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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

What is your favorite Greek yogurt?

I had to ask this question: What is your favorite Greek yogurt? I find it hilarious that the new craze is Greek yogurt. Every time I go grocery shopping, I… Read more What is your favorite Greek yogurt?

Today’s Featured Recipe Thursday!

This recipe comes from a lady who is Greek, who lives in Belgium. She follows my recipes all the time on Facebook and I would like to thank her for submitting over 11 recipes to me. I love her recipes and they are all very traditional Greek style Recipes. Let’s get cooking!!!! Marina Rigas Manitaropita ( Mushroom pie) Recipe- 7 cups of fresh mushrooms- sliced 1 1/2 cups of fresh yogurt, strained 4 eggs- beaten 1.5 cups of Kefalotiri or Gouda cheese (grated) 4 tablespoons of flour 3 tsp of… Read more Today’s Featured Recipe Thursday!

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