Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter

I am a total sucker for pumpkin butter, especially when it is my slow cooker pumpkin butter!  I used to always raid Trader Joe’s shelves when pumpkin butter made it’s first appearance of fall, but for the last few years I have been making my own big batches at home for way less money and it…

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Giardiniera Roasted Vegetables recipe by @beardandbonnet

Giardiniera Roasted Vegetables

In the past I have declared my utter dislike of all things pickled , but I think it is time for me to retract those statements. I have recently learned that I really only have a dislike for dill pickles. Yay me!!!  I have found that I am a HUGE fan of homemade giardiniera. I…

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Delicata Squash Burrito Bowls recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Delicata Squash Burrito Bowls

I don’t know about you, but during the week we rack up a lot of leftovers in our house. By Thursday and Friday I know I have to use them up or they go to waist over the course of the weekend. Probably the most common leftovers in our fridge are rice, beans and salsa…

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Pumpkin Bread Granola recipe on @beardandbonnet

Pumpkin Bread Granola

Is it weird that it’s my birthday and I would rather have this pumpkin bread granola than a slice of cake? I am what would be classified as a super fan when it comes to granola. I eat it in some way, form or fashion at least once per day. If I don’t have homemade…

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Pinto Bean and Pepper Jack Stuffed Poblano Peppers recipe with @Massel by @beardandbonnet

Pinto Bean and Pepper Jack Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Hey there – it’s fall!! At least, the calendar says as of yesterday that it is officially fall, but the temperature here in California is still screaming summer. I am past the point of caring though – my girlfriends and I had a celebratory last day of fall lunch together yesterday and decided that we…

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French Lentil and Arugula Salad with Herbed Cashew Cheese recipe from Food 52 Vegan by Gena Hamshaw on @beardandbonnet

French Lentil and Arugula Salad with Herbed Cashew Cheese

I am a huge fan of gigantic hearty salads that eat like a meal! You know what I am talking about – there are salads that leave you longing for more substance after you have eaten an entire platter full and then there are salads that hit the spot and leave you satisfied without feeling…

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Coconut and Chocolate Ice Cream Cake recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Coconut and Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

Maybe you heard about our crazy heatwave here in California? The last few weeks have been brutal and with no A/C in our home there was also no desire to turn on my oven!  I did however fire up my blender, food processor and freezer quite a bit! Which means we have a stockpile of…

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Easy Crispy Kale Chips with @Massel by @beardandbonnet on

Easy Crispy Kale Chips

I am pretty sure we have had multiple conversations about my obsession with kale chips. One of the first tutorials we ever created was titled “How to Make Crispy Kale Chips” and it is still one of our top searched recipes on the site today!  I am always searching for new ways to improve upon…

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Gluten Free Summer Squash and Ricotta Galette recipe by @beardandbonnet

Summer Squash and Ricotta Galette

I don’t know about where you live, but here in Long Beach my CSA is still stocking my box full of summer squash! You won’t hear any complaints from me – I happen to love summer squash and can’t seem to get enough, so the more the merrier! A few weeks ago I had the…

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Pineapple Ginger Beer Ice Cream Float recipe by beard and bonnet {}

Pineapple Ginger Beer Ice Cream Float

I know I should totally be craving and cooking fall flavors, but seeing that it was 100° here yesterday and we have no a/c I am still on a tropical frozen kick!  A few weeks ago when I first shared the recipe for those ridiculously delicious Pineapple and Cilantro Moscow Mules I started whipping up this super…

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Grilled Vegetable Frittata recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Grilled Vegetable Frittata

Chances are you are grilling at some point this weekend and if you are then you will surely have some leftovers! Put those leftovers to work in this easy Grilled Vegetable Frittata. Frittata’s are so versatile that you can serve them up at practically any meal of the day and if you have any frittata leftovers…

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Upside Down Pina Colada Smoothie Bowl recipe by @beardandbonnet with @manitobaharvest Hemp Heart Bites {}

Pina Colada Upside Down Smoothie Bowl

It’s officially here – the first day of school for Eliza is this Wednesday. How is it possible that I have an 8th grader? Honestly, I feel like I am in a time warp over here – when did my sweet little girl grow up? Getting ready for school this year has been interesting with…

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Summer's Best Fruit Salad recipe by @beardandbonnet with @manitobaharvest Hemp Hearts {}

Summer’s Best Fruit Salad

If you haven’t noticed by the recipes we are sharing here on B&B lately – we are indulging in as much luscious summer fruit as we can while we can still get our hands on it!!  Our fridge is packed full of summer berries, while flavorful melons and stone fruit are taking up most of…

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Blackberry and Orange Blossom Soda recipe by @beardandbonet {}

Blackberry and Orange Blossom Soda

I don’t know about you, but I just cannot seem to get enough fresh berries lately! I literally hoard berries in the summer – My kids and I eat them by the pint in lieu of breakfast, I freeze them by the sheet pan full and I make syrups for drizzling over ice cream or…

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Crispy "Chicken" Chickpeas with Massel by @beardandbonnet

Crispy “Chicken” Chickpeas

We have been waiting for what feels like FOREVER to tell you something…We are teaming up with our friends at Massel for a year long partnership creating delicious recipes with their amazing products! The entire Massel product line is:  Gluten Free Wheat Free All Natural Vegan No Animal Content Lactose Free Cholesterol Free Transfat Free…

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