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Beanless Hummus with Spiced Beef & Lemon Pickled Onions

This take on beanless hummus from https://meatified.com is rich, creamy and laced with tahini, spiked with cumin & livened up with a little lemon & garlic. Classic flavor, no legumes!

I’ve been playing it too safe here, lately. (Yes, I swear this does have something to do with beanless hummus!) I have a tendency to default to “people pleaser” in my life because I’m naturally very conflict avoidant, often to my own detriment. So, for a few different reasons, I’m making an effort this year […]

Vanilla Blueberry Granola (grain, nut & seed free)

If you’ve got a hankering for something to stand in for those chewy-crunchy cereals of yore, then this Vanilla Blueberry Granola is gonna deliver what you crave! The best part? These clusters of goodness go perfectly with milk or as part of a yogurt-y breakfast bowl, while delivering a whole bunch of flavor from real […]

Irish Shepherd’s Pie with Colcannon

Up your comfort food game with this Irish Shepherd's pie, a fun twist with extra hidden veggies in the mash up top & a rich, meaty filling underneath.

Some things are just not about looks. And Shepherd’s Pie is one of those things. When this Irish Shepherd’s Pie came out of the oven, those bubbly edges and almost-charred snaggles on top, along with the smatter of spatters along the edges almost made me want to skip photographing it altogether. Which got me thinking: […]

Parsnip Colcannon with Cabbage & Leeks

This fluffy parsnip Colcannon from https://meatified.com is a fun, nightshade free take on the classic recipe. Here, it's lighter, brighter & more spring-y, with leeks & green onions!

The most famous versions of this dish are made with good old-fashioned spuds, sometimes with other root vegetables thrown into the mix, but always with a potato-y backbone. However, my Parsnip Colcannon messes with that traditional tater taste by swapping in some other vegetables for my nightshade free friends who, somewhat tragically, can’t tolerate the […]