French Yogurt Cake

This yogurt cake is perfect; however, in an attempt to make things even better I’ve soaked the cake in a lemon syrup and covered it in glaze! This is one tasty lemon loaf! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/4 cups sugar – divided 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest 3/4 cup plain … Continue reading

Barbecue Chicken Panini

I love hot sandwiches! I’ll take a hoagie, a french dip, a Philly cheesesteak or a Panini any day! This recipe for barbecue chicken requires only four ingredients and can be served as-is or on a yummy sandwich! Ingredients 4 skinless chicken thighs 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup water 4 loaves pita bread Directions … Continue reading

Mixed Berry Semifreddo

This ice cream is so simple! The term semifreddo is Italian for ‘half-cold’ and refers to any semi-frozen cream and meringue combination! The sky’s the limit with this cold treat, swap the mixed berries with whatever you desire. Try chocolate or caramel, maybe pistachios or pecans. I’m sure you’re going to love this! Ingredients 12 0z. bag frozen mixed berries … Continue reading

Strawberry Jam & Strudel

Since strawberries are in season and jam is so easy to make, I figured we’d save a couple bucks. Ingredients 1 pound strawberries – hulled and quartered 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 lemon – juice and zest Directions In a saucepan over low heat, combine sugar, lemon juice and zest. Stir until sugar has dissolved. … Continue reading

The Versatile Blogger Award

I’ve been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by a follower and fellow blogger named Stephanie! Thanks Stephanie for your nomination! If you’d like to check out her blog, full of awesome recipes made from scratch, then click here  to visit A Modern Christian Woman! The rules of accepting this award are as follows: Thank the award … Continue reading

Melon Slushies

This refreshing treat is simple and delicious! Enjoy! Ingredients 4 cups crushed ice – divided 2 cups cantaloupe – chopped 2 cups watermelon – chopped 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons simple syrup Directions Cantaloupe Slush In a blender, combine 2 cups ice, orange juice and cantaloupe. Serve immediately. Enjoy! Watermelon Slush In a blender, combine … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Brownie Bites

These chocolate brownie bites are perfect when topped with a creamy peanut butter frosting and even more delicious when you swirl that frosting into the batter! You decide what works best for you! Perhaps folding chocolate chips or chopped walnuts into your brownie batter would add a bit of flair. I hope you enjoy this TastyThumb original and remember, there’s … Continue reading

Mac N’ Trees

The name says it all! This cheesy macaroni is super rich and creamy! Ingredients 1 pound macaroni noodles 2 large broccoli crowns – cut into florets 1/4 cup butter 1 garlic clove – minced 1/4 cup flour 1/2 cup reserved pasta water 2 cups milk 2 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese – shredded salt & … Continue reading

Glazed Pear Muffins

 Here’s another recipe for those of you currently watching your weight! Enjoy these muffins for breakfast with a cup of coffee, as a mid-day snack along side a fruit salad or satisfy your sweet tooth and enjoy as a dessert! Ingredients 2 large pears – peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon … Continue reading

Citrus Salad

Happy Easter to you all! Here’s something tasty for your diet regimen! The health benefits associated with consuming citrus fruit are endless! Oranges are full of essential vitamins that lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, help boost your immune system, increase your liver function and lower your risk of esophageal/stomach cancers by forty percent! Grapefruit is high in enzymes that burn … Continue reading