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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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instant pot chipotle honey chicken tacos

easy instant pot chipotle honey chicken tacos make the best 30-minute dinner! chicken breasts cook in the instant pot with homemade taco seasoning, chipotle peppers, honey, & beer, then get shredded for the easiest chicken taco dinner for any day of the week. directions for cooking from frozen & in the slow cooker provided! #playswellwithbutter #instantpotchickentacos #instantpotchickenrecipes #chipotlehoneytacos #shreddedchickentacos #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #easychickentacos #easychickentacosrecipe

easy instant pot chipotle honey chicken tacos make the best 30-minute dinner! chicken breasts cook in the instant pot with homemade taco seasoning, chipotle peppers, honey, & beer, then get shredded for the easiest chicken taco dinner for any day of the week. directions for cooking from frozen & in the slow cooker provided!  pin this instant pot chipotle honey tacos recipe for later! oooooh yesss. how about we season up some chicken breasts with…

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the ultimate burrata cheese board

the ultimate burrata cheese board!!! this burrata cheese board has burrata three ways (truffle! balsamic! pesto!) & served alongside all the best cheese board snacks. the perfect easy & totally impressive party snack or dish to share whenever you’re entertaining!  pin the ultimate burrata cheese board for later! oh yeah. we’re going there. we’re doin’ it. A BURRATA FREAKING CHEESE BOARD. need i say more?  *drops the mic* 😎🙌🏻😎🙌🏻😎 i’m literally giddy with excitement to…

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blt salad with grilled chicken, sweet corn & avocado

a light & fresh blt salad for summer loaded with bacon, cherry tomatoes, sweet corn, avocados, grilled chicken, & an easy cilantro basil vinaigrette. this blt salad recipe is hearty, but super fresh, making it the perfect easy summer dinner. naturally gluten-free & perfect for meal prep! #playswellwithbutter #bltsalad #saladrecipe #dinnersalad #summersalad #glutenfree #easyglutenfreerecipes

a light & fresh blt salad for summer loaded with bacon, cherry tomatoes, sweet corn, avocados, grilled chicken, & an easy cilantro basil vinaigrette. this blt salad recipe is hearty, but super fresh, making it the perfect easy summer dinner. naturally gluten-free & perfect for meal prep!  this post is sponsored by Jones Dairy Farm. all thoughts & opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting plays well with butter & supporting the…

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summer sauce

traditional chimichurri gets a fun twist with this easy 10-minute avocado chimichurri sauce recipe! made with tons of fresh herbs (cilantro, parsley, oregano), plenty of red wine vinegar, & avocado, this avocado chimichurri is tangy, flavorful, & SO creamy. perfect to top any grilled meats this summer, to spread on a sandwich, to serve as a dip, or to eat by the spoonful! vegan & whole30 compliant! #playswellwithbutter #avocadochimichurri #chimichurrisauce #veganrecipe #easyrecipe

traditional chimichurri gets a fun twist with this easy 10-minute avocado chimichurri sauce recipe! made with tons of fresh herbs (cilantro, parsley, oregano), plenty of red wine vinegar, & avocado, this avocado chimichurri is tangy, flavorful, & SO creamy. perfect to top any grilled meats this summer, to spread on a sandwich, to serve as a dip, or to eat by the spoonful! vegan & whole30 compliant!  pin this 10-minute avocado chimichurri sauce recipe for…

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5-ingredient frozen yogurt bites

easy & healthy frozen yogurt bites call for only 5 ingredients and 10 minutes of active prep time! with wholesome ingredients like greek yogurt, fruit, honey, and your favorite granola, these frozen yogurt bites are as healthy as they are delicious - the best little treat to keep in your freezer this summer! #playswellwithbutter #frozenyogurtbites #frozenyogurt #greekyogurt #healthysnack #glutenfreerecipe #summertreats #summerdesserts

easy & healthy frozen yogurt bites call for only 5 ingredients and 10 minutes of active prep time! with wholesome ingredients like greek yogurt, fruit, honey, and your favorite granola, these frozen yogurt bites are as healthy as they are delicious – the best little treat to keep in your freezer this summer!  pin this 5-ingredient frozen yogurt bites recipe for later! GUYS. where the heck is summer going?!?! for the record, i DO realize…

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grilled veggie burrito bowls with green rice

these easy & healthy grilled veggie burrito bowls are loaded with flavor! grilled peppers, onions, & sweet corn get paired with black beans & served with green rice - brown rice that’s tossed in a creamy avocado sauce. move over chipotle! wholesome, plant-based, naturally vegan & gluten-free, & meal prep-friendly! & #playswellwithbutter #veggieburritobowl #healthyburritobowlrecipe #easyrecipe #healthyrecipe #mealpreprecipe #grilledvegetables #greenrice #vegetarian #plantbased #vegan #easyvegandinnerrecipe #glutenfree #easyglutenfreereceipe

these easy & healthy grilled veggie burrito bowls are loaded with flavor! grilled peppers, onions, & sweet corn get paired with black beans & served with green rice – brown rice that’s tossed in a creamy avocado sauce. move over chipotle! wholesome, plant-based, naturally vegan & gluten-free, & meal prep-friendly!  pin this grilled veggie burrito bowls recipe for later!!! HI HELLO IT’S TIME FOR A VERY IMPORTANT QUESTION. are we chipotle people or are what?…

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refined sugar-free margaritas

refined sugar-free margaritas are the perfect light & refreshing cocktail! this simple margarita recipe is made without triple sec, using the freshest ingredients instead: fresh lime juice & fresh orange juice, with a little maple syrup to sweeten things up slightly. a modern take on the skinny margarita and a classic margarita on the rocks, say hello to the best margarita recipe & get those chips & guac ready!!! #playswellwithbutter #classicmargaritarecipe #skinnymargaritarecipe #refinedsugarfreerecipes #margaritaontherocks #tequila #maplesyrup #summercocktail #easycocktail

refined sugar-free margaritas are the perfect light & refreshing cocktail! this simple margarita recipe is made without triple sec, using the freshest ingredients instead: fresh lime juice & fresh orange juice, with a little maple syrup to sweeten things up slightly. a modern take on the skinny margarita and a classic margarita on the rocks, say hello to the best margarita recipe & get those chips & guac ready!!!  this post is sponsored by Exotico…

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