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Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Soup

Friday, September 30th, 2016

boxwood clippings sweet-potato-soup

You guys know how much we love a good sweet potato, as well as a hearty soup, so here’s a recipe perfect to kick off soup season!


three medium sweet potatoes
32 oz carton of chicken broth
one small onion
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg


Peel and cube sweet potatoes and dice onion. Saute in olive oil on med-high until onion is clear and potatoes are slightly tender. Add chicken broth, reduce heat and simmer until sweet potato is soft (about 30 mins). Blend with immersion blender and season with nutmeg and s+p to taste. Serve with a swirl of heavy cream. Serves four.

Best served on a chilly and windy day!!!

Sar and Em x

A Fall Salad

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Fall is in the air! Can you feel it too?
Yesterday we made the most amazing salad featuring yummy fall produce.
We just had to share it with you!
boxwood clippings | fall-saladINGREDIENTS

Spring mix salad
roasted squash and zucchini (20 mins broiled with S+P, EVOO)
sweet potato diced (5 mins in microwave then 20 mins roasted with squash)
bratwurst sausage (20 mins broiled)
cheddar and parmesam
drizzle of Brianna’s honey mustard dressing HERE
roasted sunflower seeds

This salad was packed with flavor, high in protein and oh so delicious!
What seasonal produce do you like to add to your salad this time of year? We’d love to give your favorites a try!

Cucumber & Tomato Salad

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Hallelujah for wanting to eat fresh, cool salad again…those winter months were rough!

Here is a new salad we put together when we were out of regular leafy greens…we found you can still have amazing side salad to go with any meal and it’s always nice to mix things up.boxwood clippings | cucumber and tomato salad

grilled chicken
red onion
olive oil
1/2 lime


Amounts of ingredients is all about preference. But we’ve discovered this kind of salad tastes better the smaller you dice everything up…more flavor punch to bite ration :) Dice vegetables and toss with olive oil, lime juice and salt and pepper.

Enjoy with any grilled chicken/fish…really you could pair this with anything!

Peppermint Meringues

Friday, December 18th, 2015

You guys! Have you tried making your own meringues yet?
Here’s one more attempt to convince you!

Easy, amazingly delicious and the perfect thing to wow all your holiday guests with this festive twist…

boxwood clippings | peppermint meringues

THIS recipe is our favorite. We crushed up 4 candy canes and folded them in gently before baking and spoon small rounds on our parchment rather than one large pavlova.

After cooling, we drizzled with chocolate for extra decadence.

Keep in an airtight container to keep nice and fresh for up to two weeks.

What’s your favorite thing to make this Christmas? If you feel you want to mix it up this year, we promise these will not disappoint!

Cookies in a Box Thanksgiving Gift

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

December is always so insanely busy!
With shopping, parties, and everything else we’re trying to get ahead and are giving our neighbors’ gifts the week of Thanksgiving in lieu of Christmas this year.

boxwood clippings | cookies in a box
Cookies wrapped in parchment, boxed and tied in string, accompanied with a gratitude note will do the job nicely.

We think this would work great for c0-workers and friends too.
A nice little gesture of thanks and getting ahead on Christmas….holler!

PS. Boxes are from HERE!