Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

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Easy, tasty, approachable recipes. Teacher 👩🏻‍🏫 Cook 👩🏻‍🍳 Family 👨‍👩‍👧‍👧 Chocolate 🍫 #lifeisbutadish

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I’m obsessed with this soup! 🙌🏼 Zucchini Avocado Soup is the most perfect transition from summer to fall. It can be served hot or cold, for lunch or dinner, and it makes great leftovers. The secret? @ca_avocados for an extra silky texture. So excited for you to add this one to your list! #lifeisbutadish #sponsored _ Link in profile - http://www.lifeisbutadish.com/zucchini-avocado-soup/

Tonight Ava asked if she could play one more game at Funland and I replied in a stern voice, “you can play one more game, then it’s STRAIGHT to ice cream”. 🤦🏻‍♀️ I would say vacation mode is in full effect. 😬 #lifeisbutadish #whatiswrongwithme #strongparentingmoment

Laney Schwartz
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2 Days 11 Hours Ago

I may be across the country, but the Dish Inspiration is still live. Aaaaand this Artichoke Mushroom Lemon Pasta is on it. If you haven’t made it yet, don’t wait any longer. Add it to your menu then leave a comment below letting us know one dish you’re gonna make this week. Let’s inspire each other! #lifeisbutadish #libadinspiration #dishers _ Link in profile - http://www.lifeisbutadish.com/weekly-dish-inspiration-74/

When’s the last time you got a piggy back ride? This was so much more painful than it looks. 😆 Pretty sure I pulled my hip and nearly choked Zach. But we got this picture so it was worth it. ♥️ #lifeisbutadish

Laney Schwartz
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4 Days 11 Hours Ago

I need to know. What do you call them? Sprinkles or jimmies? 🙈 This may or may not define our relationship. 😉 #teamsprinkles #lifeisbutadish

Laney Schwartz
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5 Days 16 Hours Ago

Back-to-School is here for many, or just around the corner for some! We all need some quick and easy dinner ideas and I know you’re gonna love this Grilled Flank Steak w/ Spinach Pesto! 🌱 I’ve partnered with my friends at @moinkbox to offer you guys the best quality pasture raised meat and wild caught fish subscription boxes! This is perfect for the busy back-school season because you get the highest quality meats and fish delivered right to your front door. 🙌🏼 Take advantage of these last few days of summer and make a big batch of pesto to keep in the freezer, then pull it out and serve over your favorite grilled steak for an over the top easy weeknight meal! _ Use the code LIFEISBUTADISH for $20 off your first @moinkbox order! #lifeisbutadish #moinkbox #getmoinked #partner _ Link in profile - http://www.lifeisbutadish.com/grilled-flank-steak-w-spinach-pesto/

I don’t know what it is about this place that makes me so happy? Maybe it’s the friendly people, the quaint streets, or the families sitting on their front porches playing games all night long. Or possibly the food, the same rides and games that I used to play as a kid, or the cheesy t-shirt shops on every corner? Maybe it’s all of the above. Either way, 10 more days in this magical place and I’m soaking up every second. 💕 #lifeisbutadish #libadtravels

Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

4 Days 11 Hours Ago

CLOSED! Winner has been contacted! 🌟GIVEAWAY 🌟 The moment you've all been waiting for! Let's giveaway some Stasher bags shall we?!? If you've been following my stories lately, you know how awesome these things are and you know how much I love them! These premium grade silicone bags can be used for so many purposes AND they are fridge, freezer, oven and boiling safe! You wanna know what else? TWO LUCKY WINNERS will have a chance to win 3 @stasherbag - one of each size in the color of your choice! Here's how to enter: 1) Follow @lifeisbutadish & @stasherbag 2) Like this photo 3) Tag a few friends in separate comments (each comment counts as an entry) and tell them how you would use your new bags! _ BONUS ENTRY: Repost this photo in your stories or feed. Don't forget to tag me so I can see and count it! _ Winner will be announced Thursday 8/16. Must be US based. Omg omg I'm so excited! Ready, set, GO! #lifeisbutadish

Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

8 Days 14 Hours Ago

Just because I’m on vacation doesn’t mean #libadinspiration has to be! Check it out for some inspiration this week! And you should probably make this pasta because, well, pasta. #lifeisbutadish _ Link in profile - http://www.lifeisbutadish.com/weekly-dish-inspiration-73/

Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

10 Days 11 Hours Ago

Say hello to the easiest, most refreshing Blender Green Juice (no juicer required)! In case you missed it yesterday, it’s on the blog now. #lifeisbutadish _ Link in profile- http://www.lifeisbutadish.com/blender-green-juice-no-juicer-required/

Laney Schwartz
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11 Days 15 Hours Ago

Did you know I used to be terrified of the grill? When Zach and I first met, for yeeeears he was the only one who did the grilling. I think it was mainly lack of experience that held me back, and eventually I just started trying and realized it’s not that hard! Like anything else, I quickly gained confidence and no longer do I need my “grill master” to grill for me! _ When we got our @traegergrills about a year ago, all those fears came rushing back, I was nervous, intimidated and afraid to even try. I decided to take charge this time and play around with it, and once again was so pleasantly surprised at how simple it was to use! Trust me, if I can do it, so can you. It takes a little focus in the beginning, but becomes second nature in no time. _ Double tap if you can relate to these feelings! And the whole point of this is to let you know that I promise it’s not so scary. If you’ve been on the fence about getting a @traegergrills I highly recommend it. Don’t let your fear get in the way! It’s easy to use, and there’s an amazing Traeger Community out there to help inspire you! If you already have one, please share any Traeger tips you might have! #lifeisbutadish #sponsored

Laney Schwartz
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13 Days 11 Hours Ago

Sweet, spicy, creamy, easy, no-cook. Check, check, check, check and check! Grab your favorite ripe stone fruit and make this beauty of a dish in 10 minutes or less. 🍑🌿 #lifeisbutadish _ Link in profile - http://www.lifeisbutadish.com/stone-fruit-burrata-summer-salad/

Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

14 Days 10 Hours Ago

I get on roasted veggie kicks. These last few weeks it’s been cauliflower and broccoli. I love ‘em both equally but I think the fam leans toward cauliflower. In my opinion roasted veggies are best kept simple. Toss with a little olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder is all you really need. Add more spices as you please but it doesn’t take much. Let the veggies shine! 🌟 I cook them at 375 for about 30ish minutes depending on desired amount of doneness. To me, this is pretty much perfect. 👌🏼 What’s your favorite veg to roast? #lifeisbutadish #libadinspiration _ #foods4thought #foodwinewomen #foodfeedblog #foodandwine #fwhealthy #feedfeed #f52grams #freshfinds #thekitchn #buzzfeedfood #beautifulcuisines #buzzfeast #bhgfood #huffposttaste #marthafood #todayfood #yahoofood #bareaders #foodgawker #thenewhealthy #rslove #cookit #shareyourtable #thecookfeed #cauliflower #roastveggies #roastedcauliflower

Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

15 Days 13 Hours Ago

We’ve done a lot of pool and a lot of beach this summer (w/ more to come) 🏖- I’m pretty split down the middle when it comes to which one I like more. 🤔 Zach and Zoe choose pool, Ava is a beach/sand crab lover. What about you? Pool or beach? 🏊🏻‍♀️ 🏖 #lifeisbutadish

Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

16 Days 12 Hours Ago

I’m super picky about my chicken. I don’t like any “weird parts”, and I want it super lean and clean. I’ve looked long and hard and so far @milkandeggscom carries my favorite boneless, skinless chicken breasts. They’re not too thick, not too thin, trimmed nicely and come individually vacuum sealed and ready to go. If you haven’t tried it yet, you should. Then immediately go make this Crispy Baked Buttermilk Chicken that’s on the Dish Inspiration this week! 😋 _ Use the code “Lifeisbutadish” for 20% off your first @milkandeggscom order! Doooo it! #lifeisbutadish #libadinspiration #sponsored _ Dish Inspo link in my profile - http://www.lifeisbutadish.com/weekly-dish-inspiration-72/

Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

17 Days 11 Hours Ago

When Zoe was a toddler we started doing “special time” with her. Special Time is an uninterrupted, phones away, one-on-one period of whatever she wants to do (within reason). Sometimes it’s a puzzle, legos, a walk, read a book, and once in a while it’s something bigger like a trip for ice cream or dinner. _ We initially started it as a way to help her transition to having a new baby in the house and it’s just something we’ve continued ever since. It’s not perfect, but it’s something she looks forward to every week and has helped create a positive connection. We haven’t been as consistent with Ava, as we more often do things as a family now that they’re older, but I do believe the one on one time is equally important. _ What kind of special things do you do with your kids to help disconnect from the busy world and connect with each other? Whether it’s once a week, once a month or daily - I wanna know bc I’ll prob steal some of your ideas! Ready, set, GO! ⬇️ #lifeisbutadish

Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

18 Days 12 Hours Ago

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best. This homemade nut milk is only two ingredients that I guarantee you already have. Nuts and water. Blend it together, strain (if necessary) and you’ve got milk. The step-by-step is on the blog now so give it a peek. What’s your favorite kind of nut milk? Tell me below. I vote cashew. 🙋🏻‍♀️ #lifeisbutadish _ Link in profile - http://www.lifeisbutadish.com/homemade-nut-milk/

Laney Schwartz
(@lifeisbutadish)

19 Days 12 Hours Ago

AUGUST. What?! How?! It’s so cliche but why is time quite literally flying by? For some people, summer ends in a couple short weeks. 😩 For us, we’re lucky enough to still have almost the whole month ahead of us before the school craziness begins. We’ve got one more big family trip coming up (more on that later) and I simply cannot wait! What I wanna know is, what’s left on your summer bucket list? I’d love to squeeze in one or two more fun little things while we can! Tell me below! ⬇️ #lifeisbutadish _ 📷 @stephanielorenphotography