raw carrot cake

Raw carrot cake

RAW CARROT CAKE (NO BAKE, PALEO AND VEGAN)     Sometimes it is nice to eat something sweet, however the consumption of sugar and refined flours can exacerbate inflammation and autoimmune conditions. It is therefore important to choose foods that can keep our blood sugar balanced and provide essential nutrients. I made this recipe as…

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 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…

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…