Tag Archives: blue cheese

Roasted Turkey Breast with Blue Cheese Mushroom Gravy

Adding blue cheese to mushroom gravy makes a creamy and flavorful gravy recipe that’s perfect on top of sliced roasted turkey breast.

Roasted Turkey Breast with Blue Cheese Mushroom Gravy Recipe

In my family, we love to prepare a turkey breast instead of a whole turkey at the holidays. We have a small family, only 6 of us for Christmas dinner, so making a turkey breast gives us the perfect amount of turkey for everyone!

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Buffalo Cheesy Puff Pastry Rolls

Buffalo Cheesy Puff Pastry Recipe

Football season is HERE people!!!!

I couldn’t be more excited because well, I love football, AND I love all that comes with watching football!

Getting together with friends every weekend, having a beer or two, and most importantly, making really delicious game day grub!

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Buffalo Turkey Meatball Subs

Buffalo Turkey Meatball Sub Recipe

Grilled turkey meatballs… smothered in buffalo sauce and blue cheese dressing… on a toasty bun… it’s the sandwich that every other sandwich wishes it was 😉

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Buffalo Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Buffalo Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Last week as I was preparing the Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken & Pork Meatloaf for dinner, I thought, what goes better with meatloaf than mashed potatoes? So, then I thought, I must make a Buffalo Cheesy Mashed Potato Recipe to go with the meatloaf, and here we are!

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Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken & Pork Meatloaf

Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken & Pork Meatloaf Recipe

When it comes to meatloaf, I’m totally a convert! I was never really a fan of it growing up, but now that I’ve put my own LLB twists on the dish, I absolutely love it!

From Mexican Meatloaf, to Italian Meatloaf, to this delicious Buffalo Style Meatloaf, I’m now all about the simple, meaty dish!

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Buffalo Chicken Salad Sliders

Buffalo Chicken Salad Sliders

Oh hey, have I mentioned football season is back? As a matter of fact, I’m pretty sure that’s how I’ve started every post on LLB for the last 2 weeks 😉

Yes, I’m excited and yes, I love recipes that are perfect for game day, but these little sliders are really perfect for any day!

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Cheesy Buffalo Turkey Grilled Flatbread

Cheesy Buffalo Turkey Flatbread

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!

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Blue Cheese Spinach Dip

Warm Blue Cheese Bacon Spinach Dip

It’s rich, creamy, cheesy, bacon-y goodness all whipped up into one deliciously decadent dip!

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Buffalo Chicken Burgers

Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Burgers

It’s been a record-breaking 3 months since I posted a recipe involving one of my favorite ingredients, the almighty buffalo sauce… I would say it’s time for a reappearance!

Buffalo Chicken Burger Recipe

Here for you today is the ultimate Buffalo Chicken Burger.

Buffalo Chicken Burgers with Buffalo Potato Salad

Combining all the amazing elements that we think of when daydreaming about the combination of buffalo sauce and chicken, from celery and carrots to blue cheese, this burger encompasses it all (and just in time for football season might I add!)

Buffalo Chicken Burger Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground chicken (You can purchase already ground chicken in the grocery store or use 2 chicken breasts and grind them in the food processor like I did!)
  • 1 celery stalk (finely chopped)
  • 1 carrot stick (peeled and shredded)
  • 1/2 red onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup franks red-hot buffalo sauce
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese dressing
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 6 hamburger buns

Optional Toppings

  • tomatoes (sliced)
  • baby spinach
  • red bell peppers (diced)
  • green onions (diced)

Start by combining the ground chicken, celery, carrots, red onion and garlic in a large mixing bowl.

Buffalo Chicken Burger Patty Mix

Next, add the egg, 1/4 cup buffalo sauce, bread crumbs, chili powder and paprika.

Buffalo Chicken Burger Patty Mix

Form into 6 patties.

Buffalo Chicken Burger Patties

Next, place on the grill over medium heat for 8-10 minutes per side.

While the burgers are on the grill combine the additional 1/4 cup buffalo sauce with 1/4 cup blue cheese dressing.

Blue Cheese Buffalo Sauce

Toast the buns, then spread the mixture onto each side of the bun.

Remove the burgers from the grill and place onto the bun.  Top with the blue cheese crumbles and any desired additional ingredients.

Buffalo Chicken Burgers

The burger is super flavorful and packs a bit of a punch while the blue cheese cools down the spiciness and adds a layer of creaminess.

Buffalo Chicken Burger Recipe

I served these scrumptious burgers with Buffalo Potato Salad for the ultimate buffalo sauce filled dinner!

Buffalo Chicken Cheeseburgers

Buffalo Potato Wedges or Spicy Buffalo Macaroni Salad would also be perfect with this dish!

Gluten Free Buffalo Chicken Burgers

♣ Vegetarian Option: Substitute “veggie crumbles” for the ground chicken.

♦ Gluten Free Option: Use Gluten Free Breadcrumbs  with gluten-free buns, or go “bun-less” for a low carb option.

Buffalo Chicken Burgers

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 burgers

Buffalo Chicken Burgers

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 celery stalk (finely chopped)
  • 1 carrot stick (peeled and shredded)
  • 1/2 red onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup franks red-hot buffalo sauce
  • 1/2 cup Mary’s Gone Crackers Gluten-Free Breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese dressing
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • Optional Toppings
  • tomatoes (sliced)
  • baby spinach
  • red bell peppers (diced)
  • green onions (diced)

Instructions

  1. Start by combining the ground chicken, celery, carrots, red onion and garlic in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Next, add the egg, 1/4 cup buffalo sauce, bread crumbs, chili powder and paprika.
  3. Form into 6 patties.
  4. Next, place on the grill over medium heat for 8-10 minutes per side.
  5. While the burgers are on the grill combine the additional 1/4 cup buffalo sauce with 1/4 cup blue cheese dressing.
  6. Toast the buns, then spread the mixture onto each side of the bun.
  7. Remove the burgers from the grill and place onto the bun.
  8. Top with the blue cheese crumbles and any desired additional ingredients.
http://whitneybond.com/2012/08/28/whats-for-dinner-buffalo-chicken-burgers/

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon Wrapped Dates

These little “parties on a stick” first came into my world at Cafe Sevilla in San Diego.  I became beyond obsessed with them and started making them for every party, event, Monday, you know, whatever!

Blue Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates

The kicker with these is, my Mom loves them!  When the certified pickiest eater in the world likes something, you know it’s good!  I’ve started making them every time I go home for a family event. They are quick, easy and make a great appetizer or party dish!

Bacon Wrapped Date Ingredients

Ingredients (makes 20 dates)

  • 20 dates
  • 10 slices bacon
  • 4 oz blue cheese

Preheat the oven to 375°.

Slice half way through the dates and remove the pits, then add the blue cheese.

Bacon Wrapped Date Recipe

Slice the bacon in half then wrap a 1/2 slice around the date.

Bacon Wrapped Date Recipe

Next, slide a toothpick through to secure the bacon.

Bacon Wrapped Date Recipe

Repeat 19 times.

Bacon Wrapped Date Recipe

Place in the oven for 20 minutes, turn the dates over then continue to cook 10-15 minutes or until bacon is crispy.

Blue Cheese Bacon Wrapped Dates

Depending on the event (and how many new recipes I’m trying to conquer that day!) when I have time I add an Apple Cider glaze on top.

Apple Cider Glaze Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter (apple butter preferred)
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 6 tbsp apple cider
  • 2 tbsp half and half
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme

Start by melting the butter in a small saucepan, next combine the additional ingredients and whisk well.  Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring consistently. Remove from the heat and let stand 3 minutes.

Use a pastry brush to glaze the dates 3-5 minutes before removing them from the oven.

Blue Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Date Recipe

♣ Vegetarian Option: Replace the Bacon with Vegetarian Smart Bacon.

♦ Gluten Free Option: This Recipe is Gluten-Free.

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 20 bacon wrapped dates

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Ingredients

  • 20 dates
  • 10 slices bacon
  • 4 oz blue cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°.
  2. Slice half way through the dates and remove the pits, then add the blue cheese.
  3. Slice the bacon in half then wrap a 1/2 slice around each date.
  4. Next, slide a toothpick through each date to secure the bacon.
  5. Place the bacon wrapped dates on a baking sheet.
  6. Place in the oven for 20 minutes, turn the dates over then continue to cook 10-15 minutes or until bacon is crispy.
http://whitneybond.com/2012/06/10/whats-for-a-side-bacon-wrapped-dates/

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

I don’t think I need to re-iterate my love for buffalo chicken, but just in case, I love it! And this recipe is so quick and easy to make, there is no excuse not to enjoy it yourself!

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

On Sunday I used the pressure cooker to cook 3 chicken breasts, I then shredded the chicken and placed it in a plastic storage container in the fridge.  By doing this I was able to make the wrap for lunch in 5 minutes and enjoy all its buffalo amazingness!

Buffalo Chicken Wrap Ingredients

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 1 large flour tortilla
  • 2 tbsp blue cheese dressing
  • 1/4 cup spinach
  • 1 cup chicken breast (cooked and shredded)
  • 2 tbsp buffalo sauce
  • 1/4 cup carrots (shredded)
  • 1/4 red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tbsp blue cheese crumbles

Start by pouring the blue cheese dressing in the center of a tortilla.

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Next, add the spinach on top of the blue cheese dressing.

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Now mix the shredded chicken with the buffalo sauce.

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Add the buffalo chicken to the wrap.

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Next, top with the sliced onions, shredded carrot and blue cheese crumbles.

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Now you’re ready to wrap! Begin by folding in the sides.

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Then wrap the tortilla tightly around the filling, slice in half and dig in!

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Writing this post makes me want another one right now!  Good thing I have that extra chicken in the fridge 😉

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

You could even slice the wrap into quarters and serve them as appetizers at a party!

Buffalo Chicken Wrap Recipe

Or make a couple of wraps at the beginning of the week, toss them in the fridge and have a delicious lunch awaiting you during the week!

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

♣ Vegetarian Option: Substitute “veggie crumbles” for the shredded chicken.

♦ Gluten Free Option: Use gluten-free corn tortillas instead of flour.

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 wrap

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Ingredients

  • 1 large flour tortilla
  • 2 tbsp blue cheese dressing
  • 1/4 cup spinach
  • 1 cup chicken breast (cooked and shredded)
  • 2 tbsp buffalo sauce
  • 1/4 cup carrots (shredded)
  • 1/4 red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tbsp blue cheese crumbles

Instructions

  1. Begin by pouring the blue cheese dressing in the center of a tortilla.
  2. Next, add the spinach on top of the blue cheese dressing.
  3. Now mix the shredded chicken with the buffalo sauce.
  4. Add the buffalo chicken to the wrap.
  5. Next, top with the sliced onions, shredded carrot and blue cheese crumbles.
  6. Begin wrapping by folding in the sides.
  7. Then wrap the tortilla tightly around the filling, slice in half and dig in!
http://whitneybond.com/2012/03/12/whats-for-lunch-buffalo-chicken-wrap/

Buffalo Potato Wedges

Baked Buffalo Potato Crisps

In continuing with my Buffalo sauce addiction I am here to share with you another new recipe!

Buffalo Potato Wedges

This one came from the  simple fact that I had a large bag of potatoes and the buffalo sauce in the refrigerator was staring me  down, so I brought the two harmoniously together in this yummy new side!

Buffalo Potato Wedge Ingredients

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 2 lbs baking potatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp steak seasoning
  • 1/4 cup buffalo sauce
  • 3 tbsp butter

Start by pre-heating the oven to 400° and cutting the potatoes into wedges.

Sliced Potato Wedges

Next, add the potatoes to a mixing bowl and add the crushed garlic, olive oil, steak seasoning and buffalo sauce.

Buffalo Sauce Potato Wedges

Toss everything to coat then arrange the potatoes in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet or in a 9 x 13 baking dish. Chop the butter into small cubes and place throughout the potatoes.

Baked Potato Wedges with Buffalo Sauce

Now place the potatoes in the oven for 40-45 minutes. The potatoes are done when fork-tender and the sauce has reduced.

Buffalo Sauce Potato Wedges

I’ve served these as a side dish with both Baked BBQ Buffalo Chicken  and Blue Cheese Stuffed Cheeseburgers!

Buffalo Potato Wedges Recipe

They can also be served as an appetizer with toothpicks and blue cheese dressing for dipping.

Buffalo Sauce Baked Potato Wedges

 

Baked Buffalo Wedge Fries

♣ Vegetarian Option: This recipe is vegetarian.

♦ Gluten Free Option: This recipe is gluten-free.

Buffalo Potato Wedges

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serving Size: 4

Buffalo Potato Wedges

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs baking potatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp steak seasoning
  • 1/4 cup buffalo sauce
  • 3 tbsp butter

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400°.
  2. Slice the potatoes into wedges.
  3. Add the potatoes to a mixing bowl and combine with crushed garlic, olive oil, steak seasoning and buffalo sauce.
  4. Toss everything to coat then arrange the potatoes in an even layer on a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  5. Chop the butter into small cubes and place throughout the potatoes.
  6. Bake the potatoes in the oven for 40-45 minutes.
http://whitneybond.com/2012/03/02/whats-for-a-side-buffalo-potato-wedges/