Quinoa & Black Bean Tacos (with Cilantro Lime Crema!)

Quinoa & Black Bean Tacos arranged on a marble board, topped with cilantro lime crema sauce & chopped cilantro. There are a few lime wedges surrounding the tacos, along with a small blue bowl with the cilantro lime crema.

I’m actually beginning to think that tacos are my love language.  And these quinoa & black bean tacos are no exception. They’re the kind of tacos that make my flexitarian heart pitter-patter.  They are stuffed with my take on an easy homemade vegetarian taco “meat” – a plant-powered taco filling made from organic black beans & quinoa. The quinoa & black bean taco meat simmers away with onions, garlic & a heavy dose of yummy…

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Stuffed Southwest Turkey Burgers with Pepper Jack & Guacamole

Stuffed Southwest Turkey Burger place on a burger bun with lettuce & guacamole. Burger is sitting on a light wood board, with a jar of salsa behind it.

Stuffed Southwest Turkey Burgers are mega juicy, mega cheesy, & mega flavorful, with bursts of spicy chiles & creamy guacamole in every single bite. & aside from that, there’s still so much more to love about these stuffed turkey burgers. They are completely easy & weeknight-friendly. This turkey burger recipe takes no more than 10 minutes to prep (which you could do ahead of time as part of your meal prep or party prep!) &…

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His & Hers DIY Pizza Night

man & woman enjoying pizza night on a deck, feeding each other homemade pizza!

Pizza night is one of our favorite ways to have an easy & fun date night at home! I’m super excited to share how to make pizza, pizza dough tips + tricks, & our favorite pizza night ideas for his & hers pizzas. Plus, we’re sharing our 2 favorite homemade pizzas: His (for the meatlovers!) – Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza with Banana Peppers & Hers (for the veggie lovers!) – Vegetarian Pesto Pizza with Mushrooms, Artichokes & Olives.…

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Our Ooni Pizza Oven

hand transferring homemade pizza from a pizza peel to an Ooni pizza oven (model: Ooni 3)

We’re talking all things Ooni! Ever since we discovered the Ooni pizza oven, our pizza-lovin’ world has never been better: with Ooni, we make incredible homemade Neapolitan-style pizzas in less than 60 seconds right in our backyard! It’s always been my dream to have a gorgeous wood-fired outdoor pizza oven in my backyard. A little frivolous, maybe, but our Sunday night pizza dates have been one of the most treasured parts of our weekly routine…

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grilled tuscan steak recipe

tuscan steak plated & sliced, served next to italian-style grilled potatoes & onions & a blue & white striped napkin.

perfect grilled steak = the perfect father’s day dinner for any special guy in your life! this tuscan grilled steak recipe is easy, made with simple ingredients, affordable (making restaurant-quality steak at home is pretty easy & so much cheaper than a steakhouse dinner!) & it has so much flavor!!! it’s great for both weeknight cooking or special occasions like father’s day. you seriously can’t go wrong with this tuscan steak dinner! this post is sponsored by The…

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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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bacon cheddar cheese stuffed burgers recipe (best grilled burgers!)

bacon cheddar stuffed burger served on a bun with french fries next to another plated burger, plated burger toppings & a ice cold beer.

um. you guys – the easiest bacon cheddar cheese stuffed burger recipe!!! yes, it’s a thing, & yes, we are doing it today because they’re is SO freaking good!!!! these bacocheddarburgers are 5-ingredient, 30-minute summertime dinner magic. you can meal prep the burger patties in advance for an even easier weeknight dinner, or to make feeding a crowd at bbqs & parties this summer a total breeze. seriously the best grilled burgers you’ll ever make…

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frosé palomas

frose palomas in glass with grapefruit garnish

frosé palomas, people!!! a summery twist on a classic paloma cocktail, these frosé palomas are filled with fresh grapefruit, lime, agave nectar, tequila, & frozen rosé wine. my paloma frosé recipe is so easy to make, so super refreshing, & is perfect for serving a crowd at girls nights or backyard parties this summer! once you know how to make frosé (aka frozen rose wine), you’ll be making it on repeat, i guarantee it. how…

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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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