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Healthy chocolate desserts: guilt-free – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Healthy chocolate desserts: guilt-free

Immersing yourself in the world of healthy chocolate desserts is a journey that combines the pleasure of the palate with care for your well-being. This culinary adventure leads us to discover how it is possible to indulge in the luxury of a chocolate dessert without feeling guilty, thanks to recipes that combine taste and health. An experience that turns out to be a true act of love towards oneself, a way to pamper oneself without giving up lightness.

The revolution of healthy chocolate desserts

Modern gastronomy has embarked on a path that aims to reinterpret pastry classics in a healthy way. The challenge is to create chocolate desserts that keep their charm intact, but that are at the same time light and nutritious.

Alternative and nutritious ingredients

The secret of these desserts lies in the choice of ingredients. We favor wholemeal or alternative flours, such as almond or oat flour, which provide fiber and essential nutrients. Butter is replaced with vegetable oils or avocado, a source of good fats. Refined sugar leaves room for natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup or coconut.

Chocolate: an ally for health

Chocolate, the undisputed protagonist of these desserts, is chosen in its purest and most beneficial variants. Dark chocolate, rich in antioxidants, is ideal for these preparations. Furthermore, the moderate use of bitter cocoa allows you to intensify the flavor without weighing down the dessert.

Creativity in the kitchen for tasty and healthy desserts

Creating healthy chocolate desserts doesn’t mean giving up taste. On the contrary, it is an opportunity to experiment and discover new flavor combinations.

Innovative and tasty recipes

There are infinite recipes that combine health and pleasure. From sweet potato brownies to courgette and chocolate muffins, from raw food cakes to avocado and cocoa mousse. Each recipe is an opportunity to surprise and delight the palate. Here are some ideas:

The satisfaction of creating homemade desserts

Making healthy chocolate desserts at home is a rewarding experience. In addition to the pleasure of enjoying a dessert made with your own hands, there is the awareness of having created something good for your body. A way to take care of yourself, pampering yourself with a sweet sin without guilt.

Healthy chocolate desserts represent a revolution in modern pastry making, combining the pleasure of taste with care for well-being. A culinary journey that teaches us to pamper ourselves without giving up lightness, discovering the pleasure of creating tasty and nutritious desserts at home.

Sausage roll, the creative recipe to try – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Sausage roll, the creative recipe to try

The sausage roll It’s an easy recipe to make but with a great visual impact! A real roll filled with courgettes, grilled aubergines and stringy provolone!

How to make sausage roll

Its creation is very simple! All you need to do is arrange the sausage along the work surface and roll it up not too tightly. You will get a roll inside which you can arrange your favorite vegetables and cheeses! To “fix” the ingredients, simply insert some wooden toothpicks And that’s it!

You can cook the sausage roll in the oven, in the air fryer (in both of these cases, take care to place the roll on a sheet of baking paper!) and even in a pan!

The versatility of the sausage roll makes it suitable for multiple occasions. Served as a main course, it is a triumph of flavors that will satisfy even the most demanding palates. For an even more beautiful effect once ready cut it into wedges and serve it as if they were slices of pizza!

More recipes to try

Chili con carne: Original recipe and useful tips! – Gordon Ramsay’s version

chili con carne original recipe - Recipe by Tavolartegusto

The Chilli with beef it’s a very tasty dish from the Tex-Mex cuisine (Mexican and Texan). This is one stew Of minced beef, beans, peppers, tomato, onion, chili (The Kilos) And fragrant spices like cumin and paprika. From the creamy consistency albeit in pieces And intense flavour And spicy delightful! Meat with chili is not only perfect for filling the famous Burritos! But also to serve as second or single dish accompanied by crunchy nachos or toasted tortillas as tradition command! In short, one mouth-watering goodness That is born towards the end of the 19th century to San Antonio, Texas on the border with the Mexico. For work of the women of the people of Hispanic originsjust call ‘chili reinas‘. Who prepared it and sold it in the markets to cowboys and soldiers. This is how it became increasingly popular in the United Statesand today among the most loved foods in the world! You want Prepare it at home too? Here she is Recipe cash Useful tips ; illustrated with step by step photos which will help you in the realization of Perfect chili con carne own like at a Mexican restaurant !
chili con carne original recipe - Recipe by Tavolartegusto

Like any traditional recipe there are different versions And small variations they can make a difference. The one I give you today is the Original recipe of the Chilli with beef taken from my international cuisine manual, compared with various authoritative sources. It’s a preparation easy but it is essential use the right ingredients to find the typical taste: minced beef, I recommend not too lean. THE red beans or black. Not other types. Hot peppers are the famous ones Jalapeño grown in Mexico which if you can’t find replace red chili pepper. Perfect to consume heat And smokingin winter evenings with friends or family. If you intend to make a beautiful Mexican dinner , also add the Guacamole and the unsurpassed Tacos! Trust me, la wonderful figure is guaranteed!

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Gulash (the typical stew of Hungarian cuisine)

Chili con carne recipe


Preparation Cooking Total
20 minutes 1h 1 10 minutes 1 hour and 30 minutes

Cost Kitchen Calories
Medium Mexican 178 Kcal


Quantity for 4 people

  • 800 g of not too lean minced beef
  • 300 – 400 g of meat broth
  • 500 g of boiled red or black beans (the raw weight is approximately 350 g)
  • 500 g of tomato puree
  • 250 g of red peppers (alternatively green)
  • 200 g of white onion
  • 2 jalapeño peppers (alternatively 1 fresh spicy red pepper)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • a teaspoon of cumin
  • a teaspoon of coriander powder + a few leaves of fresh coriander for garnish if you can find it
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • cayenne pepper (which you can replace with ground black pepper)
  • salt


  • cast iron pot that cooks slowly without burning, spreading the heat evenly


How to make chili con carne

First of all, heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan (preferably cast iron or with a thick bottom, this will help it cook evenly without burning), heat it and add the minced meat and leave to brown over a high heat for 5 minutes, then add a ladle of boiling broth and cook for another 5 minutes until the broth is completely absorbed by the meat.

Finally, transfer the meat to a serving dish and leave aside.

Then, in the pan you just used, add 2 tablespoons of oil and the peeled and crushed garlic, let it brown for a few seconds.

Then add onions and peppers cut into pieces of approximately 1 cm, the chopped chilli pepper from which you have removed the seeds and the sugar and leave to brown for 3 minutes. how to make chili con carne - Recipe by Tavolartegusto

Slowly add the cumin, paprika and coriander, stir well, leave to flavour, then add a ladle of broth and leave to cook until the liquids are completely absorbed in this case too, so for around 7 – 8 minutes

At this point, add the minced meat set aside, stir well and leave everything to flavor on a high heat for 2 minutes.

Finally add the tomato puree:

cooking chili con carne - Recipe by Tavolartegusto

stir well and mix completely over a gentle heat, then add the remaining boiling broth and at this point cook over a low heat with a lid for about 1 hour, taking care to stir every now and then.

Attention, I advise you to check the humidity of the mixture at this stage! Chili con carne it must not dry outbut result soft and creamytherefore always keep the heat very low and add 1 – 2 tablespoons of additional broth if necessary.

After the indicated time you can add the previously boiled beans together with 1 glass of cooking liquid

meat with chili procedure - Recipe by Tavolartegusto

Then let it boil, close with a lid and leave to cook for another half hour on a low heat.

Only at the end of cooking add salt and pepper.

The meat with chilli is ready when it has reached a brick-coloured colour, it is compact, creamy, neither liquid nor too dry!

Here’s yours ready Chilli with beef! in the oven you also see some Tortilla triangles

chili con carne recipe - Recipe by Tavolartegusto


It keeps very well in the fridge for about 2 days in an airtight container. You can also freeze in practical single portions and defrost slowly in the fridge.

If you love this type of dishes, also discover my collection of second courses

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