Falafel with Fattoush-Inspired Salad

I was having a craving for something fried, but didn't want to go completely crazy and actually eat something fried. Whew, since fried things taste so bad! Ha! Falafel is kind of ┬álike a hush puppy, but it's made with chickpeas instead of cornmeal. The flavors are quite satisfactory and it goes great with Annie's … Continue reading Falafel with Fattoush-Inspired Salad


Cauliflower Couscous and Lemon Dill Sauce

  Love couscous, but can't have the gluten? Couscous is actually a pasta that looks like tiny little grains. For those of you who choose not to eat gluten or cannot consume it, using grated cauliflower is a great alternative. I highly recommend to grate the cauliflower; trying to chop it will take forever and … Continue reading Cauliflower Couscous and Lemon Dill Sauce

Italian Eggplant Stacks

Craving Italian food with a Mediterranean twist? Instead of using marinara sauce, which could potentially be really messy and runny in the oven, opt for using hummus instead. These mini eggplant stack pizzas are bursting full of the rich flavor of sun-dried tomato and Italian herbs. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and fresh … Continue reading Italian Eggplant Stacks

Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Hummus Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

One food I used to eat all the time before I became more aware of nutritional values and health was the spinach and artichoke dip from TGI Fridays. Yes, good ol' Friday's. This spinach and artichoke hummus is excellent atop Portobello mushrooms, as in this recipe, as well as a great dip for pita or … Continue reading Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Hummus Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms