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Pasta al pesto: lemons from Procida {vegan}

Pasta al pesto: lemons from Procida {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday peeps! Today I give you a recipe that is as unusual as it is simple and delicious. A couple of weeks ago I spent a few days in Procida, which, for those of you who don’t know, […]

Homemade sweet potato buns + burgers {vegan}

Homemade sweet potato buns + burgers {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Guys, this a special one! I prepared this recipe over a year ago but for some reason never shared it. It took me foooorever to write down the recipe, but at last here it is. I’d been desperately wanting […]

Marbled lemon & chocolate muffins {vegan}

Marbled lemon & chocolate muffins {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, guys! I woke up one morning and craved chocolate muffins. But also lemon muffins. What to do?! You know it. I love the combination of chocolate with any kind of fruit, so I knew I couldn’t possibly […]

Salsify and mint risotto {vegan + gluten free}

Salsify and mint risotto {vegan + gluten free}

(clicca qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday folks! Today’s farmers market winner is salsify, a mostly spring root that looks like a long dirty parsnip – not very appealing! – but with a pearly white flesh inside. It is native to Southern Europe and, […]

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Stevia-sweetened carob shortbread cookies with apple compote {vegan + sugar free}

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Stevia-sweetened carob shortbread cookies with apple compote {vegan + sugar free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) For my ongoing partnership with Italian family-run business SteVia’s, this week I have created these sugar-free and stevia-sweetened vegan shortbread cookies filled with a stevia-sweetened apple and cinnamon compote. If you’ve read my previous post on the subject, or […]

Agretti nests with pan-seared tomatoes on the vine {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Agretti nests with pan-seared tomatoes on the vine {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Just like other vegetables in Italy, agretti have many different names according to the region. In English they are known as opposite-leaved saltwort, opposite-leaf Russian thistle or barilla plant. In Italian the most common names are agretti or “barba […]

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Stevia-sweetened carrot cake cupcakes {vegan + sugar free}

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Stevia-sweetened carrot cake cupcakes {vegan + sugar free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, friends! Last week I announced that I’ve started two new collaborations and told you about the first. Today will be dedicated to the second: SteVia’s, that belongs to Bio Mondo, a health & wellness family-run business based […]

Mini cacao & coconut baked donuts // Easter BBQ {vegan}

Mini cacao & coconut baked donuts // Easter BBQ {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versone italiana) iDouble post this week! I wish I could always do this but I don’t have enough time. I decided to take advantage of the Easter holidays to share the recipe for these super easy and quick (and cute!) mini […]

Marta’s Plants X HEMPATH: Hemp flour crêpes to welcome spring {vegan}

Marta’s Plants X HEMPATH: Hemp flour crêpes to welcome spring {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! (the first real spring-y and warm one for me, at long last). I’ve recently started new collaborations with two really interesting brands and today I will talk a bit about the first one: Hempath, a company that […]

Shortbread cookies filled with quick homemade orange marmalade {vegan}

Shortbread cookies filled with quick homemade orange marmalade {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! I’ve always had (and still have) issues with jams and marmalade, for two reasons: they are too sweet, and I prefer eating fresh fruit. It’s ok if I can’t eat peaches in December, it means I’ll […]