple recipe that goes together quickly and split peas are a fairly fast cook as well. …

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