One of the greatest kitchen appliances is the slow cooker. It allows busy individuals to make time saving recipes that taste great. It can be used to create delicious and healthy vegan recipes as well. The slow cooker is not just for meats and cheese dips, it can be used to turn out vegan recipes like nobody's business. So, for all the vegans out there who have never considered using a slow cooker, it is time to reconsider. Following are some easy recipes to fit into the vegan lifestyle.

There are a ton of vegetable crock pot recipes that are suitable for vegans. These recipes do not have to be topped with cheese, cream or have meat tossed in to work in a slow cooker. Like this one for example:

Vegan Slow Cooker Stew

Ingredients

1 large – Potato

2 cups – Chopped Kale

1 large – Chopped Carrot

1 stalk – Chopped Celery

1 cup – Sliced ​​Mushrooms

cup each – Frozen Yellow Corn and Sweet Green Peas

3 Cups – Vegetarian Stock

To Taste – Salt and Pepper and Vegan Worcestershire Sauce

Directions

Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker and mix well. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or 6-8 on low.

Cheap crock pot recipes do not mean unhealthy or tasteless. Some people mistakenly believe that vegetable recipes are not always healthy simply because they do not contain animal products. This is one of those easy crock pot recipes that some may think is unhealthy but is actually very healthy.

Vegan Crock Pot Chili

Ingredients

1 -2 cups – Chopped Onion

1 medium – Chopped Bell Pepper, green

1 can each – Pinto and Kidney Beans, with liquid

1 can – Diced Tomatoes

1-2 tablespoons – Spicy Chili Powder

-1 – Diced Jalapeno

To Taste – Salt and Pepper

Directions

Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker and mix well. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or 6-8 on low.

For vegans, vegetable crock pot recipes are a given. However, they do not have to be boring and monotonous. There are a number of different spices and such that can turn these cheap crock pot recipes into something special, such as this gem:

Vegan Slow Cooker Lasagna

Ingredients

1 large – Yellow Squash

1 large – Zucchini

Vegan Ricotta – 14 oz extra firm tofu blended with lemon juice, sugar, basil, salt and garlic powder to taste

3-4 cups – Organic Tomato Basil Sauce

1-2 cups – Vegan Pizza-Style Shredded Cheese

Directions

Slice squash and zucchini in thin lengthwise strips using a mandolin. Layer the crock pot with the vegetable "noodles," vegan ricotta, sauce and cheese. Continue until all the ingredients are gone, making sure the last two layers are the sauce and cheese. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or 6-8 on low.

These are just a few of the time saving recipes vegan can create in a slow cooker. People should always remember that cooking should be fun, easy and taste great, not to mention nutritious. Slow cooking recipes do just that. They afford the opportunity to turn out great vegan dishes without all the time spent in the kitchen.



Source by Ms CiCi

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