I’ve never been one to fall into a fancy food category, whether by desire or dietary need. I think there was a brief period in the early 00s when I was a vegetarian until I forgot due to chili cheese fries (really… that could happen to anyone). I’m gluten-free only so far as the hard pretzels are concerned (because they’re definitely better than gluten-full pretzels). I’m vegetarian until I want to put bacon in something, and vegan until I reach for the butter. I’m a cupcake enthusiast exactly when the mood strikes, and paleo only by accident.
I felt like I should explain some of those details in introducing this cream-filled, butter-laden, vegetarian faux ‘meat’ball recipe. It’s vegetarian and creamy and indulgent with very few (actually no) apologies. If you were looking for paleo,vegan, vegetarian dinner ideas… you know by now I believe in the powers of butter and that’s 100% that.