Loaded Potato Soup with Coconut Bacon by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Loaded Potato Soup with Coconut Bacon

It’s been a rough couple of weeks around here to say the least! We were hit with the flu hard and it took us all down with the exception of our 14 year old who apparently has the immune system of an army tank. As I laid there shivering under blankets I couldn’t help but…

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Meyer Lemon Mint Julep recipe by @beardandbonnet

Meyer Lemon Mint Julep

Quick go grab ALL the Meyer lemons before they are gone because you gotta make this Meyer Lemon Mint Julep stat!  With 2 very active kids we don’t get the opportunity to go out on dates as often as we would like, but Todd and I try to get creative and spend quality time whenever…

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Oven Roasted Kale & Sweet Potato with Creamy Polenta recipe with @Massel by @beardandbonnet

Oven Roasted Kale & Sweet Potato with Creamy Polenta

I swear the weather here in Southern California is manic right now. It just can’t make up it’s mind! One day it’s hot and humid, then it’s cold and rainy. We are literally going from bathing suit weather one week to sweaters and boots the next. With the mercury jumping and diving all over the place…

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Vegan Thai Red Curry Biscuits by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Vegan Thai Red Curry Biscuits

Are you ready for some food fusion? I know I am, introducing Thai Red Curry Biscuits! (AKA: a crazy delicious Thai inspired twist on my favorite southern staple!) Ok, you guys know I LOVE biscuits. Last year, I raved for what might have been weeks about finally nailing a gluten free biscuit recipe; and it was…

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Coconut Cream Eton Mess with Mixed Berries recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Coconut Cream Eton Mess with Mixed Berries

Did you already ask yourself what the heck is Eton Mess? Did you Google it? It’s ok, I’ll wait if you want too…. According to Wikipedia, Eton Mess is an old school, 19th century English dessert that combines whipped cream with luscious berries and meringue cookie crumbles! Drooling yet? Apparently, I have been whipping up versions of…

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Sweetheart Smoothie recipe on @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Sweetheart Smoothie

Can you believe that Valentine’s week is upon us? I don’t know whether to be excited, because hello chocolate or panicked at how fast this year is whizzing by us! I will be running errands like a mad mama this week prepping for all of the V-day festivities our family has going on. That means I’m…

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Piri-Piri Cauliflower with Toasted Coconut Rice recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Piri-Piri Cauliflower with Toasted Coconut Rice

I have a fever and the only prescription is more Piri-Piri Cauliflower! I am seriously addicted to piri-piri sauce, ever since I made my first batch a few weeks ago I have been smothering anything AND everything in this spicy sauce – I just can’t get enough! I may need a support group for this…

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DIY Hummus Bar recipe from @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

DIY Hummus Bar

Are you ready for the big game this week? Honestly, for me the Super Bowl has always been more about the food and the commercials than the game itself. Case in point, this year’s game day feast will feature a DIY hummus bar! I am a HUGE fan of hummus, maybe even a super fan….

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Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup with Citrus & Dukkah recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup with Citrus & Dukkah

Did you know that it is National Soup Month?! Seeing as though a good chunk of our country is buried in snow at the moment I can’t imagine a better way to celebrate January than by ladling out copious amounts of soul warming, lip smacking, delicious soup! I personally plan on celebrating with a giant…

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Golden Milk Tumeric Latte recipe by @beardandbonnet.com on www.beardandbonnet.com

Golden Milk Turmeric Latte

Watch out! I have been Googling anti-inflammatory foods for the past week! Hence this super delish, but also very good for you Golden Milk Turmeric Latte. Maybe I should give you a bit of background as to why I have gone on a Google bender. My daughter seems to be constantly hurting herself now that its volleyball…

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10 Gluten Free No Bake Cookies for the Holiday's on @beardandbonnet

10 Gluten Free No Bake Cookies for the Holiday’s

It’s day 10 of our 12 days of gluten free cookie recipes and we thought our oven could use a bit of a break! {Sorry she’s an oldie and gets a bit agitated during the holiday’s} So, in honor of our oven’s request for a day off we are serving up 10 gluten free no…

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10 Festive Holiday Cocktails eBook by @beardandbonnet. Free for a limited time at www.beardandbonnet.com

10 Festive Holiday Cocktails eBook

It’s almost THANKSGIVING!!!! I can hardly believe it.  It has been a wonderful year for us and this Thanksgiving we wanted to give you something to say thanks! Thank you for visiting our site and for cooking the recipes that we share. Because of you I have been able to turn my hobby into a…

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30 Minute Pho recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Easy 30 Minute Pho

Pho is my thang. I used to only order it at restaurants and was convinced it was extremely hard to make because it is SO good! My cravings for pho last year became quite pricey because I was so obsessed with it that I craved it on a weekly basis.   So, during the first…

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Dark and Stormy in the Pumpkin Patch recipe by @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Dark and Stormy in the Pumpkin Patch

It’s almost Halloween!!!! I can’t even wait.  I love everything about this time of year…the slight chill in the air after dark, all of my favorite foods are in season and we can decorate our entire house with gourds, pumpkins and ginormous odd shaped squash and no one even flinches. It’s ahhhhhhmaaaazing!!!  Every Halloween Todd…

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Herb-Orange Whole Roasted Cauliflower recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Herb-Orange Whole Roasted Cauliflower

My husband is not a huge fan of the food holidays…bummer right? I guess when you are a vegetarian eating holiday meals with a meat-centric crew of loved ones it can be hard. I have spent the last nine years developing holiday dishes for him that really make his taste buds sing and light the fire…

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Slow Cooker Pear Cider recipe by @beardandbonnet on www.beardandbonnet.com

Slow Cooker Pear Cider

Ehhh hehm…may I introduce you to my new favorite fall sip? This slow cooker pear cider has me wondering why I have only been giving apples the cider treatment for so long. I have actually been dreaming of pear cider for what feels like FOREVER! Literally, waiting and waiting until the weather was just right…

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