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Best Cherry Smoothie

Cherries not only are a beautiful summer fruit but they boost energy and are beneficial to the heart, muscles and nerves. They have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and detoxifying properties. This Creamy goodness is simply made with frozen cherries, mango and Strawberries … Continue reading

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Easy and quick nutritious hummus

I have always loved hummus and even if it is easily and cheaply available in any store I prefer to make it at home. It is such a quick recipe to prepare and can be stored in the fridge for … Continue reading

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Basil smoothies

Being Italian, I have always used basil in a lot of recipes but never thought of tossing it to smoothies too. Then read about this idea on Women Health Magazine and decided to have a go! Basil has got anti-bacterial … Continue reading

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Gluten free Italian Focaccia

This afternoon Italy is playing vs Costa Rica in  the 2014 Fifa World Cup and because we’ll be having Italian friends coming over to watch the match, I have decided to prepare a very easy and typical Italian appetizer: Focaccia … Continue reading

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Green Juices: a great source of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and phytochemicals

So far I have always preferred smoothies to juices, because I didn’t like much the idea of wasting all the fruit’s pulp, skin and fiber. However, I am currently reading a lot of interesting books about nutrition and healthy eating … Continue reading

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Green Smoothies: basic, quick and healthy recipes

Drinking a green smoothie for breakfast might sound weird to a lot of people. The idea of having vegetables, and moreover green vegs, first thing in the morning when usually a strong coffe (and possibly a croissant or eggs) would … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Italian Aubergine Polpette

Cooking family recipes is a way to remember people you have loved and nice anecdotes of the past, mainly of childhood. I can still see my grandfather spending his Sunday mornings cooking for the family and mainly preparing polpette, Italian … Continue reading

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