LEMON OLIVE OIL CAKE RECIPE WITH BERRIES & MASCARPONE

The lemon olive oil cake of your dreams, dressed festively with layers of whipped mascarpone cheese, lemon curd, a honey lemon blueberry sauce and finished with fresh blackberries. The perfect marriage between the classic Italian lemon olive oil cake and Tiramisu. Today I bring to you the first official cake on Ciao Florentina, I don’t […]

Three Cheese Peach and Prosciutto Pizza with Basil and Honey Balsamic Reduction

If there were an ultimate summer pizza I’d have to say, in my opinion, this should definitely be it! I couldn’t believe how amazingly delicious this pizza was! Like, I’m thinking this should now be added to my menu on a weekly basis. Just imagine a soft pizza crust topped with garlic oil and layered […]

NO-BAKE STRAWBERRY LEMONADE CHEESECAKE BITES

The fresh taste of lemon and strawberry will remind you of your favorite summertime beverage. NO-BAKE STRAWBERRY LEMONADE CHEESECAKE BITESINGREDIENTS : Crust 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted Filling 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons […]

PANDA EXPRESS MANDARIN TERIYAKI CHICKEN

PANDA EXPRESS MANDARIN TERIYAKI CHICKEN MADE WITH JUST A FEW INGREDIENTS AND COOKED ON A SUPER HOT GRILL PAN, YOU’LL BE SAVING YOURSELF A TON OF TIME AND MONEY BY MAKING IT AT HOME! Panda Express Mandarin Teriyaki Chicken is one of the few dishes you can order at Panda Express and have that cool […]

FRIED CABBAGE WITH KIELBASA – LOW CARB, PALEO, GLUTEN FREE

Low Carb and Gluten Free Fried Cabbage with Kielbasa. Deliciously satisfying -Quick and Easy weeknight dinner on a budget! What could be more perfect? You’ve got to love any recipe that contains inexpensive ingredients, is quick to make, and tastes like you spent hours on it. That is pretty much the food trifecta. This recipe […]

Blackberry Ricotta Pizza with Basil

A simple pizza for lazy summer nights! It is mostly cheese and blackberries, which is a fabulous combo. Add some basil on top to make things a little more sophisticated, and you are on your way to an easy dinner the whole family will love! Last week I was swimming at the lake with my […]

Tortellini with Asparagus in a Light Creamy Lemon Sauce

Did you indulge a little during the holidays this year?  I know I did.  Though maybe not as much as in holidays past, as everyone has been a little under the weather the past couple of weeks so I didn’t bake as much as I usually do. Every year I make resolutions along with the […]

AVOCADO EGG SALAD

Mayo-free, chunky and delicious egg salad with avocados, crunchy bacon, green onions, dill, lime juice and yogurt. This egg salad can be served as an appetizer, a side dish or as a filling for those delicious sandwiches. I serve it as a big ole entree for me, and me only! Me likey mucho. Alright Alright […]

Champagne Cake with Fresh Strawberries

Champagne Cake with Fresh Strawberries INGREDIENTS : 1 package 2-layer-size white cake mix Champagne or sparkling wine 1 16 ounce can vanilla frosting Few drops red food coloring Sliced or whole fresh strawberries INSTRUCTIONS : Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and lightly flour two 8×1-1/2-inch round cake pans; set aside. Prepare cake mix […]