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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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strawberry shortcake “ice cream” sandwiches

 

strawberry shortcake

I always have fruit in the house. Always. I feel like I can satisfy my sweet tooth with nature’s candy (most of the time). Pure, natural, delicious!

This week my fridge had an abundance of fruit (hence all of the fruit filled recipes). Needless to say, some of them were looking a little puny … especially my strawberries! I needed a way to save them and let them shine like they were meant to before I had to toss them in the trash 😦

3 ingredients, 5 minutes, and patience is all this recipe needs. Good luck finding the patience …
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