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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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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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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Thrive: My Vegan Mofo Cookbook of the Week

Thrive Energy Cookbook: My Vegan Mofo Cookbook of the Week

How are you enjoying all of the vegan goodness that has been Vegan MoFo 2014 so far? Thrive Energy Cookbook by Brendan Brazier is my pick for this week’s vegan cookbook of the week and it is a beauty! This book is loaded with 150 plant-based whole food recipes that are not only delicious, but…

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Veggie Oat Taco Mince from OATrageous Oatmeals by Kathy Hester on Beard and Bonnet

Veggie Oat Taco Mince and a OATrageous Oatmeals Giveaway

Sometimes a book comes along that REALLY surprises you and this is one of them! When Kathy originally reached out to me about her new book OATrageous Oatmeals I thought to myself “How many different ways can you possibly cook oatmeal?”  but when Kathy’s book arrived in the mail I knew immediately upon thumbing through…

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Salad Samurai: The B&B Vegan Mofo Cookbook of the Week

Salad Samurai: My Vegan Mofo Cookbook of the Week

Time for my second Vegan Mofo cookbook of the week and I could not be more excited to share Terry Hope Romero’s Salad Samurai: 100 Cutting-Edge, Ultra-Hearty, Easy-To-Make Salads You Don’t Have To Be  A Vegan To Love!! If you haven’t heard of Terry Hope Romero before today then I implore you to read this…

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Afro-Vegan by Bryant Terry on B&B

Afro-Vegan: My Vegan Mofo Cookbook of the Week

Since I am participating in Vegan Mofo I decided that I would start a special series this month featuring my favorite vegan cookbooks. Each week in September I will share one vegan cookbook with you that is influencing the flavors that are coming out of my kitchen. This week’s pick is Afro-Vegan by Bryant Terry! I don’t…

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