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We are in Crete!!

Happy Sunday beautiful people!! I am so sorry it has been quiet on my blog due to my wonderful girls vacation in Crete, Greece. This was a very last minute… Read more We are in Crete!!

My Favorite Coffee: Nespresso

Some of you may know already, but for those who do not, I am a HUGE Nespresso fan!! I wish I accepted the brand ambassador position with Nespresso a few… Read more My Favorite Coffee: Nespresso

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Wine & Greek Mythology

Happy weekend to you all! I wanted to start Saturday’s Food For Thought with this: Did you know…. 1 cup of 1% milk has 13 grams of sugar in it?! Interesting huh..??   Saturday’s Food For Thought: Wine & Greek Mythology Wine is a big part of our Greek culture, and as the ancient Greeks would put it, “Wine touches the Greek psyche.” The god of wine, Dionysus, was the son of Zeus and Semele. As the story was told, Zeus destroyed Semele, after she asked him to reveal their… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Wine & Greek Mythology

Fun Greek Facts!

Here are some fun Greek food facts below. Did You Know??? Phyllo dough is named after the greek word for “leaf”, being “as thin as a leaf”. A few well… Read more Fun Greek Facts!

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Ancient Greeks & Eating

What were the top three main ingredients that were the most important to the Ancient Greeks?  We all love the first ingredient!!  Wine Wine was important to the Greeks as it was a must to have when meeting, enjoying music, or having intellectual discussions. Bread Aww my weakness, and it’s super yummy! Bread was a necessity to the Ancient Greek diet. Greeks produced over 70 different kinds of bread.    Olive Oil Seems like all three ingredients are my favorite!!! Olive oil was almost used in every single dish that… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Ancient Greeks & Eating

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