Quinoa Patties with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

I am so happy to announce that I am a new member of the Recipe ReDux recipe challenge group. The group is made up of other healthy food bloggers focused on taking delicious dishes and keeping them delicious, while keeping them healthy at the same time. Each month we are given a theme for a recipe [...]

By | March 21st, 2014|Recipe ReDux, Vegetarian|3 Comments

Baked Eggplant Stacks

  These baked eggplant stacks are a twist on the classic eggplant parmesan. Crispy eggplant, peppery arugula, melted cheese and tangy tomato sauce. Basically, everything you could ask for combined into one simple dish. It's a simple colorful dinner, easy enough for a weeknight and impressive enough for dinner guest. Serve as a main course with a salad for a meatless [...]

By | January 23rd, 2014|Food, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Gnocchi with Zucchini, Basil & Brown Butter

Can you tell based on some of my previous recipes that I have really been getting my fill of zucchini lately. It's fresh, flavorful, low in calories and a good source of potassium, and vitamins A and C.  Convenient store-bought potato gnocchi is tossed with zucchini, onions and garlic that have all been sautéed in browned butter to create this [...]

By | August 22nd, 2013|Dairy & Soy Free Vegetarian, Food, Vegetarian|2 Comments

Black Bean Cakes

These pan-fried black bean cakes are crispy on the outside and soft and creamy in the center. The idea for this recipe came about after meeting some of my girlfriends at the Flying Biscuit Café for lunch a few weeks ago. All three of us ordered the Love cakes, which consisted of black beans and cornmeal, [...]

By | July 17th, 2013|Dairy & Soy Free Vegetarian, Food, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Black Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burger

I always have a box of veggie burgers in our freezer to add on top of a salad or a bun for a quick lunch idea or for nights when Jason is traveling. However, after making these quinoa and black bean burgers I may forever be ruined and never buy store-bought again. These hearty and filling burgers are simple to make, incredibly nutritious and [...]

By | March 26th, 2013|Dairy & Soy Free Vegetarian, Food, Vegetarian|0 Comments