Summery Harissa Carrot Salad

With summer comes my favorite make ahead harissa carrot salad! It's light & crisp, sweet & spicy, packed with fresh herbs, lemon zest & a hint of garlic.

With summer comes my favorite make ahead harissa carrot salad! It’s light & crisp, sweet & spicy, packed with fresh herbs, lemon zest & a hint of garlic. Plus, it gets better with the time it spends in its dressing, so you can keep it for several days in the fridge. And my husband hates […]

Speedy Sheet Pan Chicken Shawarma

This weeknight take on chicken shawarma is beautifully spiced and hits the table fast, with no marinading time needed.

This gloriously vibrant, speed demon take on chicken shawarma is the best thing to come out of my kitchen in a while. It’s generously, warmly spiced in a way that is less about heat and more about celebrating the layers of seasoning that turn everyday chicken thighs into something to savor. The clue is in […]

Carrot Cake Oatmeal with Maple Frosting

This oatless carrot cake oatmeal from https://meatified.com is the next best thing to starting your day with cake. It's warmly spiced, flecked with raisins & has just a hint of maple.

Full disclosure: this carrot cake oatmeal is one of my signature, sneaky oatless oatmeals with hidden & non-detectable secret veggies! In this case, there are two different vegetables masquerading as grains: spaghetti squash for texture and carrots, because carrot cake oatmeal. You may not believe me, but: you would never know about the veggies if […]

Tropical Plantain Oatmeal Bowls with Coconut & Mango

No grains, but all the glory! These hearty oatless plantain oatmeal bowls from https://meatified.com are naturally sweetened & will get your day off to a sunshine-y start.

Sometimes recipe ideas don’t quite turn out exactly like you expected in The Land Of Frustrated Recipe Testing. Which is where this plantain oatmeal creation came from. I got my hands on some obnoxiously delicious mangoes last week and I couldn’t get the idea of Thai sweet sticky rice with mango out of my head. […]