homemade coffee chai cashew butter

an easy & totally natural recipe for homemade cashew butter, made extra special with a hit of coffee & the warming flavors of chai spice. the perfect healthy snack, especially for an afternoon pick-me-up! #playswellwithbutter #cashewbutter #homemadecashewbutterrecipe #chai #healthysnacks

an easy & totally natural recipe for homemade cashew butter, made extra special with a hit of coffee & the warming flavors of chai spice. the perfect healthy snack, especially for an afternoon pick-me-up! pin this homemade coffee chai cashew butter for later! remember when i told you that i’ll make pretty much any excuse to consume chai spice flavors this time of year? 😂😂😂 oh yeah, me too. but SERIOUSLY guys. SERIOUSSSLY. is there…

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homemade chai spice

a simple & easy 6-ingredient recipe for homemade chai spice mix with cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, & allspice. make a batch to keep on your spice rack for all of your chai spiced fall & holiday baking this year! #playswellwithbutter #chai #chaispice #chaispicemixrecipe #spiceblend #holidaybaking

a simple & easy 6-ingredient recipe for homemade chai spice mix with cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, & allspice. make a batch to keep on your spice rack for all of your chai spiced fall & holiday baking this year!  pin this homemade chai spice mix recipe for later!!! it happens every freaking time. the whole world inevitably goes crazy for all things pumpkin during the early weeks of september. but for me? pumpkin just…

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grilled sausage + the perfect one-bowl salad

the easiest grilled sausage dinner! my easy method for perfect-every-time grilled sausage (that stays perfectly juicy!), paired with our favorite one-bowl salad (no vinaigrettes or dressings involved!). the easiest 15-minute dinner recipe for grilling season! #playswellwithbutter #grilledsausage #howtogrillsausage #grilledsausagerecipes #grilledsausagedinner #grillingrecipes #easygrillingrecipes

the easiest grilled sausage dinner! my easy method for perfect-every-time grilled sausage (that stays perfectly juicy!), paired with our favorite one-bowl salad (no vinaigrettes or dressings involved!). the easiest 15-minute dinner recipe for grilling season!  pin this grilled sausage recipe for later! omg. i know exactly what you’re thinking. “is this bish seriously posting a recipe for grilled sausage?” bahahahahahahaha. yes. i am seriously posting a recipe for grilled sausage. GAWD. this is seriously so…

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dessert cheese board

this dessert cheese board is filled with after-dinner cheeses, fresh berries & fall fruits, & includes the perfect wine pairings! the best snacks & appetizers to serve for the ultimate girls night or dinner party this fall. #playswellwithbutter #cheeseboard #dessertcheeseboardideas #cheeseboardideas #girlsnightideas #girlsnightsnacks #girlsnightappetizers #cheeseboardforfall #cheeseboarddisplay #howtomakeacheeseboard

this dessert cheese board is filled with after-dinner cheeses, fresh berries & fall fruits, & includes the perfect wine pairings! the best snacks & appetizers to serve for the ultimate girls night or dinner party this fall. this post is sponsored by Layer Cake Wines. all thoughts & opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting plays well with butter & supporting the brands that support this site! 💜 oooooh, do i have…

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this is 30.

well. i’m 30. *closes eyes & takes a deep breath* i celebrated my birthday over the long weekend, & here we are. i’m 30. i’ve been mentally preparing for this all year long, which, i realize sounds completely melodramatic. but i can’t help it. some people are really into milestones & reflections…& i’m totally one of them. & 30? it feels big. 30 marks the end of the first decade you really remember. sure, you…

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salted cream cold foam cold brew coffee

an easy & natural recipe for homemade starbucks salted cream cold foam cold brew with only 4-ingredients! cold brew coffee, lightly sweetened with maple syrup, topped with a creamy salty-sweet cold foam, this salted cream cold foam cold brew coffee is the perfect salty-sweet coffee drink! #playswellwithbutter #saltedcreamcoldfoamcoldbrewcoffee #coldbrew #coldbrewcoffeerecipe #icedcoffee #easycoffeerecipe #starbucksdrinks #starbucksrecipe

an easy & natural recipe for homemade starbucks salted cream cold foam cold brew with only 4 ingredients! cold brew coffee, lightly sweetened with maple syrup, topped with a creamy salty-sweet cold foam, this salted cream cold foam cold brew coffee is the perfect salty-sweet coffee drink! pin this salted cream cold foam cold brew coffee recipe for later!!! let’s talk about obsessions, because i’m currently obsessed, uhhhbsessed, OBSESSED with the salted cream cold foam…

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summer berry cheese board

a summer berry cheese board filled with strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, & the perfect cheeses to pair with cheese boards. this summer berry cheese board is an easy & fun appetizer or snack to serve at parties & barbeques all summer long! #playswellwithbutter #summerberrycheeseboard #cheeseboard #summercheeseboard #cheeseboardidea #appetizer #appetizersforparty #easyappetizers #makeaheadappetizers

a summer berry cheese board filled with strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, & the perfect cheeses to pair with cheese boards. this summer berry cheese board is an easy & fun appetizer or snack to serve at parties & barbeques all summer long! this post is sponsored by Driscoll’s and the FeedFeed. all thoughts & opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting plays well with butter & supporting the brands that support this site!…

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so…i’m hiring!

contact jess | plays well with butter food blog & food photography

so! we’re doing a thing today.  a thing that, if i’m being terribly honest, feels slightly uncomfortable to say out loud. but! i’m owning it. i’m admitting it.  i need some help. this year has been a super exciting one. i’ve grown a food photography business, which i don’t talk about around here too much, but i’m tremendously, uber proud of it! here we are, though. i need some help.  specifically, i need some back up in…

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grilled vegetable primavera bowls with pesto & smoky chickpeas

grilled vegetable primavera bowls with pesto & smoky chickpeas! an easy 30-minute vegetarian recipe perfect for the end of summer, with grilled zucchini, grilled bell pepper, grilled artichoke hearts, and smoky grilled chickpeas, plus orzo & lemony pesto. totally healthy, naturally plant-based, easily made gluten-free, & perfect for meal prep! #playswellwithbutter #vegetableprimavera #vegetablerecipes #healthyvegetableprimavera #easydinnerrecipes #healthyvegetarianrecipes #vegetarianmealprep #zucchinirecipes #mealpreprecipes

grilled vegetable primavera bowls with pesto & smoky chickpeas! an easy 30-minute vegetarian recipe perfect for the end of summer, with grilled zucchini, grilled bell pepper, grilled artichoke hearts, and smoky grilled chickpeas, plus orzo & lemony pesto. totally healthy, naturally plant-based, easily made gluten-free, & perfect for meal prep!  pin this grilled vegetable primavera bowls recipe for later! you know what’s the worst? like, actually, THE WORST? when you’re going out for dinner so…

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grilled panzanella salad

classic panzanella salad with a little twist, this grilled panzanella salad is the perfect end of summer dish. crusty italian bread gets grilled to perfection, then tossed with tomatoes, peppers, onion, & feta in a simple dressing made from olive oil & red wine vinegar. perfect for serving a crowd at parties, or as a simple weeknight side dish. #playswellwithbutter #grilledpanzanellasalad #italianpanzanellasalad #easypanzanellasalad #summersalad #sidedishes #easysaladrecipe

classic panzanella salad with a little twist, this grilled panzanella salad is the perfect end of summer dish. crusty italian bread gets grilled to perfection, then tossed with tomatoes, peppers, onion, & feta in a simple dressing made from olive oil & red wine vinegar. perfect for serving a crowd at parties, or as a simple weeknight side dish.  pin this grilled panzanella salad recipe for later! & then it was august. man oh man,…

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