Slow Cooker: Curried Vegetable Chickpea Stew

Slow Cooker: Curried Vegetable Chickpea Stew

┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á A great stew for a chilly fall evening. It's very easy to forget that this is a vegan recipe. ItÔÇÖs creamy, mild and full of tender fall vegetables. We love the mix of ginger, garlic, and curried coconut milk which brings it all together. Leftovers make a great lunch for the following ...
Nutritious Salmon Chowder with Wild Rice Cooked in Clay

Nutritious Salmon Chowder with Wild Rice Cooked in Clay

As the weather warms, I've been on the hunt for more soup, chowder and stew recipes. They're warming, nutrient-dense, filling, and downright delicious. What's not to love? Soups and stews are a great snack or mini-meal, or a great side or appetizer for a full meal. Whether you're planning a holid...
Slow Cooker Sausage Cassoulet

Slow Cooker Sausage Cassoulet

This stew is packed with flavor not to mention bacon and sausage, a great meal for any time of the year. Just put it in your VitaClay slow cooker and have a warm hearty meal with no hassle in about two hours. This one feeds about 6 ÔÇô 8 hungry mouths. Ingredients: 5 strips of bacon 1 sweet onion,...

Moroccan Beef and Apricots In Your Clay Pot Slow Cooker

Moroccan Beef and Apricots In Your Clay Pot Slow Cooker

A Warm Middle Eastern Inspired Stew with Beef and Apricots; weÔÇÖve made it quicker and easier to create authentic cuisine right in your own kitchen without sacrificing any of the flavor. This recipe can be made in a conventional crock pot but if you want real flavor prepare this recipe in your Vit...
Slow Cooker Eggplant Stew with Chickpeas

Slow Cooker Eggplant Stew with Chickpeas

This is a delicious stew packed with hearty and protein rich ingredients. Serve with aside of Quinoa or Polenta to complete the meal - makes a great vegetarian holiday side dish! Feeds about 6-8 hungry mouths. Ingredients: 1 ounce mushrooms, sliced 3 cups veggie broth 2 large eggplants 3 tablesp...
Vegetarian Gumbo Slow Cooked in Clay

Vegetarian Gumbo Slow Cooked in Clay

Gumbo is one of those specialty dishes from way out yonder. ItÔÇÖs a New Orleans, spicy awesome, mishmash, sort of like any other stewÔÇŽ but for some reason I donÔÇÖt ever think I can make that kind of a dish. I spent a few years in the South, so I came to love that style of down-home, spicy cooking. ...

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew

One wouldnÔÇÖt think that sweet potato and peanut butter would make a great combination, but this odd dish makes a satisfying and super flavorful meal that's perfect on a cold evening. You will love it even more for its simplicity of preparation and cooking. This recipe serves around 4-6 people. ┬á ...
Pinto beans stew with jalapeno-corn dumplings recipe

Pinto beans stew with jalapeno-corn dumplings recipe

Ever wanted to prepare a regular Pinto beans recipe but found it hard to incorporate enough veggies into your meal? Never fear, this is the best time for you to try this mouth watering, slow cooker pinto beans stew with jalapeno-corn dumplings recipe. It is nutritious, delicious and fresh thanks ...
Slow Cooker Indian Chicken Stew Recipe

Slow Cooker Indian Chicken Stew Recipe

Indian flavors give this chicken meal that unforgettable experience you always yearn for. It is also loaded with nutrients that work well for the body and your general well-being. Suitable for model of VM7900 or VF7700. A single serving of this meal contains the following:         SHOP NOW Ingre...

Jazz up Your Night with Peppered Beef Stew

Jazz up Your Night with Peppered Beef Stew

┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á We've┬áposted beef stew recipes here before, and with good reason: itÔÇÖs kind of like our signature dish. Good Housekeeping magazine voted VitaClay the best cooker for beef stew a couple of years ago, and we canÔÇÖt help but agree! (You may see the original review here) ┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á Beef s...
Yummy Chicken Tortilla Soup in Clay: for the Snow-Bound!

Yummy Chicken Tortilla Soup in Clay: for the Snow-Bound!

Well, the snow has hit again on the East Coast. And while IÔÇÖm sitting here, suffering through our treacherous weather in the low 70ÔÇÖs, battling the brightness of the sunshine; I just want to say I feel for all of you that are snowed in right now. Seriously, though: this post is for you. Because w...
Hearty, Filling and Nutritious: Bean Soup for Soup Sunday!

Hearty, Filling and Nutritious: Bean Soup for Soup Sunday!

We've all heard that beans are a nutritious addition to a healthy diet, but if you're anything like me, maybe you've been finding it difficult to find new and exciting ways to use beans in every-day meals. One thing I've found that greatly improves the nutritional availability and the digestibili...

Clay Pot Smoked Black Bean Stew

Clay Pot Smoked Black Bean Stew

Stew recipes are suitable for all VitaClay Models! It's great to have some stew on hand for a quick meal or in-between meal snack. I love black bean stew because it's got a smoky, spicy flavor that really satisfies, without weighing me down like meat dishes. I periodically just like to have a li...
VitaClay Select: White Bean Sweet Potato & Sausage Stew

VitaClay Select: White Bean Sweet Potato & Sausage Stew

Sweet potatoes are a nutritional powerhouse. They're really the only starchy vegetable that everyone agrees is awesome, whether paleo, vegetarian, or gluten free. Even a lot of people who are on low carb diets will make exceptions for sweet potatoes. There is just so much goodness! Vitamins! Mine...
Try this Classic Goulash, American-style and Amazing in Clay!

Try this Classic Goulash, American-style and Amazing in Clay!

Goulash is a fun, delicious and easy dinner recipe that the whole family will love. I love it because it's easy to prep, cook and clean up (because it's a one-pot meal), and also because I can make a big batch, and the re-heated left-overs are even better over the following week! School lunches! ...

Soup Sundays Pepper Beef Stew: Delicious and Easy with VitaClay!

Soup Sundays Pepper Beef Stew: Delicious and Easy with VitaClay!

As the weather begins to cool outside and the leaves begin to change colors, we start craving warm, satisfying soups and stews.  Here at VitaClay, stews are sort of our signature dish: especially beef stew. There's something about stew made in our clay pots that is just really great: even better ...
Soup Sunday: Slow Clay Cooked Hearty Irish Stew

Soup Sunday: Slow Clay Cooked Hearty Irish Stew

Soup and stew recipes are suited for all VitaClay models! When cooking in the Stock pot models (VM7800) for more than an hour, please monitor liquid levels to avoid excess evaporation and dry cooking, which may damage the pot.  There are a couple of versions of Irish stew that I really like, the ...
Soup Sundays: Brazilian Coconut Shrimp Stew - Magnificent in Clay

Soup Sundays: Brazilian Coconut Shrimp Stew - Magnificent in Clay

(Image Source) Soups are suitable for any VitaClay Model! I love to make soups and stews on Sundays because they're pretty easy to make, and they just feel very luxurious and delicious and comforting on a day when I like to rest. It's also easy to make huge portions and savor it again and again t...

Spicy Chicken & Bean Stew, Cooked to Perfection in Clay!

Spicy Chicken & Bean Stew, Cooked to Perfection in Clay!

(Image Source) Suitable for any VitaClay Model! On a chilly day I crave something substantial, warm and filling. My family will eat anything as long as it tastes good, so it's up to me to ensure the meals I create are healthy and nutritious, and that they taste great so my family will eat them! T...
Slow Cooker Curry Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Curry Beef Stew

Exotic flavors from star anise, lemon grass and annatto seed oil will flavor this hearty stew with irresistible aromas. Ingredients for Asian Style Curry Beef Stew ┬á ┬Ż cup olive oil or corn oil ┬á 2 tablespoons annatto or achiote seeds ┬á 2 lbs top round beef, cut into cubes ┬á 1 large onion, finel...
Greek Beef Stew

Greek Beef Stew

Enjoy the aromatic flavors of Greece in this stew, topped with Greece's pride and joy: Feta Cheese. Ingredients for Greek Beef Stew 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon light brown sugar, 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon rosemary 1 teaspoon cinnamon Salt and freshly ground pepp...

Slow Cooker: Middle Eastern Style Lentil Stew

Slow Cooker: Middle Eastern Style Lentil Stew

A Taste of the Middle East At Home in Your Kitchen. A nutritious and tasty vegetarian stew with lentils, potatoes, and squash using cumin and allspice to accent flavors of Middle Eastern cooking. Ingredients for Middle Eastern Style Lentil Stew   1 cup dried red lentils, sorted and rinsed   1 lb...
Old Style Kentucky Derby Burgoo: Easy with VitaClay!

Old Style Kentucky Derby Burgoo: Easy with VitaClay!

Soup and Stew Recipes are great in any VitaClay Model! I read that in Kentucky they used to have Derby-watching parties, and this was the traditional entree at such parties. Cool! The ingredients are simple enough, and in some places you can even find a frozen mix of "gumbo vegetables" that could...
Pepper Beef Stew

Pepper Beef Stew

This peppered beef stew adds a bit of a twist to the traditional beef stew, and the flavors are really excellent. Ingredients for Pepper Beef Stew in VitaClay: 1 sirloin tip beef roast (2-3 lbs) 1 red onion, sliced thinly 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 1 large baking potato, peeled & diced 3-4 ca...

Slow Clay Cooked Hearty Irish Stew

Slow Clay Cooked Hearty Irish Stew

Irish stew has a unique flavor, and the plentiful amount of vegetables, combined with broth and meat makes this dish satisfying enough to be a one-pot meal. Like most stew, this Irish stew is great for left-overs; I love to make a big batch and portion it out during the week for lunches and  dinn...
Try this Red Wine Beef Shallot Stew: Perfection in Clay!

Try this Red Wine Beef Shallot Stew: Perfection in Clay!

The clay lends a very nice texture to the beef and the shallots, so they are not mushy like in some slow cooking recipes, and the flavor and nutrients are retained as well! And because it does contain bone broth, it is a very nutritious stew as well! Let us know what you think of this unique dish...
Clay Cooked Italian Stew: Best One Pot Meal!

Clay Cooked Italian Stew: Best One Pot Meal!

The weekend is again upon us, and I know the last thing I want to do is spend all weekend in the kitchen preparing meals. I like to cook, but the weekends are for fun! Relaxing! Soaking up some sun on these lovely Spring Days! It's on these days that I love my VitaClay. One pot meals are so easy,...


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