Quinoa Pizza

Being Italian there are certain foods I could never completely give up and  real pizza is one of them!  However I will only indulge in the occasional wheat pizza when I am in Italy once in a while. It always leaves me feeling bloated so I have decided to come up with a healthy alternative.Continue reading “Quinoa Pizza”

The Health Benefits of Garlic

Maybe it is because I am Italian but I just love garlic especially raw garlic. I just put it everywhere. It is so good for you. Not everyone finds it easy to digest and most people worry about having garlic breath. The secret is to get  your partner and everyone around you to eat itContinue reading “The Health Benefits of Garlic”

Food philosophy

I have written this post to try to help people become healthier. While for some of us eating healthy is a way of life, for many others it becomes a life long battle. I was lucky that I grew up with a mother who has always been incredibly healthy and she taught me the importanceContinue reading “Food philosophy”

Side plank with a side crunch

Can you tell that planks are my favourite exercise? I find them the best for your abs and love doing all different variations. This exercise is a continuation from last weeks exercise which was a side plank with a leg raise. This side plank  is a great full body shaper. It engages your core, obliques,Continue reading “Side plank with a side crunch”

Strawberry smoothie bowl

Summer time is when I find myself craving fruits. Normally I tend to eat more vegetables than fruits but the warm weather leaves me wanting something refreshing. Fruit is very cleansing especially in the morning when the body is most acidic.  Ideally fruit should be eaten on its own and in the mornings. This smoothieContinue reading “Strawberry smoothie bowl”

Side plank with a leg raise

This exercise is a great full body shaper. It engages  your core, obliques, quads, shoulders, wrists and glutes. Start by positioning yourself in plank position. Then place your right hand in the middle of your mat and push your hips up. Your body should be in a straight line from your head to your heels.Continue reading “Side plank with a leg raise”

Health benefits of parsley

I thought I would write a very simple short post on the health benefits of parsley.  Parsley is a wonderful herb that I use on a daily basis. I usually sprinkle it on salads, vegetables or simply put a little into my green smoothie/juice every morning. Parsley is packed full of vitamins and minerals andContinue reading “Health benefits of parsley”

water melon and mango passion fruit ice lollies

There is nothing like a refreshing ice lolly on a warm summers day. These are so easy to make. You can use any fruit you like. All you need are moulds and the fruit of your choice. I chose water melon because it is very refreshing and mango and passion fruit because it is soContinue reading “water melon and mango passion fruit ice lollies”