Crema di Zucca (Butternut Squash Cream Soup)

My mom’s simple and nutritious recipe, perfect for those cold fall and winter days, or for when you just want to crawl up in bed and bundle up. Ingredients Servings 4 1 medium to large butternut squash, cleaned, peeled and cut in large squares. 1 litter of brodo di pollo (fresh chicken broth) 2 large…

By Valenti Organics won’t renew its USDA organic certification.

At By Valenti Organics we’re deeply committed to offer safe, ethically manufactured, high performance, natural cosmetics, made with the best ingredients our bountiful planet has to offer, always backed up by science, and always with one mayor goal in mind, the safety of our customers. Despite the almost 2 years incredibly and unnecessarily complicated, costly,…

Panino col Tonno (Tuna sandwich)

A simple, fulfilling and nutritious summer favorite at my house. Ingredients (for 2 subs): 1 French baguette. I prefer the French baguettes from EuroBake which I bake as needed. 1 can of Tuna. Wild Planet Albacore is always my choice, but you can use your own trusted brand or make your own with fresh tuna….

Preservative free is the new cosmetics trend… but are they safe?

Thousands of articles written by qualified – and unqualified – experts flood the internet warning us against cosmetic products containing Parabens, EDTA, Phenoxyethanol and almost every preservative for water based cosmetics there is. In most cases is all quack science, in others there might be a real reason for it. Parabens have been identified in…