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

Very Veggie Spinach Artichoke Calzones

Very Veggie Spinach Artichoke Calzones by Alison's AllspiceWho’s ready for some very veggie spinach artichoke calzones??  Me!  Me, please!

Calzones are usually loaded with (delicious, ooey-gooey, high fat, not good for my waist-line) cheese.  In my version, I loaded them up with veggies for guilt-free satisfaction. Continue reading

Simple Homemade Garlic Bread

Simple Homemade Garlic Bread by Alison's AllspiceHappy Friday friends!  Today I am sharing my simple homemade garlic bread recipe. Everyone needs this simple recipe in their back pocket for an easy side!

This recipe is simple, and delicious.  It makes a really fast and easy side to go with many different types of meals.  Picky eaters will even love it! Continue reading

Dijon Garlic Panko Crusted Trout

Dijon Garlic Panko Crusted Trout by Alison's AllspiceBeing pescetarian, I eat fish at least once per week.  This means I have to find ways to keep it interesting.  Dijon garlic panko crusted trout is just the recipe to get you excited about fish again!

The fish bake in the oven, then you top them with super flavorful dijon and garlic panko crumbs.  The panko browns under the broiler and gets insanely crispy! Continue reading

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Three Bean Chili

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Three Bean Chili by Alison's AllspiceChili is one of those recipes that you can make in a million (and a half) different ways.  I love my chili recipe, and needed to update the recipe for my readers.  This vegetarian slow cooker three bean chili is a classic recipe you’ll use again and again.

In this recipe, I use classic kidney beans, black beans, and refried beans.  The refried beans act as a thickener and add a creamy texture that binds all other flavors. Continue reading

Mushroom Swiss Twice Baked Potatoes

Mushroom Swiss Twice Baked Potatoes by Alison's AllspiceIt is really cold this week.  When the temperatures drop like this, I love to find meals that have my oven on for a long time to heat up the house!  Mushroom Swiss twice baked potatoes do the trick with not one, but two oven bakes!

This twice baked potato recipe is also a creamy, cozy, comfort food perfect for cold winter days!  Check out my suggestions for variations to find some healthy mix-ins! Continue reading

Roasted Butternut Squash Chowder

Roasted Butternut Squash Chowder by Alison's AllspiceCalling out to all butternut squash fans, this soup is for you!  My roasted butternut squash chowder has intense butternut squash flavor in a creamy, luxurious comfort food!

I roasted the squash and stirred it into the chowder at the last minute to help it to hold its unique flavor profile in this chowder.  In leftovers, the squash will become more mellow and start to take on the flavor of the chowder. Continue reading

Cajun Black Eyed Pea Sweet Potato Cakes

Cajun Black Eyed Pea Sweet Potato Cakes by Alison's AllspiceSo, black eyed peas have not always been my favorite food.  However, they are said to bring good luck to those who eat them on New Years Day!  I love to partake in fun traditions, therefore I decided to experiment with black eyed peas to find a delicious way to eat them.

The tradition comes from the southern United States, so I figured Cajun flavors would work well.  I love these Cajun black eyed pea sweet potato cakes, and plan to enjoy them for good luck in the new year! Continue reading

Chinese Mustard Baked Tofu Sandwiches

Chinese Mustard Baked Tofu Sandwiches by Alison's AllspiceIt’s redux time again!  This month’s theme was: Grab your nearest cookbook and ReDux the recipe on page 201, 17, 217 – or any combination of the number ‘2017.’   I chose to redux Chinese Mustard Baked Tofu Sandwiches from the Moosewood cookbook.

I don’t have a large collection of cookbooks, but I do love the moosewood cookbook. The recipe I chose was from page 120 for a grilled Chinese mustard sandwich with sauted peppers and onions.  Continue reading

Butternut Squash Spinach Pie with an Almond Crust

Butternut Squash Spinach Pie with an Almond Crust by Alison's AllspiceHave you ever tried a savory pie?  They make wonderful vegetarian main dishes for holidays that everyone can enjoy. This butternut squash spinach pie with an almond crust is loaded with veggies.

Eggs act as a binder to hold the veggies together, and add a little protein. The gluten free crust  is made with olive oil and almond meal, so it adds a little more protein as well. Continue reading