Panzanella (bread and tomato salad)

(read in Italian) I really love those recipes in which you can use stuff like stale bread, or overripe bananas, or the leftovers from making your own nut drink – it’s not just a brilliant way to get more creative while cooking but, obviously, it’s also good to reduce the waste. The recipe that youContinue reading “Panzanella (bread and tomato salad)”

Panzanella (insalata con pane e pomodori)

(read in English) Mi piacciono tantissimo le ricette in cui puoi utilizzare cose come il pane raffermo, o le banane troppo mature, o quello che resta quando fai le bevande vegetali in casa – non è soltanto un bellissimo modo per essere più creativi in cucina, ma è anche ovviamente una maniera per ridurre gliContinue reading “Panzanella (insalata con pane e pomodori)”

Brownies with Black Beans

(read in Italian) Love when I can manage to share a nice breakfast with my better half – unfortunately, it doesn’t happen every day. I see that as a chance to spend some extra time together, talk about the day ahead, and share nourishing food… or even try new recipes! This is what happened withContinue reading “Brownies with Black Beans”

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”

Golden Milk

(read in Italian) What is golden milk? If you have ever tried it, you know well why it’s called “golden”. This brightly colored warm drink is indeed based on turmeric, that gives it the typical yellow finish. It’s a classic Ayurvedic preparation and really easy to make – a more traditional recipe uses both almondContinue reading “Golden Milk”

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”

Chickpea Flour and Kefir Pancakes

It’s that time of the year once again, the Carnival season is almost at the end and most of us are getting ready for Pancake Tuesday or Fat Tuesday (depending on where you live). From my point of view, pancakes should be something that you can easily cook and fit into your healthy lifestyle: in suchContinue reading “Chickpea Flour and Kefir Pancakes”