Breakfast and Brunch, Eggs

Avocado Egg Toast with Hemp Seeds

Loreto October 17, 2018

Avocado Egg Toast with Hemp Seeds, rich flavors and textures. Perfect to get the day started. Simple, easy, quick, above all else scrumptious. Doesn’t get any better than that!

Song of the day: “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele

Avocado Egg Toast with Hemp Seeds

[This post is sponsored by Mighty Trio Organics. We have been gifted a bag of hemp seeds but all opinions are our own.]

Avocado Egg Toast with Hemp Seeds has layer upon layer of goodness. Whole grain bread, homemade ginger maple cranberry aioli, ripe avocado, a beautifully cooked egg, and top it off, hemp seeds! Delightfully delicious and a look that is so tempting. Grab a forkful and join in!

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Gluten-free, Pasta, Pizza, Risotto, Special Diets, Vegan/Vegetarian

Pomodori con Riso (Italian Rice Stuffed Tomatoes)

Nicoletta October 13, 2018

Pomodori con Riso (Italian Rice Stuffed Tomatoes) is a classic Italian dish, more specifically from Rome. It is a tasty, vegan, full meal just as good eaten warm, cold, or at room temperature. The rice cooks inside the tomatoes and the potatoes are on the side, getting billowy delicious from the juices of the tomatoes.

Song of the day: Zero – Imagine Dragons.

Pomodori con Riso e Patate al Forno

I needed bright colors, fresh flavors, familiar smells, the comfort of home. The kiss of the sunshine rays on my skin.

I needed a recipe like this Pomodori con Riso (Italian Rice Stuffed Tomatoes): a lingering of the Italian summer in my mouth.

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Pasta, Pizza, Risotto, Vegan/Vegetarian

Eggplant Parmigiana Pizza

Loreto October 10, 2018

Eggplant Parmigiana Pizza, inspired by a Roman Italian classic. Grilled eggplant meets a delectable tomato sauce, all covered in crispy gooey fresh melted mozzarella and parmigiano, ripe tomato slices, and hints of aromatic basil on a crisp yet tender homemade crust!

Song of the day: “Nina Cried Power” by Hozier.

Eggplant Parmigiana Pizza

Eggplant Parmigiana Pizza is a flavor-packed, quick, easy, weeknight dinner idea. In just a few minutes you will be feasting on a light crust infused with a rich bold sauce.

If that is not enough how about topping it with grilled eggplant rounds, mozzarella, Parmigiano and fresh basil?

Great idea for supper tonight? I think so!

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Breakfast and Brunch, Eggs, Vegan/Vegetarian

Egg and Spinach Whole Wheat Buns

Nicoletta October 6, 2018

Egg and Spinach Whole Wheat Buns, a delicious filling made with boiled eggs, sauteed spinach and Greek yogurt inside a light and soft, homemade, whole wheat bun, baked until golden brown. A healthy and nutritious breakfast, lunch, snack option, for kids and grown-ups.

Song of the day:  Anything Goes – Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga.

Egg and Spinach Whole Wheat Buns

I’ve always loved hard boiled eggs. Since I was a kid, I would ask my mom to make me a boiled egg for lunch, with some vegetables on the side. My grandma would crack an egg in the tomato sauce and it would cook, hard in the yolk and soft in the white, so saucy and delicious.

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Gluten-free, Vegan/Vegetarian

Halloumi and Vegetable Stir Fry

Loreto October 4, 2018

Halloumi and Vegetable Stir Fry, an adventurous way to use this cheese in a most delectable and delicious way!

Song of the day: “Notorious” by Duran Duran.

Halloumi and Vegetable Stir Fry

Halloumi and Vegetable Stir Fry, combines a popular staple of ancient Cyprus and quick cooking methods of Asia, to become a fusion dish far beyond words! Absolutely scrumptious!

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Cakes, Pies & Tarts, Dessert

Double Chocolate Cherry Crostata

Nicoletta September 27, 2018

Double Chocolate Cherry Crostata, a light and crumbly olive oil cocoa short pastry, topped with a layer of organic chocolate hazelnut spread and a layer of homemade cherry jam. A rich, decadent, and delicious dessert, Italian-style.

Song of the day: Soul Food To Go by The Manhattan Transfer.

Double Chocolate Cherry Crostata

Sharing food with friends and family fills our heart with joy, and fuels our creativity. Looking at their faces when they eat the food we have prepared with love and care is rewarding to the time and effort we’ve put in.

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