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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 – […]

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

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

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) 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 […]

Baked kabocha stuffed with eggplant, cavolo nero and pomegranate quinoa salad {vegan + gluten free}

Baked kabocha stuffed with eggplant, cavolo nero and pomegranate quinoa salad {vegan + gluten free}

(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 […]

Fresh goji berry smoothie bowl {vegan + gluten free}

Fresh goji berry smoothie bowl {vegan + gluten free}

(per la versione italiana cliccate qui) Well now who knew there was such a thing as fresh goji berries?! I mean of course dried fruits come from fresh ones. Duh! But I’d NEVER seen them fresh before, until a few weeks ago! Within days they […]

Sweet spiced red eggplant curry {vegan + gluten free}

Sweet spiced red eggplant curry {vegan + gluten free}

  (cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Red eggplants? Whaaa?! Indeed they exist and they’re super tasty too! A few months ago a friend told me about a variety of small red eggplants that had a faint fruity and spicy flavor, that he grows on […]

Peach and mint upside-down bundt cake {vegan}

Peach and mint upside-down bundt cake {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) As promised, here’s another upside-down cake: my very first bundt! Plus, it involves peaches, which is always a good thing. This kind of cake with a hole (that’s how I think of it) has fascinated me ever since I […]

Summer salad with quinoa and grilled peaches {vegan + gluten free}

Summer salad with quinoa and grilled peaches {vegan + gluten free}

 (cliccate qui per la versione italiana) During the summer months, when I really don’t feel like cooking at all, I like making big salads putting together whatever is available from the daily fresh produce markets – or, if I’m extra lazy, whatever I have in […]

Sweet potatoes stuffed with asparagus, chickpeas and caramelised onion {vegan, gluten free + grain free}

Sweet potatoes stuffed with asparagus, chickpeas and caramelised onion {vegan, gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) This recipe is an explosion of sweet flavors! Among sweet potato, caramelised onions, sweet spiced chickpeas, asparagus and tahini…can’t get any sweeter than that (at least for a savory dish)! I tried to combine ingredients that may go well […]