Irish Whiskey Smash — St. Patrick’s Day twist on the classic whiskey smash cocktail, which calls for lemons, whiskey, simple syrup, mint. This festive version uses Irish whiskey and lime to make it a green drink! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Green Whiskey Smash

I think you knew this was coming. After the lineup of St. Patrick’s Day recipes I’ve shared in the last two weeks, it would have felt odd not to post on the day itself....

Easy Oven Baked Fish and Chips — A quick and healthy version of classic fish and chips that’s baked in ONE pan. Panko makes the fish extra crispy on the outside and tender and flaky on the inside, the oven fries are PERFECTLY golden and crisp. Serve with tartar sauce or ketchup for dipping. Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Baked Fish and Chips

These Baked Fish and Chips and I would like to introduce you to a long-standing Wisconsin tradition: The Fish Fry. Please note the all caps. This state does not take its fish and chips...

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli. Super EASY and the sauce tastes AMAZING. Healthy, low carb, and so much better tasting than take out. Everything cooks right in the crock pot, even the sauce! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

After hosting my two younger sisters and 18-month-old niece for a long weekend, my heart is full and my refrigerator is empty. Whenever the three of us are together, the agenda gravitates towards our mutual...

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,...