Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans {VIDEO}

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans– This classic summer side recipe gets a makeover with lentils! Quick and easy, and lower in sugar for a healthy alternative to the canned varieties.

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans-- This classic summer side recipe gets a makeover with lentils! Quick and easy, and lower in sugar for a healthy alternative to the canned varieties. | Vegan | Vegetarian | Gluten-Free | @sinfulnutrition

Hey there all my fine felines!

Get pumped, cuz today I finally made my second, as in one, TWO recipe video for your viewing pleasure! You can skip all this small talk and go straight to it at the bottom of this post, or you can sit tight with your seats in the upright and locked position while I profess my love for lentils.

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans-- This classic summer side recipe gets a makeover with lentils! Quick and easy, and lower in sugar for a healthy alternative to the canned varieties. | Vegan | Vegetarian | Gluten-Free | @sinfulnutrition

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Matcha Green Tea Mojito

Matcha Green Tea Mojito — A fresh drink recipe just in time for the warm weather! So light and refreshing!

 

Matcha Green Tea Mojito -- A fresh drink recipe just in time for the warm weather! So light and refreshing! | @sinfulnutrition

Have I mentioned that I love mojitos? Because I LO-VE mojitos.

Mojitos and me. Me and mojitos. We go together just like me and mojitos.

Matcha Green Tea Mojito -- A fresh drink recipe just in time for the warm weather! So light and refreshing! | @sinfulnutrition

 

So much so that I worked it into my favorite meal with this mojito salad dressing. It hasn’t touch the peanut butter turf yet, but I wouldn’t put it passed me to see it down the pipeline.

But in the meantime, I’ll knock back these minty fresh cocktails all summa long.

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Vegan Tempeh Mushroom Bourguignon

Vegan Tempeh Mushroom Bourguignon — A classic French dinner recipe made meat and alcohol free! A stew of tempeh, mushrooms, and carrots simmered in a rich sauce made with grape juice!

Vegan Tempeh Mushroom Bourguignon -- A classic French dinner recipe made meat and alcohol free! A stew of tempeh, mushrooms, and carrots simmered in a rich sauce made with grape juice! | @sinfulnutrition | AD | #TasteTheMightyConcord

By posting this recipe, I am entering my recipe into the Taste the Mighty Concord Welch’s Recipe Contest, a sponsored recipe contest in which I am eligible to win prizes. I was not compensated for my time.

March can get to being spring any time now. It was 8 degrees here on Saturday. EIGHT. Seriously?!

I’ve never wanted a zero in my life more than right now…

But I try to be a pretty positive person most of the time, so at least this chilly straight up freezing weather gave me a chance to channel my inner Julia Child and break out my favorite kitchen tool in the ever growing kitchen artillery  — da’ dutch oven.

Vegan Tempeh Mushroom Bourguignon -- A classic French dinner recipe made meat and alcohol free! A stew of tempeh, mushrooms, and carrots simmered in a rich sauce made with grape juice! | @sinfulnutrition | AD | #TasteTheMightyConcord

…or le oven dutch if I’m working on my Ms. Child impression, but there’s no wine in this recipe so let’s not get too carried away here now…

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