Recipes

Healthy gourmet recipes that are easy to make and delicious, inspired by healthy Italian and Mediterranean cuisine.

All my healthy recipes are easy and quick to make, perfect for busy people and families alike.

I am specialized in plant-based recipes, based on the modern Mediterranean diet regime.

All my recipes are plant-based easy and quick to make, based on the modern Mediterranean diet with many options fo anti-inflammatory, DASH diet, gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian eating regimes.

My Waitrose chicken salad

My Waitrose chicken salad

This chicken salad is ready in no time and it is really delicious. I have named it ” My Waitrose Chicken Salad” because I use Waitrose’s sweet potato falafel to give it a bit of flavor. Yes, I know they are ready-made, but this salad…

8 foods you should eat this autumn

8 foods you should eat this autumn

The food you eat can either be the best medicine or the slowest poison. Learn to make healthier choices with a health coach this autumn.

Courgette Spaghetti with Lemon and Ricotta

Courgette Spaghetti with Lemon and Ricotta

If you like pasta, this spaghetti with courgettes, lemon, and ricotta is better than a “carbonara”, and much, much healthier. They are the perfect pasta dish to serve when you have last-minute friends over for dinner and would make a great impression for a more…

Italian seafood risotto

Italian seafood risotto

Healthy eating is not about starvation and deprivation, but it is about nourishing yourself and experiencing food as a joyful part of life. Enjoy the flavors and taste of Summer with this Italian seafood risotto. Seafood is rich in critical thyroid-supporting nutrients like iodine, zinc…

Italian potato frittata

Italian potato frittata

One of my biggest passions is to show people that healthy food can be quick, easy to make, and inexpensive. And this Italian potato frittata has it all. Have it with a side salad Super simple, filling and delicious, this potato frittata is perfect to…

Frittata with Ricotta and Swiss Chard

Frittata with Ricotta and Swiss Chard

This Swiss chard and ricotta frittata, is delicious and healthy. Ricotta is rich in whey proteins that help repair muscle quickly after a workout and it is lower in fat than many other cheeses. This frittata is so easy to make, and a delicious choice…

Raspberry, ginger, lime detox drink

Raspberry, ginger, lime detox drink

This is one of my favorite drinks for the summer!I This raspberries, lime and ginger detox drink is lower in sugar content than a normal smoothie, and a great thirst quencher!  I call it a long smoothie because it has both the benefits of a…

Italian Radicchio and rocket salad

Italian Radicchio and rocket salad

This radicchio and rocket salad is a classical Italian salad that presents many variations. It is tasty, and a great accompaniment to many dishes as well as a good standalone starter too. Both rocket and radicchio have beneficial and complementary properties. Both support liver detoxification,…

Sweet potato and red lentils soup

Sweet potato and red lentils soup

A great soup for this chilly weather, this sweet potato and red lentils soup, is filling, healthy, and budget-friendly. Basically a full meal, brings lots of fibers, vegetable proteins, vitamin A, some vitamins B, and minerals. Sweet potatoes are good for eyesight and have anti-inflammatory…

Fennel, Radicchio and Clementine salad

Fennel, Radicchio and Clementine salad

This fennel radicchio and clementine salad is delicate and delicious. A great and authentic Italian salad for gourmet food lovers that is also healthy and supports liver and gut health. This salad is made mixing two types of radicchio: “radicchio di Chioggia” which is a…

Fennel, rocket and grapefruit salad

Fennel, rocket and grapefruit salad

A variation to a typical Sicilian salad this fenne, rocket and grapefruit salad oi fresh, delicious and great as an accompaniment to fish or as a starter. Perfect for the summer this fresh salad adds variety and nutrients to our diet. Perfect with fish like…

The healthy gourmet Greek salad

The healthy gourmet Greek salad

A nice and fresh tomatoes salad for the summer with the taste of sumac, olives, cucumber and shallots. A tasty variation to the classic Greek salad, that is great as side dish or even on its own for a light lunch. Sumac is a Middle…

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 doing…

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,…

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 potato chili is really great. It is really delicious to start with, so it can be your ideal substitute for a yummy mid-week dinner where…

Cauliflower & Parmesan pancakes

Cauliflower & Parmesan pancakes

Cauliflower and Parmesan cheese are a great combination and these cauliflower and Parmesan pancakes will 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…

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…

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Low-sugar blueberry pancakes

Low-sugar blueberry pancakes

These low-sugar blueberry pancakes are healthy but bursting with flavour! These healthy pancakes were a lovely treat, were ready in 5 minutes and they were moist and bursting with flavor. Basically, the amount of blueberries is what gives flavor and sweetness to the pancakes, making…

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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…

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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.…