Spicy Cauliflower & Garlic Noodles

Lately, cauliflower has been flooding social media as a carb replacer ([mashed] potatoes & rice). Although a delicious substitute, that I myself use, my favorite way to eat cauliflower is roasted! Come to think of it, my favorite way to eat all veggies is roasted! Call me bias, but its m-m-good! Looking at the recipe…

Soba Noodle Veggie Tahini

When I Discovered tahini I wondered where has it been my whole life. Oh the possibilities. Beyond a sandwich spread or hummus addition, tahini can be added to savory dishes for added flavor or new tastes. Take this dish for example.  I made this recipe up one day. As I progress, I am learning what foods…

Roasted Eggplant Puree topped with Mint Rice

What can I say about eggplant that hasn’t been said already?! It’s definitely a favorite and as essential on my grocery list as greens for my green smoothie. Roasted eggplant taste the best, to me! Pureed is another way to enjoy this. Paired with the minty rice and top with the cucumbers, it’s perfect. It’s fresh,…

Tex-Mex Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms are another vegetable I thought I didn’t like. My earliest memory of trying mushrooms is when I was kid. I was at a sleepover and a half mushroom pizza was ordered . I did not like it! Becoming a vegetarian changed my taste buds and also allowed me to become more food adventurous. I cannot…

Simple Green Egg Onion Sandwich

Since changing my diet (eating light to heavy) I do not eat eggs for breakfast. I rarely have eggs included in my brunch meals. This Green Egg Onion Sandwich was eaten for dinner. If the idea is too strange for you, just tell yourself you are having Brinner-breakfast for dinner! I don’t love eggs but…

Angel-Capered Cauliflower

  Roasted veggies, specifically, cauliflower are a fan favorite. Even if someone thinks they don’t like cauliflower, give them roasted cauliflower and they just may love it! I like making people into believers. Especially when I hear “I don’t like that!” or “Too many vegetables on one plate is yucky!” Challenge accepted! This dish is…

Old Bay Roasted Pepper Wrap with Mustard Dill Sauce (V, GF)

Sauces pretty much make a dish. There’s fettuccini ALFREDO, Spaghetti MANIARA, Chips & SALSA, Mac & CHEESE, Salad DRESSING, Sweet potato & TAHINI… Just to name a few! Case and point, most things taste better with some kind of sauce or condiment. Right?! Originally, I made this wrap with just veggies and cheese. It was…

Easy Skinny Pizza in 15 minutes! (GF)

I love pizza in general. However, having pizza from a pizzeria is loaded with carb and gluten. 2 things I try to avoid in my daily “diet”. Don’t get me wrong I love carbs, maybe secretly we all do! But avoiding the bad ones are necessary to maintain a healthy daily diet. This Skinny Pizza…

Fluffy Buckwheat Peanut Butter Swirl Pancakes (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

In honor of my Big Sister’s Birthday, I am posting the recipe for my Fluffy Buckwheat Peanut Butter Swirl Pancakes! My sister lives in a different state so I can’t make these for her on her birthday today. I promise I will one day! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JAS!! It’s not birthday cake but pretty close, if you…

The Junketarian

“If you are a vegetarian why are you fat? Aren’t all vegetarian’s skinny?” Oh contraire! Some of us are Junketarians. “Junk-a-what-a?!” A Junketarian is someone who is a vegetarian but mostly eats junk food. Junk food covers a lot of bases from cakes to cookies and  from pizza to white pasta . This blog will offer healthier alternatives for all…