Chimichurri, the rich, flavorful sauce from Argentina is perfectly paired with lean pork tenderloin, then wrapped in crispy bacon, in this decadent dinner recipe that’s super easy to toss together!
One of my new favorite things is my “Farmers Market Recipe of the Week”, while I’ve always been a big fan of the Farmers Market, I usually just pick up ingredients I need for already planned recipes.
Lately, I always try to pick up a couple of “random” items then turn them into a new recipe for Little Leopard Book. This helps me think outside of the box and come up with something that’s fresh, local & seasonal!
The Farmers Market Beet and Burrata Tart was my first go at the “Farmers Market Recipe of the Week” and it was a huge hit (with me and on LLB!)
Nutella, Buffalo Sauce, Coffee, Bacon, Sriracha & Wine… these are a few of my favorite things 🙂
While I don’t necessarily eat them all together, I do try to find new & unique ways to incorporate each of these ingredients into new recipes on Little Leopard Book!
Two of my favorite salads I’ve ever made are the Quinoa Caprese Salad and Greek Quinoa Salad, so I decided to put the healthy and popular grain to use once again in this Mexican Quinoa Salad, that is gluten free and vegan, yet packed with protein!
Let me just start by saying, OH… WOW… YUM!
Vegetables, eggs and feta cheese are combined in this simple, vegetarian and gluten free Greek crockpot breakfast casserole!
I was lucky enough to spend this Father’s Day with my Dad. With him living in Oklahoma, and me living in San Diego, we don’t usually get to spend Father’s Day together.
This year it worked out for him & my Mom to take their summer trip to San Diego over Father’s Day weekend, so of course I decided to throw him a brunch!
On the blog, I’m always looking for ways to switch up traditional dishes.
One way I love to do this is by taking a traditional Italian dish and making it Mexican. Have you checked out my Mexican Stuffed Shells or Mexican Manticotti? Both super scrumptious and both Mexican twists on traditional Italian dishes.
Alright, it’s time for a little honesty to start this post. I used to think that veggie burgers were all dry, flavorless and just kind of boring!
That was until I made my own veggie burgers! I’m now slightly addicted to creating different veggie burger recipes!
I took one sip of this cocktail creation on 4th of July, then looked at my friend and said, “ok these are dangerous. Dangerously good!”
If you follow me on Instagram, you probably saw the “cheers-ing” of copper mugs on my balcony with red & blue straws to kick off the holiday weekend.
If you were wondering what was inside and thinking that is was probably just a traditional Moscow Mule, then you would be wrong, this is the Moscow Mule, summer-ized!
Now that summer is in full swing and grilling season is well under way, it’s time to introduce you to my latest grilled skewer creation, the Roasted Jalapeño Honey Chicken Skewer!
When it comes to salads I know that most people (including myself) immediately think, a base of greens (lettuce, spinach or kale) topped with various fruits, vegetables, dressings, cheese, etc.
Well, the panzanella salad says forget the greens, we’re going straight for the good stuff, bread and tomatoes!
It was almost a year ago when I met the love of my life… Bacon Guacamole, haha!
I showed up to my friends annual Comic Con Party (yes, in San Diego, that’s a thing!) and low and behold, there it was, delicious creamy guacamole, filled with crispy scrumptious bacon!
We all know that there is nothing I love more than adding buffalo sauce to virtually anything and everything… but then when you add cheese… and meat… and put it on a tortilla… then grill it, well I’m basically in heaven!
As a food blogger, whenever a holiday rolls around, you have one goal in mind, come up with something that’s festive, delicious, hasn’t already been done and for me, something that doesn’t involve just throwing food dye in everything to make it color coordinate to the holiday.
Last week I shared my recipe for Gluten Free Dessert Cups that are naturally red, white and blue, and perfect for the 4th of July, but I still kept the holiday in the back of my mind over the last week to see if any more brilliant ideas would hit me.
There’s not much I love more than a good sauce and spicy foods. Hence my love of buffalo sauce and sriracha!
This particular recipe featuring sriracha actually came about as a fail from another recipe. When preparing my Sriracha Steak Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Skewers, (yes, those are real & amazing!) I originally tried to use cube steak to wrap around the jalapeños.
Needless to say, it didn’t quite work out and I ended up using skirt steak, but the beauty of the original fail was that these amazingly scrumptious tacos came out as the result!