SugarFree Brownies

Sugar-free Brownies

Do we really need to get rid of chocolate from your diet? Absolutely not. What should be avoided is the content of sugars and fats, but it not easy to give up with chocolate: just pick the dark chocolate, preferably the one that contains minimum 70% cocoa.

In fact, cocoa is the ingredient that makes beneficial in properties: it is good for your skin, it keeps attention alive, it can prevent diabetes and heart disease, it stimulates the release of endorphins and thus enhances one’s mood.

If melted or serve hot and dense it can combat the cold. Or, if crunchy and overwhelming, that melts on the tip of the tongue, it could help fighting against the heat.

Today, I am going to use chocolate to prepare Brownies: If you don’t want to give up with pleasure, you just need to make healthy choices!

Ingredients for 20 brownies:

  • 200g wholemeal flour
  • 100 g agave syrup
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 bag baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • Zest of half orange
  • 200 ml water
  • 100 ml seed oil
  • 100 g walnuts
  • 150 g of Vegan chocolate


  1. In a bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and baking soda;
  2. Mix in another bowl, water, oil, agave syrup and vanilla;
  3. Slowly pour all liquid ingredients in the first bowl, stirring until the mixture is smooth and homogeneous;
  4. Cut chocolate chips and mince walnuts;
  5. Add to the mixture chocolate and walnuts;
  6. Add orange zest, try to incorporate it well into the mixture;
  7. Pour the mixture into a rectangular baking pan;
  8. Bake in preheated oven at 180° for about 30 minutes.
  9. Let it cool and cut into pieces

My advices:

  • You can add chopped walnuts also on the surface of the cake, before put it in the oven.
  • You can serve it with vegan spray cream and fresh fruit, your guests will be astonished.


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Vegan Ice Cream Passion

Vegan Ice Cream Passion

With the arrival of the warm season, it’s impossible not to fall into the sweet temptation of a fresh cup of homemade ice cream.

After all, ice cream is one of the best known product that symbolizes the Italian tradition throughout the world, to the point of classifying its most illustrious leaders as masters in the art of ice cream.

In short, ice cream is a really loved frozen food, which all people of all ages enjoy and that can be considered as an integral part of everybody’s most fond childhood memories.

A new tendency

It is worthless to say that is not easy to give up ice cream for those who embrace a new philosophical cruelty free lifestyle. The exponential increase of the vegan community, especially among the youngest generations, has imposed, however, a new trend.

Hence the 2017 is definitely the era of “vegan ice cream passion”, since the art of ice-cream parlour has evolved beyond the classic soy ice cream, so far the only common alternative to milk. For this and other reasons, new tasty and delicious ice-cream varieties have been introduced.

So, let’s go wild with new ice-cream tastes, not only made by fruits, but also with more varied zest choices, with more attention to its raw ingredients.

Have a taste of….

It is needless to say that the challenge is also open to those who are sceptical or who will simply need to taste new ice cream trends, trying from the latest fashion of pistachio ice cream, made with delicious coconut milk to the magic of black chocolate.

And what about the new almond milk flour? The sweetness of this delicious nut creates a perfect combination with peaches, strawberries, cherries, and all kinds of Western or tropical fruits.

Don’t even miss packaged ice cream, like the latest vegan version of “Cornetto” Algida or the delicious irresistible ice cream bowls to share with family or friends.

If you are in London….

If you are in London I recommend you to visit Yorika, which is located in the central area of the City. Yorika offers dairy free, soy free, nut and egg-free ice-creams. A place where you can come and feel free to order anything despite allergies, intolerances, food choices or feeling guilty.



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