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Healthy and Delicious Summer Recipes

Fresh summer produce: tomatoes, eggplants, zucchini, peas, green and broad beans, lettuce, chard, cucumber, carrots, peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, snow peas, fennel, kohlrabi, corn, leek, garlic, early season potatoes, mushrooms and don’t forget about fresh fruit and berries. Apples, pears, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, red currants, cherries, plums, mirabelles, melons, peaches, apricots and nectarines.

Mediterranean Bean Salad with Roasted Peppers

Mediterranean Bean Salad with Roasted Peppers

This Mediterranean Bean Salad with chickpeas and white beans is packed with fresh tasting flavors – thanks to market fresh vegetables and herbs, plus a few Mediterranean pantry staples like roasted peppers, olives and capers. All tossed together in a zingy za’atar dressing. It’s the perfect side salad that will get you through the picnic […]

Mediterranean Chicken Skillet with tomatoes, olives, capers

Mediterranean Chicken Skillet

Let me start out by saying I love these flavors! Oregano marinated chicken breasts, braised together with Mediterranean flavors of sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, capers, vine-ripened tomatoes and original Greek feta. This Mediterranean chicken skillet is an anytime kind of meal. It’s pure comfort food that’s light enough for a summer dinner. And this dish […]

Asparagus Salad with Mixed Beans, Lemon and Herbs

Asparagus Salad with Mixed Beans, Lemon & Herbs

Asparagus salad – quick, simple and SUPER delicious. I absolutely love recipes like this…ones made of just a few fresh ingredients prepared in a simple manner. Yes, that’s this! The stars here are: steamed green asparagus, fresh herbs (parley, dill and mint), sweet and crunchy red pepper and a mix of beans (chickpeas, white beans […]

Middle Eastern Roasted Tomatoes and Chickpeas with Bulgur Recipe with Cilantro, Cucumber and Pine Nuts

Middle Eastern Roasted Tomatoes and Chickpeas with Bulgur

I love simple salads that simply taste good. I when I say good, I mean good with a capital “G”. And guess where the awesomeness starts… in the oven. Imagine this… roasted sumac tomatoes AND roasted cumin-spiced chickpeas. Together… side by side! Then this delicious duo is tossed together in a simple bulgur salad with […]

berry crumble cake recipe with ed currants, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, spelt flour and buttermilk. Refined sugar-free

Mixed Berry Crumble Cake

If you are looking for an excuse to eat cake for breakfast then this recipe is for you. What you are getting today is a fresh seasonal mixed berry crumble cake. One I could burst out the emoji hearts for. It’s packed with all sorts of fresh seasonal berries — red currants, blueberries, raspberries and […]

Apricot Tart Recipe with Buttermilk and Cardamom

Summer Apricot Tart

No swinging from chandeliers is required for making this delicious apricot tart. It’s super EASY! As an “occasional” baker, I like easy. There’s no kneading or beating or fancy equipment needed here. Just a couple of bowls, a whisk and a spatula. And about 10… make that 15… minutes of your time. That’s it! Sweet […]