VitaClay® Recipes

Soup Sunday! Hearty, Authentic, Traditional, Italian Vegetable Minestrone

Soup Sunday! Hearty, Authentic, Traditional, Italian Vegetable Minestrone

Minestrone is one of my favorite soups. It's simple, delicious, and satisfying. Fortunately (especially with VitaClay) it's just as easy to make as it is simple and delicious to eat. This is a great recipe to bring to someone who is sick, or to freeze and keep for future no-fuss meals. Make a big...
Homemade Chicken & Dumplings: Easy in VitaClay!

Homemade Chicken & Dumplings: Easy in VitaClay!

Suitable for all VitaClay models! Does the thought of making chicken & dumplings from scratch intimidate you just a little bit? It shouldn't. It's really one of the easiest things to make. With VitaClay, it's just that much easier, and the texture is amazing. Flavors and nutrients are preserv...
VitaClay Pot Roast: Quick & Easy Every Night of the Week!

VitaClay Pot Roast: Quick & Easy Every Night of the Week!

Suitable for VitaClay Models VF7700 and VM7900 series ONLY.  Courtesy of the organic momma (How the VitaClay Slow Cooker Saved My Life) I love to make roasts. First of all, they are often cheaper than steaks and other cuts of meat because they come from tougher parts of the animal (butt, shoulder...

In VitaClay: The Best Baked Beans You've Ever Tasted!

In VitaClay: The Best Baked Beans You've Ever Tasted!

Baked beans are a great weekend food: they pair well with game-day food such as hot dogs, hamburgers, roasts or anything on the grill. Baked beans contribute a sweet, smoky, spicy tang that is irresistible--everyone loves them! The great thing is that they're beans, so while a little sweet (espec...
Slow-Cooked Hummus Recipe for a Healthy Family

Slow-Cooked Hummus Recipe for a Healthy Family

Did you know you can take less than 2.5 hours to prepare hummus? It’s just a matter of finding the best dried chick peas and all the ingredients to make cooking easy. Armed with your VitaClay slow cooker, you are set to prepare hummus and have your friends over for dinner. Just follow these tips ...
How Do I Make Bone Broth and What Do I Do with It?

How Do I Make Bone Broth and What Do I Do with It?

Suitable for any VitaClay cooker! Bone broth is possibly the most traditional food there is, and has been used by every tribal and traditional culture in the world to build strong, healthy bodies from childhood to old age.Bone broth is the foundation of the dietary protocol to heal Gut and Psycho...

How to Cook All Kinds of Rice in VitaClay (7700 & 7900 Models ONLY)

How to Cook All Kinds of Rice in VitaClay (7700 & 7900 Models ONLY)

VitaClay Models suitable for cooking rice: VF7700, VM7900  (please never use other models for cooking rice, as it may damage the pot and will invalidate the warranty).  VitaClay is truly a multi-cooker. It can cook all kinds of things: from slow cooking dishes like stews, soups, and roasts, to re...
Rice Ideas and Tips For Cooking with Clay (VF7700 and VM7900 ONLY)

Rice Ideas and Tips For Cooking with Clay (VF7700 and VM7900 ONLY)

Rice recipes are ONLY suited to VitaClay models with rice makers: VF7700, VM7900 Rice made in clay is amazing. The taste and texture are unsurpassed with any other cooking material. You may not think that there could be much difference between rice made with different cooking materials, but somet...
Slow-Cooked Bolognese Recipe For Your Family

Slow-Cooked Bolognese Recipe For Your Family

Do you think you have what it takes to make a hearty meat sauce simmered in a traditional slow cooker within 6 hours?  Perhaps you should try using the new VitaClay slow-cooker. It will give you tasty Bolognese within 2 hours! Simply follow this 2 -hour slow cooked Bolognese recipe for a healthy ...

Miso Braised Pork Belly: VitaClay is Your Personal Chef!

Miso Braised Pork Belly: VitaClay is Your Personal Chef!

Suitable for VitaClay models VF7700 and VM7900 series.  Authentic Asian restaurants often have a pork belly dish on the menu. It is a savory, satisfying umami experience that is surprisingly nutrient-dense. It has an abundance of readily available Vitamin B and other nutrients such as collagen an...
Hearty Fall Turkey Chili in Clay: Great for Left-Overs!

Hearty Fall Turkey Chili in Clay: Great for Left-Overs!

Suitable for All VitaClay Models! Most of us are eagerly anticipating all of the wonderful food at our family gatherings on Thanksgiving, and even the overabundance that will feed us for a week or two afterwards. Turkey sandwiches can only go so far, though, so here's an idea of a hearty, delicio...
Paleo Pumpkin Pie Recipe: Make Your Home-Made Filling in Clay!

Paleo Pumpkin Pie Recipe: Make Your Home-Made Filling in Clay!

Suitable for VitaClay models: VS7600, VF7700, VM7900 I read somewhere recently that there is a shortage of pumpkins this year across the mid-west, and that canned pumpkin is going to be less available than it has been in recent years. They blame the excessive rains in the mid-west, which have stu...

Traditional Cranberry Sauce: Homemade in VitaClay!

Traditional Cranberry Sauce: Homemade in VitaClay!

Suitable VitaClay models for this recipe: VS7600, VF7700, VM7900, VM7800 One of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving is the cranberry sauce. I love it, and I always have. Growing up we generally just got the can of jellied cranberry sauce, and I would eat all of the leftovers that no one else took. ...
Pumpkin Puree for Thanksgiving Pancakes, Lattes and Pies!

Pumpkin Puree for Thanksgiving Pancakes, Lattes and Pies!

This recipe best suited for VitaClay models: VF7700, VM7900 (these models seal, so steaming of any kind is done best in these) Pumpkin puree is delicious, filling and nutrient-dense. And the fresher it is, the more vitamins and minerals are available to boost your immune system! Pumpkin is not ju...
Soup Sundays with Cajun Style Shrimp & Corn Bisque

Soup Sundays with Cajun Style Shrimp & Corn Bisque

When I get a chill, there is just something about a creamy, thick bisque that warms me and satisfies my appetite like nothing else. Maybe it's the chilly days I spent in San Francisco, huddling up against the fog with a warm bread bowl of clam chowder, or maybe it's the fact that I grew up in the...

How do I make Bone Broth with VitaClay?

How do I make Bone Broth with VitaClay?

Maybe you've been reading about how great bone broth is for your health. Maybe you saw this book by Sally Fallon, extolling the myriad benefits of bone broth for pretty much every part of the body. It's great for hair, skin and nails; it's like a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement all rolled i...
Saturday Short-Cuts: Alternative to ReFried Beans: Mashed Pinto Beans!

Saturday Short-Cuts: Alternative to ReFried Beans: Mashed Pinto Beans!

*This recipe is suitable for any VitaClay model, but if using the stock pot (7800) or yogurt maker (7600) model, use additional liquid and check liquid levels half-way through, stir and add liquid if needed. Re-fried beans are delicious: a great side to tacos, burritos, enchiladas or other Mexic...
Moroccan Fish Tagine with Aromatic Spices Wine Sauce

Moroccan Fish Tagine with Aromatic Spices Wine Sauce

Suitable for VitaClay Models: VS7600, VF7700, VM7900 The Moroccan Tagine is one of the many traditional clay vessels used to cook amazing, authentic ethnic dishes in other parts of the world. It's shaped a bit like a genie lamp, with a wide base and a narrow, thin top that has a hole in it for st...

Coq au Vin French Chicken Stew in Red Wine Sauce

Coq au Vin French Chicken Stew in Red Wine Sauce

Chicken is often a favorite choice for lunch and dinner because it's healthy, delicious, cheap and easy to prepare. For these same reasons, sometimes it can become boring because we eat it so much.  I love this great chicken recipe because it tastes totally different than any other chicken dish I...
Introducing the Mini-Me VitaClay Slow Cooker and Yogurt Maker!

Introducing the Mini-Me VitaClay Slow Cooker and Yogurt Maker!

Did you know that we have a tiny VitaClay  available? It's great for making a couple of servings, reheating left-overs, making sauces, and it also has a built-in clay yogurt maker!  And if you’ve never had clay-batch yogurt, you are in for a treat. You could pay $6 per serving to buy clay-batch ...
Green Bean Casserole: Super Easy and Delicious in VitaClay!

Green Bean Casserole: Super Easy and Delicious in VitaClay!

Suitable for VitaClay Models: VF770, VM7900 Green bean casserole is one of those traditional Thanksgiving dishes that people look forward to every year. It’s delicious, comforting and nostalgic for a lot of people. Unfortunately, most people just buy a can of condensed mushroom soup and follow t...

Slow Cooking the Nutritious Way

Slow Cooking the Nutritious Way

FROM START TO FINISH, VITACLAY MAKES YOUR LIFE EASIER. DON’T EAT OUT—SAVE MONEY AND YOUR WAISTLINE. EAT HEALTHY WITH VITACLAY EVERY DAY! We all know we should feed our families healthy, whole, home-cooked meals, but it’s hard when we are crunched for time and on a tight budget? Cooking nutritious...
Can I Cook a Whole Chicken in VitaClay? Yes You Can!

Can I Cook a Whole Chicken in VitaClay? Yes You Can!

Roasting Recipes Suitable for VF7700 & VM7900 Models ONLY.  Soup Recipes Suitable for all VitaClay Models! I'm a huge fan of cooking big meals, or batch meals, so I can have lots of leftovers to eat over the next week. And pack for lunches. And serve my family. Why cook 3 times per day when y...

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