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Vegetarian One Pot Taco Soup

Go ahead and throw on your comfy pants, set your Netflix to binge and whip up a big pot of comfort food at its finest. I think you deserve it!  I give you my slightly tweaked version of my dad’s hella delicious One Pot Taco Soup.  Let’s grab a spoon and dive in shall we… …

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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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10 Recipes To Make A Teen When One Direction Breaks Up: Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Chip Waffles recipe / / @beardandbonnet

Banana Chocolate Chip Waffles

If I had to name a breakfast food that was more of a luxury for us it would be waffles. Until recently all I had was one of those old school cast-iron waffle makers that have no heat mechanism. You just cooked waffles over the heat element, flipped when it felt right, and hoped it…

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One Pot Weeknight Curry {Beard and Bonnet}

One Pot Weeknight Curry

So before we dive head first into cookie craziness next week I thought I would share a simply stunning, super easy, one pot weeknight curry that you should make ASAP! This curry is so good and it is the perfect way to use up the last of the fall squash that is sitting on your counter….

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Spooky Popcorn Mix {Beard and Bonnet}

Spooky Popcorn Mix

Are you feeling spooky? I sure am! I absolutely love Halloween, and have jam packed this holiday week with as many Halloween activities as I can fit in. I am teaming up with a friend of mine to provide fun gluten free Halloween snacks for Kash’s preschool class, we are decorating her car trunk with one of…

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Olive Oil, Polenta, and Red Grape Cake {Beard and Bonnet} #gfree #glutenfree

Olive Oil Cake with Polenta and Roasted Red Grapes (Gluten Free)

Maybe you are like me and just haven’t gotten into the whole lets mix blueberries and strawberries with some other fruit-fangled July 4th recipe this week. I may be behind the rest of the blogging/culinary world here, and I really don’t have a single thing against the more traditional red, white, and blue recipes. They…

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Watermelon Salad {Beard and Bonnet} #gfree #glutenfree

Refreshing Watermelon Salad

There are a lot of things that I love about summer and watermelon is at the top of the list! I could hardly contain my excitement when I saw a huge pile of my favorite summer fruit sitting in front of my “go-to” organic farmers booth at the market last week.  I bought the biggest…

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Gluten-Free Cherry Vanilla Cupcakes {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree

Cherry Vanilla Cupcakes for Kash's 2nd Birthday!

I happen to be the proud Mama of a handsome little gluten-free 2 year old today! Due to the fact that we have a birthday to celebrate I thought that I would share a simple technique to jazz up your favorite cupcake mix. In the past I have slaved away on  batchs of homemade cupcakes…

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Game Day Salsa and Individual Nachos {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Game Day Salsa and Individual Nachos (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

It’s almost here, the big day with the big game and the best commercials! I am planning on taking a tip from my old friend Martha Stewart here and turning my normal game day nacho platter into individual nacho stacks. No more naked nachos once you hit the middle of the dish and no more being…

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Potato, Pepper, and Pinto Hash {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan option

Potato, Pepper, and Pinto Hash for The Balanced Platter

I am super excited to be guest posting today on The Balanced Platter and I am almost as excited to finally be able to share my newest one-skillet healthy hash recipe with you! I have been working on this one for a while and it combines all of my favorite things like potatoes, peppers, beans, greens, and…

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Meyer Lemon Skillet Cake {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree

Meyer Lemon Skillet Cake (Gluten-Free)

If you are like me than you really aren’t a cake baker, I leave that to my mom. I have never iced a cake and I don’t have the patience to decorate one either, sorry! I love recipes like this simple, rustic, skillet cake. It’s not a looker, but what it lacks in beauty it makes up for in…

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10 Recipes To Make A Teen When One Direction Breaks Up: Small Batch Potato Chips {@beardandbonnet }

Small Batch Potato Chips for Valentine's Day (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

Nothing says “I love you!” more than homemade potato chips…at least not to my family. We are a family that loves all things savory, although we occasionally give in to a sweet craving. I have been a little under the weather for the past week or so which has given me some much needed down time to think about…

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Zatar Spiced Carrots {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Zahtar Spiced Carrots (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

Last week, while grocery shopping, I stumbled upon the most beautiful purple carrots. Even though carrots were nowhere to be found in my meal plan for the week I knew that I had to make an exception, veer away from my trusty meal plan, and grab a few bunches. When I returned home, I didn’t waste any time trying to figure…

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Brown Sugar and Pecan Biscuits {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree

Brown Sugar and Pecan Biscuits (Gluten-Free)

This week has been full of rain, rain, and more RAIN! Nothing makes me want to stay in and bake more than weather like this. So, since I have the baking bug I decided to put my Better Batter all-purpose gluten-free flour mix to work and see how it handled one of my beloved Dorie Greenspan recipes. These Brown Sugar…

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Raw Bars {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Raw Bars (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

I have been experimenting with more raw bar recipes in my kitchen lately. This one is a favorite in our house, and if you are one of those people that enjoys the flavor of chocolate chip cookie dough than this one is definitely for you. Packed with almonds and pecans these bars are really good for you…

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