Thursday, June 22, 2017

Strawberry and Cream Bars

These lick-your-plate delicious strawberry and cream bars are the perfect summer treat
Sunshine-sweet strawberries are essential for the summer. Especially when they taste as good as right now. 
And when mixed with a luscious whipped custard cream, and surrounded by two layers of crunchy oat crumble, you know you are in for an irresistible treat!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

How to Make a Scrumptious Breakfast Sandwich for Father's Day

Kick off this Father's Day celebration with the ultimate breakfast sandwich
So messy and so good

Let's celebrate this Father's Day with something special, made with love for your amazing dad. After all, there's nothing like waking up to the aroma of grilled bacon and fried egg, and starting your Sunday with a scrumptious breakfast in bed. 
Sometimes a delicious homemade breakfast is all it takes!

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Eggplant and Bread Parmigiana

My healthier and lighter (yet filling) version of the traditional Italian eggplant parmigiana

Not sure what to cook for dinner tonight?!? 
If you are you looking for something that is: 
EASY enough that you can feed your family within the next hour, 
HEALTHY enough that it provides a wholesome and balanced meal,
and
SCRUMPTIOUS enough that your kids are not going to whine about the green stuff on their plate.
Here is the perfect idea for you!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

How to Make Italian Bellini Cocktail

Let's celebrate this Memorial Day with one of these
fruity and frizzy, white peach Bellini cocktails

Happy Memorial Day weekend!
Now it's the perfect time to take out your chilled fancy glasses and start the weekend celebration with a delicious sparkling cocktails. After all, there's nothing like a refreshing and boozy drink to get the party started and kick off the summer season.
This Italian cocktail, originally created by Cipriani and named after the famous Venetian artist Jacopo Bellini, is an incredibly easy, yet fancy-sounding drink that will add some fun and sparkle to your weekend plans. Simply perfect for relaxing by the pool, or sipping while flipping those patties on your grill. 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Smoked Salmon Mousse Cucumber Bites

Easy-to-make, light and summery cucumber bites topped with delicious smoked salmon mousse
This post is sponsored by Cavit Wines in collaboration with Honest Cooking.
Thank you for your support!
Memorial Day weekend is coming up soon. Are you ready to partiiieeee?!? 
I'm actually not much of a party girl, but I do really enjoy this holiday.
It's the unofficial beginning of the summer season. And I absolutely love everything about summer. The lazy days at the beach, movies at the park, concerts at the Pier, pool parties, and barbecues. And if you are anything like me, ice-cream every day :)
So why don't start the long weekend celebrations next Friday with the first ever National Pinot Grigio Day?!? Cavit Wines is introducing this new wine holiday, and it's the perfect way to kick off the warmer months to come. 
I'm ready to toast with a refreshing glass of Pinot Grigio next to this healthy, laughably easy, and oh-so pretty appetizer. Check it out!


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Recipe Ideas to Celebrate Mother's Day

Make your Mom feel extra special with one of these sweet treats

Because she deserves it!

Happy Mother's Day weekend to all the Moms out there. May your day be filled with lots of sunshine and sweetness... and a little bit too many hugs and kisses :)
I'm blessed with two sweet boys who like to show their love with warm cuddles and lots of kisses, and are still small enough to think that their mom is the best ... Hey, maybe she is ;) Haha!
No matter how old you are, you should always find the time to show your mom how much you care. With hugs and kisses, of course! And why not?!? One of these handcrafted unforgettable desserts. 
Apple Roses: rose-shaped dessert made with lots of soft and delicious apple slices, wrapped in sweet and crispy puff pastry

Friday, May 5, 2017

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

How about surprising your Mom with these beautiful and delicious chocolate-covered strawberries this Mother's Day?!? 
Because she deserves it
Here is a great idea for a quick and extremely easy dessert. It's simply perfect for any occasion. From a romantic dinner next to a glass of champagne, to a fun kids' party. From a last-minutes dinner for guests, to a breakfast in bed for your amazing mom on Mother's Day (... or ANY day really!)
How can you say no to something that looks this good? Elegant and pretty. Yet, easy and oh-so delicious.
All you need are flavorful strawberries and good quality chocolate. As I say all the time, the result can only be as good as the ingredients you're using. And this time, with so few ingredients, quality is even more important.