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Kakkavos Estate & Green from Greece Olive Oil

Today’s post is all about Greek products. I stumbled across two wonderful companies recently on social media. One that specializes in Cretan delicacies, and the other that specializes in beautiful… Read more Kakkavos Estate & Green from Greece Olive Oil

I am very excited to announce……………….

Kouzounas Kitchen has released a couple new products on Etsy!!! Friends Of The Earth Lavender & Kouzounas Kitchen have created new and exciting culinary items.  Check out the link below… Read more I am very excited to announce……………….

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

Lemon Basil Roasted Chicken

Lemon Basil Roasted Chicken Recipe- ( My favorite ingredients combined, lemon & basil.) Prep Time- 10 minutes Cook Time- 20 minutes Serves- 4 Ingredients- 4 boneless chicken breasts sea salt & ground pepper to taste 3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil 1 cup of chicken broth 2 tsp of white wine 1 bunch of fresh basil chopped or 2 tbsp of gourmet garden herb blend 2 tsp of garlic minced 1 lemon- zest, save juice * optional- 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese for the top Directions- 1. Season chicken… Read more Lemon Basil Roasted Chicken

Healthy way of eating.

Today I decided to make something with Quinoa. I really love this grain and for those of you who are not familiar with Quinoa, please click on this link below… Read more Healthy way of eating.

Thinking of a good marinade..

Puree fresh mint, shallots, lime, red pepper flakes, lemon, sea salt, garlic and some fresh extra virgin olive oil. ( The one with Gaea is amazing.) Puree all of these ingredients and use this for grilled vegetables or any meats.  * For a hint of sweetness, add a tsp of honey.    

Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

Yes I love Mexican Food. Many of my friends are of Mexican background and I love when I am hanging out with them, and eating authentic Mexican dishes. Here is a great salsa recipe. – Cheers Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Recipe- time 10 minutes yields 1 cup of salsa 1/2 pound of small tomatillos husked and rinsed 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon of chopped chile with seeds 3 tablespoons of chopped cilantro 1 tsp of honey 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil- (follow the image below for where to purchase.)… Read more Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

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