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I had some roasted vegetables from yesterday. The good thing about these is that you can eat them with virtually anything: pasta, grains or sandwiches can only benefit from a few strips of a freshly roasted sweet pepper or a yummy zucchini. I never tried roasted veggies on a crepe, so it was my mission for today. The result was so ridiculously delicious, that I might try it for lunch tomorrow!

     Buckwheat Crepes Recipe, click here.


    Roasted Veggies:



  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3  cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips
  • 1 orange bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips
  • 6 asparagus stalks, edges trimmed
  • 1 1-pound eggplant, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 medium zucchini cut into 1/3-inch-thick rounds
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Whisk vinegar and oil in a medium bowl. Stir in garlic and basil. Add salt and pepper.

Preheat oven to 450°F. Toss the vegetables in a bowl. Add the dressing and toss to coat. Put the vegetables on a baking sheet and roast until  tender and slightly brown around edges, about 35 minutes.


Additional ingredients:

2 cups alfalfa sprouts

1/4-1/2 cup sundried tomatoes in oil (just the tomatoes)

1/4 cup diced scallions

3-4 tbsp. pesto sauce

1/4 grated cheese (soy is ok)


Place the roasted veggies on top of a crepe.  Put the sundried tomatoes on top. Use four sundried tomatoes per each crepe. Put the sprouts, the scallions and the cheese on top. Top off with a few tbsp. of pesto sauce.


This recipe is great for those nights when you need to have dinner ready (preferably something healthy,) but your brain is fried and you have no time for anything.

3 cups of any veggies, suteed in olive oil and Bragg’s amino acids or soy sauce (see below)

2 eggs or 1 block of silken tofu, processed, until smooth

1 cup grated cheese (mozzarella, cheddar or a vegan variety)

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Farenheit.

Mix all of the ingredients together together. Pour into a lightly oiled up baking dish. Bake for about 45 minutes or until the top is starting to turn darker.


re: 3 cups of sauteed veggies:

I believe that tomatoes and onions are a must to make this casserole a success. Everything else is up to you. Use any vegetables you have in the fridge at the moment. You can make this casserole seven days a week and it will always be new:  you can add shitake mushrooms on Monday and broccoli on Tuesday. Wednesday can be the day of frozen veggie mix (never tell anyone I said that:  after having twins I actually started buying organic frozen veggies.) Carrots work well in this casserole and so does squash and cauliflower. Sweet potatoes give it an interesting sweetness.

Serve with a big salad (ask your kids to peel the cucumbers with the peeler -it beats destroying the house, while mama is cooking and is definitely better than being glued to the TV.) If you feel adventurous, a  bowl of brown rice should complete your healthy dining experience.


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