This is one of the best dessert recipes ever – it tastes delicious and is packed with antioxidants and healthy fats! Is also very easy and quick to make. Avocado is a great source of healthy fats and vitamin E, whilst cocoa powder is rich in antioxidants and polyphenols that will keep their properties as…

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Who doesn’t love granola?!? The problem with supermarket bought ones is the quantity of sugar and inflammatory oils, as well as the lack of nuts. Health store granolas are much better, but they are cheap. Good news – making your own granola is very easy and cheap, and will allow you to costumise it your…

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Risotto holds a special place in my heart as is the typical dish from my hometown – Milan. The ultimate comfort food, ideal for autumn and winter evening when fancying a nourishing dish. Rice is a gluten free grain, so risotto is ideal to celiac and gluten sensitive people. This recipe is vegetarian, but can…

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This simple recipe is packed with nutrients: peas are full of protein, fibre, iron and potassium – a key mineral for cardiovascular health. Like all legumes, peas are very satiating and provide a “second meal effect” as they help stabilising blood sugar level after eating them, and until the meal after. Extra virgin olive oil…

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This recipe is one of my favourites of all time…aubergines, tomato sauce, legumes – what’s not to like? A vegetarian (can also be make vegan) variation of meat stuffed aubergines, a typical Balearic dish specifically from Menorca where, supposedly, the best aubergines in the world are from. Easy and very cheap to make this dish…

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Who doesn’t love a burger? This is a very easy recipe to prepare your own vegan burgers, saving money and avoiding the ultra-processed vegan burgers that are now populating supermarket shelves. That was my main concern: I used to find bean-based burgers quite easily in supermarket, while nowadays most are make of ultra-processed soy and…

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This is a very easy and quick recipe, ideal for the hot weather when we need to up our fluid intake also via foods. Cucumber are rich in water and minerals, which are essential to keep us hydrated in this heat. ⁠ ⁠ Electrolyte minerals such as calcium, potassium, sodium are key to proper hydration,…

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This vegan delicious dessert is packed with antioxidants carotenoids from the sweet potatoes, and quercetin from cacao powder and nibs. Antioxidants are essential to fight free radical and consequently lower inflammation. Studies pointed that cinnamon can help lower blood glucose levels, something useful if trying to modulate them but still wanting to have a dessert….

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Who doesn’t love a Saturday Chinese take-away?!? I love a cheeky take-away, but I don’t like MSG, greasy pieces of meat and a very salt heavy meal. This sweet and sour chicken is sticky and incredibly tasty, and because one of the main ingredients is turmeric is also protective for your cardiovascular system, anti-inflammatory and…

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This luscious curry screams holiday in the sun and will transport you to Sri Lanka in less than the 30 minutes that takes to cook it. Chickpeas, like most legumes, are rich in proteins and essential in vegan and vegetarian diets. The high fiber content is not only beneficial for gut health, but alongside the…

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This is the perfect dinner for when you are stressed and running out of time: nutritious, tasty and full of sources of magnesium, melatonin, B6 and tryptophan – all compounds that can help relaxation and good sleep. The high content of antioxidants will also help the body repair itself when going through extreme stress. Black…

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