bircher muesli

Bircher muesli

BIRCHER MUESLI   I am very fond of this recipe, and I have it for breakfast, with different variations, most days during summertime. The recipe was developed by Doctor Maximilian Bircher-Benner in the beginning of the 20th century in his Swiss hospital. His core philosophy was to heal individuals with the help of a diet…

Paleo bread

Paleo bread

PALEO BREAD     Like most people I love bread. I am Italian, and I grew up with it on my table every day, hence it had been an important part of my diet for many years. Then I started to realise that eating too much bread was giving me some digestive issues, so I…

minestrone

Minestrone

MINESTRONE   What is more comforting than a bowl of minestrone, on a grey day like today? This has been a staple of my childhood winters, my mum used to cook it for dinner and put all the leftover vegetables that she had at home. As I was a very picky child, this was one…

chia seeds pudding

Matcha chia pudding

MATCHA CHIA PUDDING   I really like chia pudding, pretty much with any combination, particularly because satisfy my sweet cravings and can still be a healthy breakfast or snack option. You can use any type of milk/plant-based milk that you like, however I think that coconut milk works best in this case. This recipe has…

quinoa salad 1

Summer Quinoa Salad

SUMMER QUINOA SALAD   Although I don’t often eat grains, sometimes I like to have quinoa or amaranth to increase variety in my diet. Quinoa has become a very popular alternative to rice and other cereals because is very versatile, gluten free and very nutritious. Technically it is a seed that has been used in…

tacos

Mexican Fish Tacos

MEXICAN FISH TACOS   Few years ago, I went on holidays to Mexico, and I fell in love with the simplicity and tastiness of tacos. This is by no means the original recipe, but my take on this famous dish. When choosing fish, opt for smaller oily fish when possible, like mackerel, sardines or salmon,…