The Weekly Mix - A Beautiful Plate

The Weekly Mix

This week started slow (that’s what cutting out sugar, dairy, and carbs will do to a girl), but ended very fast! I’m headed to the airport as...

Whole 30 Survival Guide

Whole30 Survival Guide

Day One Breakfast Today marks my fourth full day on Whole30. A few weeks ago, I shared that I would be trying the Whole30 challenge for...

Quinoa Risotto with White Beans. This easy and healthy main course recipe is made creamy with white bean puree and topped with crispy brassica florets!

Quinoa Risotto with White Beans and Roasted Brassica

The words healthy, nutritious, quick, and risotto don’t usually go hand-in-hand in the same sentence, but that is exactly what today’s quinoa risotto accomplishes....

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...