Herbed Green Beans and Carrots

These Green Beans and Carrots are coated in a delicious herbed butter and broth mixture and topped with fresh chives. This is perfect for your Easter side dishes and comes together in just 20 minutes! 

The color of this dish alone is enough to want to enjoy it for Easter, or any holiday really! The green beans stay slightly crisp through cooking and are complimented by the sweetness of carrots and a delicious butter herb sauce making it a stunning dish with little effort. Bonus points for easily being able to adjust the ingredients based on the number of people you are serving!

For this recipe you will need: green beans, carrots, chicken broth, butter, garlic powder, parsley, fennel seed, sugar, white wine vinegar, salt and pepper. 

white serving dish with green beans and carrots

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Asparagus Tart with Onions and Chives

This Asparagus Tart is made using light and buttery sheets of puff pastry along with caramelized onions, chives and red onion to create a flavorful and easy appetizer.

For this recipe the asparagus is blanched, leaving it with a slight crunchy texture even after baking. It comes together easily and can even be prepared ahead of time which makes it a great app to add to your Easter menu … not to mention how incredibly gorgeous it is! 

For this recipe you will need: asparagus, onions, chives, butter, puff pastry, salt, pepper, garlic powder, red onion (optional). 

Asparagus Tart on puff pastry- cooked

 

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Chocolate Chip Scones

These Chocolate Chip Scones are incredibly easy to make and are the perfect addition to breakfast or brunch. They are loaded with chocolate chips but are not overly sweet, and are dense enough for slicing open and adding some butter, making them easy to pair with your morning cuppa tea. 

Don’t be scared off by the term scone, I promise you they are so much easier than we believe them to be! They come together in under 10 minutes and will then fill your home with the delicious sweet smell of chocolate and butter while they bake away. 

For this recipe you will need: flour, baking powder, sugar, butter, milk, egg, vanilla and chocolate chips. 

chocolate chip scones on cooling rack

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Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

Sweet and nutty with a hint of curry, this Butternut Squash Soup is bursting with flavor and is so easy to make! Chop, dump and puree that’s all you do and 25 minutes later you have a creamy and full bodied Butternut Soup that is to die for. 

The cold weather is still here for a while longer so I thought today I would finally share my Butternut Squash Soup recipe that I keep teasing you with on Instagram! As you can see below, it has a gorgeous orange color which helps to brighten any dull winter day, and I can promise you once you have a spoonful you will be hooked on its sweet flavor with hints of spice!

For this recipe you will need: Butternut Squash, onion, potatoes, vegetable broth, milk, garlic, curry powder, brown sugar, salt and pepper.

Butternut Squash Soup in white square bowl with garnish

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Soda Bread Muffins with Cheddar

These Soda Bread Muffins are airy and light with crisp edges, the perfect muffin top and delicious Irish cheddar in every bite. 

Soda Bread is a classic quick bread that we tend to enjoy around this time of year, specifically for St. Patrick’s Day. While I love the classic bread I thought it was time to give it an update and decided on muffins which have a lighter texture but all the flavor you already love (plus more!).

For this recipe you will need: Flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar, egg, buttermilk, butter and Irish cheddar. 

Soda Bread Muffins on cutting board with Irish Cheddar chunks

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