Monthly Archives: August 2015

Chicken Caesar Baked Pasta Cups

This recipe puts a creamy, cheesy baked pasta twist on the classic chicken caesar salad! Pasta cups are the perfect appetizer for dinner or a party!

Chicken Caesar Baked Pasta Cups

What’s the perfect way to start an Italian dinner party? Pasta, a cheese plate, a caesar salad? How about we combine all of those into one really delicious appetizer! That’s exactly what I did here in these Chicken Caesar Baked Pasta Cups!

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Crispy Peanut Butter Banana Gluten Free Waffles

Crispy peanut butter cereal gives these peanut butter banana gluten free waffles a delicious twist! They’re great for an easy breakfast or weekend brunch!

Crispy Peanut Butter Banana Gluten Free Waffles

One of my favorite meals of the day has always been brunch!

Last week I decided to combine two of my breakfast/brunch favorites, cereal and waffles, into a delicious new recipe!

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Jalapeño Sausage Pizza with 3 Cheese Jalapeño Ranch Sauce

This easy recipe for jalapeño sausage pizza is topped with a scrumptious homemade 3 cheese jalapeño ranch sauce for one seriously delicious pizza!

Jalapeno Sausage Pizza with 3 Cheese Jalapeno Ranch Sauce

One of my favorite things to do when visiting my friends in Phoenix is to go eat at my besties pizzeria, Jimmy and Joe’s!

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve definitely heard me mention Jimmy & Joe’s a time, or two, or twenty! 😉

While I know that every topping combination they have is delicious, my order is always the same, Sausage, Jalapeño, Ricotta, or as I like to call it, “The Whitney”!

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On The Front Porch Interview Blogoversary Photo Shoot

{Photo by Stacy Keck Photo}

As I prepare for the official Rebranding Party tomorrow night, I felt like this was the perfect time to get to know a little more about me!

I recently became part of the blogger program and they were nice enough to include me in their “On The Front Porch” blogger interview series!

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Taco Turkey Patty Melt

This patty melt recipe with a taco twist combines taco seasoned ground turkey, green chilies, spicy cheddar & jalapeño ranch for one scrumptious sandwich!

Taco Turkey Patty Melt Recipe

When was the last time you had a patty melt? Seriously, for me, it had been years, until I made this sandwich earlier this week!

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Apricot Ham and Cheese Sandwich

This ham and cheese sandwich recipe is given a sweet twist with apricot preserves and sweet Hawaiian sliced bread, perfect for an easy lunch!

Apricot Ham and Cheese Sandwich Recipe

With school back in session for most of my friends with kids, it’s that time of the year when parents are thinking about what to pack in their kids lunch box.

Since I’m all about putting a delicious twist on traditional recipes, I took a lunchbox favorite, the ham and cheese sandwich, and gave it a sweet twist with apricot preserves and Hawaiian Sweet Bread!

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Sloppy Joe Pizza Rolls

Homemade sloppy joe pizza filling is rolled up in crescent roll dough with mozzarella and parmesan cheese for a delicious and fun spin on pizza rolls!

Sloppy Joe Pizza Rolls Recipe

Let me start off with a big WELCOME to the new! I’m so excited that you’re here!

If you’ve been visiting for the last 4 years you might have noticed that over the weekend the website began redirecting all LLB links to and the header on the website changed from “ – Cooking Secrets of Whitney Bond” to “ – Traditional Recipes With A Bond Girl Twist!

I wrote a post last week talking all about the rebranding and I’m so excited that it’s all happening now!

Just in case you missed the post, don’t worry, nothing is changing except for the name! You can still expect delicious new recipes coming at you every week on, starting with these scrumptious Sloppy Joe Pizza Rolls, combining two of my childhood favorites!

This recipe took a couple of tries to perfect (you’ll see three lessons I learned throughout the recipe post!), but was well worth the time and effort to make it an absolutely amazing first recipe post on the new!

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Superfood Fruit Parfait

This delicious mason jar fruit parfait recipe is topped with superfood bars for a healthy, vegan, gluten free breakfast or snack!

Superfood Fruit Parfait Recipe

When I first tried Nature’s Path new Qi’a Superfood Bars at the Natural Products Expo in March, I was hooked!

Delicious bars that are packed full of healthy ingredients, that are also gluten-free and vegan, yes, please!

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Pesto Egg and Bacon Breakfast Sandwich

The classic bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich is given a delicious twist with the addition of flavorful pesto in this tasty breakfast recipe.

Pesto Bacon and Egg Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

My mornings usually go a little something like this, open the fridge, figure out what’s in the fridge that I can toss in with my eggs, then prepare some kind of scramble, breakfast sandwich or breakfast burrito.

On one fateful morning, I saw basil pesto sitting in the fridge and decided to dollop it on top of my morning scramble, from then on, I was hooked!

Pesto + eggs = one of the most delicious combos ever!

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Little Leopard Book to become! Logo

I’m so excited to announce that on Saturday, August 15, 2015 will become!

I’m sure you all have questions, and I’ve got answers!

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Gluten Free Stuffed Poblano Enchiladas

Instead of tortillas, these gluten free enchiladas are made with enchilada spiced ground beef stuffed in roasted poblano peppers & covered in red sauce.

Gluten Free Stuffed Poblano Enchiladas

I’ve been wanting to make a new stuffed pepper recipe for a while now, and last week, it finally happened!

I decided to make Stuffed Pepper Enchiladas, subbing tortillas for roasted poblano peppers. This is a great way to make enchiladas gluten-free and healthier!

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Sriracha Candied Bacon Brie Cheeseburger

Sriracha candied bacon, brie cheese, caramelized onions & Sriracha BBQ sauce top this delicious ultimate cheeseburger recipe!

Sriracha Candied Bacon Brie Cheeseburger Recipe

What does the ultimate cheeseburger look like?

This is what the ultimate cheeseburger looks like!

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