All posts tagged: Feta

Tabbouleh with Sweet Potatoes, Feta and Pumpkin Seeds

Tabbouleh with Sweet Potatoes, Feta and Pumpkin Seeds

Tabbouleh with sweet potatoes? Yeeees! Seriously, you’re going to love it! There’s lots of good stuff going on here, first there’s well…sweet potatoes. LOVE. And some of those goods things that make it a tabbouleh — bulgur, fresh parsley, mint and lemon juice. Then there is a little red onion, Greek feta, toasted pumpkin seeds […]

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets, Feta + Pine Nuts

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets, Feta + Pine Nuts

Two words to describe this quinoa salad with roasted beets — SUPER YUM! So here’s where the deliciousness starts…quinoa, who doesn’t love it? Second, we have roasted beets, two types — red beet and golden beet. Want to get fancy? Then go ahead and add a candy cane beet to the mix. Throw in some […]

Vegetarian Tunisian Stew with Millet and Chickpeas

Tunisian Stew (Vegetarian + GF)

When I think of Tunisian food like this Tunisian stew, I am automatically brought to thoughts of cumin, turmeric, coriander and paprika in sauces brimming with garlic, chilies and tomato all served over a tasty plate of couscous. Truth is, I’ve never been to Tunisia. The closest place to it was Tanger after a short […]

Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad with Artichokes, Red Pepper, Zucchini, Olives, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad

Nothing beats a good orzo pasta salad recipe and this one is goooood. Quick and easy to make, I particularly love this recipe because not only is it packed full of fresh and tasty ingredients, it also makes for fantastic leftovers. You could really call this a “deliberately-made for leftovers” pasta salad. The next day, […]

Lemony Cucumber Quinoa Salad with Feta, Parsley and Mint Herbs

Lemony Cucumber Quinoa Salad with Feta & Herbs

Keeping healthy when you are always on the go might sound like somewhat of an impossible task, but actually it is much easier than you think! This simple recipe for a lemony cucumber quinoa salad with feta, parsley and mint is perfect for anyone who loves putting together a quick lunch with fresh Mediterranean flavors. […]

Sumac Beluga Lentils with Persimmons, Feta

Sumac Lentils with Persimmons

Lentils are amazingly well-loved in my kitchen. Not only are they an amazing source of protein, but cooking them is super-easy! Unlike beans, lentils don’t need any pre-soaking and have the added advantage of cooking quickly. Beluga lentils are one of my favorite lentil varieties. They have a complex flavor and readily absorb the variety […]

Fresh Dill, Dillweed, Spice Box

Dill – Prized Herb of the Greeks

Fresh, green and feathery. Dill has been a symbol of vitality and prosperity since classical antiquity (ancient Greek and Roman times). It has also had its place in folklore. In the Middle Ages, dill had a reputation of containing magical properties and was used as a powerful ingredient in many enchanting spells concocted by witches […]

Mini Cucumber Salad with Dill and Feta

Cucumber Salad with Dill and Feta

Cool, crisp and refreshing, I love a good cucumber salad – especially one made with adorable mini cucumbers! The combination of cucumber, sweet red onion, dill, lemon and feta cheese is really quite lovely. Plus it’s that anytime kind of salad. It’s fantastic served alongside a lazy Sunday brunch or as a refreshing side for […]

Minted Couscous Salad with Watermelon & Baby Cucumber

Minted Couscous Salad with Watermelon & Baby Cucumber

Watermelon and mint transform a humble couscous salad into something wonderfully refreshing and light, and perfect for heat-wave like summery days. Tossed together with cool, crunchy baby cucumbers, refreshing mint, tangy lime and a little fresh red chili and green onion for pep, this salad will not only keep you refreshed and satisfied in summer […]

Baked Orzo with Shrimp, Tomato and Feta‏

This recipe was inspired by a dish my aunt raved about — a bold and flavorful Greek dish called shrimp saganaki. Served as an appetizer, shrimp is sautéed in a pan with tomatoes, olives and feta cheese, then eaten right out of the skillet with the help of some crusty bread to soak up all […]

Recipe for Super Quick Pasta with Fresh Basil, Parsley & Salty Feta

Pasta with Fresh Basil, Parsley & Salty Feta (Super Quick!)

This recipe is inspired by a dish I’ve enjoyed many a times at my good friend Ines place. This thing about it is…well, simple put — it’s brilliant. It requires practically no effort at all and for a pasta dish, the only cooking involved is boiling the pasta. The rest takes a total of 5 […]

Pasta Koulouria with Caramelized Onions and Feta‏

Koulouria Pasta with Caramelized Onions, Oregano and Feta

Caramelizing onions may sound like a lot of effort but really it’s not. It gives you a chance to get some other things done. Like in my case, hop in the shower after my Pilates class, knowing I have a full 15 minutes before I need to do something in the kitchen again. Plus when […]