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Roasted red bell pepper hummus {vegan + gluten free}

Roasted red bell pepper hummus {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana)  Happy Monday y’all! Who loves hummus? Or maybe it’d be better to say – who doesn’t love hummus? Personally my favorite is the original, plain kind, but from time to time I like to experiment with extra flavors. What […]

Grilled and marinated white eggplants {vegan}

Grilled and marinated white eggplants {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! I’ve realized that recently I’ve only been sharing pasta and baked goods recipes so today I want to share with you a quick side dish ahaha!! It’s one of those easy recipes that don’t require measurements, […]

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 […]

Baked celeriac fries with mayo, tzatziki and roasted tomato dip {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Baked celeriac fries with mayo, tzatziki and roasted tomato dip {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! After 3 sweet recipes I think it’s high time for a break (kidding, of course next week I’ll be back with another dessert). Today I want to share with you a very simple idea to honor […]

Gua bao (Chinese steamed buns) with marinated tofu {vegan}

Gua bao (Chinese steamed buns) with marinated tofu {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! Today’s vegan gua bao post is special because it’s a collaboration with my friend Chiara of Mangio Quindi Sono (literally “I eat therefore I am”), an omnivorous food blog written in Italian. We went to high […]

Chickpea flour crackers + cumin coriander hummus {vegan + gluten free}

Chickpea flour crackers + cumin coriander hummus {vegan + gluten free}

(Cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday friends! For a long time ( = years!) I’d been wondering if there was a healthier alternative to plain crackers. You know when you’re hungry and feel like a snack that’s not too healthy (like carrots) nor […]

Portobello burger with a beet and chickpea patty and guacamole {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Portobello burger with a beet and chickpea patty and guacamole {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) It’s not even mid November and it’s definitely already winter here in Milan. Light rain, grey skies, fog… All I can do is add colors to my dishes – along with mushrooms, because who doesn’t love them?! Cooked in […]

Steamed purple carrot noodles with a citrusy garlic dressing {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Steamed purple carrot noodles with a citrusy garlic dressing {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) These spiralized carrots (can I still call them zoodles or is that only for zucchini?!) are THE easiest and quickest recipe I’ll ever post on my blog, pretty sure about that. I’m even embarrassed to call it a recipe! […]

Rainbow grissini (breadsticks) with green pepper hummus {vegan}

Rainbow grissini (breadsticks) with green pepper hummus {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Now that summer is over (in Milan) I feel like I definitely need to add as much color to my food as possible. That’s literally what I did here – I added natural color “dyes” to my grissini (breadsticks)! […]

End of summer appetizer/brunch platter {vegan + gluten free + grain free)

End of summer appetizer/brunch platter {vegan + gluten free + grain free)

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) The end of summer has always been a moment of confusion for me: I’m sad because sun and sea are over (well, sun will remain for a bit, but definitely not the sea), but I’m also happy because I […]