August 2018

Better Together Chocolate Vanilla Birthday Cake.
August 31, 2018
Better Together Chocolate Vanilla Birthday Cake.

Better Together Chocolate Vanilla Birthday Cake. Because sometimes you just want chocolate and vanilla. Now you don’t have to choose! Soft and fluffy vanilla cake, sandwiched between two layers of soft and fluffy chocolate cake, and frosted with both chocolate and vanilla buttercream. Truly the best of both worlds! Fridays and cake are honestly just […]

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Basil Pomodoro Shrimp with Creamed Corn Polenta.
August 30, 2018
Basil Pomodoro Shrimp with Creamed Corn Polenta.

Oh how I love this extra saucy, extra delicious basil pomodoro shrimp. It’s quick, simple, easy, so good, summery, and the perfect way to use all the end of summer tomatoes, corn, and herbs that are flooding the markets right now. If you need a quick weeknight dinner full of color and flavor, make this […]

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Skillet Moroccan Chicken with Tomatoes, Peaches, and Feta.
August 29, 2018
Skillet Moroccan Chicken with Tomatoes, Peaches, and Feta.

Skillet Moroccan Chicken. Spice rubbed chicken, pan seared, and finished with peaches, tomatoes, and lots of salty feta. Filled with color and flavor, this dish is pretty and delish! It’s also quick, easy, and a great way to use up any peaches and tomatoes you currently have sitting on your counter. If there’s any week that needs […]

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Buttery Pull Apart Whole Wheat Potato Rolls.
August 28, 2018
Buttery Pull Apart Whole Wheat Potato Rolls.

{This post is sponsored by AncestryDNA. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Half Baked Harvest cooking!!} Buttery Pull Apart Whole Wheat Potato Rolls. Is there anything better?! These rolls are easy, extra soft, buttery, doughy, and perfect. Made using a mix of whole wheat flour, mashed potatoes, salted butter, and eggs, this recipe takes the classic […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Pasta with White Beans and Basil.
August 27, 2018
Roasted Red Pepper Pasta with White Beans and Basil.

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta with White Beans and Basil. Pasta tossed with homegrown red bell peppers, fresh basil, lemon, and creamy white beans. It’s a bowl full of harvested summer produce and comfort, and I could not love it more. The best part? It’s SO easy to make, (almost) vegan (I added cheese, but you […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
August 26, 2018
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Hard to believe, but it’s already the last Sunday of August. Next Sunday will officially be September! Up here the summer days are really dwindling down. School has started back up again, and the leaves are just beginning to turn. Fall is just around the […]

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Bursting Blueberry Cornmeal Waffles.
August 24, 2018
Bursting Blueberry Cornmeal Waffles.

Because your weekend very much NEEDS blueberry waffles. These waffles are extra special, made with a touch of cornmeal, buttermilk, fresh blueberries, and topped with a simple homemade blueberry syrup. Bring on weekend mornings and plenty of fresh blueberry waffles!   Those of you have been reading or following along with me on Instagram this […]

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Rosemary Chicken, Caramelized Corn, and Peach Salad.
August 23, 2018
Rosemary Chicken, Caramelized Corn, and Peach Salad.

Rosemary Chicken, Caramelized Corn, and Peach Salad. Also known as the ultimate dinner salad that’s anything but boring. Loaded with rosemary seasoned chicken, sweet summer corn, peaches, greens, and avocado, and tossed with a tangy extra virgin olive oil bacon vinaigrette. This is quickly going to become your new favorite salad, it surely is mine. […]

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Garlic and Herb Roasted Cherry Tomato Pizza with Caramelized Onions.
August 22, 2018
Garlic and Herb Roasted Cherry Tomato Pizza with Caramelized Onions.

Hands down this is my favorite Roasted Cherry Tomato Pizza. I topped this homemade pizza dough with crème fraîche, quick caramelized onions, mixed herbed cherry tomatoes, and finished the pizza with some yummy burrata cheese. DELICIOUS, and perfect for using up those garden fresh cherry tomatoes. Here’s the deal. I may be slightly day dreaming about […]

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The Best Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirled Cookie Bars.
August 21, 2018
The Best Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirled Cookie Bars.

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirled Cookie Bars. Sweet, doughy, and buttery, filled with chocolate chips, and swirled with creamy peanut butter. If your day needs a sweet, chocolatey treat, you should be making these bars…because sometimes all you need to brighten your day is a really good cookie! You’ve probably guessed by now, but for whatever […]

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30 Minute Korean Beef and Peppers with Sesame Rice.
August 20, 2018
30 Minute Korean Beef and Peppers with Sesame Rice.

30 Minute Korean Beef and Peppers with Sesame Rice. Oh my gosh…this is the BEST! Stir fried sweet, spicy, and tangy Korean beef, with garden fresh bell peppers, basil, and green onions, all served over toasted sesame rice. It’s colorful, super quick, so delicious, and possibly the best recipe you’ll make this week. Trust me, […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
August 19, 2018
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. We are less than two weeks out from the start of September and I am all things excited. September is one of my favorite months, as it’s the true start to fall. And along with September comes the four most magical months of the year… […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Creamy Tuscan Pesto and Burrata Pasta...with artichokes, white beans, lemon, and even some greens too. Because when Monday feels more like Sunday, why not make the biggest pot of creamy pasta? Trust me, it's a good idea. Added bonus? This is all made in one pot, start to finish. So it's easy + creamy and delicious too. Recipe on the blog today - linked in profile. What's everyone making?  #f52grams #burrata #hbhhealthyjanuary
  • Creamy Chicken and Gnocchi Soup with Crispy (buttery) Mushrooms. All the things you love about chicken soup but with the addition of an extra creamy broth, soft pillowy gnocchi, and even some garlicky mushrooms too. So, it's better. And? It’s the easiest dinner. Just throw everything into the slow cooker (instant pot OR make on the stove) and done. It's creamy + herby + a little cheesy. And then gnocchi + mushrooms!?! SO GOOD. Grab the full recipe in Half Baked Harvest Super Simple. Link in profile 🖤 do I make this on stories? #hbhsupersimple #instantpot #soup
  • Chipotle Tortilla and Rice Soup made plant-based with @fieldroast Plant-Based Mexican Sausage. #ad So. Much. Flavor. We love this soup. The sausage brings a  spicy, smoky flavor plus it’s super simple to make. The toppings finish it off  plenty of tortilla chips, cheese, avocado, dollop of yogurt, cilantro…all the (very good) things. … … 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 sweet onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 2 teaspoons cumin kosher salt and pepper 2 Field Roast Plant-Based Chipotle Sausages, sliced 3 cups red enchilada sauce 3-4 cups vegetable broth 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1-2 cup cooked rice … Cook together the olive oil and onion, garlic, cumin, and a pinch each of salt and pepper until the onion is soft and fragrant. Add the Field Roast Plant-Based Chipotle Sausages, cook until browned, 1-2 minutes. Stir in the enchilada sauce and broth. Simmer over medium heat until warmed through, about 10-15 minutes. Stir in cilantro. Spoon the rice into bowls and ladle the soup overtop. Top each bowl as desired with tortilla chips, avocado, cheese, yogurt, cilantro + lime juice.
  • Persian inspired Herb and Beef Stew with Rice. Because it's very much stew weather and I love a cozy weekend dinner. This stew isn't your average stew. It's different and it's VERY GOOD. It's lemony, spiced with turmeric, heavy on the herbs, served over rice, and it's even made in all ONE POT. Very into it. Shared the recipe on HBH this week - link in profile. PS. the key word is inspired, not authentic :) #hbhhealthyjanuary #stew #comfortfood