Pumpkin Pie Two Ways

I love pumkin pie because my mum used to bake it in the early 90s for Halloween even if no one was celebrating it in Milan those times. It was an original American recipe which she brought back from Philadelphia where she lived in the 70s together with my dad and older brother. Of course she shared the recipe with me as I moved to Vienna but I had gut issues and was not tolerating grains, eggs and dairy products well. Therefore Stefan and I developed our own version: it is not cut-friendly if you are very low on calories (check the macros) but it is gluten-free and suitable for the vegan folk too. But if you would like to try the real stuff, I’ve included my mum’s recipe too.

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Sourdough Bread

…it’s easier than you think!

I love a nice loaf of bread, and I bet you do too. And my client Viola, who asked me for this recipe surely does so. Bread got a bad rep over the last decade, because it is easy to overconsume: good bread is really tasty, not very satieting and quitecalorie dense. But that’s not a problem if you are diligent with your tracking and if you have an overall healthy lifestyle with enough movement. People suffering from IBS sometimes react to several anti-nutrients found in higher dosage in wheat and other grains. Sourdough makes the bread more digestible and less prone to cause digestive issues because the microbiota “pre-digest” the anti-nutrients.

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