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Nudo’s Mama Mia Gift Set Review

The Mama Mia Gift Set from Nudo is an amazing gift idea for your mom or as a special way to treat yourself on Mother’s Day. Featuring three olive oil products that are “straight from the grove”, the Mama Mia Gift Box is a wonderful box of treasures. Each of the high quality items are all handmade in Le Marche, Italy and are obviously made with love.

The Mama Mia Gift Box ($38) arrived beautifully packaged in an eco-friendly box that really pops with rich colors and bold geometric patterns. It includes a 250ml tin of Nudo’s first cold press extra virgin olive oil, one box of 12 handmade Italian olive oil chocolates with ganache fillings and a Honey & Lavender soap with organic extra-virgin olive oil.

The Olio D’Oliva Extra Virgin First Cold Press olive oil is exceptional. I use olive oil in my cooking and baking on a daily basis and this is definitely at the top of my list of favorite products. It can be used for drizzling, dipping and roasting and has a wonderful, rich olive taste. Our spring garden is a bounty of vegetables and using the artisan Olio D’ Oliva has really elevated the fresh, earthy taste. We drizzled it over asparagus that was roasting on the grill and added a splash to make the most delicious healthy dressing for our sliced tomatoes, basil and garden veggie salad. It was a big hit with my entire family including the kids who ate far more vegetables than usual. I also really like the idea that Nudo has a program that allows you the opportunity to “adopt” your own Nudo Italian olive tree to help support Italian Artisan farmers.

For a decadent treat, the Cioccolatini All’olio D’Oliva, handmade Italian Olive Oil Chocolates are simply divine. There small bites pack a punch of delicious flavors and your set will include mandarin orange, lemon and chili oil. The mandarin and lemon are so good but surprisingly, the chilli oil was my favorite. It had the perfect blend of sweet with just a touch of kick. The flavors are exquisite in each chocolate so that I was actually satisfied with one piece but could have easily eaten the entire box in one sitting. Is it selfish to admit that I hit these treasures away from my husband and kids so that I could savor it for myself?

The Miele & Lavanda, honey & lavender handmade soap is made with calming lavender and was very moisturizing on my daughter’s very dry skin. The scent is beautiful and not overwhelming with a delicate fragrance left on the skin and in permeating the air in the shower. I love that it is made with organic extra virgin olive oil and other natural, chemically-free ingredients so I can feel confident that I can use it on our sensitive skin.

“Grazie” to the Nudo team who have created such wonderful artisan products that feature olive oil. You are invited to visit Nudo to purchase the Mama Mia Gift Set or to browse the entire selection of products.

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.


Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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