How To Make Almond Ricotta "Cheese" {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

How To Make Almond Ricotta "Cheese" (Gluten Free & Vegan)

Looking back at our life before we made the transition to a gluten free diet we really had a thing for Italian food. Stuffed shells, lasagna, white pizzas, and pastas made regular appearances on our weekly meal plans. I used ricotta quite a bit in all of those dishes and even used to make ricotta…

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2012 Gluten-Free All-Star Recipes From Beard and Bonnet

I am so honored and humbled to be a part of this fabulous group of bloggers whom send inspiration to my own personal inbox every week! I have only been posting recipes on B & B for a short time and have grown to really love my readers and have made really great friends through this…

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Sweet Potato Casserole Hash {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree & #vegan option

Sweet Potato Casserole Hash (Gluten-Free and Vegan Option)

Sometimes, you just have to have fun with your food, my kids have taught me that. Sometimes it is necessary to wear more food than you actually eat, blow bubbles in your non-dairy milk and giggle uncontrollably.  That’s the stuff that fond memories at the dinner table are made of. I love lunch time with Kash, we do…

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Herbs {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan option

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Herbs (Gluten-Free and Vegan Option)

Remember back in October when I shared with you how I had to trick my daughter into unknowingly eating spaghetti squash? I normally don’t try to trick my kids with food, I like to let them explore on their own, but sometimes an intervention is necessary. Since “Operation: Sneaky Spaghetti Squash” worked so well Eliza and I decided to…

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Potato, Kale, and White Bean Hash {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Potato, Kale, and White Bean Hash (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

There is something to be said for a dish that tastes amazing, is really good for you, and that comes together in under 30 minutes. Who really has more than 30 minutes to pull it all together on a week night anyways?! I love this simple hash, and so does my family. I can whip…

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Roasted Carrot and Parsnip White Truffle Salad {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Roasted Carrot and Parsnip White Truffle Salad (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

Still looking for quick, easy additions for your Thanksgiving dinner? Look no further; this one I promise is a winner! Besides the fact that it is slightly addictive, has a hint of white truffle mixed with roasted garlic, and can be made well in advance, it also tastes great hot or cold. *Not refrigerator cold, room temperature…

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Ginger and Citrus Cranberry Sauce {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Ginger and Citrus Cranberry Sauce (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

Everybody has their own version of cranberry sauce that they bring to the table for Holiday season. This is our house favorite, infused with the flavors of ginger and citrus, it is a perfect complement to your Holiday dinner. Due to my slight obsession with cranberries we have been eating this sauce for a few…

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Coconut Cranberry Raw Bars {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan #raw

Coconut Cranberry Raw Bars (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

My family has a healthy obsession with Lärabars. I allot at least $20 of our grocery budget each week towards those gluten-free bars of goodness. Lately, I have been growing tired of my grocer’s selection of Lärabars and decided to get creative and make a few flavor combinations of my own. This recipe is my family’s favorite! I paired…

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Black Bean Tortillas {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #dairyfree

Black Bean Tortillas (Gluten and Dairy Free)

Now that Halloween is over and before the Thanksgiving madness begins I thought that I would take a minute to share a recent discovery on our seemingly never ending quest to find a suitable replacement for flour tortillas. We have come up with a few really interesting tweaks on the corn tortilla and we enjoy…

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Cider Spiced Applesauce {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Cider Spiced Applesauce (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

I can’t even begin to calculate how much money I spend on applesauce around here. For the past few years my kids have been obsessed with  Trader Joe’s Apple Crushers, they have 4 flavors, are gluten-free, portable and according to my daughter “The yummiest snack on earth!” Although I love Trader Joe’s and the convenience of all…

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Saffron Rice with White Bean Ragout {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Saffron Rice with Sofrito (Gluten-free and Vegan)

A few days ago I posted a recipe for Sofrito, I thought that I would follow that up with a post showing you how to use it to help build complex flavor profiles for simple dishes. I LOVE rice dishes especially one with saffron and sofrito! I usually top our rice dishes with some type of bean/veggie…

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Crusted Pumpkin Wedges with Dill Dipping Sauce and a Link to My Newest Cookbook Obsession {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Crusted Pumpkin Wedges with Dill Dipping Sauce (Gluten Free & Vegan) and a Link to My Newest Cookbook Obsession

Yesterday, I ventured into our local Trader Joe’s and I was greeted by the most beautiful display of pumpkins and gourds. The front of the store was overflowing with Cinderella Pumpkins, my personal favorite, pumpkin “trees” and decorative gourds of all sizes. It really set my mood for the rest of the season and I immediately started craving pumpkin! I love the little 1.5-2…

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Black and Tan Bean Soup {Beard and Bonnet} #glutenfree #vegan

Hearty Black and Tan Bean Soup (Gluten-free & Vegan)

No this soup isn’t made with the popular beer combo that creates a Black and Tan, but it is made with loads of black beans and pinto beans which just happen to be black and tan! I love this soup and you can bet that it will be a weekly occurrence in our house during the next…

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