When most people think of slow cooker meals, the first thing that springs to mind is hot stew, slow cooker fajitas, and rich soups. Of course, for vegans this is a different story, gone is the option for a hearty beef stew or a shepherd’s pie. And with these popular options gone, what meals can vegans use a slow cooker for?
It seems like just about every other nutrient gets a bigger share of the spotlight than humble iron. Advertisers are all about the protein and fat content, calcium for bones; heck even fiber gets more recognition than iron! Although this micronutrient gets B-list treatment from the food and nutrition world.
A huge factor for a lot of people when deciding to transition to a vegan lifestyle is giving up dairy products, specifically cheese. No longer will you be able to have pizza covered in mozzarella, or sprinkle any parmesan over your Bologna. There are vegan versions of cheese out there, but most just taste stale or boring.