Upside Down Pina Colada Smoothie Bowl recipe by @beardandbonnet with @manitobaharvest Hemp Heart Bites {www.beardandbonnet.com}

Pina Colada Upside Down Smoothie Bowl

It’s officially here – the first day of school for Eliza is this Wednesday. How is it possible that I have an 8th grader? Honestly, I feel like I am in a time warp over here – when did my sweet little girl grow up? Getting ready for school this year has been interesting with…

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Easy Brûléed Fig, Pistachio and Honey Goat Cheese Bites recipe on @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Fig, Pistachio and Honey Goat Cheese Bites

When these gorgeous figs showed up in our CSA basket I knew instantly they were destined to become an easy, romantic tapas for two! My Fig, Pistachio and Honey Goat Cheese Bites are super easy to make, only take about 10 minutes from start to finish and most importantly they are the perfect little bite for a…

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Gluten Free Fried Green Tomato Po' Boys recipe from @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Fried Green Tomato Po’boys

Last week I shared my love for fried green tomatoes  – and although they can hold their own as a side dish I can’t resist piling them high on a baguette with my zesty homemade Cajun rémoulade sauce and smoky coconut bacon. Trust me, Fried Green Tomato Po’boys are pretty much the tastiest sandwich you will EVER eat! …

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Gluten Free Fried Green Tomatoes recipe by @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Fried Green Tomatoes

We have had many, many discussions about my southern upbringing! Most recently we discussed this topic over a fresh batch of hushpuppies which have now sparked an insatiable craving for fried green tomatoes.  Fried green tomatoes pop up every where in the south during the summer months! Vendors fry them at the farmer’s markets, they grace…

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Mini Strawberry Rosewater Pavlovas recipe by @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Mini Strawberry Rosewater Pavlovas

Isn’t baby shower food the cutest?! These Mini Strawberry Rose Water Pavlovas are perfect for just about any occasion – especially a shower. Today we are celebrating Catherine of Weelicious and her baby that will be arriving soon with a surprise virtual shower! Catherine is one of the nicest people I have met since we moved to…

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Gluten Free Choco Tacos Recipe with @enjoylifefoods on www.beardandbonnet.com {@beardandbonnet }

Gluten Free Choco Tacos

Being the mom of a child that suffers from food allergies is tough. For us it isn’t the actual food that we have had to omit from our diets and home that is the problem as much as it is all of the times that we have to see disappointment all over our little fruit…

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Paleo Waffle Cones with Mixed Berry Sorbet from Paleo Patisserie by Jenni Hulet on @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com

Paleo Waffle Cones with Mixed Berry Sorbet

Hello gorgeous!! I am excited to share these Paleo Waffle Cones with Mixed Berry Sorbet just in time for your summer weekend celebrations!  My first job when I was in high school was working at a TCBY  frozen yogurt shop. I loved pretty much everything about that job especially making the waffle cones. It took quite…

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White Cheddar and Scallion Biscuits { www.beardandbonnet.com @beardandbonnet.com }

White Cheddar and Scallion Biscuits

Do I even need to profess my love for biscuits again? Now that I have found the perfect gluten free biscuit recipe I can’t stop making them and these insanely delicious White Cheddar and Scallion Biscuits are my favorite creation yet. Today we have teamed up with our friends at Clabber Girl to show you how you can take…

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Roasted Strawberry and Pistachio Morning Oats recipe @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

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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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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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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Mexican Chocolate Bundt Cake with Spicy Pepita Brittle recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Mexican Chocolate Bundt Cake with Spicy Pepita Brittle

We have had multiple discussions here on B&B about bundt cakes and how much I love them!  As far as I am concerned they are the ultimate cake for entertaining. They are easy to make, look pretty darn impressive, and of course they are delicious! For the past week or so I have been busy planning…

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Chilled Carrot and Kaffir Lime Soup recipe {@beardandbonnet } www.beardandbonnet.com

Chilled Carrot and Kaffir Lime Soup

  I am a sucker for a delicious, easy soup recipe and although the weather outside is heating up my soup game shows no signs of stopping. Chilled soups are where it is at in the spring and summer – gazpacho, fruit soups, and now this Chilled Carrot and Kaffir Lime Soup – they are palette…

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Spring Asparagus Salad recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Spring Asparagus Salad

Every year I eagerly wait for the arrival of asparagus in the spring- it’s pretty much my favorite vegetable on the planet. Have you ever seen asparagus growing fresh in the garden? What a site! Eating it plucked straight from the earth might just have been one of my favorite culinary experiences ever. When we…

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Blueberry Lavender Shortcakes recipe { @beardandbonnet www.beardandbonnet.com }

Blueberry Lavender Shortcakes

When my daughter was little and we were living in Tennessee, we would celebrate the arrival of the warmer months by eating our weight in homemade, berry laden shortcakes. As a single mom I didn’t always have a lot of money for extra ingredients and would attempt to work magic with what I had on…

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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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