• Lemon Curd Thumbprint Cookies

    Lemon Curd Thumbprint Cookies are everything the end of the summer needs… and MORE! It starts with the curd! There is lemon in each bite, starting with the dough, but the star is really the curd.  I love a good lemon curd, and just so you know it is really easy to make.  If you have about 10-15 minutes you can have homemade lemon curd that will impress anyone. Here are my little secrets to making the best curd.  Patience and a wooden spoon.  First, know that you are going to stir quite a bit and that the time will vary each and every time you make it.  Second, your…

  • Lemon Italian Cream Cake

    This Lemon Italian Cream cake is what dreams are made of.  I literally woke up thinking about this very cake this morning.  It is just the perfect summer treat! Let them eat cake (Italian Cream Cake) I am a HUGE fan of cake and this  Chocolate Sheet Cake and this delicious Pound Cake are some of my favorites, but this lemon cake is light and airy making it perfect for summer. Trust me you need this cake ASAP! Tube or Bundt My family has always been fans of a good bundt cake.  My mom would make them and have them in the freezer for when company showed up unexpected or for…

  • Skillet Lemon Chicken

    I don’t know about you but during the heat of summer i just don’t want to spend a ton of time in the kitchen, but I still want to put delicious dinners on the table … well I have the perfect recipe for this summer, Skillet Lemon Chicken. All in one skillet Yes you read that right….the chicken and sauce are all made in one skillet, start to finish.  The beauty of one skillet is that the flavors are going to build on one another without a lot of extra ingredients and there is one one pan to clean up at the end.   I am a big, big fan…

  • Lemon Parmesan Skillet Chicken & Cauliflower Rice

    Happy Tuesday.  This Lemon Parmesan Skillet Chicken & Cauliflower rice is the perfect quick fix dinner for the busiest of weeks.  I don’t know about your week but it has already been a crazy, crazy week in my world and this one pan dinner is definitely on my menu this week.   PS… It is also very KETO friendly with only 5 net Carbs per serving. It’s all about the coating! This dish all starts with this amazing coating you press the chicken into.  It is super simple, just parmesan cheese, seasoning and garlic.  Yep… it really is that simple.  The parmesan cheese and garlic gives the chicken so much…

  • Skillet Lemon Chicken

    I don’t know about you but during the heat of summer i just don’t want to spend a ton of time in the kitchen, but I still want to put delicious dinners on the table … well I have the perfect recipe for this summer, Skillet Lemon Chicken. All in one skillet Yes you read that right….the chicken and sauce are all made in one skillet, start to finish.  The beauty of one skillet is that the flavors are going to build on one another without a lot of extra ingredients and there is one one pan to clean up at the end.   I am a big, big fan…

  • Happy 4th of July

    July 4th is here…but do not worry here are some quick and easy last minute treats you can have ready for the BBQ this afternoon. First up is this delicious Lemon Berry Tart.  It is loaded with tons of berries and a delicious pudding filling with just a hint of lemon and one of the best tart crusts I have ever had.   Next up is Vanilla Bean Ice Cream.  This is my go to ice cream and my dad’s favorite.  It is rich, creamy and perfect for a warm evening under fireworks. Blueberry Pie Bars are a perfect quick treat.  They are loaded with tons of blueberry goodness and…

  • Lemon Quinoa

    Are you a quinoa fan?  Well, I am …. I am a BIG, BIG fan.  I love it in a salad, paired with chicken or salmon or with yogurt for breakfast.  One of my favorite quinoa recipes is Spanish Quinoa, it is perfect for Taco Tuesday… but my new favorite is this Lemon Quinoa which is perfect for summer! Quinoa for All… Now I know not everyone is a fan of quinoa, but this recipe might just change their mind.  It is loaded with tons of flavor.  There is a lemon in each bite, making it light and refreshing.  With the arugula you get a bit of peppery bite, which I…

  • Lemon Italian Cream Cake

    Have you ever woke up one morning and been craving cake?  Well, that happened to me just last week.  I literally woke up and wanted a slice of cake…yep I am that girl.  To crave my need for cake I jumped right up and got to making this AMAZING Lemon Italian Cream Cake…LOVE IT!! Let them eat cake Like I mentioned before I woke up craving cake one morning last week but I didn’t want a heavy cake like this Chocolate Sheet Cake or this delicious Pound Cake.  I wanted a lighter cake, something perfect for summer.   As I was thinking about what I wanted to make I decided…

  • Gluten Free Lemon Bars

    Man, it is getting HOT outside.  The heat index here today is well over 100 degrees…gotta love SE Texas.  Summer here means pools, baseball and anything refreshing.  Gluten Free Lemon Bars are not only refreshing they are a treat all your friends and family can enjoy. SO simple…and SO good I am a big fan of lemon bars.  They are not only delicious but they are also so easy to make.  With just a few ingredients you can create the perfect Gluten Free Lemon Bar.   The crust is similar to a shortbread and the filling is bursting with tons of lemon from the juice and the zest.  Trust me…

  • Lemon Tart Cookies

    With the weather warming up I am ALL about lemon anything.  I love lemon in my drinks, lemon in my food and lemon in my dessert…lemon anything!! They are just so cute! There is just something about cute little desserts.  It is even better when they are little lemon desserts.   I have always been a fan of making desserts or muffins in my mini muffin pans, but these are definately one of my favorites so far.   The cookie crust adds a bit of sweetness to the tartness of the lemon making each bite just perfect! They are just so pretty! Not only are they cute, but they are…