If you’re like us (and we hope you are), you’re constantly on the lookout for recipes that will shake up your diet, without compromising your dental health.
Here are a few vegetarian (and vegan) dishes that will appeal to any Jersey foodie:
Tequila Tempeh (Vegan)
8oz. 5 grain tempeh
1/4 cup lite olive oil
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 teaspoon ground red chili pepper
1/4 cup tequila
2 teaspoons lime juice or lemon juice
3 cloves minced garlic
Mix all the ingredients except Tempeh.
Slice Tempeh into thin cubes and place in the marinade for at least 2 hours.
Skewer & BBQ with veggies or sauté in a skillet with a little oil.
Avocado Veggie Tacos (Vegetarian)
1 medium avocado
1 1/4 cups julienned onions
1 1/2 cups sweet green peppers, julienned
1 1/2 cups sweet red peppers, julienned
1 cup cilantro
1 1/2 cups fresh salsa
12 8-inch flour tortillas
Nonstick cooking spray (as needed)
Spray skillet with non-stick cooking spray.
Lightly sauté the onion and green and red peppers.
Mince cilantro, avocado slices.
Put 2 large spoonfuls on tortillas.
Fold over and serve.
Soak up the east coast sun, smile and enjoy the fresh air (and food). To find a Farmer’s Market in your area, visit jerseyfresh.nj.gov. Bon appetite!