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Why I Love Lemons!!

Let’s face it, growing up in a Greek household we put lemons on everything!! Lemon on seafood, meat, bread, drinks, and more. I couldn’t go without lemons, especially on my Greek salads. I found this article very interesting on the benefits of lemons. Check out this link below and read about the beneficial properties that lemons give us. http://www.justaddgoodstuff.com/lemon-infographic/     **Below you will find some wonderful recipes with our favorite ingredient: LEMON! Lemon Ricotta Doughnuts (Gluten free) Recipe http://kouzounaskitchen.com/2014/04/21/sundays-lazy-daisy-brunch-lemon-ricotta-doughnuts/ Lemon Mousse Recipe http://kouzounaskitchen.com/2014/02/28/friday-menu-stuffed-salmon-greek-salad-and-lemon-mousse/ Lemon Basil Roasted Chicken Recipe http://kouzounaskitchen.com/2013/07/19/lemon-basil-roasted-chicken/… Read more Why I Love Lemons!!

~Super Green Energy Smoothie~

World Cup is here!! My favorite sport of all time!! This year the World Cup is taken place in beautiful Brazil. What team do you want to see take the win?? My team of course is Greece and I am really hoping for a win against Japan coming up this Thursday. LET’S GO HELLAS!! Check out this super charge smoothie drink for people who need a pre- work out boost. My family and I are dieting for our vacation coming up in Hawaii, and we only have two weeks to… Read more ~Super Green Energy Smoothie~

~Great Summer Dessert~

 I highly recommend this for Father’s Day coming up!!! Pamper your loved one on Father’s Day and surprise him with this special dessert. 🙂    Vanilla Lemon Fruit Parfait Ingredients: 1 cup whole milk 2 tablespoons lemon zest 2 tsp vanilla flavoring 4 egg yolks 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon butter at room temp 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 cups seasonal fruit, strawberries, blackberries, and rasberries Optional: toasted almonds   Directions: In a small pot, bring the milk and the lemon zest to a… Read more ~Great Summer Dessert~

~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~

Food Challenges….

Cinnamon challenge, marshmallow challenge, wasabi challenge, and now healthy smoothie challenge. I am sure you all have seen these crazy challenges on YouTube or Vine, but have you tried any of them?? I wanted to let my family be the first to try my healthy smoothie challenge. They were brave enough to par take in this fun challenge, and no I didn’t put any crazy ingredients in their smoothies. Thank you to my mom, sister, and Jehrus for being a part of this challenge. Super Charge Smoothie Ingredients: A handful… Read more Food Challenges….

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