Sunday Snapshots: The Art of the Cemetery Part 1, Unitarian Cemetery Charleston, SC {Beard and Bonnet}

Sunday Snapshots: The Art of the Cemetery Part 1

October begins tomorrow; it is my favorite month of the year for a lot of reasons. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, Fall’s produce is emerging in abundance and everyone’s imagination, young and old, is going wild preparing for pumpkin carving, hayrides and Halloween. Over the past few years we have been visiting cities around…

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Spinach and Pepper Quiche with Hash Brown Crust {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #dairyfree

Spinach and Pepper Quiche with Hash Brown Crust (Gluten-Free}

I love quiche! It is one of the few dishes that I could have for breakfast, lunch or dinner and never get tired of. This quiche is packed full of veggies and has a crispy hash brown crust that I absolutely adore. Spinach and Pepper Quiche with Hash Brown Crust 2 Tbsp. Earth Balance, softened, plus more for greasing…

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Black and Tan Bean Soup {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Hearty Black and Tan Bean Soup (Gluten-free & Vegan)

No this soup isn’t made with the popular beer combo that creates a Black and Tan, but it is made with loads of black beans and pinto beans which just happen to be black and tan! I love this soup and you can bet that it will be a weekly occurrence in our house during the next…

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Raspberry Molten Chocolate Cake {Beard and Bonnet} #Glutenfree #Vegan

Raspberry Molten Chocolate Cake

After a week of being under the weather my family was in need of a truly decadent treat to celebrate our recovery. I picked up a copy of Better Homes and Gardens Fall Baking magazine to entertain me while I was out of commission. I love the specialty issues they put together each season and always…

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Sunday Snapshots: German Architecture {Beard and Bonnet}

Sunday Snapshots: German Architecture

Since we are still recovering from this cold bug that has wreaked havoc in our house this week, I thought that I would share a few more images from Todd’s Germany trip today. Hopefully we will all recover by tomorrow and life can resume as usual. If you are interested in architecture and design at all then this is the Sunday Snapshot…

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Mediterranean-Style Baked Lima Beans {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Mediterranean-Style Baked Lima Beans Gluten-Free & Vegan

There is a massive cold front sweeping through our house and it has nothing to do with the weather! The past few days we have wanted nothing more than our pj’s and comfort food, OK maybe a few reality TV shows to get our minds off of how incredibly puny we are. I thought that…

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Sunday Snapshots: Striking statues from Germany {Beard and Bonnet}

Sunday Snapshots: Striking Statues

If you love taking pictures as much as we do then you probably have a stack of overloaded memory cards on your desk full of images waiting to be organized. I have had the best of intentions to go through each and every one of ours to sort, name, and file all of the precious memories away…

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Gingered Watermelon Chips {Beard and Bonnet} #gluten-free #vegan

Gingered Watermelon Chips (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

Eliza and Kash will eat watermelon chunks by the cereal bowl full and it seems to disappear so fast that I don’t have time to experiment with any other ways to use it. For the past couple of  months I have been buying beautiful melons with every intention of creating a melon-inspired masterpiece, but before…

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Maraschino Marzipan Kisses and the Blackbird Bakery Gluten-free Cookbook Review {Beard and Bonnet} #gluten-free

Maraschino Marzipan Kisses (Gluten and Dairy Free) Plus a Review of the Cookbook That Every Baker, Gluten-Free or Not, Should Own.

The past few mornings there has been a chill in the air here that is signaling Fall’s arrival. The leaves are beginning to change color and the blogs that I read have all started posting and pinning recipes about soups, pies and holiday party themes. This is my favorite time of year and inevitably it will once again go by too fast, but while…

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Authentic Golden Falafel (Beard and Bonnet) #glutenfree #vegan

Authentic Golden Falafel (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

If I had to list Todd’s favorite foods falafel would be number one. Unfortunately, not all falafel is created equal. Over the years I have tried numerous recipes for falafel at home. Todd, being the awesome husband that he is, was always encouraging by telling me that my home attempt was really good it was just…

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Native Inspired Street Art of Vancouver {Beard and Bonnet} #streetart #graffiti

Sunday Snapshots: Native Inspired Art of Vancouver

Hello! This is Todd (Meg’s husband).. I’m not much of a blogger, but Meg asked me to share some photos I took in Vancouver last month. One thing that really struck me about the city was how seamlessly it embraced the diverse cultures that thrive within it. Nowhere was that more evident than with the…

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Beet Infused Tostadas {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Beautiful Beet Infused Tostadas (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

Todd and I love hanging out in the kitchen together on the weekends. We talk about everything from what happened that week to trends in the world of art and design. Last weekend we kept coming back to the subject of color which led us to challenging ourselves to make a dinner that was inspired by…

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How to make gluten- free oat flour {Beard and Bonnet}

How to Make Your Own Gluten-Free Oat Flour

One of my favorite breakfasts to make for holidays like today is coffee cake. Why? Well, because sometimes I need a holiday from the kitchen too! I love being able to prepare a great tasting coffee cake the day before I want to use it and waking up to a homemade treat for breakfast that requires no…

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