All posts tagged: Lemon

Fresh Ginger Mint Lemonade (sugar-free)

Fresh Ginger Mint Lemonade (sugar-free)

Super refreshing, this ginger mint lemonade is like energizing rocket fuel! It contains three simple ingredients, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a delicious duo of ginger and mint. I first had this ginger mint lemonade “slushy” on our last day in Aix en Provence. What a great combo. Especially for someone like me who prefers […]

Valentine Heart Lemon-Lime Cake with Greek Yogurt, Almond Milk and Raspberries

Sweetheart Lemon-Lime Cake

Although I have just baked the most delicious lemon-lime cake in the form of a heart, I have got to be one of the least romantic persons on this planet. Cheesy cards, boxes of foil-wrapped chocolate-y treats and red roses are not my thing. Last year I met a couple of friends for dinner on […]

Arugula Salad with Quinoa, Sun-dried Tomatoes & Parmesan

Warm Quinoa Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Originating from the South America Andes, quinoa has been referred to by the Incas as being the “mother of all grains” (though, technically quinoa isn’t a grain at all, but the seed of the Goosefoot plant). It tastes great, it’s high in protein, and it’s gluten-free. Quinoa is simple to prepare and packed with goodness, […]

Bulgur Salad with Fresh Herbs and Lemon

Bulgur Salad with Fresh Herbs and Lemon

Here’s a beautiful, insanely delicious and very do-able recipe using whole foods. Bulgar (sometimes referred to as cracked wheat) is packed with a wealth of fiber and B vitamins and makes a fabulously nourishing and quick addition to any meal because even though it’s a whole wheat grain, it’s been cracked and partially pre-cooked to […]

Marinated Lentil Salad

Marinated Lentil Salad

No longer the “the poor man’s meat”, lentils are amazingly well loved in Mediterranean cuisine. Not only are they lentils, they are wonderfully versatile. They can be used just as well in salads or soups and can be easily be marinated overnight and used the next day only to have their flavors richen. Lentils cook […]

Hazelnut Pesto with Parsley and Arugula

Hazelnut Pesto

I mean who could say no to creamy homemade pesto made from fragrant roasted hazelnuts? The robust flavor of the roasted hazelnuts gets a nice brightness from the lemon zest and lemon juice, and when whirled together with a generous glug of olive oil and a large handful of flat-leaf parsley and peppery arugula, plus […]