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”

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”

Pasta with Tuna and Blood Oranges

I’ve prepared this pasta for the first time on a busy day in which I needed a quick solution for lunch and there were barely no veggies left in the kitchen… so I needed to come up with something new! What about mixing pasta, tuna and blood oranges? I had only 1 orange left, soContinue reading “Pasta with Tuna and Blood Oranges”

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”

Chickpea and buckwheat tacos with marinated aubergines

These gluten-free tacos made from scratch are the perfect way to learn more about your taste buds and get creative with new flavors! Are chickpeas already part of your pantry? They are definitely a staple in mine and I usually try to stock up on both dry chickpeas and flour. If you are not usedContinue reading “Chickpea and buckwheat tacos with marinated aubergines”