I need quick prep vegan slowcooker meals asap!!! HELP - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 6 Old 05-02-2013, 08:01 PM - Thread Starter
caiesmommy's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,887
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

So I'm showing major symptoms of pre-term labor with baby number 4. I've got quite a supportive family but I want to make things easy on them while I'm on VERY modified bed rest. Dh is doing grocery shopping trips and most meal prep.


I'm looking for quick prep. Preferably slow cooker meals so dh can prep throw in pot and my mother in law and I can feed the 3 little ones w-out much hassle of lots of pots to wash ect since I can't unload the dishwasher ect

mommy daddy son daughter = our family
caiesmommy is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 6 Old 05-02-2013, 11:26 PM
miso happy's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 65
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

These are my family's two favorites:


lentil soup:



chili with sweet potatoes:



There is a little heat in the chili so I'd reduce the chili powder or add sour cream to garnish if your kids like more mild food.


Here's to keeping that baby in!

miso happy is offline  
#3 of 6 Old 05-03-2013, 10:23 AM
meemee's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Norther California
Posts: 12,633
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 24 Post(s)

here are my suggestions (esp. because i am throw together never follows recipe cook)


you want a balanced meal right? and cut out on prep right?


buy a whole bunch of frozen veggies.


do one pot meals. 


rice cooker for rice or other grains.


slow cooker for beans and toward the end add the frozen veggies.


if you use red lentils that can be cooked quickly on the stove top.


offer a lot of hummus and fresh veggies.


and kinda focus more on snacky food. if the spring crops are out in your area do baby peppers and dip. 

 treehugger.gif Co-parent, joy.gifcold.gifbrand new homeschooling middle schoolerjoy.gif, and an attackcat.gif 
meemee is offline  
#4 of 6 Old 05-03-2013, 01:10 PM - Thread Starter
caiesmommy's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,887
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I've started my list and I've got a wraps/hummus/veggies ect on it. I've also got easy one pot meals/slow cooker meals on my meal plans. I'm trying to make it as easy as possible

mommy daddy son daughter = our family
caiesmommy is offline  
#5 of 6 Old 05-05-2013, 01:41 AM
SundayCrepes's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 4,735
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)

This sloppy lentils recipe looks similar to the one we make. I prefer serving it over quinoa instead of hamburger buns and we don't top with cheese:




Here's a vegan slow cooker cookbook. I have not tried it:



I do own this one. I haven't used my crockpot in awhile, but I recall liking a few of these recipes:


Created an instant family (7/89 and 5/91) in 1997. Made a baby boy 12/05 adopted a baby girl 8/08. Ask me about tandem adoptive nursing. Now living as gluten, dairy, and cane sugar free vegetarians. Homeschooling and loving it. See me at
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
SundayCrepes is offline  
#6 of 6 Old 05-06-2013, 08:55 PM
maciascl's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: The Land of Confusion
Posts: 3,544
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

You should do a search on Pinterest. There are tons of vegan slow cooker recipes there. Here is my board

Cheryl, wife to an amazing man, homeschooling SAHM to Gavin 12/03, Rhys 09/06, and Ian Aug 11, 2010.

maciascl is offline  


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 19,149

119 members and 19,030 guests
agentofchaos , agilesheltie , Ajbaby , AlaskAnne , AlexisT , alexor , Allie1989 , AMG , Anne Jividen , Ashley4490 , bananabee , blessedwithboys , bluefaery , Bow , captain optimism , CarolS , Chaika , chickabiddy , cresentmoon , Dakotacakes , Dear_Rosemary , Deborah , Dream Catcher , DS300 , DungeonQueen , eamorris423 , emmy526 , emsterthe , ess3 , eternity9111 , floss&ferd , frugalmama , greenemami , htovjm , ian'smommaya , Incubator , Iron Princess , ismewilde , japonica , jashley , jcdfarmer , Jessica765 , joycef , katharinerose , kathymuggle , Kelleybug , lc81002 , LiLStar , Linda on the move , lioralourie , mama24-7 , mamabear0314 , mariamadly , marilyn612 , MCatLvrMom2A&X , mckittre , MeepyCat , meeshbenson , Milk8shake , Mirzam , moominmamma , MotherAtHeart , MountainMamaGC , MulberryMom , Mummoth , MylittleTiger , newmamalizzy , Nightwish , oaksie68 , oldsmom , Peony , pers , persephassa , pokeyac , profe , purplepaperclip , redsally , RollerCoasterMama , RoseNoire , rubelin , samaxtics , SandiMae , sarafl , seap3 , shantimama , Shmootzi , sidrajedi , sillysapling , Snydley , sofreshsoclean , Soseraphina , Springshowers , ssgervais , stardogs , stellanyc , thtr4me , TourmalineMama , transpecos , typebug , Wild Lupine , Wolfcat , Xerxella , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 01:21 PM.