Everybody Lies About Caramelized Onion Dip

This simple caramelized onion dip takes its time and lets the sweet & savory onions headline this party favorite. You won't regret making a double batch!

Caramelized onion dip: it ain’t no looker, but it’s one of the most deceptively delicious dip-a-thons waiting to happen. You know what else about it is sneaky as all hell? The cook time on any recipe floating around the internet for caramelizing onions. If a recipe touts that their caramelized onions take less than thirty […]

Dairy Free Mexican Street Corn Salad (Esquites)

This take on Mexican street corn salad is made easily dairy free but with all the classic spicy, tangy & creamy flavors that make the dish so delicious!

If you hadn’t already noticed, then perhaps this Mexican street corn salad will be the first clue that things have been changing around here. I made a decision a while ago to start broadening out the range of recipes that I share, both to free up some creativity and to better reflect the way that […]

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 […]

Easiest Not Quite Queso Dip

If you're looking for a creamy, deliciously melty dip that satisfies, then this allergy friendly take on queso dip from https://meatified.com is for you! Dairy & nut free.

Yes, it’s January 1st, 2019 and I’m making queso dip. Start as you mean to go on, as they say! Because this queso dip situation is like wrapping myself in a melty, gooey hug of deliciousness & comfort food. Except that this comfort food is sneaky. It’s got absolutely zero dairy in it, which probably […]

Stone Fruit Salad with Prosciutto & Basil Avocado Cream

Everything fresh & summery is wrapped up in this stone fruit salad! Fresh peaches, plums & cherries shine against a vibrant green basil avocado sauce from https://meatified.com.

My mother bought two types of bread: the first was the kind of loaf with extra thick slices that sandwich dreams were made of, reserved for herself and her nice-but-probably-drunk boyfriend. The second was the no-brand white that was so fluffy as to be near-translucent, the stuff that cost less than a quarter a pop, […]