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The Vegan Slow Cooker

Use your crock pot to create healthy vegan meals that cook without much maintenance.

QUICK FACTS Start the Diet Now Advertisement
  • Established: 2011
  • Founder: Kathy Hester
  • Accessibility: Book
  • Diet Type: Vegan, cookbook
  • Gender: Male and female
BACKGROUND

The Vegan Slow Cooker is a cookbook written by Kathy Hester that showcases ways to get flavorful vegan food that everyone in your family will love. With 150 different recipes to choose from, even those that aren’t vegan can enjoy these ideas. The slow cooker serves as a very functional and helpful tool to help you cook a great meal without having to fuss over a hot stove. Kathy Hester is a slow cooking expert and author of the blog Healthy Slow Cooking. Slow cooking works great for those with busy schedules who still want to feed their family nutritious meals. It’s as simple as prepping your ingredients the night before, assembling everything in the slow cooker before work or school and setting the cooker on your way out the door. The items you will find in The Vegan Slow Cooker range from one-dish meals to desserts. The cooking times also vary so you aren’t limited to foods that take all day to cook.

PRO
  • Encourages healthy eating without a lot of effort
  • Cook your meals while away from home
  • Can be very convenient
  • Vegan recipes that appeal to non-vegans as well
  • Includes 150 recipes
  • Recipes include everything from stew to desserts
CON
  • Some may not be open to vegan eating
DIET and NUTRITION

All of the 150 recipes available in The Vegan Slow Cooker are vegan. They are designed to appeal to everyone that enjoys tasty food though. There are several different categories and recipe types available in this book. All of the recipes are healthy and encourage you to start using your slow cooker for great food. Along with the recipes, there is a chapter in the cookbook that covers basic tips and facts of using your slow cooker. Some of the chapters and recipe classifications include super-easy side dishes, party snacks, breakfasts worth waking up for, simmering soups, casseroles, and mouthwatering meatless mains. Some of the recipes you will get a chance to make are:

  • Beyond-Easy Baked Potatoes
  • All-Occasion Roasted Garlic
  • Golden Borscht
  • Creamy Corn Chowder
  • Earl Grey Poached Pears
  • Have-It-Your-Way Brownies
  • Chorizo and Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole
  • New Orleans Po’ Boy
  • Mashed Potato and Edamame Burrito Filling
  • Southern Style Green Beans
EXERCISE

There is no exercise covered in The Vegan Slow Cooker.

CONCLUSION

The Vegan Slow Cooker offers you a healthy alternative to cooking and eating by encouraging you to use your slow cooker to make vegan meals. There are plenty of options to choose from and the meals are satisfying without being too heavy. This cookbook can be a great addition for those who are vegan, and those that want to incorporate some healthy and new ideas into their menu.

Common Misspellings

vegan cooker, the vegans cooker, the slow cooker vegan


Related Diets: Vegan Diet, Color Me Vegan, Vegan Diner, Vegan Family Meals, Vegan for Life


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