summer picnic charcuterie board

a couple seated on a blue striped picnic blanket on the grass next to a lake with a summer picnic charcuterie board for 2.

say hello to your new favorite summer date night: the ultimate summer picnic charcuterie board!!! chris & i have been having so much fun with picnic date nights lately, & i’m really excited to share all of our tips & tricks to keeping date night easy & fun this summer. this post will show you how to make the perfect charcuterie board for 2, some of my absolute favorite cheese board items, & other easy…

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vegan southwest pasta salad recipe

vegan southwest pasta salad in a bowl.

everyone loves this vegan southwest pasta salad recipe! it’s the PERFECT vegan pasta salad recipe for summer entertaining because it can be made-ahead then served hot, room temp, or cold. it’s also great for weeknight meals – simply add your fave grilled dinner chicken kebabs, steak, etc. on the side. and the vegan southwest dressing? omg. it’s time to try out a cashew dressing if you haven’t yet! pin this vegan southwest pasta salad recipe…

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easy vegan grilled vegetable platter recipe (with cashew goddess sauce!)

easy vegan grilled vegetable platter recipe (with cashew goddess sauce!) | 10 minutes to prep this easy vegan grilled vegetable platter recipe (with cashew goddess sauce!). the best vegan grilled recipe that EVERYONE will love! #playswellwithbutter #grilledvegetableplatter #grilledveggies #grilledvegetables #easygrilledvegetables #easyvegetarianrecipe #easyveganrecipe #dairyfree #plantbasedrecipes

you only need 10 minutes to prep this easy vegan grilled vegetable platter recipe (with vegan cashew goddess sauce!). perfect for summer entertaining as it can be served hot, room temp, or cold & so delicious that it’s the best vegan grilled recipe – meat eaters & vegans will both agree! pin this easy vegan grilled vegetable platter recipe for later!!! on today’s let’s grill, girls! agenda? grilled veggies. ALL of the grilled veggies!!! {icymi: plays…

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italian herb asiago cheese no-knead bread

italian herb asiago cheese no-knead bread, prepped in less than 10 minutes active time & baked to crusty, golden perfection in a dutch oven! made with only 5 pantry ingredients, this homemade bread couldn’t be easier to throw together, & is perfect to serve with any of your favorite soups for a totally cozy dinner this winter! #playswellwithbutter #italianherbbread #asiagocheesebread #nokneadbread #nokneadbreaddutchoven #nokneadbreadvariations #easybreadrecipes #crustybread #homemadebread

italian herb asiago cheese no-knead bread, prepped in less than 10 minutes active time & baked to crusty, golden perfection in a dutch oven! made with only 5 pantry ingredients, this homemade italian herb asiago cheese bread couldn’t be easier to throw together, & is perfect to serve with any of your favorite soups for a totally cozy dinner this winter! pin this italian herb asiago cheese no-knead bread recipe for later!!! hello, hello, &…

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creamy salsa verde

a classic salsa verde recipe with a twist, this creamy salsa verde is full of bright flavors (from tomatillos, peppers, cilantro, & lime juice), & gets tons of creaminess from avocado. this creamy salsa verde recipe is easy to make, & even easier to eat! say hello to your new favorite game day snack! #playswellwithbutter #salsaverde #easysalsaverderecipe #creamysalsaverde #tomatillosalsa #tomatillorecipes #tomatillosauce #easyveganrecipes #vegansnack #gamedaysnacks #gamedayappetizer #gamedayfood

a classic salsa verde recipe with a twist, this creamy salsa verde is full of bright flavor from tomatillos, peppers, cilantro, & lime juice, & gets its super creaminess from avocado. this creamy salsa verde recipe is easy to make (less than 10 ingredients in less than 30 minutes!), & even easier to snack on. say hello to your new favorite game day snack!!! this post is sponsored by Mission Avocados, whose Emeralds in the…

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bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese

bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese. easy & beautiful appetizer for any holiday party, this bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese is always a total show stopper. dried fruits (apricots, golden raisins, figs, cranberries) marinated with fresh herbs & pine nuts, then served over a generous portion of goat cheese. this marinated goat cheese recipe only takes 10 minutes to prep & is always a hit! #playswellwithbutter #marinatedgoatcheese #cheeseball #holidayappetizers #crowdpleaserappetizer

bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese. an easy & beautiful appetizer for any holiday party, this bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese is always a total show stopper. dried fruits (apricots, golden raisins, figs, cranberries) get marinated with fresh herbs & pine nuts, then served over a generous portion of goat cheese. this marinated goat cheese recipe only takes 10 minutes to prep & is always a hit! pin this bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese recipe for…

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maple mustard roasted brussels sprouts with pancetta, pine nuts & parmesan

maple mustard roasted brussels sprouts with pancetta, parmesan & pine nuts! brussels sprouts tossed in a simple sauce made of maple syrup & two kinds of mustard with pancetta (italian bacon!) & roast til they’re perfectly caramelly & crispy. served with pine nuts & parmesan, these maple roasted brussels sprouts are perfect for a holiday dinner & easy enough for weeknight dinners! #playswellwithbutter #roastedbrusselssprouts #roastedbrusselssproutswithbacon #easysidedish #thanksgivingsidedish

maple mustard roasted brussels sprouts with pancetta, pine nuts & parmesan! the perfect roasted brussels sprouts recipe! brussels sprouts get tossed in a simple sauce made of maple syrup & two kinds of mustard with pancetta (italian bacon!) & roast til they’re perfectly caramelly & crispy. served with pine nuts & some parmesan cheese, these maple mustard roasted brussels sprouts are perfect for a holiday dinner, like thanksgiving or christmas, but easy enough for weeknight…

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tahini buckeyes

tahini buckeye cookies. everything you love about buckeye balls, with a little modern twist thanks to tahini, or sesame paste. these tahini buckeye cookies are made without peanut butter, making them totally nut-free & allergy friendly. an easy, no-bake cookie recipe to add to your holiday baking list this year!!! #playswellwithbutter #bestbuckeyesrecipe #buckeyeballs #buckeyescookie #buckeyerecipe #tahinirecipe #tahinicookie #nobakecookie #glutenfreedesserts #easychirstmascookie #nutfree

tahini buckeye cookies. everything you love about buckeye balls, with a little modern twist thanks to tahini, or sesame paste. these tahini buckeye cookies are made without peanut butter, making them totally nut-free & allergy friendly. an easy, no-bake cookie recipe to add to your holiday baking list this year!!!  whoop whoop! welcome back for DELICIOUS holiday treat! plays well with butter’s first-annual treat week continues today with these tahini buckeyes. & guys? i couldn’t…

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chris’ kinda-famous roasted garlic buttermilk mashed potatoes

roasted garlic buttermilk mashed potatoes. an easy & ultra creamy roasted garlic buttermilk mashed potatoes recipe! yukon gold potatoes get mashed until perfectly creamy with butter & buttermilk, then finished with deeply caramelized roasted garlic. the perfect side dish for thanksgiving or any comfort food dinner! #playswellwithbutter #buttermilkmashedpotatoesrecipe #roastedgarlicbuttermilkmashedpotatoes #easymashedpotatoes #bestmashedpotatoes #thanksgivingsidedish #thanksgivingrecipe #comfortfood

roasted garlic buttermilk mashed potatoes. an easy & ultra creamy roasted garlic buttermilk mashed potatoes recipe! yukon gold potatoes get mashed until perfectly creamy with butter & buttermilk, then finished with deeply caramelized roasted garlic. the perfect side dish for thanksgiving or any comfort food dinner!  oh hey there! thanks for joining me for another easy & delicious thanksgiving recipe! thanksgiving month continues today with the star of the show. &…no, we’re not talking about…

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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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