Brokeass Gourmet

Brokeass Gourmet: Cauliflower Tortillas

I recently heard about cauliflower tortillas, and knew I had to try them. Three perfect batches later, I can attest, this recipe is phenomenal. Whether you're into eating paleo or primal, or you are just looking for a way to get more fiber and vegetables into your diet, these tortillas are a must-try.

  • Chickpea-Flour Flatbread

    Chickpea-Flour Flatbread

    I tend to develop crushes on ingredients. Sweet potatoes, kale, coconut milk, avocados, and chicken thighs have all been my jam (come to think of it, jam, too, has been my jam).

  • Pumpkin Challah

    Pumpkin Challah

    I know it’s sort of trite, but my favorite thing about autumn is the omnipresence of pumpkin and pumpkin-infused treats.

  • Strawberry Balsamic Jam

    Strawberry Balsamic Jam

    As summer begins to wind down and the nights start to get cooler, I find myself already feeling wistful for easy summer living: flowy sundresses, refreshing seasonal beers, and fresh, beautiful summer fruit, at the peak of ripeness.

  • Chilled Yellow-Tomato Soup with Mint and Yogurt

    Chilled Yellow-Tomato Soup with Mint and Yogurt

    Confession: I bought a bunch of beautiful, fragrant yellow tomatoes last weekend at the farmers market and promptly forgot about them. I should really be punished—seriously, it’s a crime against summer produce. They should have been eaten immediately, at room temperature, drizzled with extra-virgin...

  • Parmesan Zucchini Fries

    Parmesan Zucchini Fries

    Crispy, salty French fries seem to be de rigeur in late-night diners, but, to tell the truth, I can take or leave regular French fries (sweet potato fries are different—I pretty much always take those, but they’re hard to find in most diners). That said, I’ll take a plate of zucchini fries any...

  • Health Freak Sushi

    Health Freak Sushi

    As things in my life get more and more hectic, I'm finding myself gravitating more and more toward simple, fresh, healthy foods at the end of the day. These sushi rolls are made with nutty brown rice, which is better for you than white rice, but also better tasting, as far as I'm concerned. I used...

  • Spiced Plantain Tacos

    Spiced Plantain Tacos

    Summer food should not be over-thought.

  • White Cheddar Queso Dip

    White Cheddar Queso Dip

    I make a simple roux, and then stirred in creamy, nutty, delicious white cheddar

  • Tempeh Avocado Banh Mi

    Tempeh Avocado Banh Mi

    Delicious Vietnamese sandwiches readily available in most cities and a longtime favorite of the broke-but-discerning foodie

  • Guacamole Deviled Eggs

    Guacamole Deviled Eggs

    Great on their own, as part of an array of appetizers, or atop lightly dressed greens for a high-protein, low-carbohydrate lunch

  • Hot Buttered Pretzels

    Hot Buttered Pretzels

    Hard pretzels don't really do much for me. Sure, they're oft-lauded as a great healthy snack, but honestly, I'd rather have a bowl of kale. Even the peanut butter-filled kind, while marginally better than plain ones, leave me unsatisfied-not to mention thirsty.