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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Dark and Stormy in the Pumpkin Patch recipe by @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Dark and Stormy in the Pumpkin Patch

It’s almost Halloween!!!! I can’t even wait.  I love everything about this time of year…the slight chill in the air after dark, all of my favorite foods are in season and we can decorate our entire house with gourds, pumpkins and ginormous odd shaped squash and no one even flinches. It’s ahhhhhhmaaaazing!!!  Every Halloween Todd…

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Slow Cooker Pear Cider recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Slow Cooker Pear Cider

Ehhh hehm…may I introduce you to my new favorite fall sip? This slow cooker pear cider has me wondering why I have only been giving apples the cider treatment for so long. I have actually been dreaming of pear cider for what feels like FOREVER! Literally, waiting and waiting until the weather was just right…

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

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 www.beardandbonnet.com

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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Pumpkin Bread Granola recipe on @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

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

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 www.beardandbonnet.com

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 www.beardandbonnet.com

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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Pineapple Ginger Beer Ice Cream Float recipe by beard and bonnet {www.beardandbonnet.com}

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

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 {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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