Paleo Colcannon. A healthy low carb version of traditional Irish colcannon that uses mashed cauliflower instead of potatoes. The green kale and onions make it a perfect recipe for St. Patrick’s Day! {vegan, gluten free} Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Mashed Cauliflower Colcannon {+Almond Orchard Experience}

This post is sponsored by Almond Breeze. I may be risking a bolt of lightning from my Irish ancestors for this Mashed Cauliflower with Kale, but it turned out so deliciously that it’s a...

Irish Soda Bread Muffins – authentic Irish soda bread, in individual muffin form! Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day breakfast or anytime you need an easy, healthy muffin recipe. Made with whole wheat flour, currants, and a touch of butter. Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Irish Soda Bread Muffins

My first taste of Irish soda bread was an accident. I was on my way to an early-morning class and stopped into a little campus café to grab breakfast. In my pre-coffee stupor, I...

This is the BEST Lemon Cake you will ever eat! Moist, tender, and the batter is so easy to work with too. Topped with a luscious Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting. @wellplated

Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

One of the best, most exciting, and most humbling parts of food blogging is hearing from you when you make one of my recipes. It is always meaningful to hear from you and know...

The BEST low cost kitchen tools. Less than $20! A must have list for home cooks and anyone looking to stock their kitchen on a budget. From wellplated.com | @wellplated

My Favorite Kitchen Tools Under $20

As much as I dream of raiding every Williams Sonoma west of the Mississippi, when I honestly evaluate the tools in my kitchen, many of the ones I reach for the most are among...

Cheesy Zucchini Potato Fritters. Picky eaters love these! Get kids to eat their veggies with this fast, easy recipe. Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, with lots of cheese! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Cheesy Potato Fritters with Zucchini

For the most part, I’m not a super fan of dining alone. Although I find the concept of confidently ordering a solo steak and glass of wine at a fancy restaurant attractive in theory,...

Guinness Brownies - Super moist and chewy brownies with a hint of beer! Decadent, fudgy, and easy to make. You won’t be able to stop eating them, and they are the perfect St. Pattys dessert! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Guinness Brownies

The five-month stretch between New Year’s and Memorial Day can be grueling. I’d even go so far as to call it unbearable, if it weren’t for one critical date in between: ST. PATRICK’S DAY....

This Easy Crock Pot Pasta is the perfect dinner a busy night! Healthy, no cooking, and the slow cooker does the work. Vegetarian version made with mushrooms, spinach, and whole wheat penne noodles. Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Crock Pot Pasta

You know your friendship with someone has reached the next level when you invite her over for leftover Crock Pot Pasta and she shows up 20 minutes later with a bottle of Prosecco and...

This easy vegan Chickpea Coconut Curry is the BEST Thai curry I've ever had! Easy, healthy, and FULL of flavor. Ready in less than 30 minutes! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Coconut Curry

When we visited Thailand, one of my major trip goals was determine, once and for all, which of the three major varieties of coconut curry was my favorite: red, green, or yellow. Each is...