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Eliopita- Greek Olive & Herb Bread

Introducing one of my favorite Greek breads of all time. Packed with wonderful spices, and olives. Eliopita brings back many beautiful memories from Greece. I just remember dipping this bread… Read more Eliopita- Greek Olive & Herb Bread

Chicken Gyro Marinade

This simple yet tasty marinade is so easy to make and perfect anytime you want to make your own chicken gyros! Just whip these up a few days ahead of… Read more Chicken Gyro Marinade

Strawberry Basil Infused Lemonade

Happy Friday beautiful friends!! Are you guys staying cool during this hot Summer? One of my most favorite summer drinks is LEMONADE! Yes I once was one of the cute… Read more Strawberry Basil Infused Lemonade

Pasta with Tomato Herb Sauce

Summer is right around the corner, and our garden is blooming with delicious vegetables, and flavorful herbs. On today’s post we are talking about a oh so tasty pasta with… Read more Pasta with Tomato Herb Sauce

Healthy Garlic Basil Flaxseed Hummus

Happy Friday foodies!!  Enjoying my delicious hummus with roasted bell peppers, carrots, and zucchini. Have you tried hummus with flax seed? Here is a healthier hummus for you to try,… Read more Healthy Garlic Basil Flaxseed Hummus

Chicken Marsala Recipe

Hello beautiful foodies! I have an amazing recipe to share with you all. One of my favorite Italian dishes ever, that incorporates marsala wine. Grab your favorite marsala wine, and… Read more Chicken Marsala Recipe

Fall Is almost here and so is tomato bisque.

How to make a yummy tomato bisque soup. Fall is right around the corner and this soup would be perfect on a beautiful Fall evening. Super easy to make and very tasty. We had over 3 bowls filled high with fresh tomatoes and I thought, hmm, what can I do with all of these?! Tomato bisque it is!! Tomato Bisque Recipe: Ingredients: 1/4 cup unsalted butter 6 Tablespoons sugar or honey 1 cup chopped onion- chopped fine 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 (32 oz.) of fresh tomato juice or canned… Read more Fall Is almost here and so is tomato bisque.

Exploring the flavors with Quinoa

Yes it’s quinoa time again!! 🙂 I have been playing around with herbs and ingredients to add to quinoa. I really love cooking with quinoa, it’s very versatile. Check out this flavorful recipe below.   Quinoa Pesto Salad Recipe- Serves 8  Ingredients: 4 cups of quinoa 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 cups of chopped pine nuts- lightly toasted 1 red onion, sliced finely 1 cup of fresh basil, chopped ground pepper 1 cucumber sliced optional-… Read more Exploring the flavors with Quinoa

Yum Basil…

I get asked this question a lot, “How do you make basil pesto?” I answer with this recipe almost every time. Enjoy this basil pesto recipe and let me know what you think. -Cheers * This is dedicated to my friend Leilani who loves Basil. 🙂 Classic Basil Pesto Recipe Ingredients: 4 cups of fresh basil leaves 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup of pine nuts 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil   Directions: Combine basil parmesean cheese, pine nuts, and garlic in… Read more Yum Basil…

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