Thursday, June 2, 2011


Tonight's dinner was super yummy! fANNEtastic food is quickly becoming my favorite blog for recipes!

Tonight from Anne, I made "Chicken" Shawarma Pita Pitza (vegetarian style).

Vegetarian "Chicken" Shawarma Pita Pitza 
Adapted from FANNEtastic food
Serves 4

  • 4 whole wheat pita, toasted
  • Hummus, about 2 Tbsp per pitza
  • Fresh tomato, 2-3 slices per pitza
  • Fresh parsley (I didn't have any parsley so I cut up some spinach for color)
  • "Chicken" Shawarma (see below)
  • Cucumber Yogurt Garlic sauce (see below)
For "Chicken" Shawarma:
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bag of Quorn Chik'n pieces
For cucumber yogurt garlic sauce:
  • 6 oz container non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Juice from 1 whole lemon
  • 1/3 of a cucumber, sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Shawarma, mix ingredients together in a small bowl. Pour over Quorn chik'n pieces and mix (make sure all of the pieces are covered with the marinade). Let sit while you make cucumber yogurt garlic sauce.
the marinade!
For the cucumber yogurt garlic sauce, just put all of the ingredients in the food processor and mix. (I added the salt and pepper because it was super tart to me without it).

the sauce!!
Put the "chicken" in a skillet until hot.

Toast the pita. Once finished toasting, spread hummus...lay 2-3 tomato slices on top of the hummus...then add the "chicken." Top some CYG sauce and some parsley (or spinach).

the finished product!!
Calories: 367 Carbs: 47 grams Fat: 9 grams Protein: 25 grams 

This was so dee-licious!!!!...and pretty easy too. I can't wait to have the leftovers for lunch. Thanks again, Anne!!!!

I wanna write an update on my trip to Red Hot Yoga yesterday...but I am so extremely tired. Two workouts a day has been kicking my butt. Maybe tomorrow. G'Night!!



  1. Looks really good. I really want to hear about your yoga experience there.

  2. BTW - I can't remember if I've asked you this before, but where in MD are you from? I grew up in Rockville.

  3. @lee
    Yay!!! I think that I can respond to comments now. I already sent you an email...but I'm just testing this out!