Sunrise Nori Wraps with Spicy Tahini Drizzle from Eating Clean by Amie Valpone on @beardandbonnet

Sunrise Nori Wraps with Spicy Tahini Drizzle

You know how sometimes you meet someone and there is an instant connection? Like you just knew you were meant to have met each other and be a part of one another’s lives? That is exactly what happened when I met Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple for the first time last year. Within 3 minutes…

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Crispy Avocado Tacos with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce on @beardandbonnet

Crispy Avocado Tacos with Roasted Red Pepper Crema

It has been a while since we devoured tacos together, I don’t really know why; I guess I have just been busy exploring other types of dishes like piri-piri and shawarma. (Man are those good too, have you tried them yet?) Todd came home from a business trip a few weeks ago professing his love for…

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Loaded Potato Soup with Coconut Bacon by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Loaded Potato Soup with Coconut Bacon

It’s been a rough couple of weeks around here to say the least! We were hit with the flu hard and it took us all down with the exception of our 14 year old who apparently has the immune system of an army tank. As I laid there shivering under blankets I couldn’t help but…

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Roasted Chickpea & Cauliflower Shawarma Bowls by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Roasted Chickpea & Cauliflower Shawarma Bowls

I have been on a total cauliflower bender lately. I’m not really sure why, maybe it is the fact that it is such a versatile vegetable or maybe it’s just because it is super delicious. Whatever the case may be I am obsessed and loving every single tasty moment! Case in point, these Roasted Chickpea &…

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Oven Roasted Kale & Sweet Potato with Creamy Polenta recipe with @Massel by @beardandbonnet

Oven Roasted Kale & Sweet Potato with Creamy Polenta

I swear the weather here in Southern California is manic right now. It just can’t make up it’s mind! One day it’s hot and humid, then it’s cold and rainy. We are literally going from bathing suit weather one week to sweaters and boots the next. With the mercury jumping and diving all over the place…

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Supper-Sized Flatout Avocado Toast recipe on @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Supper-Sized Flatout Avocado Toast

Avocado toast meet huevos rancheros; huevos rancheros meet avocado toast!  Don’t you just love it when 2 of your favorite things get together and they become even more epic than before?! You ever have those days when you can’t decide what it is you are hungry for? You know you have an idea of what…

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

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

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

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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Vegetarian One Pot Taco Soup recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

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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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon & Herb Breadcrumbs recipe by @beardandbonnet on Massel.com

10 Last Minute Thanksgiving Dishes

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon & Herb Breadcrumbs:  Not a fan of Brussels sprouts? Think again! These Brussels are roasted until caramelized and tender then topped with crispy lemon and herb infused breadcrumbs.  Shaved Kale, Fennel and Asian Pear Salad by Kale & Caramel:  Looking for an epic salad to impress your friends and family? Kale…

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Homemade Vegetarian Breakfast Sausage Patties recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Homemade Vegetarian Breakfast Sausage Patties

You know what I love? Breakfast sandwiches! Especially epic breakfast sandwiches piled high with gluten free homemade buttermilk biscuits, crispy hashbrowns, a sunny side up egg and these insanely delicious vegetarian breakfast sausage patties.  I guess the only thing that is really better than an epic breakfast sandwich would be an epic breakfast sandwich for dinner! Breakfast…

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30 Minute Pho recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Easy 30 Minute Pho

Pho is my thang. I used to only order it at restaurants and was convinced it was extremely hard to make because it is SO good! My cravings for pho last year became quite pricey because I was so obsessed with it that I craved it on a weekly basis.   So, during the first…

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Sweet Potato Skins recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Sweet Potato Skins

I am admittedly not a big sports fan, but I am a HUMONGOUS fan of game day food – case in point these loaded sweet potato skins!  I mean, what’s not to love – crispy roasted sweet potato skins topped with rich walnut taco “meat”, black beans, red onions, avocado and cilantro. Topped off with…

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Herb-Orange Whole Roasted Cauliflower recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Herb-Orange Whole Roasted Cauliflower

My husband is not a huge fan of the food holidays…bummer right? I guess when you are a vegetarian eating holiday meals with a meat-centric crew of loved ones it can be hard. I have spent the last nine years developing holiday dishes for him that really make his taste buds sing and light the fire…

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Spicy Cheeto Mac and Cheese recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Spicy Cheeto Mac and Cheese

Hey fellow cheeto-holics, I have 5 words for you: Spicy Cheeto Mac and Cheese!!!  I confess, we have a stash of Cheetos on hand at all times. The fruit bandit is a fan of traditional crunchy Cheetos while the rest of us are obsessed with spicy Cheetos. I know, they aren’t the healthiest of snacks, but I…

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