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Golden Milk Recipe

This concludes our beautiful event on November Superfood Week. I want to thank everyone who participated in this! We didn’t plan that all our recipes would be vegetarian, but it all worked out that… Read more Golden Milk Recipe

Super Healthy Strawberry Almond Chia Seed Smoothie Recipe

Happy Friday my friends! I am back and happy to be back on WP. What have you all been up to? I am wishing everyone a happy weekend to all.… Read more Super Healthy Strawberry Almond Chia Seed Smoothie Recipe

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds is on Saturday’s Food For Thought! Happy beautiful weekend to you all!!   Saturday’s Food For Thought: Chia Seeds Benefits & Facts: Chia seeds are among one of the healthiest foods to eat. These seeds are loaded with super nutrients that benefit your body.   Chia seeds grow in South America, and derive from the plant Salvia Hispanica. Chia seeds date back to the Aztecs and Mayans who would use chia seeds in cooking, and ancient ritual.  Just one ounce of chia seeds provide an abundance of nutrients.… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Chia Seeds

Why I Love Lemons!!

Let’s face it, growing up in a Greek household we put lemons on everything!! Lemon on seafood, meat, bread, drinks, and more. I couldn’t go without lemons, especially on my Greek salads. I found this article very interesting on the benefits of lemons. Check out this link below and read about the beneficial properties that lemons give us. http://www.justaddgoodstuff.com/lemon-infographic/     **Below you will find some wonderful recipes with our favorite ingredient: LEMON! Lemon Ricotta Doughnuts (Gluten free) Recipe http://kouzounaskitchen.com/2014/04/21/sundays-lazy-daisy-brunch-lemon-ricotta-doughnuts/ Lemon Mousse Recipe http://kouzounaskitchen.com/2014/02/28/friday-menu-stuffed-salmon-greek-salad-and-lemon-mousse/ Lemon Basil Roasted Chicken Recipe http://kouzounaskitchen.com/2013/07/19/lemon-basil-roasted-chicken/… Read more Why I Love Lemons!!

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Lavender

Today I came across a beautiful recipe that I must share. From one of the fellow bloggers I met, check out Sabine’s recipe: http://mamangerie.com/2014/03/26/pear-and-lavender-tart/   When I came across her wonderful recipe it made me think a few things. Lavender is really a new craze. My family owns a lavender company called Friends Of The Earth Lavender, you might have seen our blog at http://www.friendsoftheearthlavender.wordpress.com or came across our Etsy Shop at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FRIENDSOFTHEEARTHLAV We are a unique family owned business that not only plants our very own flowers, but we distill our… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Lavender

Greek Food For Thought: Greek Yogurt

1 cup of Greek yogurt can deliver as much protein as eating meat. Greek yogurt has double the protein then most regular yogurts.  Grab yourself a Greek yogurt today and enjoy the health benefits it offers.  🙂

Mango: Saturday’s Food For Thought

Happy Saturday!! Saturday’s Food For Thought: Mangoes Mango Facts   Mangoes are one of the richest sources of vitamin A and vitamin C and minerals namely potassium, calcium and phosphorus.  Oval in shape and around five inches long, mangoes are heavy because of the single, large seed or stone in the middle. Mangoes were first cultivated in India several centuries ago. Most mangoes consumed in the U.S. are produced in Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Guatemala, and Haiti. Besides having more than 20 different vitamins and minerals, mangos contain flavonoids like betacarotene,… Read more Mango: Saturday’s Food For Thought

Sunday’s Crazy Ingredient: Ginger

Hello Sunday! I had a wonderful Anniversary dinner tonight, celebrated two awesome years with my boyfriend. I wanted to say that I am one of the luckiest girls in the… Read more Sunday’s Crazy Ingredient: Ginger

Saturday’s Food For Thought

Spinach is Saturday’s Food For Thought.  I thought I would include one of my super favorite vegetables in tonight’s post. Spinach is such a versatile vegetable and it provides many nutrients. Read below for some great benefits of spinach. Benefits Of Spinach Cooking spinach actually increases its health benefits! Yes this is true. Eating 1/2 a cup of cooked spinach will give you twice as much nutrients vs 1 cup of raw spinach. (The reason being, the body can not break down the ingredients while eating raw spinach.) Taking spinach… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought

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