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.

Healthy eating on a budget

Healthy eating on a budget

Let’s face it healthy eating, it’s not cheap, but with a bit of attention and planning, you can learn to eat well on a budget. And if you are feeling a bit demotivated always remember that healthy eating is always the best choice in the…

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Japanese iced Sencha green tea

Japanese iced Sencha green tea

The big heat is here! London is wrapped in a giant heatwave with peak of 38. Needless to say, in this heat is important to stay hydrated. Water is great, but sometimes you need sit back with a nice and refreshing drink in your hand.…

Mediterranean pasta with tomatoes peppers and olives

Mediterranean pasta with tomatoes peppers and olives

I made this Mediterranean fusilli pasta with tomatoes peppers and olives, from some leftover roasted peppers that I had made for the  previous day, and some leftovers salad tomatoes.  This pasta was delicious, full of fibers and satisfying. It is perfect for a family meal…

Cannellini beans, sundried tomatoes and celery salad

Cannellini beans, sundried tomatoes and celery salad

Fresh but full of taste this cannellini, sundried tomatoes and celery sald is perfect for a light summer lunch or dinner. Suitable for vegans, this recipe is also gluten-free, dairy-free and nuts-free. Celery is low in calories but rich in fibers and has anti-inflammatory properties.…

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How to make overnight oats

How to make overnight oats

Overnight oats are a great healthy and quick breakfast recipe. They are gluten-free,  and have a balanced composition of vegetable proteins and complex carbs, to keep you full and nourished until lunchtime. As the name suggests, overnight oats are quickly prepared in the evening, and…

Italian eggs in tomatoes sauce and spinach

Italian eggs in tomatoes sauce and spinach

These Italian eggs in tomato sauce and spinach look like and Italian version of the classical Mediterranean shakshuka recipe,. They come served with with some garlic and chili spinach on a side to make a full meal. My mum used to love eggs and tomatoes…

Pappardelle with walnuts & spinach pesto

Pappardelle with walnuts & spinach pesto

This pappardelle with walnuts and spinach pesto are rich in proteins and lovely nutrients. Protein pasta like this gorgeous egg “pappardelle” is the perfect type of pasta to have with pesto, as it provides a more balanced carbs/proteins ratio, leaving you full and satisfied for…

Lemony spinach, Greek basil & walnuts pesto

Lemony spinach, Greek basil & walnuts pesto

The best of my pesto recipes so far, this lemony, Greek basil, spinach & walnuts pesto, is utterly delicious and absolutely easy to do. The Greek basil, brings a distinctive aroma, while the spinach, walnuts, lemon & extra-virgin olive oil, have great health benefits. Pesto’s…

3 healthy sweet treats ideas from a health coach

3 healthy sweet treats ideas from a health coach

One of the most difficult things when you are on a diet, or simply paying attention to what you eat, is dealing with those sudden and strong sweet or chocolate cravings. The trick is to have in mind some healthy treats, that are easy to…

Mackerel, celery, borlotti beans & spelt (farro) salad

Mackerel, celery, borlotti beans & spelt (farro) salad

Ready in less than 15min and delicious, this mackerel, borlotti beans & spelt salad recipe, is super filling and loaded with proteins and vegetables. This recipe is really balanced in its proteins, complex carbs and vegetables ingredients, to keep you fuller for longer and keep…

Banana and buckwheat pancakes

Banana and buckwheat pancakes

To celebrate pancake day, I would like to propose a no added sugar, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, nut-free, banana and buckwheat pancakes recipe. You can try these banana pancakes with different toppings, the most classical of them being a few drops of organic maple syrup, but…

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Roasted tomatoes, peppers, thyme & feta gnocchi

Roasted tomatoes, peppers, thyme & feta gnocchi

A delicious, comforting and decadent gluten-free Italian gnocchi recipe. Thyme infused, roasted Romano peppers, tomatoes, olive oil and feta cheese for this rich Mediterranean flavors dish, that will satisfy your palate.   Nutritional lowdown. Potatoes gnocchi have a slightly higher GI than pasta, so they…

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Roasted peppers and tomato soup

Roasted peppers and tomato soup

This gorgeous roasted peppers and tomato soup, will warm up your winter evenings and bring you a host of Mediterranean flavors. Eating a varied and colorful diet is a great way to make sure that your body receives the cocktail of nutrients to support optimum…

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The ultimate Christmas leftover frittata: sprouts, potatoes & Stilton frittata

The ultimate Christmas leftover frittata: sprouts, potatoes & Stilton frittata

The best way to have a sustainable & healthy Christmas is to use up leftovers for Boxing Day meal. Leftover are frugal by definition so you will not tempted to have decadent meals, but you can still add a glass of prosecco or slice of…

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 risotto

Pumpkin & sage risotto

This pumpkin and sage risotto, is delicious and delicate. A classic of Italian cuisine,  this pumpkin and sage risotto is made with olive oil instead of butter, making it lighter and easier to digest. The taste is delicious, light yet full of flavor. Gluten-free.  A…

The ultimate Christmas salad: kale, beetroots, Stilton & walnuts with a clementine vinagrette.

The ultimate Christmas salad: kale, beetroots, Stilton & walnuts with a clementine vinagrette.

This baby kale, beetroots, Stilton & walnuts salad represents the perfect Christmas salad. Enriched with a clementine and balsamic vinaigrette, it is the perfect complement to your Christmas menu.

Easy salmon, broad beans, peas and tamari rice salad

Easy salmon, broad beans, peas and tamari rice salad

Perfect for an office lunch or light dinner, this easy but tasty gluten-free recipe creates a well balanced meal with plenty of proteins, fibers and a modest amount of carbs. The Tamari sauce, (a mild healthier type of soy sauce) and the spring onions add…

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Rocket, Parmesan and Walnut salad

Rocket, Parmesan and Walnut salad

This rocket, Parmesan and walnut salad is delicious and great as a starter or as an accompaniment of meats.  A tasty and nutrient-rich salad made with seasonal ingredients. Rocket is packed with nutrients, that support healthy detoxification pathways. Keep it in mind for this winter,…

Greek yogurt and blackberries coulis

Greek yogurt and blackberries coulis

This Greek yogurt and blackberry coulis is the perfect seasonal healthy dessert for the Autumn. I am a fan of Greek yogurt, the creamy, full fat version of it. I know that we are trained to think that full fat is bad for you, but…