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Orange and chocolate upside-down cake {vegan}

Orange and chocolate upside-down cake {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday friends! Today I’ll share with you a personal (but super easy!) gem. This dessert combines my two favorite sweet flavors: chocolate and orange. It’s such a winning duo! I am a bit obsessed. During the winter I […]

Orange and mint-marinated quinoa + steamed vegetables {vegan + gluten free}

Orange and mint-marinated quinoa + steamed vegetables {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday folks! I hope everyone is well rested after all these holidays (at least in Italy). I know I am, I also “stopped” eating (huge meals) on Jan 1st and even started a new diet! That is – […]

Lentil, greens, cumin and lemon soup // vegan

Lentil, greens, cumin and lemon soup // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy New Year to everyone! I have spent my holidays cooking and eating so much that now all I want to do is stay as far away from the kitchen as possible….or at least prepare hearty and light meals, […]

Vegan soft gingerbread molasses cookies with cashew and chocolate icing // vegan

Vegan soft gingerbread molasses cookies with cashew and chocolate icing // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) This post is dedicated to my cousin Eleonora because without her I wouldn’t be able to provide you with photographic proof of my early failures as a baker (or food maker in general, for that matter). For some reason, […]

Handmade mushroom & chestnut-filled ravioli // vegan

Handmade mushroom & chestnut-filled ravioli // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! A week from now and we’ll be stuffing our faces with all sorts of goodies (not like I don’t do it on a daily basis, oops). I made these ravioli a few weeks ago – that’s […]

Breakfast bowl with chia pudding, pink coconut chips and granola clusters // vegan

Breakfast bowl with chia pudding, pink coconut chips and granola clusters // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday friends! Today is a very grey and dark day in Milan. I need to keep a light on as I’m typing this at 11am! I would like to share with you a very simple breakfast recipe idea […]

Marta’s Plants x MUNCHIES Italia: A vegan Italian Christmas (pt.2)

Marta’s Plants x MUNCHIES Italia: A vegan Italian Christmas (pt.2)

A new post on a Tuesday?! Extraordinarily, yes! I am happy to share that I was asked to prepare two veganized traditional Italian Christmas recipes for MUNCHIES/VICE Italia! You can find the post here and the recipes are: Spinach and tofu (handmade) cannelloni Pandolce genovese (a […]

Marta’s Plants x MUNCHIES Italia: Un Natale vegano (pt.1)

Marta’s Plants x MUNCHIES Italia: Un Natale vegano (pt.1)

A new post on a Tuesday?! Extraordinarily, yes! I am happy to share that I was asked to prepare two veganized traditional Italian Christmas recipes for MUNCHIES/VICE Italia! You can find the post here and the recipes are: Spinach and tofu (handmade) cannelloni Pandolce genovese (a […]

Chocolate and poached pear bundt cake + spiced caramel {vegan}

Chocolate and poached pear bundt cake + spiced caramel {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Today I want to share with you truly one of my favorite cakes ever: a chocolate bundt cake filled with pears poached in a mix of spices for a warming winter twist! When I was done cooking […]

Baked kabocha stuffed with eggplant, cavolo nero and pomegranate quinoa salad // vegan

Baked kabocha stuffed with eggplant, cavolo nero and pomegranate quinoa salad // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) While looking for ideas to use a pumpkin – which I don’t eat very often really – I thought that, thanks to its shape, I could turn into a food container that I won’t need to throw away! I […]