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Tag: Gluten Free Recipes

Here is a recipe section dedicated to the gluten free lovers.

Super Food Smoothie!!

This quick and easy smoothie gives you energy and your vitamins!!  Cucumbers are a good source of vitamin C and also contain vitamin A, molybdenum, folate, manganese, silica, potassium and magnesium. Cucumbers are known for their ability to improve the complexion of skin as well.  Let’s get on with the recipe!!   Cucumber, Apple & Mango Smoothie- Ingredients: 1 apple 1 1/2 mango  1/2 cucumber 1/4 cup of orange juice 3 ice cubes 1 lime (optional)    Directions: Place all ingredients into a blender and place on high speed.  Blend… Read more Super Food Smoothie!!

Sunday night dinner

I hope you all had a great Sunday!! Here’s a idea for your dinner plans. Enjoy- Fasolia Salata- Bean Salad Recipe-   Ingredients: 1 pound of lime beans 1 pound of canned beans 1 pound of fresh green beans 1 large onion – chopped 1 bunch of fresh dill- chopped 1 bunch of parsley- chopped 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil 3 lemons juiced 1 teaspoon of dijon mustard Sea salt & ground pepper 1 red bell pepper- chopped Directions- In a large bowl, add giant beans and cover… Read more Sunday night dinner

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

Zucchini Mezes

Here is a easy recipe and for the vegetarian lovers. 🙂 Zucchini Mezes (Appetizers) Recipe- Ingredients: 1 container of Greek plain yogurt 3 tsp of lemon juice 2 tsp of lime juice 2 tsp of sea salt ground pepper 1 1/2 pounds of shredded zucchini 2/3 cup of sliced scallions 1/3 cup of cilantro- chopped 1 garlic clove- minced 1 egg yolk beaten 1/3 cup of A.P flour 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil In a medium bowl, mix the yogurt, lemon, lime, salt, pepper until smooth. In another… Read more Zucchini Mezes

Hello Wednesday! :)

It is almost time for featured recipe Thursday. Don’t be shy, submit over your best mediterranean or Greek recipes. Please email me at kouzounaslive@gmail.com Today’s recipe is Marinated Cucumbers. Ingredients: 1/2 cup of Gaea’s thyme balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup of white sugar 1/2 tsp of sea salt 1/2 tsp of ground pepper 2 cucumbers sliced and peeled 1/4 cup of sweet onion-sliced 1 bunch of fresh basil- chopped 1 lemon Directions: Whisk together vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, and herbs. Place dressing over cucumbers and onion, and cover in refrigerator over… Read more Hello Wednesday! 🙂

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