mastering my morning routine as an entrepreneur. (+ chocolate coconut cold brew overnight oats!)

not your average overnight oats! these chocolate coconut cold brew overnight oats do double duty as a healthy on-the-go breakfast & a jolt of caffeine! #playswellwithbutter #coldbrew #overnightoats #healthybreakfast #breakfastrecipe #easybreakfast #oatmeal

my journey to finding a healthy morning routine as a creativepreneur – 5 tips for a healthy & productive morning while working from home, plus a bonus chocolate coconut cold brew overnight oats recipe. these chocolate coconut cold brew overnight oats do double duty as a healthy on-the-go breakfast & a jolt of caffeine! this post has been sponsored by the J.M. Smucker Company. all thoughts & opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for…

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3 ways to use easy slow cooker shredded bbq chicken

not only is slow cooker shredded bbq chicken an easy & healthy weeknight dinner, it’s SUPER versatile. here are 3 of my favorite ways to use it (without eating the same thing all week long!) - shredded bbq chicken stuffed sweet potatoes, shredded bbq chicken meal prep bowls, & shredded bbq chicken sliders perfect for game day! #playswellwithbutter #slowcookerrecipe #crockpotrecipe #healthydinnerrecipe #easydinnerrecipe #bbqchicken #barbecuechicken

not only is slow cooker shredded bbq chicken an easy & healthy weeknight dinner, it’s SUPER versatile. here are 3 of my favorite ways to use it (without eating the same thing all week long!).  this is the story of a gal who loves to eat, cook, & spend time in the kitchen. she lives with her husband, who also loves to eat & spend time in the kitchen, but he also really hates eating…

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easy & healthy 5-ingredient slow cooker bbq chicken

the easiest slow cooker bbq chicken recipe! this easy slow cooker bbq chicken only requires 5 ingredients, is totally meal-prep friendly, is paleo & whole30 friendly, & is SO versatile. say hello to your new go-to slow cooker bbq chicken recipe! #playswellwithbutter #slowcookerrecipe #crockpotrecipe #healthydinnerrecipe #easydinnerrecipe #bbqchicken #barbecuechicken

the easiest slow cooker bbq chicken recipe! this easy slow cooker bbq chicken only requires 5 ingredients, is totally meal-prep friendly, is paleo & whole30 friendly, & is SO versatile. say hello to your new go-to slow cooker bbq chicken recipe! hey, hey guys! i hope you had an awesome weekend! we spent the weekend in madison, which was SO much fun. chris went to school in madison & we spent quite a bit of…

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roasted butternut squash hummus

the creamiest ever homemade roasted butternut squash hummus, loaded with roasted butternut squash & roasted garlic. this roasted butternut squash hummus is perfect for a game day spread or a holiday party! #playswellwithbutter #butternutsquash #hummus #homemadehummus #gameday #friendsgiving

the creamiest ever homemade roasted butternut squash hummus, loaded with roasted butternut squash & roasted garlic. this roasted butternut squash hummus is perfect for a game day spread or a holiday party!  this, right here, is a snackcident waiting to happen. yes. a snackcident. you know. when you come home at 5 pm and dinner isn’t for a couple of hours but you’re kind of dying of hunger and you look around to see what…

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15-minute trader joe’s skillet (with chicken sausage & quinoa!)

a 15-minute skillet dinner with quinoa, kale, trader joe’s chicken sausage, & trader joe’s arrabiata sauce. weeknight cooking could not be easier (or more delicious!) than this 15-minute trader joe’s skillet! #playswellwithbutter #skilletdinner #easydinnerrecipe #traderjoes #traderjoesrecipe #skilletrecipe #healthydinnerrecipe

a 15-minute skillet dinner with quinoa, kale, trader joe’s chicken sausage, & trader joe’s arrabiata sauce. weeknight cooking could not be easier (or more delicious!) than this 15-minute trader joe’s skillet! a few weeks back, as i was finalizing plays well with butter’s fall recipes, i threw up a story on the @playswellwithbutter instagram account to see if there was anything in particular that you guys wanted this fall. & uh…holy. freakin. cow. you guys spoke…

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skillet chicken parmesan meatballs

an easy & healthy weeknight skillet dinner that easily doubles as the perfect game day treat. the best tender chicken meatballs are seared cooked in a quick homemade tomato sauce & covered in melty provolone cheese. one-pan weeknight dinner for the win! #playswellwithbutter #chickenparmesan #chickenmeatballs #easyrecipe #healthyrecipe #gamedaysnack

an easy & healthy weeknight skillet dinner that easily doubles as the perfect game day treat. the best tender chicken meatballs are seared cooked in a quick homemade tomato sauce & covered in melty provolone cheese. one-pan weeknight dinner for the win! say hello to my little friends. lolololololz you guys, omg i am sorry but that one never gets old. idk why i love dad jokes so much, but they are just so satisfying.…

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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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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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grilled vegetarian tacos (with portobellos & poblanos & chipotle lime goat cheese drizzle!)

grilled vegetarian tacos loaded with end of summer vegetables (poblanos, red bell pepper, portobello mushrooms) that have been roasted over the direct flame on the grill. topped with a handful of spicy microgreens & a creamy, smoky, tangy goat cheese spread full of chipotle & lime. only thing missing is margs & guac!

grilled vegetarian tacos loaded with end of summer vegetables (poblanos, red bell pepper, portobello mushrooms) that have been roasted over the direct flame on the grill. topped with a handful of spicy microgreens & a creamy, smoky, tangy goat cheese spread full of chipotle & lime. only thing missing is margs & guac!  when i told chris we were having tacos for dinner, his eyes lit up. when chris asked me what kind of tacos we were…

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summer glow bowls

equal parts entrée salad & nourishing bowl, summer glow bowls are end of summer perfection. the best produce of the season (kale, arugula, red bell pepper, cucumber, heirloom tomatoes) is tossed with quinoa, fresh herbs, & a homemade curry vinaigrette. summertime, perfected!

equal parts entrée salad & nourishing bowl, summer glow bowls are end of summer perfection. the best produce of the season (kale, arugula, red bell pepper, cucumber, heirloom tomatoes) is tossed with quinoa, fresh herbs, & a homemade curry vinaigrette. summertime, perfected! SUMMER GLOW BOWLS. oh yeah. guys, we’re doin’ it! so i’m going to be completely honest here…i don’t know what makes a glow bowl a glow bowl. are glow bowls even a thing?…

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