lightened-up italian wedding soup with chicken meatballs

a healthy italian wedding soup recipe, made with tender chicken meatballs, quinoa, kale & cannellini beans. this lightened-up italian wedding soup gets an extra punch of flavor from lemon juice & lots of pesto, making it a cozy & comforting soup & fresh easy weeknight dinner all at once! #playswellwithbutter #italianweddingsoup #italianweddingsouprecipe #easyitalianweddingsoup #chickenmeatballsoup #chickenmeatballs #souprecipes #comfortfood #comfortfooddinners #soup #italianrecipes #italiansoup

a healthy italian wedding soup recipe, made with tender chicken meatballs, quinoa, kale & cannellini beans. this lightened-up italian wedding soup gets an extra punch of flavor from lemon juice & lots of pesto, making it a cozy & comforting soup & fresh easy weeknight dinner all at once! pin this healthy italian wedding soup recipe for later!!! today’s the day! our FINAL recipe in plays well with butter’s soup month is here! & boy,…

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weeknight chicken tortilla soup with sweet potatoes (& beer!!)

a super flavorful & super easy chicken tortilla soup recipe. this tortilla soup is made extra flavorful thanks to juicy chicken thighs, tender sweet potatoes, & your favorite light beer. made in 35 minutes or less on the stovetop, chicken tortilla soup is the perfect comforting weeknight dinner for any chilly night this fall or winter! #playswellwithbutter #chickentortillasoup #easychickentortillasoup #stovetopchickentortillasoup #mexicanfoodrecipes #mexicanrecipes #mexicansoup #soup #souprecipe

a super flavorful & super easy chicken tortilla soup recipe. this tortilla soup is made extra flavorful thanks to juicy chicken thighs, tender sweet potatoes, & your favorite light beer. made in 35 minutes or less on the stovetop, chicken tortilla soup is the perfect comforting weeknight dinner for any chilly night this fall or winter! pin this easy chicken tortilla soup recipe for later!!! the cozy continues today on plays well with butter with…

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instant pot hawaiian beef stew

instant pot hawaiian beef stew. my hawaiian grandpa’s famous island beef stew, made in the instant pot for extra convenience! this instant pot hawaiian beef stew is total comfort food: a tangy & rich tomato gravy filled with perfectly tender pieces of beef, onions, carrots, & potatoes. served over a bed of sticky rice, this instant pot hawaiian beef stew is the perfect comforting dinner! pin this instant pot hawaiian beef stew recipe for later!!!…

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my favorite minestrone

a hearty italian minestrone soup recipe, made with sausage, veggies, beans, kale, & a garlic & herb infused broth. this minestrone soup is comforting, rich, & the perfect cozy recipe to make all winter long. the ultimate minestrone soup! #playswellwithbutter #minestronesoup #heartysouprecipes #heartymeals #souprecipes #comfortfood #comfortfooddinners #soup #italianrecipes #italiansoup

a hearty minestrone soup recipe, made with italian sausage, veggies, beans, kale, & a garlic- & herb-infused broth. you never knew minestrone soup could be so flavorful! this minestrone is comforting, rich, & the perfect cozy recipe to make all winter long. the ultimate minestrone soup! pin this hearty minestrone soup recipe for later!!! well. we did it. we’ve officially survived the polar vortex of 2019. last week was seriously madness, guys. temps here in…

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roasted veggie vegan taco salad

an easy roasted veggie vegan taco salad recipe! this plant-based taco salad is piled high with roasted cauliflower, sweet potatoes, & chickpeas, plus any other taco toppings you love, & served with a homemade smoky & creamy cashew vegan taco salad dressing that’s so good you’ll want to eat it by the spoonful! the perfect easy meatless monday dinner, or healthy lunch to meal prep for the week. #playswellwithbutter #vegantacosalad #healthytacosalad #vegansalad #veganrecipes #plantbasedrecipes

an easy roasted veggie vegan taco salad recipe! this plant-based taco salad is piled high with roasted cauliflower, sweet potatoes, & chickpeas, plus any other taco toppings you love, & served with a homemade smoky & creamy cashew vegan taco salad dressing that’s so good you’ll want to eat it by the spoonful! the perfect easy meatless monday dinner, or healthy lunch to meal prep for the week. pin this easy roasted veggie vegan taco…

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butternut & black bean vegetarian enchiladas skillet

this vegetarian enchiladas skillet is filled with butternut squash, black beans, corn tortilla strips, & a generous layer of melty cheddar cheese. the best part? these vegetarian enchiladas only take 25 minutes to make. weeknight enchiladas for the win! #playswellwithbutter #vegetarianenchiladas #blackbeanenchiladas #skilletenchiladas #vegetarianrecipes #vegetarianrecipesforbeginners #vegetarianenchiladas #easyvegetarianenchiladas #butternutsquash #enchiladas #skilletmeals #easyskilletrecipe

an easy vegetarian enchiladas skillet, filled with butternut squash, black beans, corn tortilla strips, & a generous layer of melty cheddar cheese. the best part? these vegetarian enchiladas only take 25 minutes to make. weeknight enchiladas for the win! this post is sponsored by GRIZZLY, whose american-made cast iron skillets i’m obsessed with! all thoughts & opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting plays well with butter & supporting the brands that…

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mediterranean lamb meatballs meal prep bowls

the easiest juicy & tender baked lamb meatballs, made with panko breadcrumbs, lemon, parsley, oregano & cumin, served on top of a seriously healthy meal prep bowl with lemony Greek roasted potatoes, greens, feta, olives, & homemade Romesco sauce. an easy & satisfying meal prep recipe for lunches all week long! #playswellwithbutter #lambmeatballs #bakedlambmeatballs #greeklambmeatballs #groundlamb #mealpreprecipes #mealpreprecipesfortheweek #mediterraneandiet #healthybowlsrecipe

the easiest juicy & tender baked lamb meatballs, made with panko breadcrumbs, lemon, parsley, oregano & cumin, served on top of a seriously healthy meal prep bowl with lemony Greek roasted potatoes, greens, feta, olives, & homemade Romesco sauce. an easy & satisfying meal prep recipe for lunches all week long! this post is sponsored by the American Lamb Board. all thoughts & opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting plays well…

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salad month is here!!!

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hellllllooooo, 2019!!! i’m so freakin’ pumped to finally share with you something i’ve been planning for what feels like FOREVER at this point: january is salad month!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 if you’re anything like me, the past month has been filled with an abundance of holiday cheer…in the form of cookies, cocktails, & cheese. which, i’ll be honest, is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. (i’ve never ever met a christmas cookie i didn’t…

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skillet red curry with ginger turkey meatballs

skillet red curry with ginger turkey meatballs. the creamiest red curry with onions, bell peppers, & flavorful turkey meatballs made with tons of ginger, garlic & cilantro - & the best part is it’s all made in one pan! an easy & comforting skillet red curry recipe! #playswellwithbutter #redcurry #easyredcurry #turkeymeatballs #gingermeatballs #healthyrecipe #castiron #skilletrecipe #onepandinners #onepanmeal #castironrecipe

skillet red curry with ginger turkey meatballs. the creamiest red curry with onions, bell peppers, & flavorful turkey meatballs made with tons of ginger, garlic & cilantro – & the best part is it’s all made in one pan! an easy & comforting cast iron skillet red curry recipe! this post is sponsored by GRIZZLY, whose american-made cast iron skillets i’m obsessed with! all thoughts & opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting…

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maple glazed spatchcock turkey

maple glazed spatchcock turkey. spatchcock turkey gets slathered in an easy-to-make maple herb butter, then roasted & finished with a maple glaze. the perfect thanksgiving flavors, in one easy turkey recipe! roasting a juicy & moist thanksgiving turkey has never been easier, especially thanks to @Honeysuckle White turkey (#ad)! #playswellwithbutter #turkeyrecipe #thanksgivingturkey #moistturkeyrecipe #bestthanksgivingturkeyrecipe #spatchcock #spatchcockturkey

spatchcock turkey gets slathered in an easy-to-make maple herb butter, then roasted & finished with a simple maple glaze. the perfect thanksgiving flavors, in one easy maple glazed spatchcock turkey recipe! roasting a juicy & moist thanksgiving turkey has never been easier!  this post is sponsored by Honeysuckle White & Shady Brook Farms, whose fresh traceable whole turkeys i’m seriously so excited to serve at my holiday dinners this year! all thoughts & opinions are…

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