Tag: dairy free

Chocolate banana pancakes (gluten-free, dairy-free, nuts-free)

Chocolate banana pancakes (gluten-free, dairy-free, nuts-free)

Just in time for Valentine, these delicious gluten-free chocolate pancakes are perfect for a special breakfast or for those moments when you need a special sweet but healthy treat. Gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free and nut-free  Made with buckwheat, banana and raw cacao powder, they also grain-free,…

Gluten-free quinoa porridge bowl

Gluten-free quinoa porridge bowl

This gluten-free quinoa porridge breakfast bowl with berries, is ready in no time and delicious. 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…

Sumac lentils & carrots stew

Sumac lentils & carrots stew

A delicious and comforting vegan recipe, perfect for a cozy night in. Gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free, this yummy stew is full of fibers and vegetable proteins. Perfect with a slice of crusty wholemeal bread or some quinoa for a gluten-free option. You may also like

Pumpkin, sage & Serrano ham soup

Pumpkin, sage & Serrano ham soup

A tasty pumpkin, sage and Serrano ham soup just in time for Halloween. Pumpkins are not just for decoration, but they are rich in nutrients and phytochemicals, beneficial compounds found in plants that are beneficial for our overall health. Use them freely in soups, risottos,…

Polenta with mushrooms & crushed walnuts

Polenta with mushrooms & crushed walnuts

This Polenta with mushrooms and crushed walnuts is gluten-free and perfect fhe Autumn! A  delicious vegan autumnal recipe, is delicious a nd great for non-vegna alike!! It is perfect for those chilly nights in, when you want something comforting but don’t feel like cooking, and…

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Chickpeas & kale turmeric stew

Chickpeas & kale turmeric stew

When we reach the colder season it is natural to start craving warmer and more cooked meals. This turmeric chickpeas & kale stew is comforting enough but extremely easy and quick to make. Rich in soothing spices, this stew is a perfect vegan meal choice…

Asparagus and  courgettes soup with fennel seeds

Asparagus and courgettes soup with fennel seeds

Soups are the best way to add fibers to your diet, manage and lose weight. Comforting and filling they can be prepared in advance and frozen for the your convenience. Delicate and delicious this light soup is perfect this late summer and early autumn time.…

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Italian asparagus & prawns risotto

Italian asparagus & prawns risotto

This delicious asparagus and prawn risotto recipe is a classic of Italian cuisine, and it perfect for every occasion, from a solo dinnner to a romantic dinnere for two party with friends. The benifit of this risotto recipe is that is perfectly balanced in its…

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Zataar & turmeric rice

Zataar & turmeric rice

This zaatar & turmeric rice recipe is super easy and quick to do. Gluten-free and full of Mediterranean flavors, this super easy & quick recipe is ideal as a base for lunch boxes and as a gluten-free alternative to cous-cous or for those days when…

Italian chicken & peppers (peperonata)

Italian chicken & peppers (peperonata)

An easier version of the classic “peperonata”, and Italian dish very popular during the summer. very rich in fibers and proteins, this version is slightly easier that the traditional one as the peppers are partly roasted in the oven rather than stewed.  In this way…

Quinoa chicken salad with tamari & Greek Basil

Quinoa chicken salad with tamari & Greek Basil

A fresh and light gluten-free quinoa salad, with the aroma of Greek basil, Tamari chicken and cherry tomatoes. A great and tasty recipe for the warmer weather.

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Raw chocolate & goji berries hearts

Raw chocolate & goji berries hearts

There is nothing more sexy than chocolate, and when Valentine comes I love the idea of making some chocolates myself. These raw chocolate & goji berries heart are brimming with health benefits and perfect for sweet Valentine surprise. Both raw chocolate and goji berries are…

Potatoes gnocchi sundried tomatoes, olives & rocket pesto

Potatoes gnocchi sundried tomatoes, olives & rocket pesto

A  super quick but comforting recipe ready in less than 10 min, these potatoes gnocchi with sundried tomatoes, olives and rocket pesto are vegan and gluten, ideal for when you need to indulge a bit but have only little time! Pestos are are really easy…

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Beetroot, salmon, chard and heirloom tomato salad

Beetroot, salmon, chard and heirloom tomato salad

Just in time for your New Year detox, here is a NO cook this salmon, chard, beetroot & heirloom tomatoes salad is healthy, delicious and super-quick to make. Rich in healthy fats, proteins and anti-inflammatory properties this rainbow salad ready for those days when you…

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Pomegranate & orange quinoa salad

Pomegranate & orange quinoa salad

Since the start of this blog I have been fascinated more and more by the Middle Eastern cuisine. Similar in a way to the Italian one, mostly for its use of olive oil and fresh vegetables, it create complexity with the use of intriguing spices…

Italian orecchiette with broccoli

Italian orecchiette with broccoli

A traditional recipe from the south of Italy this garlic, chili & broccoli pasta, is a staple of my winter menu. Originally made with “orecchiette” a typical pasta from the Puglia region, can be made with any other type of pasta, including gluten-free. For the…

Serrano ham and spinach breakfast eggs

Serrano ham and spinach breakfast eggs

A healthier take on the typical English breakfast, great for a weekend brunch with this Serrano ham and spinach eggs recipe. The bacon has been substituted with the yummy Serrano ham, and the eggs are accompanied by some deliciously green garlic and chili spinach. The…

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Quinoa salad with green beans, broccoli and radish

Quinoa salad with green beans, broccoli and radish

Lots of green and purple goodness and vegan proteins with this easy quinoa salad with green beans broccoli and radish salad, great for a light lunch, side, or healthy lunchbox, and it is great for the whole family. Radish is great to help liver detox,…

Spinach and cherry tomatoes quinoa “risotto”

Spinach and cherry tomatoes quinoa “risotto”

Sometimes the best recipes are the ones that are not planned, but made out of convenience and lack of ingredients. I made this “quinotto” on a day that I was really craving something healthy but cooked, and I had nothing left in my cupboard apart…

Anti-inflammatory pumpkin, ginger and turmeric soup

Anti-inflammatory pumpkin, ginger and turmeric soup

This is my to-go soup for the winter months, when colds and sore throats become a sad reality. Rich in soothing properties, it usually manages to help me decongest a runny nose and support my system when I am run down. I find it perfect…

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