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Beet-Feta Salad with Garlicky Crispy Walnuts

Beet-Feta Salad with Garlicky Crispy Walnuts

This savory, easy beet feta salad with garlicky crispy walnuts takes no more than ten minutes to put together using using beets cooked in the Instant Pot (or even faster, the packaged cooked beets you can buy). To me, it’s the perfect and colorful combo […]

Steelhead Potato Chowder with Bacon

Steelhead Potato Chowder with Bacon

This delicious steelhead potato chowder with bacon is a cross between a fish-and-chips dinner and a loaded potato soup. It’s creamy yet gluten-and-dairy-free. It’s a wonderful mix of flavors, including our leftover almond-crusted steelhead or salmon.  This is the third of three dinners based on […]

Coconut Yogurt Fruit Popsicles – Dairy Free

Coconut Yogurt Fruit Popsicles – Dairy Free

These easy coconut yogurt fruit popsicles show off summer’s fresh blueberries and strawberries and are lightly sweetened with maple syrup. They are refreshing and colorful – a fun red white and blue dessert! And you get a few probiotics to boot.  Two factors will affect […]

Beef-Spinach Mini-Meatloaves

Beef-Spinach Mini-Meatloaves

These beef-spinach mini-meatloaves are a juicy, succulent blend of grass-fed beef, onions, spinach, oats (or quinoa) and seasonings. They bake quickly and are great as part of a meal or as party food. They reheat beautifully – if there are any left! If you prefer, […]

Shepherd’s Pie Gluten and Dairy-Free

Shepherd’s Pie Gluten and Dairy-Free

Comfort Food This easy Shepherd’s Pie (Gluten- and Dairy-Free) is savory, filling comfort food, with a little of everything! Easy to prepare in less than an hour and take to a potluck or young family’s house. Protein, vegetables, and a smooth, mashed-potato topping. Except for the […]

My first basic post

Hello! Welcome to A Meal in Mind, a blog about my developing, preparing and sharing gluten-free, dairy-free and delicious recipes with my son and his young family. You can find out more about me elsewhere in the blog. However, this very early post serves to introduce […]