Cookies with a different twist: pumpkins have a high content of fibre, potassium, and vitamin C, all nutrients that are good for our heart health. They are also a well-known source of beta-carotene, that is a powerful antioxidant.
These energy balls with a mixture of pumpkin, nuts, oats, chocolate and spices are honestly the best energy balls that I have ever had. They are like little bites of a deliciously decadent chocolate cake.
If you have never tried overnight oats, this recipe will open up thousands of possibilities for your mornings. They really are a delicious option to ensure that you will have a nutrient-rich breakfast even on the busiest days. Perfect for a “breakfast in a jar” to go or even as snack. This is a quite … Continue reading Overnight Oats and Chia Seeds Pudding
Let’s celebrate the arrival of a new season with this risotto. The smooth and rich mix of pumpkin and brown rice, it’s paired with a few selected spices and crispy mushrooms. Ingredients (serves 4) 200 g short grain brown rice 400 g pumpkin (peeled) 100 g mushrooms (brown button) 2 shallots approx. 2 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive … Continue reading Pumpkin Risotto with Crispy Mushrooms
A quick alternative to the classic laminated croissants. Obviously, it’s not flaky and less fancy, but you will be surprised by their nice texture, the slightly sweet crust, and the fragrant smell that will spread all over your home.
Another lovely idea for #meatlessmonday: a lentil soup inspired by the traditional Indian cuisine, nourishing and rich in flavour! Chiara x Lentil and Carrots Dahl (serves 4) 200 g red split lentils 3 medium-sized carrots 1 large shallot (or 2 small) 4-5 sundried tomatoes 1 tsp freshly grated ginger (or 1/3 tsp ginger powder) 1 … Continue reading Lentil and Carrots Dahl