Recipes — slow cooker

Mark Collins
Southwestern Butternut, Wheat, and Sausage Stew

Southwestern Butternut, Wheat, and Sausage Stew

This whole grain butternut squash stew is loaded with comforting flavors similar to a chili, but with more vegetables. The chunks of squash become really tender and smooth, giving it a buttery texture with a complex taste. It's an amazingly gourmet twist on a rather simple one-pot slow cooker dish. Using the whole grains of wheat, Kamut or rye help keep you full for hours.  Southwestern Butternut, Wheat, and Sausage Stew Lean Turkey sausage, cooked and crumbled| 2 lbs.Whole Organic Grains Red Wheat, Kamut or Rye| 1 cupVegetable Stock| 3 cupsButternut Squash, diced| 1 lb.Fire roasted Organic tomato dices| 1...

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Mark Collins
Slow Cooker Italian Multi-Grain Spaghetti Squash with Vegan Feta

Slow Cooker Italian Multi-Grain Spaghetti Squash with Vegan Feta

This recipe is slow cooker magic! By placing the sauce, grain and meat mixture in the bottom of the cooker and then placing spaghetti squash on top, you can cook everything at once and still have a healthy dinner waiting for you when you get to the end of a long day. It's simple and amazing! Slow-Cooker Italian Multi-Grain Spaghetti Squash Whole Spaghetti Squash, washed thoroughly|1 Water| 1 ½ cup Whole Grain rye, barley, spelt, wheat or oat groats| ½ cup Italian Seitan Sausage, browned| ½ lb. Onion, chopped| 1 cup Baby Portabella Mushrooms, sliced| ½ lb. Basil Pesto Sauce|...

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Toasted Spelt Vegetable Soup

Toasted Spelt Vegetable Soup

 Spelt is a variety of wheat that has been cultivated for over 5000 years. It is used in bread, crackers, and pastries and has a protein content that makes it ideal for baking. However, it also has a delicious nutty flavor and has many health benefits cooked as a whole berry. Spelt is loaded with nutrients. One serving contains 30% of your daily dietary fiber and 21% of protein. Spelt also contains great levels of iron, copper, magnesium, potassium, and vitamin B6. We toast it in a little oil to make this delicious turkey soup and the results are amazing! ...

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Stephanie Petersen
Slow-Cooker Barley Rosemary Casserole

Slow-Cooker Barley Rosemary Casserole

This wholesome dish is as delicious as it is easy to make.  One of the secrets to rich flavor in any plant-based slow cooker meal is caramelizing the aromatic vegetables in oil before adding them to the slow cooker. This way, the natural sugars are browned, adding an incredible depth of flavor!  Pro-tip: keeping your baby carrots in a mason jar filled with water keeps them fresher and crunchier, longer!  This recipe calls for barley, but feel free to use any variation of whole wheat, rye, oats, Kamut or triticale in an equal proportion. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp avocado oil 1 small onion,...

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