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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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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maple balsamic vinaigrette

maple balsamic vinaigrette. a simple, but delicious balsamic vinaigrette recipe with pure maple syrup and freshly chopped rosemary & thyme. it takes less than 5 minutes to prep this quick & creamy balsamic vinaigrette, & it’s sure to take any salad to the next level! #playswellwithbutter #balsamicvinaigrette #balsamicvinaigrettedressing #balsamicdressing #saladdressingrecipes #saladdressing #creamybalsamicdressing

a simple, but delicious balsamic vinaigrette recipe with pure maple syrup and freshly chopped rosemary & thyme. it takes less than 5 minutes to prep this quick & creamy balsamic vinaigrette, & it’s sure to take any salad to the next level!  i’ve said it before, & i’ll say it again: salad is one of my absolute favorite foods. *gasp* i know. it sounds so lame to say out loud. but it’s true!  (& for the…

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homemade chai spice

a simple & easy 6-ingredient recipe for homemade chai spice mix with cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, & allspice. make a batch to keep on your spice rack for all of your chai spiced fall & holiday baking this year! #playswellwithbutter #chai #chaispice #chaispicemixrecipe #spiceblend #holidaybaking

a simple & easy 6-ingredient recipe for homemade chai spice mix with cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, & allspice. make a batch to keep on your spice rack for all of your chai spiced fall & holiday baking this year!  pin this homemade chai spice mix recipe for later!!! it happens every freaking time. the whole world inevitably goes crazy for all things pumpkin during the early weeks of september. but for me? pumpkin just…

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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 roasted red pepper pomodoro sauce

a quick & fresh homemade pasta sauce, this roasted red pepper pomodoro sauce is made with 5-ingredients in less than 10 minutes! #playswellwithbutter #pomodoro #pastasauce #easypastarecipe #healthypastarecipe #homemadepastasauce #easypastasauce #healthypastasauce

a quick & fresh homemade pasta sauce, this roasted red pepper pomodoro sauce is made with 5-ingredients in less than 10 minutes!  this post may contain affiliate links for products i use on the reg & completely love. should you buy a product using one of these links, pwwb will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. thank you, as always, for supporting plays well with butter! 💜 “…pomodoro is our freshest…

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georgie’s shredded chicken spring rolls

shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!

ALOOOOOOHA!  a couple of my blogging besties are pinch-hitting for me while i’m enjoying vacation island vibes with chris & the hawaiian side of my family.  today comes an amazingly fresh & summery recipe from my gal pal georgie.  g is the sweetest aussie-transplant & she lives with her hubs in portland, oregon.  the home cook’s kitchen is g’s culinary internet playground & she’s seriously like my blogging soul sister.  she knows a thing or 2 about…

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the best guacamole ever. (period.)

a foolproof, restaurant-worthy method to making the best guacamole at home, every single time.  this guacamole recipe will soon become a staple recipe in your house.  don’t be surprised when all your friends start requesting it whenever you see them!  there are a few guiding principles in my life: there is no such thing as too many pairs of pretty shoes. celebrations call for some bubbly (even if the only thing you’re celebrating is the…

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kale pesto

kale pesto via playswellwithbutter | easy, delicious & versatile, kale pesto will become a fridge staple in your house!

kale pesto is the easiest (& most delicious!) way to use up extra farmer’s market basil & kale that you may have on hand in the late summer months.  healthier than a traditional pesto, this delicious kale pesto is chock-full of all of the superfood benefits of kale: dense in fiber, nutrient rich, & great for digestion.  pair this kale pesto with anything from pasta to a simple summer vinaigrette (or even a caprese turkey…

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