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Chocolate mousse tart with chocolate crust {vegan}

Chocolate mousse tart with chocolate crust {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! Happy Valentine’s Day if you celebrate it. I was just thinking that the first two weeks of February have the highest concentration of chocolate-anything recipes each year and I thought why not add to it? Like […]

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 […]

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 […]

Double chocolate coconut almond granola bars // vegan

Double chocolate coconut almond granola bars // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Who doesn’t love a good granola bar? Especially when you make it yourself so you know exactly what’s in it. I absolutely hate the uber sugary store bought bars (except the incredibly pricey new healthy ones, hence the decision […]

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)! […]

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 […]

Lime, vanilla and poppy seed yoghurt pancakes // vegan

Lime, vanilla and poppy seed yoghurt pancakes // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Two desserts in a row?! Yes indeed, because I have a massive sweet tooth and can never get enough (especially if we’re talking about pancakes). Although I must say, if you follow me you may have noticed that I […]

Chocolate layer cake with raspberry chia jam and coconut whipped cream {vegan}

Chocolate layer cake with raspberry chia jam and coconut whipped cream {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) On the occasion of my birthday a few days ago I decided to make a chocolate layer cake, something I’d wanted to try for a long time but was always too lazy to. Plus, you must understand that I […]

Roasted eggplant with tomatoes and purple garlic // vegan

Roasted eggplant with tomatoes and purple garlic // vegan

(clicca qui per la versione italiana) What can I say about this eggplant dish? It’s one of the simplest recipes you will find on Marta’s Plants as well as in Italian cuisine. Basil and tomatoes (Ms. Mozzarella is missing) are our freshest and most basic […]