12 Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes + A Giveaway!

Slow cooker giveaway

When I got married, we were given four slow cookers. At that point, we lived in a 400 square foot apartment that barely had room for essentials. (I literally had less than two feet of functioning counter space when I started blogging). So, we didn’t have anywhere to keep 4 slow cookers. We chose the… 

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Cider Caramel Apple Crisp (GF, Vegan)

Cider Caramel Apple Crisp (GF, Vegan) // One Lovely Life

Cider Caramel Apple Crisp – A (gluten free, vegan) tribute to life, love, and the pursuit of happiness. I’ve been thinking a lot about passionate people the last few weeks. I’ve read a few books that’ve really made me feel inspired. Books like Delancey by Molly Wizenberg (of Orangette fame), which covers the development and launch… 

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie (GF, DF, Vegan, Paleo)

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie (Paleo & Vegan) // One Lovely Life

Is anyone else baffled that October is nearly half over? I can’t really believe it. We’re putting together Halloween costumes (Sophie’s wearing an Ariel dress, and Milo is going as Nacho Libre). I keep seeing everyone’s pictures of changing leaves on Facebook and Instagram. My heart is a twinge jealous.We’re not coffee people, so the infamous… 

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Apple Apple Chicken Salad with Cider Dressing

Apple Apple Chicken Salad with Cider Vinaigrette // One Lovely Life

Psst! The winner of the spiralizer giveaway has been announced! Congratulations to Krista B! We’ve been running full out for the last few weeks and our fall break is just around the corner. Sophie will be off this week from school and Michael next week. It’s time to slow down a bit, rejuvenate, and take… 

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3 Ways to Change Up Your Almond Butter

3 Flavored Almond Butters // One Lovely Life

In an ongoing effort to rely on fewer processed foods (even semi-healthy ones like our beloved GF pretzels), I’ve been trying to center our snacks on whole foods and to encourage more protein, so that I don’t have little snack monsters trying to graze on a little bit of this or that   a l… 

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Trail Mix Granola

Trail Mix Granola (GF, Vegan) // One Lovely Life

Not-especially-amusing-but-I’m-sharing-with-you-anyway-fact: For about the first four years of our  marriage, Michael wasn’t a breakfast person. Four years. It’s something I reeeeally don’t understand. I’m hangry if I’m up longer than an hour without eating. What started helping him was actually banana bread. I made a batch every week, and he could take it to work… 

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