My “no New Year’s resolutions” approach

My “no New Year’s resolutions” approach and the mindset work I do on a daily basis

Kale and Basil Pesto

(read in Italian) Summer means plenty of fresh basil available.. and what a better way to use it than making pesto? I like the traditional one with cheese and pine nuts, but I get bored easily so I always like to get creative and try new food combinations. This recipe calls for basil, kale, andContinue reading “Kale and Basil Pesto”

Whole grain scones and Raw Raspberry Chia Jam

Before moving to Ireland, I never had a scone before… but they are such a lovely idea for breakfast or brunch that after trying them a couple of times, I ended up experimenting at home with several combinations. I always use whole grain flour as a base, but all the other ingredients are different everyContinue reading “Whole grain scones and Raw Raspberry Chia Jam”

Noodles with Asparagus and Courgettes

Asparagus is one of those veggies that many people avoid to cook at home because of their characteristic taste, not so easy to pair and to prepare. The key is actually “keep it simple” – find a way to eat asparagus that you like and that at the same time allows you to celebrate them and reallyContinue reading “Noodles with Asparagus and Courgettes”

5 simple ways to start having a “zero waste” kitchen

(read in Italian) There are plenty of ways in which you can easily reduce waste in your home and use less plastic or single-use objects: the kitchen can be a great starting point for this kind of changes. I truly see as part of a lifestyle that is a real support for my well-being, evenContinue reading “5 simple ways to start having a “zero waste” kitchen”

3 Benefits that you can get from being more aware around food

Wondering how being more aware and eating with intention can change/improve your everyday life or your relationship with food and with yourself? Wondering how starting to be truly aware of the entire process of eating and don’t only mindless getting some fuel for your body can make a difference for you? Let’s talk about 3Continue reading “3 Benefits that you can get from being more aware around food”

Kitchari

(recipe in Italian HERE 🇮🇹️ – fa parte della mia collaborazione sull’alimentazione consapevole con Gaia di The Green Pantry) Who knows Kitchari? Or it’s even better to ask… who else loves it? Because this is what happens when you try it for the first time, you suddenly fall in love with this nourishing and simple preparation. Kitchari is a classicContinue reading “Kitchari”

Talking about FODMAPS

WHAT ARE FODMAPS? Fodmaps are short-chain carbohydrates that some people poorly absorb and digest => so in some people, they can cause digestive issues and aggravate the symptoms of conditions like IBS (for these individuals the fodmaps pass through most of the intestine remaining unchanged). WHAT DOES FODMAPS MEAN? FODMAPS = Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharidesContinue reading “Talking about FODMAPS”