Oreo Overload Donuts

Oreo Overload Donuts | thefirstyearblog.com

It’s another donut recipe! I thought it was about time to share another since it has been a little over a month since we shared our last donut recipe. Our last donut recipe was one of my all time favorites because it incorporated my favorite fruit – blueberries! If you like blueberries and chocolate, I [...]

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Milkshake

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Milkshake | thefirstyearblog.com

So this past weekend I was at the grocery store doing my regular grocery shopping and I found myself in the ice cream aisle… I wasn’t supposed to be there. We are kind of on a ‘no ice cream diet’. It was going well until I ended up in the ice cream aisle. In my [...]

Cookie Dough and Peanut Butter Mousse Oreo Stacks

Cookie Dough and Peanut Butter Mousse Oreo Stacks | thefirstyearblog.com

You might be asking, where did Beth come up with this idea? I blame it all on my sweet tooth. And who can turn down an oreo? So I figured if I thought cookie dough and peanut butter mousse sandwiched between an oreo cookie was a good idea, you’d like it too. These oreo stacks [...]

Southwestern Frito Burger

Southwestern Frito Burger | thefirstyearblog.com

I am a member of the Collective Bias Social Fabric Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #SayCheeseburger #CollectiveBias Who’s the grill master at your house? If roasted vegetables are on the dinner menu usually I assume the task as grill master. If [...]

Neapolitan Oreo Ice Cream Bites

Neapolitan Oreo Ice Cream Bites | thefirstyearblog.com

A few weeks ago when my mom and nephew, Liam, came for a visit, I surprised them with neapolitan oreo ice cream bites. After they spent all day driving from Minnesota to Illinois, plus lots of stops along the way, I thought they could use a frozen treat. I’ve always had a love for ice [...]

Garlicky Tomato and Eggplant Stacks

Garlicky Tomato and Eggplant Stacks | thefirstyearblog.com

Raise your hands if you like tomatoes! **throws hands in the air** I love fresh tomatoes, cooked tomatoes, canned tomatoes, tomato soup, and salsa.. that counts because it’s mainly made of tomatoes, right?! But, I do have to confess, I don’t like whole cherry tomatoes. I don’t like the way they burst in my mouth, [...]

Birthday Cake Parfait

Birthday Cake Parfait | thefirstyearblog.com

Today is a perfect day for a birthday cake parfait because it’s my birthday! I am now a quarter century old, woohoo! Actually, turning 25 is a tad bit scary.. I feel old and it feels like I should have my life figured out, or at least own a pet or a house. When I [...]