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Toddler Recipes

Broccoli Pasta with Cashews cream

Broccoli Pasta with Cashews cream

A friend of mine asked me if I liked the “Alfredo” sauce (aka butter + heavy cream + cheese + garlic sauce) and I replied with a smile that I never tried or made it, even if I’m Italian and even if I’ve been living in the States for more ...
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Super Pink Soft Beets & Potato Gnocchi

Super Pink Soft Beets & Potato Gnocchi

Super fun recipe: the final result will happily surprise your kids, the vibrant pink color of these gnocchi is simply in Technicolor 🙂 The recipe is very simple and ready in 20 minutes. I simply added to the traditional potato gnocchi some boiled red beets. That's it, nothing more! Beets ...
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Baked Teriyaki Chicken with Vegetables

Baked Teriyaki Chicken with Vegetables

This is one of my favorite family recipe, super kid friendly thanks to the bite size and the Teriyaki sauce taste. It's easy to make, healthy and I can substitute the vegetables following the seasons and pending what is available at the farmers market. I like to serve the Teriyaki ...
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Broccoli Mortadella mini quiches - crustless

Broccoli Mortadella mini quiches – crustless

When you are planning the Christmas menu for a large number of people it's always nice to keep in mind the kids and prepare something that can be appealing both for them and for the grown ups 😉 The Broccoli and Mortadella crustless mini quiches are a very flavorful idea ...
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Family Recipes

Lentil Broccoli Soup Recipe +10M

Lentil Broccoli Soup Recipe +10M

Nourishing and comforting, that's why I like this soup 🙂 High iron, protein and fiber content. It's one of my kids favorite so far. Little one like it very creamy (the immersion blender does its part) and big one more chunky. I like it either ways 🙂 The soup is ...
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Couscous salad in a jar - picnic recipe

Couscous salad in a jar – picnic recipe

It's picnic time!! sandwiches, cupcakes, wraps...and what about a couscous salad in a jar? you will just need to open the lid and scoop out the salad. You can even attach a fork&spoon to the jar with a ribbon or an elastic to create ready-to-eat portions. The couscous is ...
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Spring onions and tomato pasta

Spring onions and tomato pasta

It's fun. When spring fully comes I suddenly switch from "comfort recipe" mode into "light and healthy recipe" mode. Does it happen to you too?? Spring onions and fresh tomato pasta is a very easy recipe that I recently discovered thanks to my cousin Cristina: it's one of her signature ...
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Rose Apple Tart - mother's day

Rose Apple Tart – mother’s day


My mom loves sweets, in particular she is really into fruit tarts and at the same time she really likes flowers. That's why today's recipe is perfect as edible gift for Mother's day. She helped me shooting the video (she was playing with Alex while I was baking and ...
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Baby Led Weaning Ideas

Spinach Almond Waffles - Gluten and Grain Free +6M

Spinach Almond Waffles – Gluten and Grain Free +6M

Breakfast. One of the most important meal of the day from a nutritional point of view. Our kids need an healthy boost of energy to start their day full of activities and fun. Coming from an Italian background I like sweet flavors at breakfast, that's how I was raised. Every ...
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Berry Frozen Yogurt Bark

Berry Frozen Yogurt Bark

Even food follows the fashion. From season to season there are trendy recipes that you see almost everywhere on social media 🙂 This summer the frozen bark is one of them. A super simple recipe that is a perfect and refreshing summer treat for the kids and for the whole ...
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Chickpea Pancakes recipe - dairy and gluten free

Chickpea Pancakes recipe – dairy and gluten free

Savory pancakes made with chickpeas…creamy, tasty and simply yummy!!! I use chickpeas a lot in my recipes: hummus, farinata, salads…and even pancakes! I made the recipe dairy free simply substituting regular milk with almond milk, but you can use the milk of your choice. As I didn’t use lactose milk, ...
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