Mushroom Fajita Black Bean Burritos

Mushroom Fajita Black Bean Burritos by Alison's AllspiceBurritos might be my all-time favorite Mexican food.  But then again, I do love fajitas!  With these mushroom fajita black bean burritos, you don’t have to choose, you can enjoy them both!

Burritos are one of my go-to fast and easy dishes for busy weeknights.  I rarely make fajitas at home, and tend to save them for eating out because of all the fresh veggies and chopping involved.  Continue reading

Roasted Garlic and Mushroom White Pizza

Roasted Garlic and Mushroom White Pizza by Alison's AllspicePizza is one of those dishes that I could eat every night of the week.  There are so many delicious variations, I just don’t get tired of it!  If this is you, too, then you better put my roasted garlic and mushroom white pizza on your menu rotation!

I am teaching a night class this semester, and this means the husband has to cook…  Translation: frozen pizza!  We have enjoyed some frozen mushroom and spinach pizzas, and I was inspired to make my own variation. Continue reading

Chinese Green Cabbage Noodle Stir Fry

Chinese Green Cabbage Noodle Stir Fry by Alison's AllspiceCabbage is one of my favorite veggies I keep in the fridge for fast easy meals.  This week, I am sharing a Chinese green cabbage noodle stir fry recipe.

Red cabbage is my go-to cabbage variety.  Green cabbage has a little less flavor, and of course, less color.  Sometimes, I find green cabbage harder to use because of what it is missing in comparison to red. Continue reading

Barbecue Chickpea Hawaiian Bowls

Barbecue Chickpea Hawaiian Bowls by Alison's AllspiceIs anyone feeling like a tropical meal to bring you out of those winter blues?  My barbecue chickpea Hawaiian bowls are made with pineapple and coconut quinoa for fresh island flavor!

The barbecue chickpeas in this dish pair perfectly with the sweet pineapple.  Pick a barbecue sauce that is not very sweet to help keep flavors balanced.  Continue reading

Pistachio Caper Gremolata Pasta with Shrimp

Pistachio Caper Gremolata Pasta with Shrimp by Alison's Allspice“I received free samples of Wonderful Pistachios mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Wonderful Pistachios and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time, and as always, all thoughts are my own.”  Thank you for supporting brands that support Alison’s Allspice.

Does anyone have a guess what my favorite nut is?  You got it!  Pistachios!  I was so excited when Wonderful Pistachios offered samples of their product for the Recipe Redux sponsorship this month because I adore them.  Also, they are absolutely delicious in my new recipe, pistachio caper gremolata pasta with shrimp.

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Chipotle Fish Sliders with Sriracha Lime Slaw

Chipotle Fish Sliders with Sriracha Lime Slaw by Alison's AllspiceIf you like spicy food, you have got to try these chipotle fish sliders with sriracha lime slaw!  They have whole chipotle chilies blended into the fish patties, which is coated in corn tortilla chips.

The tortillas chips add nice texture, but better yet, they improve the flavor!  The subtle sweetness from the corn compliments the chipotle.  If you want to go an extra step with the sweet and spicy flavors, try sweet Hawaiian rolls! Continue reading

Creamy Garlic Potato Soup with 4 cloves per serving

Creamy Garlic Potato Soup by Alison's AllspiceMy husband adores garlic.  I use it in almost ever dish we make, but it’s rarely the main flavor component.  In this creamy garlic potato soup, I used four cloves per serving!

The garlic is added three different times, to add great garlicky flavor with every step.  First it’s sauted with some onion until caramelized, then I add more with the broth to simmer. Continue reading

Balsamic Tomato and Feta French Bread Pizza

Balsamic Tomato and Feta French Bread Pizza by Alison's AllspiceI developed this  balsamic tomato and feta french bread pizza recipe for winter, store-bought tomatoes that are less flavorful.

Winter tomatoes that didn’t get to ripen on the vine just don’t have the same flavor, or texture as fresh summer tomatoes.  A little soak in some balsamic adds sweetness and acidity to brighten those tomatoes right up! Continue reading

Ravioli with Garlic Herb White Wine Sauce

Ravioli with Garlic Herb White Wine Sauce by Alison's AllspiceWhenever you make a pan sauce, the sauce whisk is the tool to use.  I used my sauce whisk for my ravioli with garlic herb white wine sauce recipe (see pictures).  Totally love it!

This months recipe redux theme was: “Show us a healthy recipe highlighting a favorite kitchen tool, gadget, or gizmo.”  If you like to make pan sauces, a sauce whisk is a must! Continue reading

Buffalo Blue Cheese Cauliflower Tacos

So, I might be obsessed with all things buffalo blue cheese, and these buffalo blue cheese cauliflower tacos are no exception!

Recently I made buffalo cauliflower pizza with blue cheese sauce that was outstanding!  I decided to try the same idea in tacos, and it is delicious! Continue reading