Italian Mix Legumes Soup/ Zuppa del Contadino

My family is a Legumes lover, I try to use them weekly in my cooking just like my mom and my Grandmother used to do when I was a kid. Legumes are so good for your body, full of vitamins and protein. Today I want to share with you this healthy Soup recipe that in…

Gluten Free Gnocchi

I finally found a gluten free gnocchi recipe that I and my family like; my kids didn’t even notice the difference so that it’s a good sign! This is a great recipe to do with your family so I highly suggest making gnocchi with your kids, you family or your friends. In the kitchen we…

Quinoa ball

Let’s say the truth, kids don’t like quinoa, at least mine but because it is very healthy they have to eat it. I did try so many recipe and this is our favorite, hopefully will be yours too. Ingredients: 300 grams quinoa 100 grams carrots cut in small dice 100 grams zucchini cut in small…

Chicken Fingers with Honey Garlic Sauce

I m so excited to post this recipe because for the first time, in 12 years living in Vancouver, I finally made what my kids are not allow to eat when we go to the  restaurant: honey  garlic sauce.It was a success, like I always say “homemade is the best”  because you get to use real…

Gluten-free chocolate cake

When I saw this recipe on TV I was a little bit skeptical but then I made it I had to change my mind big time. This gluten-free chocolate cake delivers a moist and rich cake so delicious you won’t even notice it is gluten-free. I served it with strawberry sauce and a spoon of…

Gluten-free crepes

Crepes are one the my family favorite. This time I wanted to try a gluten free version and it was a success,my hubby did not notice the difference. This crepes recipe is very versatile, it can be used for lasagna,cannelloni  or like I did today just for breakfast with some Nutella and jam.   Ingredients:  300 ml…

Detox Soup with oriental spice

We are soup lover so I m always looking for new recipe. A while ago I discover this wonderful blog called  http://blog.giallozafferano.it/msp/  that has a lot of Weight Watchers recipe and I fall in love so today I wanna share one of her recipe that I tried today, Monday after the big Easter Dinner. We had…

Lentils and quinoa salad

Lentils bring back memories of my childhood, growing up in Italy, one of our weekly family dinners was pasta with lentils, lentil salad or lentils saute. Today I want to share with you a modern version of my Mom’s lentil salad adding quinoa. This salad is an explosion of wellness, if you are a lentils lover…

Rustic Polenta Crostini

I like to entertain a lot,so like I always do before Christmas I organize a get together with my friends and this time I wanted to try a new appetizer with polenta,speck ,fontina and gorgonzola (or bluecheese) I m from the North of Italy so I grew up with polenta, not the one that you buy at the store…

Roasted Kale chips

  Kale is very popular these days. It’s full of vitamins and minerals and it’s considered a super food. I try to buy it often because the benefits of this vegetable are amazing: boost your immune system, detoxifies, makes your skin and nails healthier and more. This is my kids favorite recipe.   Ingredients: A bunch…

Kale,pomagranade and avocado salad

This salad is an explosion of health. The pomegranate,the kale and the avocado  are very full of vitamins, and they are considered super foods. It is very easy to make, the only thing about this salad is that  is  a little be bitter but, eh  it is good for you so you better eat it….