Cashew spread

CASHEW SPREAD “CHEESE”   Last summer I started to delve into vegan cheeses options. I tend to avoid dairy products, so I am often looking for plant-based alternatives. Nut cheese can be a great option, because has a good protein profile, healthy fats and fibre. Unfortunately, what is in the supermarkets right now can be…

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

Summer Quinoa Salad

SUMMER QUINOA SALAD Serve: 4 Time: 25 minutes Difficulty: easy   INGREDIENTS 100gr quinoa Handful of mini San Marzano tomatoes 4 courgette flowers (optional but delicious) 10/12 olives (without the stone) 20gr roasted pumpkin seeds 1 avocado Half can of beans of your choice, rinsed and drained Handful pf parsley Half lemon   METHOD -Cook…

pizza

Gluten Free Pizza

GLUTEN FREE PIZZA Serve: 2 Time: 40 minutes Difficulty: easy   INGREDIENTS 250gr gluten free self-rising flour 250gr organic plain Greek yogurt 100ml passata Toppings of your choice (I like mushrooms, peppers, olives and served with rocket)   METHOD -Pre-heat over at 200C -Place the flour and the yogurt in a bowl, mix it with…