One Pot Straw & Hay Pasta 1 | The Budding Table

One Pot Straw & Hay Pasta

One pot + pasta = dinner in twenty minutes flat. *Insert high five* Creamy, slightly rich, and completely comforting Straw & Hay Pasta. Have you all experienced the utter carbohydrate beauty, the soul warming culinary hug that is Straw & Hay Pasta? This dish is a long-standing dinner tradition in my family. My dad (who is an amazing … More...

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Feeding Creativity – Dessert + Design

Happy Friday friends; we're almost there! I don't know about you, but the weekend feels especially necessary for me this week. Between the gloomy weather we've been enduring in Minneapolis lately, to the lingering holiday hangover I've been battling (Because: INTROVERT), I'm beyond ready to lounge around with no agenda for a few days and … More...

Fig Netwon Danish Braid 3 | The Budding Table

Fig Newton Danish Braid

Fig Newton filling and pastry combine in this spectacular treat, and they make a gorgeous couple. Last week we covered dessert with this light Lemon Pie with Toasted Coconut, Thursday we hit appetizers with this rich Whipped Feta and Spinach Dip, but what if your family is more of the Easter brunch type? My friends, I have not forgotten you, … More...

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Whipped Feta & Spinach Dip

Food nerd confession: I love grocery shopping. Obviously a huge part of what I enjoy is being in food Mecca, but I also find the ritual and the process so calming; I love making lists, brainstorming meal ideas and winding my way slowly through the aisles as I find inspiration in all the different ingredients. This indulgent Whipped Feta and … More...

Lemon Pie with Toasted Coconut 4 | The Budding Table

Lemon Pie with Toasted Coconut

Oh man, this pie my friends. This gorgeous lemon and toasted coconut pie! I'm having trouble finding the words to fully express just how lovely and light this simple spring dessert is. This fresh pie starts with a classic (and no bake!) graham cracker crust. Tart lemon zest and Greek yogurt are then combined with lightly sweet marshmallow … More...

Healthy Homemade Granola Bars 3 | The Budding Table

Healthy Homemade Granola Bars

Healthy homemade granola bars, how has it taken this long to get you into my life? These granola bars are filled with delicious ingredients like: Toasted coconut, sliced almonds, almond butter, toasted oats, honey, rice krispie cereal and are finished with a melted chocolate drizzle. No added sugar. No fake stuff. No snack regrets. Doesn't … More...