Don’t make mistakes: be careful with the glicemix index

Some common mistakes may cause the glycemic index to raise. Let’s take a step back-what is the glycemic index? Well, it is the measure of how quickly the glycaemia raises after you have had some food which contains carbs. When you eat something with carbs (pasta, potatoes, bread, etc.), first…

Let’s make friends with the glicemix index

I am sure that you know about the importance of a balanced eating plan when you have to manage PCOS, and you may have got some information about GI diet the most effective option to cope with this disorder. It seems something too conceptual, but what is the glycemic index?…

The importance of losing weight

Yes, it is true: if you suffer from PCOS, you should lose weight (in case you are overweight). I always tell it to my patients. Every time I deal with this matter, I can perceive all the suffering a woman may experience when she speaks about herself, when she can’t…

Small bread spelt rolls with aromatic herbs

Ingredients for 8 rolls: Spelt flour: 200g Lukewarm water 125ml Extra virgin olive oil: 2 tbsps. + 1 for the herbs Salt: 7g Honey: 5g Dry yeast: 2 tsps. Mixed aromatic herbs Directions: In a large bowl (or in the stand mixer) mix the sifted flour, the salt, and the…

Chickpea with caper sauce

Ingredients for 8 balls: Dried chickpeas: 120g Egg: 1 Garlic: a thin slice Bran Tomato paste: a tsp Rinsed capers: 1 tbsp. Parsley: a twig The peel of half a lemon Extra virgin olive oil: 2 tbsps. Salt Pepper Directions: Soak the chickpeas according to the packaging directions and boil…

Whole grain spaghetti with gilthead bream

Ingredients for 2 people Whole grain spaghetti: 120g Half a carrot Celery: a small stalk Half an onion Some leaves of sage Gilthead: 2 filets White wine: half a glass ½ Extra virgin olive oil Salt Pepper Directions: Wash, chop, the celery, the onion, and the carrot. Then brown them…

Winter salad with soft hard boiled and olive dressing

Ingredients for 2 people Head cabbage 200g Purple cabbage 150g Radishes: 4/5 Shallot: a small piece 1 Eggs: 2 Fresh lemon juice Pitted taggiasca olives: 1 tbsp Basil: a twig Flax seeds Extra virgin olive oil: 2 tbps Salt Directions: Cut the cabbages, the radishes and the shallot into; put…

Whole grain tortillas with turmeric

Ingredients for 5/6 tortillas: Whole grain flour: 200g Sunflower oil: 2 tbps Water Salt Turmeric: 1 tsp Directions: Combine the whole grain flour and the oil, stir in the water and then add the salt and the turmeric. Wrap into film and let it stand for 30 minutes Divide the…

Winter tabulè with barley and chickpeas

Ingredients for 2 people Pearl barley: 120g Boiled chickpeas: 120g ½ pomegranate Some leaves of mint A fresh hot chilly pepper Cabbage: 200g Cumin: 1 tsp Parsley: 1 twig Garlic: a clove A small piece of onion Lemon juice Extra-virgin olive oil Salt Directions Boil the barley according to the…

Whole grain risotto with mushrooms and rosemary

Ingredients for 2 people Whole grain brown rice: 120g Mixed mushrooms: 300g Shallot: 1 Rosemary: a twig White wine: ½ a glass Vegetable stock: about 750ml Extra-virgin oilve oil Salt Directions Clean and slice the mushrooms; stir them fry with a little oil until they begin to soften. Add a…