The Weekly Mix - A Beautiful Plate

The Weekly Mix

We experienced spring-like temperatures in Chicago all week and it was incredible! I didn’t even wear a coat for the past five days. And guess...

HOMEMADE Espresso Almond Cashew Butter. Almond cashew butter with a kick from espresso beans, vanilla, and a touch of maple syrup.

Espresso Almond Cashew Butter

Good morning! Hope you had a wonderful long weekend. We’re making almond cashew butter today. The best part about it? I’ve spiked this homemade nut butter with...

The Weekly Mix - A Beautiful Plate

The Weekly Mix

This week flew by! I’m not sure if it was the cake baking or everything else, but I can’t believe the weekend is already here....

EASY Lemon Vinaigrette!

Easy Lemon Vinaigrette (+ 5 ways to mix it up!)

My go-to EASY lemon vinaigrette made with just three ingredients – and five ways to mix it up!  Have you officially overdosed on all things sweet?...

How to Line Any Size Cake Pan with Parchment Paper. This easy kitchen trick makes baking cakes even easier!

How to Line Any Size Cake Pan with Parchment Paper

How to line a cake pan with parchment paper easily and effortlessly. This time-saving trick will make cake baking even easier!  This week will hold a new first for...

The Weekly Mix - a new weekly series on A Beautiful Plate

The Weekly Mix

Introducing a new weekly series on A Beautiful Plate.  After last year’s survey (and, well, through general know-how), I realized that The Sunday Thymes was/is one of your...

Homemade Pappardelle Pasta. A simple egg pasta dough made with all-purpose flour, semolina, and eggs!

Homemade Pappardelle Pasta (two ways!)

Homemade Pappardelle Pasta. A simple traditional egg pasta dough made with all-purpose flour, semolina, and eggs! Made traditionally or naturally colored (pink!) with beet puree.  Pasta...

Small Batch Almond Raspberry Cakes. This small recipe makes just four cakes, perfect for Valentine's Day!

Small Batch Almond Raspberry Cakes

Small Batch Almond Raspberry Cakes. This small batch recipe makes just four mini cakes, perfect for Valentine’s Day or any occasion when you don’t...

12 Healthy-ish Winter Recipes - that I love and make time and time again!

12 Healthy Winter Recipes (that I love!)

Since we just received some unfortunate news from Punxsutawney Phil, I figured I would come to the rescue with a list of my favorite healthy winter recipes to...

Adventures with Marley - fueled by Organix Grain-Free Dog Food

Adventures with Marley

This post is in partnership with Castor & Pollux. Just over nine months ago after an impromptu visit to the Anti-Cruelty Society, our lives changed for the...