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Clay Lamb Garbanzo Bean Stew for Couples

Clay Lamb Garbanzo Bean Stew for Couples

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.  Did you know lamb is a great meat for winter? It's a warming food, and it pro...
Amazing Alfredo Pasta One-Pot Dish, in a Snap with VitaClay

Amazing Alfredo Pasta One-Pot Dish, in a Snap with VitaClay

Because VitaClay is called a ÔÇťrice and slow cooker,ÔÇŁ sometimes people don't realize how many other things can be cooked in VitaClay as well. For example, really any grain can be cooked in VitaClay, and most of them you can use the rice setting. Quinoa comes out great in VitaClay using the white r...
Make Your Own Alfredo Sauce: Quick, Easy and Delicious in VitaClay

Make Your Own Alfredo Sauce: Quick, Easy and Delicious in VitaClay

I love to be able to make quick, easy meals at home. The problem with this is the time and effort usually required to make everything from scratch. The way around this, of course, is to buy something pre-made, like, say a jar of spaghetti sauce or Alfredo sauce. This makes things easier, but I do...

Asian Rice Porridge, Cooked to Perfection in Clay (Gruel, Jook, Zhou, Congee)

Asian Rice Porridge, Cooked to Perfection in Clay (Gruel, Jook, Zhou, Congee)

Suitable for all VitaClay Models* In Asia, rice is eaten at every meal. For lunch and dinner, there is generally a steamed white rice on the side of several stir-fried dishes with veggies and a bit of meat. Every once in awhile they'll fry some leftover rice with other leftovers for ÔÇťfried rice.ÔÇŁ...
Gnocchi and White Bean Stew, Quick and Easy with VitaClay!

Gnocchi and White Bean Stew, Quick and Easy with VitaClay!

How about a stew that is quick and easy, doesn't require much prep work and is tasty and delicious for the whole family? If you ever have one of those days when you just can't get it all together and nothing is going according to plan, the last thing you want to deal with is a healthy, home-cooke...
New Brunswick Stew, AKA "Leftover Stew Surprise!" Great in VitaClay!

New Brunswick Stew, AKA "Leftover Stew Surprise!" Great in VitaClay!

Stew recipes are suitable for all VitaClay Models! Don't you just love great recipes that call for leftovers? I can use what's already in my fridge to create something new and delicious that doesn't taste like re-hash. I also love any excuse to use my VitaClay to cook a meal--because everything I...

Thai-Inspired Butternut Squash Soup

Thai-Inspired Butternut Squash Soup

Thai! And Butternut squash! Together! It's the best of both worlds for fall! (And butternut squash soup is not only nutrient-dense, it's super filling!) Ingredients for Thai-Inspired  Butternut Squash Soup 1 Butternut Squash 1 c chopped onions 1 T ginger 1 T garlic 2 T Thai curry paste 2 C broth...
One Pot Meal Masterpiece in Clay: Beef Goulash

One Pot Meal Masterpiece in Clay: Beef Goulash

I love this beef goulash recipe, because it's basically just a revised version of our yummy beef stew. It really isn't much different, as far as ingredients, prep and cooking time, but the flavor of the sauce is quite different, especially if sour cream is added into the sauce at the end. The tom...
Cream of Asparagus and Avocado Soup recipe

Cream of Asparagus and Avocado Soup recipe

This asparagus and avocado soup can be eaten warm or cold, and fits in well with the fickle cool-then┬ş hot weather we have during the springtime rains. It's rare that asparagus is found in soup, and even rarer that avocado is, but this combination comes out with a lovely flavor and texture that y...

Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup

This recipe is great because it can use left-over baked potatoes, mashed potatoes or you can just cook up some potatoes just for the soup Uust do that beforehand-make a big batch and use them for several meals!) So next time you crave that creamy, substantial, potato & onion goodness, you'll ...
Home Made Delicious Cream Of Tomato Soup

Home Made Delicious Cream Of Tomato Soup

Growing up, tomato soup was one of my favorite things to eat. It was simple, filling and delicious. It was warm and comforting in the winter, and I could just curl up with a piping hot mug of it and be happy. I still love tomato soup, but now I like to add different flavors, from a dollop of sour...
Meaty American Red Sauce, Served up Hot in Clay!

Meaty American Red Sauce, Served up Hot in Clay!

Making red sauces from scratch can be a time-consuming and daunting task, but not with VitaClay! No more slaving over a hot stove or heating up the house for hours on end, only to end up with a burned, sticky mess at the bottom of the  pot, and maybe even a burney-tasting red sauce. VitaClay cook...

Make Your Own Nutrient Dense Mushroom Broth with VitaClay!

Make Your Own Nutrient Dense Mushroom Broth with VitaClay!

Suitable for Any VitaClay Cooker! Mushrooms are a rich source of vitamin D and other nutrients, and they add a great, deep flavor to almost any dish. If you're vegetarian, mushrooms can be a great way to replace meat with something dense, filling and nutritious. There are lots of different kinds ...
Creamy Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Creamy Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Creamy soups are my favorite, especially when it starts to get chilly outside. Maybe it's because I like to have soup as a meal, and they're really thick and satisfying. Maybe it's because they're so delicious. Try this creamy, cheesy broccoli soup for yourself, and you'll be begging to eat more ...
Amazing Clay Quinoa and Sweet Potato Chili

Amazing Clay Quinoa and Sweet Potato Chili

Suitable for any model VitaClay cooker!  You can leave the house or even go to sleep while your dinner is cooking for you. It's even better than a traditional slow cooker, because it's faster. VitaClay cooking uses a sealed housing unit that creates micro-pressure while cooking, which makes it so...

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? ItÔÇÖs 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...


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