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”

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”

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”

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”

How to start bringing more awareness into your relationship with food

First of all: what does it mean EATING WITH INTENTION? In a few words, it’s related to the idea of being truly aware of the entire process of eating and don’t only mindless getting some fuel for your body. You have probably noticed that the ideas of mindful eating and eating with intention are named prettyContinue reading “How to start bringing more awareness into your relationship with food”

Mince Pies

(read in Italian) It’s that time of the year, the festive season is in full swing and I’ve made some mince pies! I have finally decided to make my own version of these cute little tarts and share it with you. I love to create and publish real recipes from my kitchen, so they needContinue reading “Mince Pies”