Yeah, so I was having a chocolate craving. That really doesn’t happen that often, I’m not really a chocolate person. I’m more of a cookie or cupcake person. But I wanted chocolate and I wanted it NOW. So I found a recipe on Elana’s Pantry that looked great. It’s always about the picture, right? I would only try a brownie recipe if the picture made it look like a real brownie, not some fake paleo-version of a brownie, and Elana’s looked real. Problem was, I was missing a couple of ingredients so I changed it up just a little bit and I really like the results....more
Spinach & Oat Flatbread Spinach & Oat Flatbread is a versatile recipe that creates a thick and pliable gluten free flatbread which is the perfect wrapper for any sort of filling from tacos to wraps. Full of simple and easy to find ingredients that you probably already have on hand, Spinach & Oat Flatbreads are super easy to make and yield an amazingly tasty gluten free bread option....more
Last night at about 6:35, when the first of the Sunday night couch club arrived at the front door, I realized that I had spent zero time planning for dinner. So, in the spirit of throwing something together, and honoring the Sunday Night Dinner tradition, I grabbed a few staple ingredients and got creative with the rest.Step 1: chicken breasts from the organic butcher went on the George Foreman....more
Mini BBQ Mushroom Loaf Mini BBQ Mushroom Loaf, inspired by a recipe from Healthful Pursuit, is an amazingly tasty vegetarian “meat” loaf dish. Packed with mushrooms, lentils, spinach, and the best BBQ sauce imaginable, this hearty and delicious mushroom loaf will make you forget about regular meatloaf forever....more
Eggplant Polpettas After seeing Eggplant Polpettas being made on The Chew, I immediately wanted to try my own variation. Traditonal eggplant poplettas are an Italian version of “meatless meatballs” with eggplant, breadcrumbs, and grated cheese being the main ingredients....more
Springtime Gardener’s Pie Gardener’s Pie is typically a vegetarian variation on the meat-filled, mashed potato topped Shepherd’s pie. While Shepherd’s Pie may be more of a heavy winter meal, this lighter Gardener’s Pie is bursting with fresh spring vegetables and has a bright lemon zest gremolata garnish....more
Gardener’s Pie is typically a vegetarian variation on the meat-filled, mashed potato topped Shepherd’s pie. While Shepherd’s Pie may be more of a heavy winter meal, this lighter Gardener’s Pie is bursting with fresh spring vegetables and has a bright lemon zest gremolata garnish. For the topping, I wanted to find something different than mashed potatoes that would still be reminiscent of the original dish, so I created a delicious mash of root vegetables.