Teriyaki Chicken and Spinach Pasta Salad from TastesBetterFromScratch.com

  Hey readers, it's Lauren visiting again from TastesBetterFromScratch.com! The last few times I've posted here I've shared sweets--like these chocolate cupcakes, oreo cupcakes, and brownies. But I'm back to show you all that I'm not just about chocolate ;-) . I may have a bit of a sweet tooth problem, but I love regular food too. I especially love food that's healthier, filling, and full of flavor. That way my … [Read more...]

Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars recipe

I have fond memories of Elementary School, and these peanut butter bars are still a favorite of mine. I loved the days that these were part of lunch as a kid.  Enjoy my friends, enjoy. xoxo, Brooke Don’t forget any All Things Delicious Recipe shared by me is a tried and true recipe that I SWEAR by! I wouldn’t share it if it didn’t meet the cut! :) If you like this recipe, check out these delicious … [Read more...]

best monster cookie recipe ever

Connelly's 4th grade teacher made these cookies for her students when they passed off all of their multiplication facts. He was sooo proud when he met his goal. She made them each a ginormous cookie and then at the end of the year, she sent home the recipe. Since school let out in May, he has begged me to make them. We didn't even double the recipe, and we had a ton of cookies! WARNING: You will not be able … [Read more...]

Birthday Cake Oreo Cream Dessert

This Birthday Cake Oreo Cream Dessert is a simple no-bake treat that everyone will love. All you need for this tasty dish, is just a handful of ingredients & a few minutes of prep.   Hi there All Things Thrifty readers! It's been a little while since I was last here with you. If you don't know me, I'm Gina & I blog over at Kleinworth & Co where you'll find easy DIY projects, fun crafts with the kids … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Oreo Cream Frosting

Hey ATT readers! It's Lauren from Tastes Better From Scratch and I'm excited to be back to share a yummy treat with you all! Since summertime is full of BBQ's and picnics, I thought I'd share my go-to treat for those type of gatherings---cupcakes! They're easy to make, they transport easily, they don't require any serving utensils, and they're the perfect little size.  Plus these chocolate cupcakes have an oreo cream … [Read more...]

orange and lemon jello recipe side dish

I've been on a recipe kick lately. If you missed my Mom's Lemon Cake Recipe, it's worth checking out. I don’t share recipes often but just know this, if I share a recipe, I know it’s delicious. Trust me, I don’t share anything that isn’t worth making. My mom's recipes are always crowd pleasers, and this one is my kids' favorite! She's been making  this yummy jello/pudding recipe on special occasions for as long as I … [Read more...]

Lemon Cake Recipe a

When I started college at SUU in 1999, my Mom gave me a packet of our family favorite recipes for me when I left home, and this lemon cake was one of the recipes my Mom thought to include in the famous packet. I used this exact recipe during my first semester as the topic for my demonstrative speech in my introduction to communications class. I brought the ingredients to class, and whipped up the recipe in front of the … [Read more...]


Hey guys, it's Lauren visiting again from Tastes Better From Scratch! Hopefully you remember me from the chocolate frosted brownies or the chocolate cupcakes with chocolate buttercream that I posted here recently--today I'm super excited to share an awesome "cinco de mayo" inspired dish with you! A few years ago my husband and I had the opportunity to live in Mexico for a few months for an Internship. We lived in … [Read more...]

eat more cake recipe

I made cake for our primary training meeting and it was a huge hit. In fact, over the last five years I have always had a ton of success with these 3 cake-making secrets. People always rant and rave about how moist my cake is, but I attribute the deliciousness to these easy steps.  The greatest part is that you probably already have the ingredients in your pantry. I start with a plain old white cake mix, yep, I'm not … [Read more...]

French Dip Sandwich slow cooker Recipe

Do you ever have recipes that you forget about, and then something spurs your memory and you think, "why haven't I made that lately!?!" I got this recipe from my friend Liz, and she always has the best recipes. In fact, the "Best Breadsticks Recipe Known to Man" is also from Liz! So if you liked that one, then you will love this one for shizzle. One thing I have to mention before I get down to the nitty gritty of this … [Read more...]