chai spiced apple crisp

a classic apple crisp updated with the warm flavors of chai, this chai spiced apple crisp is loaded with chai flavor! crisp granny smith apples tossed in a chai spice blend of cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger & allspice & baked under a generous layer of homemade crisp. the perfect cozy fall dessert to celebrate all things autumn (especially served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream…). #playswellwithbutter #chaispice #applecrisp #chaiapplecrisp #fallbaking #applerecipes

a classic apple crisp updated with the warm flavors of chai, this chai spiced apple crisp is loaded with chai flavor! crisp granny smith apples tossed in a chai spice blend of cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger & allspice & baked under a generous layer of homemade crisp. the perfect cozy fall dessert to celebrate all things autumn (especially served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream…). you know what blows my mind?!?!? (yes, each one…

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autumn grilled cheese sandwiches with gouda and granny smith

autumn grilled cheese sandwiches stuffed with fall flavor! hearty whole-grain bread slathered in whole grain mustard & sandwiched around melty gouda, smoked turkey, & crisp granny smith apples. the only thing missing is a big dunk into a bowl of tomato soup! #playswellwithbutter #comfortfood #grilledcheese #grannysmith

autumn grilled cheese sandwiches stuffed with fall flavor! hearty whole-grain bread slathered in whole grain mustard & sandwiched around melty gouda, smoked turkey, & crisp granny smith apples. the only thing missing is a big dunk into a bowl of tomato soup! also known as grabbing autumn by the face & showering it in kisses. yes, yes, yes. 😍🍂 autumn is TOTALLY here in minnesota. despite the fact that we have still been having highs…

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two buck chuck sangria

this two buck chuck sangria is an easy & inexpensive red wine sangria recipe featuring trader joe’s famous charles shaw wine. make two buck chuck sangria one pitcher at a time - the perfect drink to serve at girls night, holiday parties, dinner parties, & more! #playswellwithbutter #sangria #drinkrecipe #twobuckchuck #traderjoes #traderjoesrecipe

this two buck chuck sangria is an easy & inexpensive red wine sangria recipe featuring trader joe’s famous charles shaw wine. make two buck chuck sangria one pitcher at a time – the perfect drink to serve at girls night, holiday parties, dinner parties, & more! guess what! guess what, guess what, guess what!!! today i’m teaching you a magic trick! it’s my best magic trick! lolz betcha weren’t expecting that, were you? i mean,…

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our love story.

OUR LOVE STORY FINALS-5

when people ask me how chris & i met, i can’t help but laugh. the short answer? we went to high school together. the long answer? our love story is something of a decade-long saga that could totally rival the plot of any freddie prinze jr. movie. & i honestly don’t know if i’m just moved by it because it holds an obviously special place in my own heart, but i think it’s the kind of…

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whipped raspberry goat cheese spread

tart and juicy fresh raspberries whipped into creamy goat cheese with honey to make this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread. topped with a drizzle of reduced balsamic and served up with grilled bread, this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread is the perfect easy & elegant appetizer for any dinner party or girls night! #easyappetizerrecipe #rasberryrecipe #goatcheesespread #girlsnightidea #girlsnightrecipe #playswellwithbutter

tart and juicy fresh raspberries whipped into creamy goat cheese with honey to make this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread. topped with a drizzle of reduced balsamic and served up with grilled bread, this whipped raspberry goat cheese spread is the perfect easy & elegant appetizer for any dinner party or girls night! i made us something pink! it’s ridiculously pink! it’s so ridiculously pink that i honestly could not stop laughing out loud in…

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peanut butter breakfast cookies with dark chocolate chunks

healthy peanut butter breakfast cookies loaded with oats, flax, & dark chocolate chunks! these peanut butter breakfast cookies are the best way to start any day – especially when you dunk ’em into a cup of coffee!  guys! it’s the best time of year AND we’re eating cookies for breakfast here on pwwb this morning!!! does life get better than that?! 😍😍 i’ve said it before & i’ll say it again: i seriously love fall.…

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little celebrations lately: summer 2017

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hey, hey! it’s been a hot minute since i just sat down & just talked to you. no crazy updates, no crazy announcements, no recipes. just you & me talking about what’s been going on lately. a date, of sorts. & something about the last couple of days leading into my favorite holiday weekend of the year seemed like the perfect time to do it. so, go ahead. grab a cup of coffee, or mix up…

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spicy strawberry mojitos

classic mojitos get a spicy strawberry twist in this easy cocktail recipe for spicy strawberry mojitos! fresh strawberries muddled with lime juice, mint, & spicy rum for the perfectly balanced spicy & sweet cocktails. these spicy strawberry mojitos will be your new favorite! #mojitos #easycocktail #cocktailrecipe #strawberrymojitos #spicystrawberrymojitos #playswellwithbutter

classic mojitos get a spicy strawberry twist in this easy cocktail recipe for spicy strawberry mojitos! fresh strawberries muddled with lime juice, mint, & spicy rum for the perfectly balanced spicy & sweet cocktails. these spicy strawberry mojitos will be your new favorite! raise your hand if all you can currently think about is labor day weekend & spicy strawberry mojitos! 🙋🏻🙋🏻🙋🏻🙋🏻🙋🏻 yes! spicy strawberry mojitos! can you get down with that?! good. cuz we’re…

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white bean pesto hummus

a creamy, dreamy, totally addictive white bean hummus loaded with the bright flavors of pesto & lemon. perfect for healthy end-of-summer snacking, an easy appetizer to bring to potlucks, or the perfect snack to bring to a football party!

a creamy, dreamy, totally addictive white bean pesto hummus loaded with the bright flavors of pesto & lemon. perfect for healthy end-of-summer snacking, an easy appetizer to bring to potlucks, or the perfect snack to bring to a football party! hey-yo! i hope this post finds you doing exactly what i’m doing this very second: frantically preparing to enjoy one of the last weekends of the summer. chris & i are packing up & heading out of…

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raspberry swirl lemon pound cake

a lemon pound cake swirled with the vibrant flavor of fresh raspberries. topped with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream, raspberry swirl lemon pound cake is the perfect understated, yet elegant, dessert for summer entertaining.

a lemon pound cake swirled with the vibrant flavor of fresh raspberries. topped with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream, raspberry swirl lemon pound cake is the perfect understated, yet elegant, dessert for summer entertaining.  this post is brought to you by Driscoll’s & The FeedFeed. all opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting plays well with butter & supporting the brands that support me! 💜 friends. can we talk about…

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