Coconut Cream Eton Mess with Mixed Berries recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Coconut Cream Eton Mess with Mixed Berries

Did you already ask yourself what the heck is Eton Mess? Did you Google it? It’s ok, I’ll wait if you want too…. According to Wikipedia, Eton Mess is an old school, 19th century English dessert that combines whipped cream with luscious berries and meringue cookie crumbles! Drooling yet? Apparently, I have been whipping up versions of…

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Sweetheart Smoothie recipe on @beardandbonnet on

Sweetheart Smoothie

Can you believe that Valentine’s week is upon us? I don’t know whether to be excited, because hello chocolate or panicked at how fast this year is whizzing by us! I will be running errands like a mad mama this week prepping for all of the V-day festivities our family has going on. That means I’m…

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Piri-Piri Cauliflower with Toasted Coconut Rice recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Piri-Piri Cauliflower with Toasted Coconut Rice

I have a fever and the only prescription is more Piri-Piri Cauliflower! I am seriously addicted to piri-piri sauce, ever since I made my first batch a few weeks ago I have been smothering anything AND everything in this spicy sauce – I just can’t get enough! I may need a support group for this…

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DIY Hummus Bar recipe from @beardandbonnet on

DIY Hummus Bar

Are you ready for the big game this week? Honestly, for me the Super Bowl has always been more about the food and the commercials than the game itself. Case in point, this year’s game day feast will feature a DIY hummus bar! I am a HUGE fan of hummus, maybe even a super fan….

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Roasted Romanesco Wraps with Hummus & Pomegranate recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Roasted Romanesco Wraps with Hummus & Pomegranate

You know what I love? I love it when one meal pleases every single person around my dinner table. Case in point these amazing Roasted Romanesco Wraps with Hummus & Pomegranate.  If you have picky kids or serve several different dietary needs at the same time around your dinner table then you know exactly what I…

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Lemongrass & Limequat Vodka Cooler recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Lemongrass & Limequat Vodka Cooler

I have 5 words for you: Lemongrass & Limequat Vodka Cooler!  Is Tuesday too early in the week for a cocktail recipe to hit the site? I certainly hope not because you have got to get in on this sultry little citrus sip before limequat season is over! You might be asking yourself “What the heck…

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Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup with Citrus & Dukkah recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup with Citrus & Dukkah

Did you know that it is National Soup Month?! Seeing as though a good chunk of our country is buried in snow at the moment I can’t imagine a better way to celebrate January than by ladling out copious amounts of soul warming, lip smacking, delicious soup! I personally plan on celebrating with a giant…

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Golden Milk Tumeric Latte recipe by on

Golden Milk Tumeric Latte

Watch out! I have been Googling anti-inflammatory foods for the past week! Hence this super delish, but also very good for you Golden Milk Tumeric Latte. Maybe I should give you a bit of background as to why I have gone on a Google bender. My daughter seems to be constantly hurting herself now that its volleyball…

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Gluten Free Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

Hands up if you drool over the Starbucks lemon loaf while you are standing in line for your morning latte…I know I sure do, that bright yellow cake topped with a thick layer of bright white vanilla icing is pretty much irresistible.  Since Todd and Kash can’t indulge in Starbucks lemon loaf with me I decided to…

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Parmesan & Polenta Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Parmesan & Polenta Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

We have talked about veggie burgers A LOT around here, but I realized last week we hardly ever talk about the sides I dish up with them! Where has my head been?  I say we change that starting with these crispy Parmesan & Polenta Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries. Oven baked fries of all types are…

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Vegetarian One Pot Taco Soup recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Vegetarian One Pot Taco Soup

Go ahead and throw on your comfy pants, set your Netflix to binge and whip up a big pot of comfort food at its finest. I think you deserve it!  I give you my slightly tweaked version of my dad’s hella delicious One Pot Taco Soup.  Let’s grab a spoon and dive in shall we… …

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Gluten Free Baklava Oatmeal recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Gluten Free Baklava Oatmeal

This Baklava Oatmeal is so darn good it needs its own hashtag! How about #baklavaoatmeal or #bestbreakfastever? Ahhhh weekday mornings, the stuff that dreams are made of. If by dreams, you mean nightmares! Mornings are frantic at our house to say the least and although I am a little ashamed to admit it, we tend…

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Crispy Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Pepitas recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Crispy Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Pepitas

I’m kicking off the new year with lots and lots of this crispy kale salad, fruit infused water and feelings – totally normal right? I’m not much for New Year’s resolutions – I’m more of a New Years reflections kind of a girl actually. While the rest of the world is declaring how much weight they will…

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California Fresh Bloody Mary recipe by @beardandbonnet on

California Fresh Bloody Mary

It’s hard to wrap my head around the fact that 2015 is almost over – this year seems to have flown by faster than previous year’s for some reason. Maybe it is because we spent this year focusing on living in the moment with our loved ones and not taking anything for granted. Or maybe…

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Eggnog Waffles recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Eggnog Waffles

Merry Christmas!!! We are finally getting some much needed r&r with our family and it feels amazing!  This is the first Christmas in years we have spent with them since we live on different sides of the country. It’s been so much fun watching the kids with their grandparents and just being here in the moment…

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Easy Roasted Beet Dip recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Easy Roasted Beet Dip

I feel like I went on a cookie bender – I need some vegetables STAT and this super easy roasted beet dip is just the kind of dish I am craving! I love holiday food of all types. Obviously cookies are a must, but holiday appetizers are really where it is at! Dreaming up crazy…

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