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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Frijoles

An easy fat-free soy-free and gluten-free recipe that almost cooks itself! Nourishing butternut squash and bean add a punch to your favorite Mexican dishes.

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Indian Chickpea Salad

This is a great dish for your backyard cookouts. It’s dairy-free, gluten-free and even has a soy-free variation. The tart yogurt dressing and Indian spices make this a salad no one will forget!

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Slow Cooker Farro and Veggies Split Pea Soup

This is a quick and easy slow cooker soup that’s soy and oil free. The spices add layers of flavor that turn this simple soup into something you can even serve at your next dinner party.

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Tri-color Quinoa and Greens Taco Filling

This recipe is one of my favorites because it has a ton of leeway. No red peppers? Use green peppers or toss in the leftover cooked veggies from last night. No quinoa? Leftover millet or even brown rice would do the job just fine. Just imagine cleaning out the fridge one a week on taco night!

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Mushroom Sun-dried Tomato Oat Risotto

Savory oats are my latest obsession. These steel cut oats retain an al dente quality to them just like arborio rice does in a risotto. Recipe by Geekypoet.

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Baked Lavender Rose Donuts

The perfect healthy sweet to show your Valentine just how much you really care! These donuts are baked, sweetened with stevia, made with whole wheat pastry flour and full of romantic floral flavors.

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Mint Mango Lassi with Lemon Verbena

Lassi is an Indian yogurt drink that can be either sweet or salty. I like mine sweet with mango, mint and just a hint of lemon verbena.

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Easy and Healthy Carrot Dogs

This may sound like one of my weirdest recipes, but trust me, it really works.–Kathy Hester

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Blueberry Green Tea Cheap-o-chino

Just in time for the warm weather – a healthy frozen treat that doesn’t cost a fortune!

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Slow Cooker Maple Pear Walnut Cake Oatmeal

Steel-cut oats cooked with pear and topped with walnuts and maple syrup.–Healthy Slow Cooking

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Vegan Red Beans and Rice for 2

Another slow cooker recipe from Healthy Slow Cooking.

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Vegan Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chick’n Chowder

Corn chowder made even heartier with the addition of pumpkin puree and vegan chick’n.

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Slow Cooker Gingerbread Latte

Make your own gourmet Gingerbread Latte at home. Pick your favorite non-dairy milk and sweetener for an inexpensive cup of fall.

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Slow Cooker Creamsicle Tapioca Pudding

Slow Cooker Creamsicle Tapioca Pudding is a perfect treat for these hot summer days.

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Vegan Slow Cooker Cassoulet

Last week I was craving a stew and had some homemade chik’n seitan, leftover Gimme Lean and lots of field peas in the freezer. This stew is what came out of that.

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