Roasted Asparagus with Lemon, Butter, and Parmesan

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon, Butter, and Parmesan (Serves 8 as a side dish) Ingredients: 2 lbs asparagus, (about 2 bunches) 1 lemon (half juiced and half sliced into rings) 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, cut into pats 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp sea salt (or to taste) 1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground (or to taste) 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese (or to taste) Directions: […]

Buttered Savoy Cabbage

Buttered Savoy Cabbage The secret to this dish it to use the best butter you can get your hands on ~ like Kerrygold! You can also fold this dish into mashed potatoes to make Irish Colcannon. Ingredients: 1 lb Savoy cabbage, cut into strips 3 TBSP good quality butter (Irish or other European butter), plus […]

Dublin Coddle with Vegan Sausage

Dublin Coddle with Vegan Sausage A Dublin Coddle contains a few standard ingredients–sausage, potatoes, onions, parsley, and bacon. Making vegan Dublin coddle just means substituting vegan sausage for pork and leaving out the bacon. To make up for the bacon flavor, you can add a little Liquid Smoke to the broth. The dish is then […]

Irish Potato Cakes (Potato Farls)

Irish Potato Cakes (Potato Farls) Ideally, these are made with leftover mashed potatoes, but if you don’t have any leftovers on hand, you can make the mashed potatoes from scratch. Ingredients: Potato Cakes ~ 2 pounds potatoes (such as Russets or Yukon gold) 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt (or to taste) ½ teaspoon black pepper (freshly ground) 3 tablespoons butter For Frying ~ 3 tablespoons butter Directions: Make […]

Kale & Basil Pesto

Kale & Basil Pesto Serve this pesto with your favorite pasta, or as an appetizer on toasted baguette slices. Ingredients: 4 cups sliced lacinato kale leaves, stems removed 3 cups fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup toasted walnuts 3/4 cup mild extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 medium garlic cloves, smashed 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt 1 […]

Slow-Cooker Bean, Kale & Barley Soup

Slow-Cooker Bean, Kale & Barley Soup Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups dried bean soup mix (see note below) ½ cup dried shiitake mushrooms (optional; can also substitute 1 pound of fresh mushrooms) 3 cups water 8 cups vegetable broth (or substitute chicken broth for more flavor) 1 cup finely chopped yellow onion 1 cup finely chopped carrot ¾ cup finely chopped scrubbed Yukon Gold potato ½ cup pearl barley, rinsed ¼ cup white wine […]

“Carrot Dogs” in a Blanket (Vegan)

“Carrot Dogs” in a Blanket Soaking the carrot “dogs” in a smoky marinade is the key to giving them that hot dog flavor, for a vegan app meat-eaters will love too. Serve with dipping sauces like honey mustard or ranch dressing to take these to the next level. Ingredients: 24 large baby carrots 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth […]

Vegan Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Vegan Cauliflower Buffalo Wings Healthy Super Bowl recipe? Yes, please! Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 ¼ cups unsweetened plain almond milk 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons garlic powder, plus 1/2 teaspoon, divided 2 tablespoons onion powder, plus 1/2 teaspoon, divided 1 ¼ teaspoons ground pepper, divided 8 cups cauliflower florets (from 1 medium head) 2 cups panko breadcrumbs ¼ cup vegan mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 3 ½ tablespoons Buffalo-style […]

Butternut Squash Queso Fundido

Butternut Squash Queso Fundido This cheesy dip recipe is lightened up a little by subbing mashed butternut squash for some of the melted cheese. Ingredients: 1 medium butternut squash (about 2 1/4 pounds), halved and seeded ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large sweet onion, sliced 1 tablespoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon chipotle chile powder or cayenne pepper 8 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded 8 ounces Monterey Jack […]

Zucchini Tots

Zucchini Tots Ingredients: 2 cups grated zucchini (about 2 zucchinis) 1 large egg ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese ½ cup panko bread crumbs 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning (you can substitute a mixture of dried oregano & dried basil) ¼ teaspoon onion powder Salt & Pepper to taste Ketchup for serving Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place […]