Lemon Hummus with Pesto and Crudités { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Lemon Hummus with Pesto and Crudités

Hummus…the ultimate party food! It’s a great dip, fills tart shells beautifully, and practically everybody LOVES it. If you still need convincing that hummus is the ultimate party food then how about the fact that it is completely customizable. Once you have a great base recipe you can flavor it practically any way that you…

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Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water

Every party needs festive drink choices and nothing could be more colorful or simple than spa water. Last summer I posted a tutorial on Beard & Bonnet for making infused waters at home and it is still one of our most popular posts on our site. I am guessing that lots of you prepare infused waters at…

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Watermelon, Berry, and Basil Salad { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Watermelon, Berry, and Basil Salad

In the summer there is no better fruit for serving a crowd than watermelon. They are relatively inexpensive, feed a bunch of people, and you would be hard pressed to find someone that doesn’t enjoy indulging in it. My watermelon, berry, and basil salad was a huge hit at the baby shower a few weeks…

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Pineapple and Passion Fruit Fizz recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com}

Pineapple Passion Fruit Fizz

If you have been following Beard and Bonnet for a while you know how I feel about homemade fruit syrups for sodas and cocktails. If you haven’t been following along long enough to know then I will fill you in….I LOVE THEM and this Pineapple Passion Fruit Fizz is my newest homemade soda crush!  …

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Papaya, Coconut, and Citrus Popsicles recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Papaya, Coconut, and Citrus Popsicles

I am officially in love with papayas – especially papaya in the form of popsicles!  Popsicles are a constant in our freezer. Our kids don’t care what time of year it is or how cold it is outside they can’t seem to get enough of them and I can’t say that I disagree. When Melissa’s…

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Grilled Potato and Ramp Salad recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Grilled Potato and Ramp Salad

Memorial Day is almost here and I bet you are preparing your grill, planning your menu, and getting ready to feast – am I right? This year on our menu I am ditching the mayo/yogurt laden potato salad and serving up this Grilled Potato and Ramp Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette instead!  Last week Melissa’s produce sent me…

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French Vanilla Granola recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

French Vanilla Granola

You all know that I am granola crazy! I always have granola on hand and eat it at some point of practically every day. French Vanilla Granola just happens to be my go-to flavor whenever I am buying an açaí bowl at the smoothie shop or if I by store bought granola, so I thought why…

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Strawberry Jicama Lettuce Wraps recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Strawberry Jicama Lettuce Wraps

I swear, the weather here in Southern California will not make up its mind lately!  It’s blazing hot one week then sweater weather the next – it’s getting a little ridiculous trying to keep up around here. A few weeks ago the weather was so hot that turning on the stove for meals wasn’t an option….

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Pink Cadillac Margarita recipe {@beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Pink Cadillac Margaritas

Homemade Pink Cadillac Margaritas – grab a few glasses and some tequila. You are going to want one of these ASAP! If you don’t already know that Tuesday  is Cinco de Mayo then consider this your official notice and if you don’t mind me asking….where the heck have you been?  We have been gearing up for…

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Smoky Lentil Taquitos with Avocado Cilantro Dipping Sauce recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Smoky Lentil Taquitos with Avocado Cilantro Dipping Sauce

  Smoky Lentil Taquitos….I’m not really sure we need to discuss much further – you should just take my word and make them! Their flavor is intense, delicious and on point for a flavorful fiesta!  Taquitos are one of my favorite dishes. Ever! But if you have been frequenting Beard & Bonnet for a while now than…

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Paprika Roasted Potatoes with Cilantro Pesto recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Paprika Roasted Potatoes with Cilantro Pesto

  If you have been following along on our Instagram than you would know we are gearing up for our favorite food holiday of the year over here, Cinco de Mayo!!  In case you haven’t noticed, we have a thing for Mexican inspired food here at B&B. There is not a week that goes by that…

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Dragon Fruit and Berry Icebox Cake { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Dragon Fruit and Berry Icebox Cake & Big News!

  Maybe you have noticed that lately I haven’t been as active here as I normally am – that is because I have been working away behind the scenes on quite a few super exciting projects that I cannot wait to share with you. One of the biggest projects of late has been the amazing…

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Carrot and Lime Cooler recipe { @beardandbonnet } www.beardandbonnet.com

Carrot and Lime Cooler

Sickness…it’s inevitable when you live in a house with 2 kids. It never strikes at a good time and it almost always comes when it is the most inconvenient. Case in point, the last few weeks around our house! It has literally been one sick family member after another – Todd and I have just…

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The Ultimate Vegan Taco Salad recipe { @beardandbonnet } www.beardandbonnet.com

The Ultimate Vegan Taco Salad + A Virtual Baby Shower!

I am so excited to be celebrating Emily of The Pig & Quill’s virtual baby shower! That lady totally cracks me up on a weekly basis and makes some scrumptious food to boot. I spent a lot of time debating what exactly I would take to Em’s shower if I had the chance to go celebrate…

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10 Recipes To Make A Teen When One Direction Breaks Up { www.beardandbonnet.com } @beardandbonnet

10 Recipes To Make A Teen When One Direction Breaks Up

Well, to say the last few days have sucked is a total understatement. Like a lot of you we are the proud parents of a 13 year old girl who is now completely devastated that Zayn Malik has left One Direction. I was met at the door Wednesday by a sobbing daughter who’s world was torn…

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Easy Blistered Edamame {www.beardandbonnet.com}

Easy Blistered Edamame

Fast, easy, and delicious! Whether you are looking for a stellar vegan starter, a quick snack in the afternoon, or a spectacular side dish this easy blistered edamame is the ticket. Don’t let the sanaam chili pod fool you, these babies aren’t spicy they have a subtle warmth that my kids absolutely love, and they are…

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