Category Archives: Vegetarian

Taco Time with Portobello Mushrooms

I was first introduced to Portobello mushrooms eons ago while dining at a lakeside restaurant in Lake George, New York. I had never encountered “Portobello Mushroom Burger” on a menu before, and almost every member of my family ordered it. … Continue reading

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Greek Tzatziki

Tzatziki is one of my favorite things in the entire world. That may sound hyperbolic, but it’s true. I can’t get enough of it, and I partially blame my upbringing. I spent the first few years of my life on an … Continue reading

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Kale & Company Breakfast Bowl

I love breakfast, so much so that I often whip up breakfast at dinner time. Breakfast hasn’t quite been the same without gluten, though. No more Sunday morning fluffy pancakes, everything bagel fresh from the toaster, or one of my dad’s egg sandwiches on a Thomas’ … Continue reading

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For the Love of Applesauce

I’ve never been a fan of cranberry sauce. Watching the jelly-like substance slip out of the can onto a serving dish always creeped me out as a kid (of course, I had to watch every year), and the flavor was simply … Continue reading

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Italian Roasted Vegetable Stacker

Sure, I could have chopped up vegetables, roasted them in the oven, and tossed them in marinara sauce and mozzarella. I’m sure it would have tasted, well, fine. However, I was not in the mood for fine. I was in … Continue reading

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Pesto alla Genovese (Basil Pesto)

I couldn’t blog about Sicilian pesto without giving equal attention to its northern Italian counterpart, Pesto alla Genovese (aka basil pesto). Every summer, my mom grows basil in her backyard, which I help to “harvest” (if I’m visiting) into a massive batch of … Continue reading

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Pesto alla Siciliana (Sicilian Pesto)

I am of Italian descent, and I am ashamed to say I have never heard of Sicilian Pesto (can I blame this on the fact that my great-grandparents were from Naples?) until I flipped through a summer edition of Cuisine … Continue reading

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