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Slow-Cooker Garden Chili and Cinnamon Rolls

I think that a lot of people may find this combination to be rather odd, but cinnamon rolls and chili were a very usual meal for me during my teenage years (my high school cafeteria served it regularly). Many people from my hometown claim that this meal is unique to that particular city, so I […]

Vegan Slow-Cooker Green Chili

So you made my slow-cooker carnitas, now what do you do with them? You can’t go wrong with a great green chili. Unless you are from a place where green chili is practically a food group (like Colorado), you may not know about the addiction which is green chili. Here in my home state, we find […]

Crispy Tofu Tacos with Honey Lime Slaw

Tofu is such a versatile food! Every time I think that I have discovered everything there is to make with it I find a bunch of new ideas. Most recently, I discovered that it works marvelously well as a stand-in for fish. Its soft, but firm consistency works well in almost any recipe that traditionally […]

Pablano Peppers Stuffed with Southwestern Scramble

Happy Friday! In honor of the coming weekend, here is a great breakfast/brunch idea. These stuffed peppers are really simple to make, full of flavor and lots of fun. The pablano peppers are sweet with just the slightest hint of heat and are paired with a perfectly seasoned tofu scramble. When you serve them, make […]

Chipotle Sweet Potato Oven Fries with Chili no Carne

Good food is often messy food. This is the ultimate messy food. As an added benefit, this is also an incredibly easy dish. The chili may be started in a slow-cooker in the morning, and then all that is left to do is cut the sweet potato fries and put them in the oven. Easy […]

Easy Slow-Cooker Tortilla Soup

It is finally feeling like winter again in northern Colorado. I was just about to give up hope of ever seeing snow again before next Christmas when suddenly we got blasted with cold. It is perfect soup weather, especially slow-cooker soups. Slow-cooker meals are some of the best as far as comfort food goes. You […]