Vanilla is the most popular ice cream in the world. And yet few people know, that it has recently also become amongst the most expensive ones– if done properly with natural vanilla pods. Are you curious to learn what is the reason for the price increase of vanilla from $20 per kg in 2010 to $800 today?
Oftentimes, we believe that something big like a dream car, piece of jewellery, promotion or new love is what we need to make us happy. While these things do have a positive influence on our mood, they often don’t last long. You would be surprised how much more happiness you can introduce into your life with some simple actions that will actually stick much longer and keep our life satisfaction high:
As if is it was not hard enough already to integrate sports into our routine, there are also the endless types of exercise, each claiming to be superior than the other, imposing on us one more choice to make: which sports is best for me?
Should we do cardio (e.g. jogging, aerobics) in order to stay in shape? Or is it better to train our muscles, that allegedly burn more calories even when in rest? Or forget all that and do yoga for flexibility and endurance instead?
Being a healthy brand, we at Coppa della Mage tried to find the answers for you. Read on.
In this chilly weather we all crave warm, comforting and nutritious home cooked foods. And what’s better than a silky smooth, hot butternut squash and sweet potato soup. We like to put our very own twist on this traditional dish by drizzling Coppa Della Maga over each bowl. Don’t knock it till you’ve tasted it – trust us!
- 500 grams of sweet potatoes peeled and chopped
- 1 medium butternut squash peeled, deseeded and chopped
- 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 2 yellow onions thinly diced
- 4 cups vegetable stock
- Salt and pepper
- 6 scoops Sesame & Honey or Classic Vanilla ice cream
If throughout the years you have tasted a multitude of ice cream flavours, whereby gorging on substantial amounts of the frozen indulgence, you can rightly consider yourself an ice cream connoisseur.
By getting to know well certain metier, one becomes curious to explore it, going into new territories. And this is where Coppa della Maga offers a play ground with its variety of flavours and several international Innovation Distinctions. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you our Sesame & Honey flavour!
It is easy to slip into the habit of skipping breakfast: getting up a bit later than planned is the usual reason for not having time to sit down, even for only 10 minutes. It is much quicker to grab a snack and eat it on your way to work, but it is not a good idea, if you want to stay healthy and in a good shape.
Knowing however, that it takes time we should find smarter ways to have a quick and easy preparation of your first meal for the day. Here Coppa della Maga comes really handy: just leave overnight a tub in the fridge and in the morning, you will have a wonderful mousse to mix with whatever you fancy. In this hot weather, you might even scoop it straight from the freezer like we do:
Vitamins and minerals are crucial for the proper functioning of our body. That is why we often reach out to supplements to complement our diet. It sounds quick and easy to get a few pills with the peace of mind that you have taken care of your nutritional needs. In reality, however, things do not work that straight forward:
With all the bad publicity about sugar, is it really that horrible at the end?
Scare tactics should never be used as motivational tool. We much rather believe in the power of knowledge and think that if people are better informed, they would always make the right decision. That is why, we will not get into all the statistics that reveal the relationship between sugar and a series of the most severe diseases, but will rather give you a few simple facts about sugar:
- Brings 0 nutrients, hence it is not needed in our diet.
- Interferes with the hormones that regulate hunger and satiety.
- Harms metabolism, leading to increase in insulin and fat storage.
- It is addictive (by the release of dopamine when we consume it).
We are the biggest fans of a healthy breakfast!
If you are hungry in the morning, it is a good sign that you have not overeaten the night before and we all know how crucial for good health, shape and the night sleep that is. Try to gear more of your calories towards the earlier part of the day. Furthermore, having a rich and delicious breakfast is a wonderful small feast to look forward to every morning and get you start your day with positive vibes. For some healthy and delicious ideas, you can look at our web site. And here is our newest yummy inspiration:
We have all seen the hundreds of varieties of tea in the speciality stores. Can you believe, however, that they come all from the same plant Camellia Sinensis?
It is useful to learn a bit more about the different brews, so that you know which would suit best your mood and needs. There are so many varieties worth exploring with their subtle notes and specifics, much like a good bottle of wine: