Category Archives: Cara’s Cucina

Cara’s Cucina: Honeyed Ginger Pear Oatmeal

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Honeyed Ginger Pear Oatmeal!

Want to start your New Year by making healthy food choices? This is the recipe for you! Check out the ingredients for this delicious oatmeal, which serves 2, below.

Honeyed Ginger Pear Oats

1 C. rolled oats
1 C. almond milk (or milk of choice)
1 C. water
pinch of salt

1 tsp. olive oil
1 Anjou pear, chopped
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
pinch of cardamom
1 tsp. honey

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

 

Cara’s Cucina: Lentil Soup

 Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Lentil Soup!

This healthy soup is perfect to go along with the cold weather here in #HipNJ. Make yourself a bowl and stay warm! Check out the ingredients for the soup, which serves 6-8, below.

Lentil Soup

2 Tbs. olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 carrots, peeled & diced
1 celery stalk, chopped
4 cloves of garlic, minced
2 Tbs. tomato paste
2 C. green lentils, rinsed and drained
8 C. vegetable stock
1 bay leaf
2 sprigs fresh thyme
salt & pepper

 Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

 

Cara’s Cucina: Cheese Ball

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make a Cheese Ball!

This recipe is a Di Falco family favorite and a big hit at parties. Add this to your New Year’s Eve menu, and your guests will not be disappointed! Check out the ingredients for the dish, which serves 12-16, below.

Cheese Ball

1 stick (8 Tbs.) butter, softened to room temperature
8 oz. mascarpone cheese OR American cream cheese, softened to room temperature
4 Tbs. honey
1 c. chopped walnuts
1/4 c. dried cranberries
wheat crackers, for serving

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito e Felice Anno Nuovo!