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

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 {www.beardandbonnet.com}

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 www.beardandbonnet.com

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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Pineapple and Cilantro Moscow Mule recipe by @beardandbonnet {www.beardandbonnet.com} #drinkthesummer

Pineapple and Cilantro Moscow Mule

    Hello summer, I would like you to stay just a tad longer please.      I would like a few more weeks where gigantic bowls of fruit qualify as meals, time to play in the sun and just a few more mornings of sleeping in without an alarm. Is that too much to ask?…

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Taro Root Chips with Roasted Red Pepper Walnut Dip recipe by @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Baked Taro Root Chips with Roasted Red Pepper Walnut Dip

Raise your hands if you LOVE chips!!! Me too, me too. I have a totally unhealthy obsession with potato chips. I am a little ashamed to admit that when I am running around my house in the mornings, packing lunches, getting everyone dressed and answering a slew of emails that it isn’t uncommon for me to grab…

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Mint and Watermelon Spa Water recipe by @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Mint and Watermelon Spa Water

Have I mentioned before that I don’t like to drink water? I know, I know it’s good for me, I should love it, but I don’t. I have to find ways to trick myself into drinking enough water and this Mint and Watermelon Spa Water is my latest water  fake out that has me guzzling it…

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Vegan Mexican Street Corn in Grilled Avocado Boats recipe by @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Vegan Mexican Street Corn in Grilled Avocado Boats

Avocados are always in my fruit bowl – I think we go through at least 10 of them a week around here between the 4 of us. I layer them on top of salads and burrito bowls, mash them up to make guacamole, and blend them into creamy salad dressings. It wasn’t until a few…

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Green Mojito Smoothie recipe from The Blender Girl Smoothies on @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Green Mojito Smoothie

It’s no secret around here that I am a HUGE fan of my friend Tess! Her first cookbook, The Blender Girl has earned a permanent spot among my favorite cookbooks that I keep on hand in my kitchen and her smoothie app is a huge hit with our 13-year old daughter who has become pretty obsessed with…

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Luscious Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream recipe by Miyoko Schinner on @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Luscious Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

I have been on the hunt for a super creamy, vegan ice cream recipe and this is the one!  This vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream is made from a completely customizable cashew and coconut ice cream base that is so creamy and rich it has the mouth feel and texture of dairy based ice…

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Chile and Lime Infused Jicama Sticks recipe by @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Chile and Lime Infused Jicama Sticks

I am all about easy food these days. Low maintenance, delicious snacking options like these Chile and Lime Infused Jicama Sticks are essential for summer and honestly, I just cannot get enough!  This marinated jicama is crisp and cooling with a slight zesty bite from the citrus and vinegar. If you ask me they are the…

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Lemon Hummus with Pesto and Crudités { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Lemon Hummus with Pesto and Crudités

Hummus…the ultimate party food! It’s a great dip, fills tart shells beautifully, and practically everybody LOVES it. If you still need convincing that hummus is the ultimate party food then how about the fact that it is completely customizable. Once you have a great base recipe you can flavor it practically any way that you…

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Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water

Every party needs festive drink choices and nothing could be more colorful or simple than spa water. Last summer I posted a tutorial on Beard & Bonnet for making infused waters at home and it is still one of our most popular posts on our site. I am guessing that lots of you prepare infused waters at…

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Watermelon, Berry, and Basil Salad { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Watermelon, Berry, and Basil Salad

In the summer there is no better fruit for serving a crowd than watermelon. They are relatively inexpensive, feed a bunch of people, and you would be hard pressed to find someone that doesn’t enjoy indulging in it. My watermelon, berry, and basil salad was a huge hit at the baby shower a few weeks…

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Pineapple and Passion Fruit Fizz recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com}

Pineapple Passion Fruit Fizz

If you have been following Beard and Bonnet for a while you know how I feel about homemade fruit syrups for sodas and cocktails. If you haven’t been following along long enough to know then I will fill you in….I LOVE THEM and this Pineapple Passion Fruit Fizz is my newest homemade soda crush!  …

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Papaya, Coconut, and Citrus Popsicles recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Papaya, Coconut, and Citrus Popsicles

I am officially in love with papayas – especially papaya in the form of popsicles!  Popsicles are a constant in our freezer. Our kids don’t care what time of year it is or how cold it is outside they can’t seem to get enough of them and I can’t say that I disagree. When Melissa’s…

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Grilled Potato and Ramp Salad recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Grilled Potato and Ramp Salad

Memorial Day is almost here and I bet you are preparing your grill, planning your menu, and getting ready to feast – am I right? This year on our menu I am ditching the mayo/yogurt laden potato salad and serving up this Grilled Potato and Ramp Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette instead!  Last week Melissa’s produce sent me…

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