Well-being

How to reconnect with your motivation

How to reconnect with your motivation

I will tell you a secret. Human beings are wired for pleasure and positive gratification. Nobody is really looking forward to making sacrifices like giving up on chocolate, wine, comfort food or sweating at the gym, which makes it very difficult to create and maintain […]

One pot harissa chicken with carrots and courgettes

One pot harissa chicken with carrots and courgettes

With lockdown we all got used to more comforting and heart-warming meals. Nothing wrong about it. It is actually good that more people got more into home cooking, but in the long term we need to be smart with our choices and simply learn to […]

Why you should hire a health coach

Why you should hire a health coach

The way we eat, sleep, exercise, or deal with stress, deeply affects our physical and mental wellbeing, while thoughts, emotions, and beliefs deeply affect our behaviours and lifestyle habits. You cannot really address one without the other and expecting long terms, sustained lifestyle change. This […]

Womens wellness: 5 things I wish women in their 40’s knew

Womens wellness: 5 things I wish women in their 40’s knew

Over the past ten years I worked with many women in their late thirties and early forties, and while I was supporting them in their juggle between the demands of a high powered job and caring for a young family, I kept on seeing the […]

7 healthy foods that are surprinsingly rich in sugar

7 healthy foods that are surprinsingly rich in sugar

As a health coach I am on a mission to educate my clients on the danger of hidden sugar in foods. We all know that we should not give in to those cravings of chocolates cookies ( it is never really only one, is it) […]


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One pot harissa chicken with carrots and courgettes

One pot harissa chicken with carrots and courgettes

With lockdown we all got used to more comforting and heart-warming meals. Nothing wrong about it. It is actually good that more people got more into home cooking, but in the long term we need to be smart with our choices and simply learn to […]

Low sugar chocolate pancakes

Low sugar chocolate pancakes

One of the first pieces of advice I give to my clients struggling with emotional eating or sugar addiction is to swap their sweet treats for something that they enjoy, yes, but that is more nourishing and less sugary. These low-sugar chocolate pancakes are exactly […]

7 Nature Activities to Keep Kids Calm During Spring Break Travel

7 Nature Activities to Keep Kids Calm During Spring Break Travel

As a health coach, I am a big fan of nature as therapy. Spending time in nature has been linked to lower stress levels, better cardiovascular health, better sleep and more gut bio-diversity to name just a few healthy benefits. With Spring break coming, I […]

Cauliflower & Parmesan pancakes

Cauliflower & Parmesan pancakes

These cauliflower and Parmesan pancakes have it all. They are really tasty to start with, they are gluten-free, low in carbs and rich in fibers and nutrients. They are the perfect snack for kids, especially for fussy eaters, so you can sneak some veggies in! […]

Vegan sweet potatoes chili

Vegan sweet potatoes chili

After Christmas, we all want some light and healthier food, and if you are a fan of Veguanary this sweet potatoes chili is really great. It is really delicious to start with, so it can be you ideal substitute for a yummy mid-week dinner where […]

How to set your goals in 2022

How to set your goals in 2022

This time of the year is one for resolutions and plans. But before you start writing down your goals for the New Year, please take some moments to get more in touch with yourself and understand your true needs and values. Most of the time […]

Real kombucha: the best non-alcoholic wine and Prosecco

Real kombucha: the best non-alcoholic wine and Prosecco

I am always on the lookout for healthier alternatives to yummy everyday meals. After all If you manage to swap your favourite foods for an alternative that taste great but has more health benefits, your general health will be improved as a result, without you […]

How to reconnect with your motivation

How to reconnect with your motivation

I will tell you a secret. Human beings are wired for pleasure and positive gratification. Nobody is really looking forward to making sacrifices like giving up on chocolate, wine, comfort food or sweating at the gym, which makes it very difficult to create and maintain […]

Pasta with pesto, peas and asparagus

Pasta with pesto, peas and asparagus

Perfect for kids this vegetable-loaded healthy pasta with pesto, peas and asparagus recipe is delicious and the ideal option for when you feel lazy and have little time but want an easy and comforting meal. The extra vegetables in the recipe not only add fibers […]

Low sugar blueberry pancakes

Low sugar blueberry pancakes

When you cook from scratch you can control the quality of the ingredients you use and make little teaks to your favorite foods in a way that supports your health and well-being without missing out on taste. These low-sugar blueberry pancakes were a lovely treat, were […]

Expert reveals 5 natural ways to boost your libido

Expert reveals 5 natural ways to boost your libido

If you’re experiencing a dip in your sex drive, then follow these tips from Margo Marrone, Co-Founder of The Organic Pharmacy, to help boost your libido naturally. Everyone’s libido is different, and it can even decline as you get older. But, in some cases, external […]

Spaghetti with prawns, cherry tomatoes and black olives

Spaghetti with prawns, cherry tomatoes and black olives

Pasta is a classic of Italian cuisine. But can you really eat pasta and be healthy? Well depends. In a well-balanced healthy eating regime a pasta dish two or three times a week can be ok for a healthy and active person. Like this spaghetti […]

How to make tasty couscous in 5 min

How to make tasty couscous in 5 min

Cous-cous is one of the quicker grains to prepare. It takes 5 min to make and it goes with everything: raw vegetables, meats, fish, roasted vegetables, pulses, sauces and everything in between. This recipe will show you how to make tasty cous-cous in 5 min. […]

Cannellini beans, fennel and radicchio salad

Cannellini beans, fennel and radicchio salad

A gorgeous vegan salad this cannellini beans, fennel and radicchio salad is brimming with colors and nutrients, perfect for a light meal to support liver health and detoxification. It is rich in vegetable proteins and some complex carbs, so complemented by a slice of crust […]

The most and the least pesticides contaminated fruits & vegetables

The most and the least pesticides contaminated fruits & vegetables

When shopping for healthy fruits and vegetables it is always difficult to know which are best to buy organic and which one are OK to bought conventionally grown. The EWG, the Environmental Working Group is an American organization that annually publish a list of the […]

Gluten-free quinoa breakfast bowl

Gluten-free quinoa breakfast bowl

I am always on the lookout for low sugar and possibly gluten free breakfast ideas, and if you read my    “4 common  mistakes healthy people do” you might know that many of the pre-prepared cereals or muesli option on the market, (yes even some […]

Why you should hire a health coach

Why you should hire a health coach

The way we eat, sleep, exercise, or deal with stress, deeply affects our physical and mental wellbeing, while thoughts, emotions, and beliefs deeply affect our behaviours and lifestyle habits. You cannot really address one without the other and expecting long terms, sustained lifestyle change. This […]

Womens wellness: 5 things I wish women in their 40’s knew

Womens wellness: 5 things I wish women in their 40’s knew

Over the past ten years I worked with many women in their late thirties and early forties, and while I was supporting them in their juggle between the demands of a high powered job and caring for a young family, I kept on seeing the […]

My favorite foods & drinks to have when I am stressed.

My favorite foods & drinks to have when I am stressed.

There is no point in hiding it: it has been a stressful year. All our norms, lives & livehood has been turned upside down, we have been isolated, left in fear and anxiety. We all had to find ways to cope with stress, me included. […]

Easy red lentils soup

Easy red lentils soup

What I like is really easy, delicious and quick to make healthy food. I like the sensation of feeling nourished but also light and full of energy that comes with healthy meals, but I don’t like much of the fuss of complicated and long recipes […]

5 recipes for the Autumn

5 recipes for the Autumn

The Autumn is almost here and with it the need for more comforting foods. Staying in, the colder weather and stress related to the ongoing Covid restrictions, can play havoc in your eating habits, pushing us more than ever to eat “comfort foods”. Well I […]

Easy lentils stew

Easy lentils stew

This lentils stew is delicious and super easy to do. Made with only three ingredients it is also a good budget friendly option for a delicious family meal that is vegan, gluten-free, dairy & nut-free. You can enjoy this with a bit of bread on […]

Healthy avocado chocolate mousse

Healthy avocado chocolate mousse

And here we go with a classic and must have of healthy desserts recipes! This healthy avocado chocolate mousse recipe is a classic for healthy foods and will make you forget ready-made chocolate dessert! The healthy chocolate mousse is not only delicious but also packed […]

How to be fit & healthy during this covid-19 outbreak

How to be fit & healthy during this covid-19 outbreak

Few weeks ago I had the honour to be part of a panel of experts on how to keep fit and healthy during this Covid19 outbreak for the new health and wellness online publication Health Web Magazine . My best advice is to simply decrease […]

5 reasons why you should really eat your vegetables

5 reasons why you should really eat your vegetables

We all know that we need to eat our “five a day” portions of vegetables, but do we really know why? The first thing that comes to our minds is definitely fibres and gut health, which are obviously vey important, yes, but is that the […]

Salmon with spinach & cherry tomatoes “quinotto”

Salmon with spinach & cherry tomatoes “quinotto”

This meal recipe is the perfect example of a healthy & balanced meal, like you will find in my online course “How to Quit Sugar” and in my upcoming cookbook. The combination of proteins, vegetables & moderate carbs, is perfect to keep you full for […]

How to quit sugar| Online course

How to quit sugar| Online course

As we all have seen in the news, obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes and underling inflammation are some of the main risks factors in Covid19. One of the common thread of all these metabolic issues is: sugar. In the Western world we consume far too much […]

Courgettes & goat cheese frittata

Courgettes & goat cheese frittata

More of a mix between a frittata and quiche, this recipe is delicious and delicate. It is filling, satisfying and make it a great dish for a garden party buffet. I used goat cheese instead of feta for a more delicate, yet distinctive flavour, which […]

How build a health coaching business | Webinar

How build a health coaching business | Webinar

Following many requests for advice and mentoring, I have now put together a live webinar for all of you where you will have chance ask questions and interact. The webinar is suitable for current students, prospective students and recent graduates of a health coaching program, […]

Quinoa, avocado & beans Summer salad

Quinoa, avocado & beans Summer salad

After the lockdown and two laptops breakdown, I am finally back into blogging with this delicious and healthy quinoa, avocado and cannellini beans salad. Dramatic purple tomatoes, Italian cannellini beans ( you can use ordinary white beans ) red onions, Greek basil, avocado, cold pressed […]

My favourite Vitamin C rich juice

My favourite Vitamin C rich juice

This juice is delicious and refreshing for the this warm weather. It is rich in vitamin C, so important now with the virus pandemic. Vitamin C is a master anti-oxidant, and it is a essential nutrients that the body needs every day. it is a […]

5 things a health coach can help you with

5 things a health coach can help you with

Health coaching is a profession that is growing and that is expected to grow even more in the near future. There is a lot confusion though, about what a health coach is, and how a health coach can help clients making realistic and sustainable changes. […]

How to get your body strong for COVID19

How to get your body strong for COVID19

There is a lot that we don’t know about COVID19, but what seems clear so far is that people with underlying conditions seem to be more susceptible to the virus and more likely to develop serious complications. Another pattern that is emerging is one of […]

The myth of productivity during lockdown

The myth of productivity during lockdown

Are you keeping yourself busy, busy, during lockdown? Whilst keeping busy could be an effective coping mechanism to anxiety in the first place, it can also become a way to escape our reality and be faced with our inner self. We live in a society […]

Low sugar banana bread (made with olive oil)

Low sugar banana bread (made with olive oil)

This low-sugar olive oil banana bread is moist and delicious. Super simple to make it takes only 10 min to prepare, and it is made with olive oil rather than butter or coconut oil, which makes it perfect and lighter to digest for those like […]

Italian Chicken & avocado salad

Italian Chicken & avocado salad

This Italian chicken and avocado salad is brimming with flavours, colors and nutrients. Made with rocket, radicchio, tomatoes & avocado, with cracked pepper & lemon chicken fillets, this salad is a full meal, filling and satisfying, yet healthy. Seasoned with cold pressed extra-virgin Tuscan olive […]

8 Vitamin C rich foods to add to your diet

8 Vitamin C rich foods to add to your diet

Vitamin C is on of the most important vitamins for the body. It is a major anti-oxidant and its involved in more than hundred cellular reactions. It helps iron absorption, collagen formation ( yes it is anti-aging that is why it is often added to […]

5 Cool things to do if you are in self-isolation

5 Cool things to do if you are in self-isolation

Self-isolation can be a frustrating time, but also one of self-discovery and self-growth. Staying indoor, maintain social & physical distancing while staying idle with all this time on your hands is the perfect recipe for negative thoughts, low energy, overthinking and anxiety. You need to […]

Quick polenta with walnuts & Parmesan cheese

Quick polenta with walnuts & Parmesan cheese

This polenta with walnuts and Parmesan cheese recipe is the perfect quick meal for when you want something comforting but you don’t feel like cooking. It is ready in literally 5 minutes, it’s delicious and gluten-free. Polenta is a traditional dish form the Northern Italy, […]

How to survive in times of Coronavirus

How to survive in times of Coronavirus

We live in stressful times, and I am sure many of us will be living times of worry and anxiety. Whilst these emotions are natural, Coronavirus is here to stay for a bit and we need to adapt our mindset in order to be more […]