Dairy free · Slow cooking · Soup · starters dips and snacks · Vegan · Vegetarian

Slow Cooker Red Lentil and Swiss-Chard Soup

What if you came home for lunch one day and in between reheating leftovers and hurrying back to work you realized that except that last slice of quiche you just inhaled, there is nothing to eat for supper? No problem, you might say, just call in some takeout or go out for a meal. Now,… Continue reading Slow Cooker Red Lentil and Swiss-Chard Soup

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Chicken · Dairy free · Recipes · Slow cooking

Slow Cooker Coconut Chicken Curry

This delicious chicken curry recipe is dairy free, relatively low fat (yes, I know there is coconut milk in there but I did skip on the butter, cream and heavy yogurt) and definitely hassle free. It couldn't be easier to prepare. Similar to my Hungarian stew recipe, all the ingredients except the chicken are pulverized to form a… Continue reading Slow Cooker Coconut Chicken Curry

Beef · Dairy free · Recipes · Slow cooking · Uncategorized

Morrocan inspired meatballs with tomatoes, olives and lemon

My husband asked for some meatloaf. Good old meatloaf. The baby was napping and the meat was on the counter. All I had to do was assemble one of the easiest dishes known to man and then drink my coffee in peace. Almost too easy. Too easy. Boring. I just couldn't do it. My palate… Continue reading Morrocan inspired meatballs with tomatoes, olives and lemon

Beef · Dairy free · Recipes

Ragout a la Maurice

This ragout is the comfort dish that waits for us on my in law's welcoming table every time we land on their door step, exhausted and famished from the long day of travel. When my turn came to recreated the magic, I naturally looked for shortcuts. My mother in law faithfully sears the meat before proceeding with the rest, making… Continue reading Ragout a la Maurice

Beef · Dairy free · Recipes · Slow cooking

Slow cooker Hungarian beef stew

My theory about slow cookers is that they are supposed to work for me and not vice versa. Chopping, browning, draining and cleaning BEFORE placing your ingredients in the slow cooker just doesn't make any sense to me. I might as well leave the dish in its original pot and end up with less dishes. The… Continue reading Slow cooker Hungarian beef stew