breakfast, oatmeal, Recipes

Ricotta Oatmeal

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Not craving a sugary breakfast? Warm up with a creamy ricotta oatmeal.

Who says oatmeal has to be sweet?

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2pp, dessert, Recipes, snacks

Open-Faced “Cannolis”

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Holy moly. Holy cannoli. I absolutely love a good cannoli, yet they’re so hard to find. Either they’re too sweet, stale, too “gritty” or bleh. I finally found a few places here in town that makes a great cannoli. They’re the mini ones, but that doesn’t matter. It gives me an excuses to have two. 😉 Continue reading “Open-Faced “Cannolis””

6pp, breakfast, recipes for one, snacks

ricotta toast

ricotta toast | my skinny sweet tooth

Last month, my husband and I planted our very first garden. Since we had absolutely no idea what we were doing, we started with the things we enjoy the most: tomatoes, zucchini, cucumber, banana peppers, strawberries, and even rhubarb. I also have a tiny herb garden where there is lavender, rosemary, thyme, and basil. Gosh, it smells heavenly. Just this past week, my basil had doubled!

ricotta toast | my skinny sweet tooth

I began searching online to find ways to use it up as quickly as I can. I came across many recipes with basil being paired with strawberries … and now I know why. I love infusing my water with this dynamic duo. But what’s even better? Having it for breakfast.

I just want to say that this isn’t your average morning toast. It isn’t even your average ricotta toast. I’ve had many versions, but this one has to be hands-down my favorite. Why? The addition of lemon zest. It’s responsible for bringing this to a whole other level …like, cloud 9 level. Ahh, so good.

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