Spinach Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

This recipe is: vegetarian, vegan, gluten free Adapted from Peas and Crayons. Ingredients: 1 medium spaghetti squash 2.5 tbsp minced garlic 8 oz mushrooms, sliced 1 tsp olive or avocado oil 5 oz fresh spinach, chopped 1/2 cup cream 1  tbsp cream cheese 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, plus extra for topping salt and pepper,…

Beer Cheese Soup with Pretzel Sticks

Recipes from Food Network and The Chunky Chef. Beer Cheese Soup Ingredients: 8 tablespoons (1 stick) salted butter 1 1/2 large carrots, diced (about 3/4 cup)  1/2 large red bell pepper, diced  Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper  3/4 cup all-purpose flour  4 cups vegetable or no chicken stock 12 oz pale ale  1 1/2…

Pasta with Roasted Veggies

Ingredients: 3 carrots, peeled and julienned 1  zucchini, julienned 2 yellow squash, julienned 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 red bell pepper, julienned 8 oz mushrooms, sliced 1/4 cup olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon dried herbes de Provence 16 oz pasta of choice 15 cherry tomatoes, halved 22-25 oz sauce…

Apple Cake with Salted Caramel

I made some mini cakes instead of a big cake for this recipe- if doing this, make for 20-25 minutes. Recipe from Tastes Better from Scratch. Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1 cup butter, room temperature 2 eggs 6 apples, grated (cored, but keep the peel on) 2 tsp baking soda 2 cups white whole wheat flour 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp allspice 1 cup chopped walnuts optional: salted caramel Method: In…

Shepherd’s Pie

For some reason, pretty much every vegetarian shepherd’s pie recipe that I’ve found is lentil-based. Lentils are good, but sometimes, like when I’m trying to have shepherd’s pie, I need something that feels more meaty. Enter fake meat! Any “beef” crumbles will work for this- I typically use Gardein or Morningstar. This recipe is: vegetarian, vegan,…

Zucchini Spinach Raviolis

This recipe is: vegetarian, gluten free Adapted from Tasty. Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini olive oil, to taste 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped 1 cup ricotta cheese 2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely sliced salt, to taste pepper, to taste 1 cup marinara sauce ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese Method: Preheat oven to 425°F….

Eggplant Parmesan

Best eggplant parm recipe ever. Time-consuming but well worth it. This recipe is: vegetarian, gluten free Adapted from Wegmans. Ingredients: 4 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, sliced 24 oz passata (strained tomatoes) 1/2 cup water 1 bunch basil, divided 1 tbsp + 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tbsp black pepper 3 lbs eggplant, peeled, ends…

Japanese Soup Curry

For the curry bricks, I typically use a mix of varieties that I bought while in Japan. Usually I do mostly a more mild curry and enough of a spicier curry to make it interesting (e.g. four squares of level 3 spicy and two squares of level 4-5 spicy). For the stock, I used 4…