Monthly Archives: June 2014

Chicken Enchiladas with Creamy Avocado Sriracha Sauce

This chicken enchilada recipe combines creamy avocado sriracha sauce with shredded chicken and pepper jack cheese for a spicy, delicious meal!

Chicken Enchilada Recipe with Creamy Avocado Sriracha Sauce

A few of my recipes are completely unplanned and come out of sheer necessity to use up items in my refrigerator. These are sometimes my very best recipes.  This is one of those recipes.

I had a container full of cooked, shredded chicken leftover from making a Buffalo Chicken Frittata (recipe is in my cookbook!) for brunch last weekend. I knew I needed to use it up before heading out of town this weekend so I started to brainstorm.

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Raspberry Lime Shrimp Skewers

These grilled raspberry lime shrimp skewers are healthy, easy to make, gluten free and perfect for a simple summer BBQ recipe!

Raspberry Lime Shrimp Skewers

Two of my favorite things to toss on the grill, fruit and shrimp, are combined in this delicious skewer recipe!

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Gluten Free Dessert Cups

Gluten Free Dessert Cups are made by filling gluten free blueberry muffins with ice cream and fresh fruit, perfect for summer and 4th of July!

Blueberry Muffin Gluten Free Dessert Cups

Today’s post is sponsored by All But Gluten.

This Saturday kicked off the first day of Summer and I, for one, couldn’t be more excited!

Summer means weekends at the beach, BBQ’s, 4th of July and deliciously festive food!

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Crock Pot Thai Beef Sliders

Shredded, slow cooked, crock pot Thai beef is bursting with flavor. Place it on sliders topped with bell pepper slaw for an easy, delicious recipe!

Crock Pot Thai Beef Sliders

Summer is officially here, yay for pool parties, BBQ’s, beach bonfires and most importantly, lots of delicious food!

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Frozen Sangria

Fresh fruit is blended into this delicious frozen sangria recipe. The perfect cocktail for cooling down during the summer months!

Frozen Fruit Sangria

Today’s post is sponsored by Yellow Tail.

For anyone that knows me (or follows me on Instagram), it’s quite apparent that I am a BIG FAN of Sangria, which is why I was so excited to try Yellow Tail’s new bottled sangria!

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Spinach Artichoke Mushroom Risotto

Spinach Artichoke Mushroom Risotto is a rich and hearty, vegetarian and gluten free dish, that is easy to make and perfect for weeknight dinners.

Spinach Artichoke Mushroom Risotto

Oh risotto, how I love thee! Creamy, cheesy, Italian goodness! What’s not to love?

Add fresh spring vegetables and I’m totally obsessed!

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Beef and Chorizo Nacho Burger Sliders

Ground beef and spicy chorizo are combined in these grilled nacho sliders that are topped with queso dip, salsa and jalapeños!

Beef and Chorizo Nacho Burger Sliders

Being born and raised an Oklahoma girl, there’s not much I love more than a cheeseburger and queso dip.

In Oklahoma if you order queso, you’re basically ordering a nacho cheese dip. I found out very quickly when I moved to San Diego that California Mexican restaurants consider queso something totally different.

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Blueberry Goat Cheese Pistachio Crostini

Balsamic blueberries, creamy goat cheese, crushed pistachios and fresh basil are combined in this delicious goat cheese crostini recipe!

Balsamic Blueberry and Goat Cheese Crostini

Each week I get a ton of new recipe inspiration at my local farmers market.

You can read all about my Saturday morning farmers market ritual in my post from last week, which includes an amazing recipe for a Beet and Burrata Tart!

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Asian Chicken Sliders

Asian chicken sliders are a healthy, fun twist on traditional sliders with flavors of ginger, lemongrass and garlic, topped with bell pepper pineapple slaw.

Asian Chicken Sliders

Today’s post is sponsored by Litehouse.

I’m so excited to introduce you to a new slider recipe, as well as a new WhitneyBond.com partner!

I’m sure that many of you are familiar with Litehouse products already, but for those of you who aren’t, I’m happy to fill you in on all of the goodness they have to offer!

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Sriracha Steak Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Skewers

Jalapeño Poppers are filled with cheese and bacon, then wrapped in sriracha marinated steak and grilled on skewers for the ultimate meaty, cheesy meal!

Steak Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

Where oh where do I come up with these recipe ideas, I wish I could tell you!

Why oh why do I decide to come up with these recipe ideas at 10:30 PM? I also wish I could tell you that!  Basically the worst time ever to be thinking about delicious food. Now it’s late, I’m in bed and I’m SO hungry!

I guess that’s just one of the very few downsides that come with being a professional food blogger!

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Gluten Free Baked Cinnamon Roll French Toast

This recipe combines two classic breakfast favorites, french toast and cinnamon rolls in a delicious and simple gluten free french toast casserole!

Gluten Free French Toast Cinnamon Roll Casserole

When you think about two of the most popular breakfast foods of all time, Cinnamon Rolls and French Toast, you probably don’t think gluten free!

But with the help of some delicious gluten free bread, I’ve not only combined the two delicious breakfast dishes, I’ve also made them gluten free!

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Farmers Market Beet and Burrata Tart

This vegetarian beet and burrata cheese tart combines layers of roasted gold and purple beets with creamy burrata on a phyllo dough crust.

Farmers Market Beet and Burrata Tart

It’s simple, it’s beautiful, it’s delicious, it’s a combination of some of my favorite things, light, flakey phyllo dough, balsamic roasted beets and fresh burrata cheese!

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Rosemary Sage Pork Tenderloin Skewers

Tender, flavorful pork tenderloin is marinated in fresh herbs, then combined with apples and shallots in this delicious recipe for grilled pork skewers!

Rosemary Sage Pork Tenderloin Skewers

I’m totally a sucker for delicious food that comes on a stick.. and I’m not talking deep fried fair food!

Chipotle Lime Chicken Fajita Skewers, Rosemary Steak and Potato Skewers, Grilled Vegetable Skewers, all delicious, all food that comes on a stick, but is healthy and not deep fried!

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Buffalo Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Buffalo Chicken Alfredo Sauce is stuffed into pasta shells in this hearty dish filled with chicken, cheese and spicy buffalo sauce.

Buffalo Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

It’s no surprise to anyone who has read my blog for a while now that I love buffalo sauce! You will find over 50 recipes with buffalo sauce on the blog!

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Banana Date Protein Pancakes

Banana Date Protein Pancakes combine a handful of simple ingredients into a gluten free, vegetarian, packed with protein, breakfast recipe!

Banana Date Protein Pancakes

This week, I partnered up with my friends at Beaming to bring you another delicious recipe featuring their superfood protein powder.

Instead of a smoothie this time, I decided to whip up a healthy, protein-packed pancake that’s perfect post-workout!

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