Hummus is definitely one of my favourite dips. I love it in a traditional version, or with roast peppers or even with avocado. This recipe is super easy, nutritious and tastes amazing! Ingredients: 200 gr cooked Chickpeas (drained) 1 Avocado (250 gr) 1 tablespoons Evo oil 2 tablespoons Tehina 1 teaspoon Salt 1 small Lemon (juice) […]
Calcium, as we well know, is essential for healthy bone growth and dentition. The demands of our body are not always the same, but vary according to the different stages of our life. During childhood and adolescence it is of great importance to ensure our body an adequate calcium intake. For women pregnancy and […]
The first time we set foot on the Dolomites we fell in love, completely. Just imagine 1200 km of pristine skiing slopes, immaculately kept in the middle of those majestic mountains. I have not been around that much in the world but I can easily say that skiing wise, the long wide slopes of Corvara, Colfosco, […]
These Single Portions of Quinoa and Roast Vegetables with pesto Chicken are an excellent main course especially if you have guests for dinner. They are high in proteins and completely gluten free! To make things simple you can cook the quinoa and the vegetables the day before. Ingredients for 4/6 people: 200 gr […]
Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd ) is, for botanical reasons, classified as a Pseudo – Cereal and is native of South America. Quinoa belongs to the Amaranthaceae, a family of flowering plants extraordinarily resistant to stress and consequently well suited for different climates and ecological environments, from 4,500 m altitude in Bolivia, to the plains of […]
These Butternut Squash, Quinoa, feta Cheese and Mint Croquettes are perfect for starters or for a buffet. Serve them hot with a yogurt and mint or yogurt and cucumber sauce. You can either deep fry them or bake them for a healthier version. Try them! Ingredients for 25 croquettes: 1 Butternut Squash (roughly […]
Why don’t we all become Reducetarians? In Italian the literal translation does not sound so well, but the new movement founded by Brian Kateman, a researcher at Columbia University, is already a worldwide success. But what it is all about, exactly? It is not a new trendy diet. As we read on the official site […]
These Meatballs in creamy Tomato sauce have a distinctive italian touch. It shouldn’t be too difficult to get all the ingredients, and if properly made they are juicy and tender, unlike some experiments I have tasted around that compared more to tennis balls than to a tasty classic dish.
If you are looking for a short break or even for a longer relaxing stay you might want to check Il Trifoglio in Ceresola di Valtorta, in the italian northern region of Lombardy.
This Mash Potato Pie is well known in south of Italy and has a great feature: it’s absolutely foolproof, extremely easy to make and loved by little guests. My boys devour it every time I make it. Its ingredients might vary depending on what’s available in the fridge as long as you don’t get too […]