Tuna Salad with Artichokes

A healthy salad perfect for lunch breaks. Artichokes and tuna are a great combo so I’m sure you will enjoy this salad. Serves 2 people Ingredients Few artichokes hearts (try the type in olive oil seasoned with garlic and herbs) 200gr mixed leaf salad Few cherry tomatoes cut in half 160gr good quality tuna 15gr chiffonade of basil Red balsamic vinegar of Modena Extra virgin … Continue reading Tuna Salad with Artichokes

Parma Ham Salad with Stuffed Cherry Peppers

The sweetness of the cherry peppers and the hints of sweetness and salt of the Parma Ham, makes this salad a fantastic meal! Serves 2 people Ingredients 1 bag Italian style salad 1 cup baby spinach 2 medium carrots, sliced 10 slices cucumber (5 slices x person) 8 slices Parma Ham (4 slices x person) 8 stuffed cherry peppers (4 peppers x person) Extra virgin … Continue reading Parma Ham Salad with Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Cannellini Beans & Tuna Mix

Cannellini beans are a healthy food choice. High in protein, they are perfect in soups and salads. Serves 4 people Ingredients 800g (2 cans) cannellini beans 1 medium red onion (or 3 medium spring onion bulbs), chopped 6 × 80g or 3 × 160g tuna (try the Italian brands for a tastier flavour) Half cucumber, chopped 2 medium size vine tomatoes, chopped 2 celery sticks, … Continue reading Cannellini Beans & Tuna Mix

Meaty Potato & Veggie Mix

In Italy, we make something similar but with rice. You literally put in whatever you have available at home and you store it in the fridge so when you want to eat, food is ready! Perfect for picnics, birthdays and for when you don’t have much time to cook, this dish will surely give you some energy. Serves 8 people Ingredients 400g turkey breast mini … Continue reading Meaty Potato & Veggie Mix

Sautéed Stringless Beans

I love stringless beans. This side dish can be served as an accompaniment to a variety of main courses and no matter how you cook them, they taste great! Serves 2/3 people Ingredients 450g stringless beans cut in half 1 large tomato, chopped 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon dried mixed herbs 1 medium onion, chopped Extra virgin olive oil Salt to taste … Continue reading Sautéed Stringless Beans

Rump Steak Stripes Salad with Green Beans

What can I say, this salad is amazing and so tasty! Serve with garlic bread and enjoy. 😊 Serves 2 people Ingredients 2 rump steaks 1 bag Iceberg lettuce 1 bag green beans, boiled 2 carrots, sliced 1 pack smoked bacon 2 vine tomatoes, chopped Half cucumber, sliced 2 spring onion bulbs, chopped Few slices emmental cheese (or parmesan flakes) Dried parsley Extra virgin olive … Continue reading Rump Steak Stripes Salad with Green Beans

Rocket Salad with Parmesan and Bresaola

Bresaola originates from Italy’s Lombardy region and it is a versatile type of air-dried salted beef that is great in salads, pasta dishes and appetisers. It is not fatty therefore a healthier choice if you are on a diet. With many salads, I like to add a little plate of mixed colours peppers, black olives, cherry tomatoes, artichokes heart and garlic bread but it’s perfect … Continue reading Rocket Salad with Parmesan and Bresaola

Petits Pois with Sauteed Onion and Herbes de Provence

I love peas with Herbes de Provence. Give your legumes a French touch. It will make your recipes more interesting and flavourful. Eat them with some bread and butter, and you are heaven! Serves 2/3 people Ingredients 350g petit pois 1 medium red onion, sliced Extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp Herbes de Provence Some fresh parsley, finely chopped Black pepper Salt to taste Method … Continue reading Petits Pois with Sauteed Onion and Herbes de Provence

Mixed Roasted Veggies with Mozzarella

This plate of veggies is the healthiest choice for a light lunch or dinner and will surely help you lose weight. So, go ahead and eat lots of it! Serves 2 people Ingredients 200g fine asparagus (2 packs) 2 good quality mozzarelle 2 medium courgettes, sliced (tick cut) 1 medium size tomato, cut in half 1 large avocado, peeled and cut in half 160g broccoli … Continue reading Mixed Roasted Veggies with Mozzarella