Very Berry Broth Smoothie

You'll never guess that this is a broth smoothie, since it's packed with mixed berries, a hidden vegetable and a refreshing hint of lemon & mint from https://meatified.com.

If you like your smoothies on the thicker & fruiter end of the spectrum, this berry broth smoothie is for you! Yes, I said berry broth smoothie. But, seriously, you’ll never know it’s there. Or the secret hidden veggie that’s hanging out in the same glass. Pinky Swear. I wanted to keep my smoothie recipes […]

Light & Bright Green Broth Smoothie

A twist on the typical green drink, this boosted green broth smoothie from https://meatified.com skips milk & added sugars for hidden veggies & a light, refreshing-not-bitter flavor.

The reasoning behind this green broth smoothie is pretty simple: I wanted to find a way to make a not so typical twist on the classic green smoothie, without any coconut products or added sugar. But I also wanted it to keep it light and bright, avoiding the bitterness of some green smoothie blends, while […]

Berry Cherry Shortbread Crumble Bars

These cherry shortbread crumble bars from https://meatified.com have a luscious, buttery crust, with a rich fruity filling that's all topped off with a crumbly, streusel-y topping.

When I close my eyes and think about cherries, I see purple. Fingertips robed in violet stains from digging out and discarding pits. Crumpled brown paper bags spilling their stone-fruit spoils into laps and grass. The warmth of fruit that escaped its predetermined over-refrigerated fate, only to land in the slightly dusty boxes of the […]

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. […]

Tropical Papaya Smoothie Bowl with Ginger & Turmeric

Switch it up with this anti inflammatory dairy free papaya smoothie bowl from https://meatified.com! Loaded with vitamins, antioxidants & good fats, it's a great way to start the day.

A little food confession to start the day: until I came up with this papaya smoothie recipe, I had never tried papaya before! Well, not quite true. I’d never tried a ripe, sweet papaya. My only papaya experience was of the green papaya salad variety, which is a totally different thing. But going back to […]

Salted Caramel Date Shakes

These naturally sweetened, dairy free date shakes from http://meatified.com have your name on 'em. They're creamy, caramel-y goodness with a hint of salt that's decidedly addictive!

I almost called these sticky toffee pudding shakes, based on the classic British dessert that gets its caramel-y goodness from soaked dates. But I figured that might get a little lost in translation if you didn’t grow up in the land where “pudding” means dessert instead of something cold, creamy and kinda spongy in a […]