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Eat Like A Local

Aloha!! We are sure having a blast here in Maui. I am trying my best to post as much as I can but it’s tough to pick up the iPad… Read more Eat Like A Local

Friday Menu-

Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend!! I love butternut squash so I wanted to share this excellent appetizer with you. Friday Menu Butternut Squash with Arugula Greens. (Appetizer) Ingredients: 2 cups baby arugula  1 1/2 cups chopped and peeled butternut squash 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup of toasted pecans Dressing- 3 tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup of orange juice (fresh) 2 tsp of grated ginger salt and ground pepper 2 teaspoons of honey Directions: In a large bowl, add the butternut squash, cheese, greens and pecans. Whisk together all of… Read more Friday Menu-

Corn Chowder Recipe

Last night I was craving corn chowder… I don’t know why, but I had to make some and thought I would share my recipe with you all. Yes I was cooking at 12 midnight, I guess that’s what us crazy chefs do. 🙂 You know what I love about this recipe?! The fact that you can throw all of your ingredients into a crock pot, and it’s ready to go. Creamy Corn Chowder Soup Ingredients: 5 potatoes, peeled & cubed 1 large white onion chopped 3 stalks celery, diced I… Read more Corn Chowder Recipe

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

Raspberry Rice Muffins & Kale Vegetable Soup

Happy Tuesday folks! Today I was exploring the flavors of kale once again. If you have been following my posts lately, I have been making new kale soup recipes. Below you will find two new recipes from Kouzounas Kitchen to you. Enjoy~ Kale Vegetable Soup Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups of kale 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic 1 stick celery 2 carrots 1 cup of tomato juice 1 onion diced 2 leeks 1.5 cups water 2 tsp vegetable stock powder 1/4 cup white wine 1 bay leaf 1 pinch… Read more Raspberry Rice Muffins & Kale Vegetable Soup

~Featured Recipe Thursday~

Happy Thursday/Friday for everyone in different parts of the world. 🙂 I am featuring my very own recipe today. I wanted to share a healthy soup that goes great with anything. Carrot & Lemon Soup Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds of carrots peeled and chopped 2 medium onions peeled and chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp powdered ginger 1 tsp powdered curry 6 cups chicken broth 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tsp lemon rind 2 tsp fresh parsley 2 tsp chives *Greek yogurt… Read more ~Featured Recipe Thursday~

Curry ChickPea Pot Pie

This recipe is a must try! Full of flavors, and it’s especially dedicated to the wonderful vegetarians out there. 🙂 Curry ChickPea Pot Pie Recipe Ingredients: 4 tablespoons of unsalted… Read more Curry ChickPea Pot Pie

How about a refreshing Mediterranean potato salad recipe?

Happy Thursday and the weekend is almost here. I was suffering a bad flu these past days, so I do apologize for the lack of recipes being posted. Today’s FEATURED RECIPE THURSDAY and we are featuring a local from Sacramento. Thank you to Dawn for submitting over her yummy and flavorful recipe to us. Try this recipe out and let us know what you think. Featured Recipe Thursday- Mediterranean Potato Salad Recipe- Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds of red potatoes with skins on 2 bunches of green onions 1 red bell… Read more How about a refreshing Mediterranean potato salad recipe?

Good Mediterranean Food

I found a great place for Mediterranean food in Fresno!! I ordered a chicken kabob plate that came with hummus, rice, and salad. Very tasty and I highly recommend it. I felt like I was home when I ate this food. The plates are a decent size and you can even have some hookah to go with your meal. Check out the link below for more info. El Basha Grill & Hookah 5048 North Blackstone Ave. Fresno, CA 93710

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