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Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!

Sunday’s Crazy Ingredient is here!  Bad News: We didn’t reach the 300 vote goal yet. We still have an hour to go, so please please share and vote for us to move to the top. You can simply share this link below and feel free to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and WordPress.  1 lucky winner will receive a gift by yours truly, Kouzounas Kitchen. Only if we make it to 300 votes within the next hour. I know it’s a tough stretch, but hey it can happen, right?! … Read more Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!

Friday Healthy Menu

Happy Friday!! Looking for a healthy menu for this weekend.. Check out Friday Menu below. HEALTHY FRIDAY MENU Brown Rice With A Hint Of Basil (Appetizer) Ingredients: 1 cup of… Read more Friday Healthy Menu

Delicious Gluten Free Cookies

Good afternoon California. Hello World!! I dedicate this post to all the gluten free folks out there. This recipe is very simple and easy to make. Gluten Free Mini Almond… Read more Delicious Gluten Free Cookies

Sunday’s Crazy Ingredient Day!!

Today’s special ingredient is quinoa. Stuffed Quinoa Mushroom Recipe Ingredients: 15 white button mushrooms 2 green onions diced 3/4 cup of quinoa cooked 1 garlic clove minced 4 tablespoons of… Read more Sunday’s Crazy Ingredient Day!!

Hello Weekend!

It’s the first of the month! Aww yes, November is here. So is Friday Menu!!!  This menu is full of great flavors, and easy to make! Surprise your loved ones with this great menu. Friday Menu Julienne Carrots with a Garlic & Lemon Sauce (Appetizer) Ingredients: 1 carrot- peeled and cut lengthwise- julienne 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1 lemon juiced 2 garlic cloves- minced a pinch of sea salt a dash of cracked pepper a pinch of fresh basil Directions: Place carrots in a saucepan of boiling… Read more Hello Weekend!

Ending this night with some cookies.

I made some cookies for my cooking class tomorrow. I wanted to surprise my students with some lemon cookies. They are like kourambiethes but with lots of lemony goodness. 🙂 This recipe below is very easy to make an it goes great with coffee, tea or just as a midnight snack. ~Enjoy~ Greek Butter Cookies With A Touch Of lemon Recipe- Ingredients: 1 cup of butter- room temperature 3/4 cup of white sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon of vanilla flavoring 2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons of lemon… Read more Ending this night with some cookies.

Bell Pepper & Artichoke Dip Recipe (Easy)

This recipe is very easy to make! I came up with this recipe today. We had an abundance of bell peppers and some extra artichokes around the house so this is what I came up with. Paired perfectly with pita chips or sourdough bread. 🙂 Bell Pepper & Artichoke Dip Recipe-  Ingredients: 1 jar of marinated artichoke Hearts, drained 1/2 cup drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar) 1 package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sour cream or 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley sea… Read more Bell Pepper & Artichoke Dip Recipe (Easy)

Yummy and simple dessert!

Happy Friday all!! Looking for a yummy yet easy recipe to make? This one is for you!! Olive Oil Cake Recipe- Ingredients: 3 eggs beaten 2 cups of sugar 12 ounces of extra virgin olive oil  10 ounces of milk 2 teaspoons of vanilla flavoring 2 ounces of orange liquor or lemon liquor 2 ounces of fresh orange juice 4 teaspoons of lemon zest 2 cups of A.P. flour 1/ teaspoon of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda 1 teaspoon of kosher salt 4 ounces of blanched almonds for… Read more Yummy and simple dessert!

Friday Menu

You know what today is, Friday’s menu. I was working all night to get this menu together, and I hope you like it.  While I was making this menu, I ordered a pack of loose tea called Yerba Mate. I love this stuff because it’s an natural energizer. When I am feeling very tired, I drink some of this tea, and it picks me up. 🙂 Click on the link below for information on Yerba Mate.   Friday Menu- How about for starters we do an avocado dip, with… Read more Friday Menu

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