Maple Glazed Carrots recipe from Maple by Katie Webster on @beardandbonnet

Maple Glazed Carrots

Photograph by Katie Webster from Maple Maple syrup is one of those ingredients that is always in our kitchen – we all love it on pancakes and waffles, we occasionally use it to sweeten desserts or granola and it is our sweetener of choice for smoothies. Other than that our bottle of maple syrup tends to…

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

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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Gluten Free Choco Tacos Recipe with @enjoylifefoods on {@beardandbonnet }

Gluten Free Choco Tacos

Being the mom of a child that suffers from food allergies is tough. For us it isn’t the actual food that we have had to omit from our diets and home that is the problem as much as it is all of the times that we have to see disappointment all over our little fruit…

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Roasted Strawberry and Pistachio Morning Oats recipe @beardandbonnet }

Roasted Strawberry and Pistachio Morning Oats

I think you all are very aware by now of my very real obsession with cookbooks!  I literally take them to bed with me at night and read them cover to cover. Who needs a novel when you can pour through the pages of a cookbook and see food through someone else’s eyes? The flavors they…

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Exciting news from B&B and Go Gluten Free Magazine { }

Exciting news from B&B and Go Gluten Free Magazine

You may have noticed that over the past few months there has been a slight decrease in the activity here on the site. I swear, I ‘m not burning out or slowing down, we have had some really exciting projects that have been taking shape behind the scenes and today I am finally able to…

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Savory Waffles with Garlicky Greens, Eggs, and Avocado { @beardandbonnet }

Savory Waffles with Garlicky Greens, Eggs, and Avocado

It seems like my family is always on the go! Between my husband’s busy travel schedule and our kids’ after-school activities, our lives are practically dictated by our family calendar. Most weekdays are scheduled out from the time we wake up to the time we put our PJs on and honestly, we love living our…

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You are invited to a #FruitsandVeggiesDay pin party!!!

You are invited to a #FruitsandVeggiesDay Pin Party!!!

With so many great fresh ingredients out there, we should all be eating more fruits and veggies! With all the good they do for our bodies, it seems only fitting that Dole should launch their new Eat More Fruits And Veggies national celebration. It’s called “Eat More Fruits & Vegetables Day” – and it’s the first national…

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Blueberry Lavender Shortcakes recipe { @beardandbonnet }

Blueberry Lavender Shortcakes

When my daughter was little and we were living in Tennessee, we would celebrate the arrival of the warmer months by eating our weight in homemade, berry laden shortcakes. As a single mom I didn’t always have a lot of money for extra ingredients and would attempt to work magic with what I had on…

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Kale and Artichoke Dip { @beardandbonnet }

Kale and Artichoke Dip

  Question: How many superfoods are a part of your diet? I bet there are more than you think! After perusing through my friend Kelly’s new book, Superfoods at Every Meal, I realized that I shouldn’t feel bad that I can’t seem to find a way to get my kids to chow down on goji berries or…

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Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa with Massel

Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa with Massel

This is not the first time you have heard me talk about Massel over the last year, and I can guarantee it won’t be the last! I have hardly gone a day without using it in my kitchen.  I’ve used every product in the Massel line at this point and it’s honestly hard for me…

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Superfood Chocolate and Berry Granola with @aloha from Beard and Bonnet { @beardandbonnet }

Superfood Chocolate and Berry Granola

Just in case you weren’t aware, this Saturday is Valentine’s Day! Please tell me you didn’t forget? I love it when holiday’s like this one fall on the weekend. It gives me ample time to execute a plan and I actually get to deliver on that plan without having to rush my family out the…

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Ring in the New Year with our Pomegranate & Citrus Punch Bowl. Proudly mixed with @Hangar1Vodka {Beard and Bonnet} #Hangar1Vodka

Pomegranate & Citrus Punch Bowl

I cannot believe 2014 is over! I am sure by now you have heard almost everyone you know ask, “Where did this year go?”, but seriously…Where did it go? In the blink of an eye we have cruised through the past 12 months and all of the sudden it is full steam ahead into 2015….

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Clean Your Fruits and Veggies Safely with Branch Basics {Beard and Bonnet}

How I Clean Our Fruits and Veggies Safely

If you are like me then I imagine there will be lots of preparing your home and prepping food for holiday gatherings in the weeks to come. Let me show you how to safely ring in the holidays without the concerns of chemical-laden cleaners, and pesticide covered produce. If you have been following Beard and Bonnet…

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