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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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Homemade Focaccia bread with fresh thyme

Homemade Focaccia bread with fresh thyme

Homemade Focaccia bread is one of my favorite Italian recipes. Few basic ingredients mixed together in order to create a fluffy, airy deliciousness with this intense and wonderful Extra Virgin Olive Oil flavor. The recipe is extremely simple with only two things to remember. 1 - resting times are essential ...
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Camomile cake - no eggs, no dairy, no butter

Camomile cake – no eggs, no dairy, no butter

A delicate, relaxing cake to offer to your kids when you want to give them a sweet treat but not loaded with dynamite sugars 🙂 A nice evening snack or a wonderful 1st birthday cake as it has no eggs, no dairy, no butter and you can substitute the honey ...
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Baked Kale Spinach balls

Baked Kale Spinach balls

Inspiration for my recipes comes in very different ways. The other week I was buying my grocery at Trader Joe's and I stopped in front of the frozen area and I saw the frozen "kale and spinach bites". As I always do when a new food appeals to me at the ...
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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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Quiche from Provence with cherry tomatoes and basil

Quiche from Provence with cherry tomatoes and basil

Being so close to the French border (Ospedaletti is only few miles from it) I couldn't resist to go and have a look at the local farmer's market in Menton, a small and lovely town right after the border....wow...what an amazing experience! Hundreds of French cheeses displayed in graceful order, ...
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Pasta with swordfish and cherry tomatoes

Pasta with swordfish and cherry tomatoes

Fresh fish directly from the Mediterranean sea. The fishmonger told me they caught it last night. How to resist!!! Together with some sweet cherry tomatoes from the local farmers market I decided to make "Swordfish on the wheels" (yes, the pasta is wheel shape...). It's an easy recipe, so yummy, ...
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Colorful pasta with homemade basil Pesto

Colorful pasta with homemade basil Pesto

Welcome to Italy! As promised, we were able to shoot few recipes during our Italian holiday 🙂 We are in Ospedaletti, in a region called Liguria, northern Italy, next to the French border. My family has a beach apartment there and I've been going there since I was born. Almost ...
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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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