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Spinach hummus with lemon and cumin

by Alice on settembre 21, 2012

Ingredients about 6 handfuls (or 250 g) of fresh spinach, cleaned 200 g cooked chickpeas the juice and grated zest of 1 organic lemon 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 small handful of chives, cleaned and chopped 1 large tablespoon tahin 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons cumin powder 1 teaspoon and a half […]

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Ingredients 1 red pepper, cleaned and diced 1 yellow pepper, cleaned and diced 1 garlic clove, peeled a handful of fresh basil, cleaned and chopped a handful of fresh mint, cleaned and chopped 180 g spelt fusilli (I used Monograno Felicetti pasta) (optional) 1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced 200 g smoked tofu, […]

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Ingredients 250 g tempeh, cut into cubes 2 tablespoons turmeric powder 1 tablespoon curry powder Himalayan salt, just enough to taste extra virgin olive oil, just enough to taste 1 garlic clove, peeled 150 g black Venus rice 1 bunch of fresh asparagus, cleaned and cut into pieces sesame oil, just enough to taste the […]

Posted in: beans and legumes,cooked,gluten-free,grains,lunch-box,picnic,rice,salads,savoury,spicy,spring,summer,tempeh,vegetables


Asparagus, herb and vegan ham muffins

by Alice on aprile 16, 2012

Ingredients For the vegetables 2 spring onions, cleaned and sliced 4-5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 450-500 g fresh asparagus, cleaned and chopped freshly ground black pepper, to taste filtered water around 70 g vegan ham, chopped For the muffin batter 200 g semi-whole wheat flour 100 g fine cornmeal half a teaspoon whole sea […]

Posted in: baking,breakfast and brunch,cakes,cooked,cupcakes and muffins,finger food,lunch-box,picnic,savoury,snacks,spring,tea time,vegetables


Ingredients 200 g cooked lentils 200 g pomegranate kernels whole sea salt, just enough to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste the juice of half a lemon 2 tablespoons apple vinegar 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder a large handful of fresh parsley, cleaned and chopped Makes […]

Posted in: autumn,beans and legumes,cooked,fruits,gluten-free,lunch-box,salads,savoury,spicy,winter


Ingredients 2 chili peppers, cleaned and julienned 6-7 cm ginger root, peeled and juiced the juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon agave syrup whole sea salt, just enough to taste 1 small spring onion, cleaned and sliced 150 g thai rice 1 broccoli head, divided into florets 4-5 champignons, cleaned 2 handfuls peanuts, toasted and […]

Posted in: autumn,condiments,gluten-free,grains,lunch-box,rice,savoury,spicy,vegetables,winter


Ingredients For the lasagne 1 pack of “tofu leaves” or equivalent (you can also use regular wheat lasagna squares) For the rocket, basil and almond pesto a large bunch of arugula, cleaned and blanched in boiling water for 1 minute then drained a large handful of fresh basil, cleaned 1 garlic clove, peeled 5 tablespoons […]

Posted in: autumn,baking,gluten-free,lunch-box,pasta,picnic,savoury,soy,summer,tofu,vegetables


Pumpkin and pepper cream soup

by Alice on ottobre 16, 2011

Ingredients 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil half a shallot, peeled and minced 350 g raw pumpkin pulp, cut into cubes 350-400 ml filtered water whole sea salt, just enough to taste freshly ground white pepper, to taste 1 yellow pepper, cleaned, peeled and diced fresh, cleaned oregano, for garnish dehydrated red peppers, for garnish […]

Posted in: autumn,cooked,dehydrator,gluten-free,lunch-box,savoury,soups,summer


Tofu cubes with marinated peppers and sesame

by Alice on ottobre 5, 2011

Ingredients For the tofu the juice of half a lemon 3 tablespoons shoyu 2 tablespoons apple vinegar half a teaspoon powdered ginger the juice of about 6 cm fresh ginger root, peeled and grated 50 ml sesame oil 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons maple syrup 200-250 g organic, firm tofu, cut into cubes […]

Posted in: beans and legumes,condiments,cooked,gluten-free,lunch-box,savoury,soy,summer,tofu,vegetables


Sprout, cucumber, sesame and dulse salad

by Alice on giugno 27, 2011

Ingredients 2-3 handfuls lentil sprouts 2-3 handfuls radish sprouts half a cucumber (or 1 small), cleaned and julienned 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds 1-2 tablespoons dulse flakes the juice of half a lemon 1 tablespoon apple vinegar extra virgin olive oil, to taste toasted sesame oil, to taste whole sea salt, just enough to taste […]

Posted in: finger food,lunch-box,picnic,raw,salads,savoury,sprouts


Ingredients 6-7 tomatoes, cleaned and seeds removed then cut into small pieces 6 sundried tomatoes, soaked in filtered water for about 10 minutes then rinsed, pat-dried and cut into pieces a handful of fresh rocket, cleaned and chopped a handful of fresh basil, cleaned and chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut into slivers extra […]

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Panzanella with friselle and tomatoes

by Alice on giugno 7, 2011

Ingredients 2 whole wheat friselle 320-350 g fresh ripe tomatoes, sliced or cut into pieces dried oregano, to taste fresh and cleaned basil, to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste whole sea salt, just enough to taste Makes 2 servings.

Posted in: lunch-box,picnic,salads,savoury,spring,summer,vegetables