Romance Cooks

Zucchini Pizza Casserole – Jocelyn Dex


Hi everyone. There is some weird food in Valia’s Villain, the second book of my Sempire Seductions series. The recipe I’m sharing with you today is not weird but it is healthy, relatively low calorie, vegetarian and yummy. Hope you like it.

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Zucchini Pizza Casserole

3 Medium Zucchinis

1 Can Black Olives (or however many you want)

¼ Cup of Garlic (I’m a garlic freak. You may want to use less.)

1 Can Pizza Sauce (or spaghetti sauce)

1 Can Sliced Mushrooms (or however many you want)

4 Large Jalapeño Peppers (skip these if you’re scared of the spice)

2 Tablespoons Italian Seasoning

2 Cups Shredded Cheese (whichever kind you like)

1 12oz. Bag MorningStar Farms crumbles


Pre-heat oven to 350.

Shred the zucchini using a cheese grater, salt and set aside for 10 minutes, then pick up handfuls of the zucchini and squeeze them over the sink until you’ve removed as much of the water as possible. You don’t want a soggy casserole. Layer the bottom of a 9-inch square baking dish with the zucchini.

Sprinkle some garlic and Italian seasoning over the zucchini. You can also salt and pepper it if you want, but I don’t.

Add a layer of cheese.

Dump your frozen (or thawed – works either way) veggie crumbles on top of the zucchini.

If you’re using the jalapeños, chop two of them into tiny chunks and sprinkle over the veggie crumbles.

Add more garlic. (Or not. Whatever suits you.)

Cover veggie crumbles with the pizza sauce. (Or spaghetti sauce.)

Add a layer of mushrooms.

Add more garlic. (Haha. I can’t get enough of the stuff!)

Add another layer of cheese.

Slice the remaining two jalapeños (thin, round slices) and layer on top of cheese.

Add olives to top.

Cook for 30-45 minutes. Let cool, then dig in and eat!



When Valia approaches the Ferox demon, hoping for scorching sex and a feed, she doesn’t expect to be handcuffed, transported to the demon realm, accused of dirty deeds she has no memory of committing and held captive for three days.  Even though she believes her captor to be crazy, she feels a connection to him she’s felt with no one else.

When Rydin senses the Sempire who locked him up, fed on him and used him as a sex slave many years ago, he knows his wait for revenge is finally over. Burning with the need to punish her, he imprisons her in the demon realm, where she is at his mercy, but as much as he tries to ignore it, a connection sparks between them every time they touch.

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