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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Autumn Spiced Veggie Burgers recipe by @beardandbonnet on

Autumn Spiced Veggie Burgers

Burger night is one of our favorite night’s of the week around here!  I love swapping up the flavors in our veggie burgers based on what is in season and what just happens to be hanging out in my fridge. Honestly, besides the fact that they taste amazing, I am always thrilled with the shear…

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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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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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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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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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Gluten Free Fried Green Tomato Po' Boys recipe from @beardandbonnet

Fried Green Tomato Po’boys

Last week I shared my love for fried green tomatoes  – and although they can hold their own as a side dish I can’t resist piling them high on a baguette with my zesty homemade Cajun rémoulade sauce and smoky coconut bacon. Trust me, Fried Green Tomato Po’boys are pretty much the tastiest sandwich you will EVER eat! …

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Hushpuppy Panzanella recipe from @beardandbonnet.

Hushpuppy Panzanella

Being raised in the south and opting to live my adult life on the west coast has led to some pretty interesting eating habits. My meals tend to lean towards healthy clean eating, but occasionally I feel the need to add a bit of southern comfort food into the mix especially after a long trip…

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Smoky Lentil Taquitos with Avocado Cilantro Dipping Sauce recipe { @beardandbonnet }

Smoky Lentil Taquitos with Avocado Cilantro Dipping Sauce

  Smoky Lentil Taquitos….I’m not really sure we need to discuss much further – you should just take my word and make them! Their flavor is intense, delicious and on point for a flavorful fiesta!  Taquitos are one of my favorite dishes. Ever! But if you have been frequenting Beard & Bonnet for a while now than…

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