Author Archives: Valley Vegetarian

About Valley Vegetarian

The fresh chef providing consistently good vegetarian comfort food recipes.

Pizza with Quinoa Crust

My friend, Tim D., provided the inspiration for this cheesy pizza bread with a quinoa crust. Fun, tasty, and naturally gluten-free.

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Portobello and Red Pepper Open Sandwich

Open face sandwiches consist of a single slice of bread with one or more food toppings. They are popular in Europe where, in the Middle Ages, thick slabs of course bread called “trenchers” were used as plates. At the end … Continue reading

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Winter Alfredo with Roasted Broccoli

I was thinking of making my comfort food and oh-so-satisfying Winter Alfredo for dinner the other night but I didn’t have cauliflower. I did have broccoli but I was thinking of roasting the broccoli in the oven as a side … Continue reading

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Baked Brie with Cremini Mushrooms

According to a popular foodie website, “Puff pastry is a light, flaky pastry made by repeatedly layering pastry dough and butter or another solid fat, called laminating, to form a thin dough that puffs in the oven.”

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2018 in the rearview mirror!

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Happy New Year 2019!

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New Year Appetizer

Stuffed mushrooms are traditionally considered to be an Italian-American dish and are often made with breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, herbs and a fair helping of butter or olive oil. There are several types of mushrooms that are easy to stuff including … Continue reading

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