Monthly Archives: May 2014

Hazelnut Brazilian Brigadeiro

Brazilian Brigadeiro is a traditional chocolate truffle from Brazil, this recipe adds creamy hazelnut spread and is rolled in crushed hazelnuts.

Hazelnut Brazilian Brigadeiro

As many of you are probably aware, the World Cup begins in Brazil in just two weeks!

To prepare for the event, I made a traditional Brazilian treat with my own little twist!

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Gluten Free Blueberry Oat Bars

This gluten free re-creation of Starbucks Blueberry Oat Bars is a delicious treat filled with fresh blueberries and topped with a brown sugar crumble.

Gluten Free Blueberry Oat Bars

This time two weeks ago I was up in the air on my way to meet my family in Washington DC for my brothers Masters Graduation.

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Crispy Rosemary Parmesan Baked Sweet Potato Fries

These gluten free crispy baked sweet potato fries are crusted in crispy cereal, parmesan cheese and fresh rosemary for a scrumptious side dish!

Rosemary Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries

Let me introduce you to your new favorite side dish! Crispy, flavorful, amazing sweet potato fries!

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Gluten Free Orange Chicken

This gluten free orange chicken recipe is a quick & easy meal that’s healthier and more delicious than Chinese restaurant take out!

Gluten Free Orange Chicken Recipe

If the pictures alone don’t scream “make me, eat me, love me!” then let me tell you, you want to make this recipe, eat this recipe, and you’re going to love this recipe!

I give it the “Whitney Guarantee”!

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Gluten Free Grilled BBQ Chicken Flatbread

Just in time for BBQ season this easy, tasty grilled BBQ Chicken flatbread recipe combines gluten free bread with bbq chicken, onions and cheese!

Gluten Free BBQ Chicken Flatbread

It’s almost Memorial Day Weekend, which means it’s time to bust out the grill! If you’re looking for a scrumptious alternative to simply grilled meat, then I’ve got exactly what you’re looking for!

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Metabolism Boosting Protein Shake

This metabolism boosting protein shake is filled with ingredients that will help speed up your metabolism and provide a good source of protein.

Metabolism Boosting Protein Shake

Today’s post is sponsored by Beaming.

I am so excited to bring you my latest recipe featuring Beaming’s awesome superfood blends that add healthy, nutritious protein and vitamins to any shake or smoothie!

I decided to create another “Metabolism Boosting” recipe because the original Metabolism Boosting Breakfast Smoothie that I created almost a year ago has been one of the most popular recipes of all time on the blog!

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Grilled Vegetable Skewers

A delicious assortment of colorful vegetables are combined in this simple, gluten free, whole30 compliant recipe for Grilled Vegetable Skewers.

Grilled Vegetable Skewers

For the most part, cooking in my house goes down like this:

  1. Recipe Idea Brainstorming
  2. Writing Out Recipe
  3. Grocery Shopping for Recipe
  4. Creating Recipe in the Kitchen
  5. Photographing Recipe
  6. Blogging About Recipe

For this recipe, I skipped straight to #4!

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Peanut Butter Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches

Two chewy chocolate chip cookies, with creamy peanut butter cheesecake in the middle, might just be the best dessert ever!

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwich

Today’s post is sponsored by The Cravory.

It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Yay!

Basically any day that is solely dedicated to a delicious dessert, I’m on board with!

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Gluten Free Pizza Dough

This thick crust, vegan & gluten free pizza dough recipe is easy to make and delicious with your favorite pizza toppings.

Gluten Free Caprese Pizza

The struggle is real y’all. What struggle you ask? Finding gluten free pizza that doesn’t taste like cardboard!

I set out on a mission this week to make a better gluten free crust!

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Gluten Free Fresh Peach Pie

This fresh peach pie recipe is made with an easy gluten free pie crust and filled with sweet cinnamon sugar peaches for a scrumptious gluten free dessert!

Gluten Free Peach Pie Recipe

Today’s post is sponsored by Nature’s Path.

It really doesn’t get much better than a fresh fruit pie on a warm spring day, and now that peaches are in season, it’s the perfect time to whip up this scrumptious peach pie recipe!

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Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Pesto Pasta Salad

Roasted beets, goat cheese and spinach pesto are tossed together in this deliciously easy vegetarian pasta salad recipe. The perfect side dish for a BBQ!

Roasted Beet Pasta Salad Recipe

Let’s just take a minute to talk about how awesome pasta is.

Spaghetti and meatballsstuffed shells, lasagna, manicotti, ravioli, macaroni and cheese, pasta salad, no matter what your favorite is, let’s be honest, they’re all delicious!

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Gluten Free Breakfast Strata

This gluten free breakfast strata recipe is filled with delicious Italian ingredients including fresh basil, prosciutto and parmesan cheese!

Gluten Free Breakfast Strata

My heart pitter-patters a little faster every time I hear the words “prosciutto and parmesan” together!

The combination of these delicious Italian ingredients is an all time favorite on their own. Combine them with gluten free whole grain bread, fresh basil and garlic in this gluten free breakfast strata and I’m totally obsessed!

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Gluten Free Mushroom Spinach Pesto Pasta

Gluten Free Mushroom Spinach Pesto Pasta

Am I the only one that goes on total food kicks on a regular basis?  For example, I’ve been putting mushrooms in everything lately, basically my prerequisite for making a dish is that I can add mushrooms to it!

Pizza, pasta, omelets, skewers, you name it, I’ve been adding mushrooms to it for the last few weeks!

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Chilled Beet Soup

Chilled Beet Soup

After creating the amazingness that is Beet Hummus, (now my favorite snack, totally addicted!) I  became obsessed with making other recipes with roasted beets.

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Mexican Chicken Salad Tacos

Mexican Chicken Salad Tacos

Happy Cinco De Mayo everyone! I hope you’re having a great day celebrating with tacos, sombreros and maybe some margaritas 😉

I started my Cinco De Mayo bright and early grilling  corn on my balcony at 6 AM (check out my Twitter for that pic!) while preparing for my appearance on San Diego 6 News.

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Crispy Avocado Vegetarian Tacos

Crispy Avocado Vegetarian Tacos

What a fantastic Thursday, two delicious new recipes on the blog, a new partnership announcement, OKC Thunder playoff basketball and it’s almost Cinco De Mayo weekend!

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Roasted Poblano Corn Salsa

Roasted poblano peppers, grilled corn & spices are combined in this simple, delicious, vegan and gluten free corn salsa recipe.

Roasted Poblano Corn Salsa

Remember that time I made a simple salsa to put on top of a taco and the salsa ended up being totally amazing?

Well, you probably don’t, because that time was yesterday and you’re just hearing about it for the first time, but after this post you totally will!

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