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Fennel & Orange Salad With Lemon – Ginger Dressing

Just taught my class about anise which is in the fennel family. Love the flavor fennel gives off. Fennel & Orange Salad with Lemon-Ginger Dressing Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 baguette, finely sliced 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 1 tsp. finely grated ginger 1 cup cherry tomatoes Ground pepper & sea salt 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 naval oranges 1 bunch of fennel- trimmed and sliced 4 oz of spinach 1 lemon- juiced Directions: Preheat the oven to… Read more Fennel & Orange Salad With Lemon – Ginger Dressing

Yiayia’s Greek Salad Dressing

This is my yiayia’s Greek salad dressing. Very yummy and it’s all about good quality oregano and olive oil. Pour this over a big Greek salad and enjoy. Yiayia’s Greek… Read more Yiayia’s Greek Salad Dressing

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

Yum Basil…

I get asked this question a lot, “How do you make basil pesto?” I answer with this recipe almost every time. Enjoy this basil pesto recipe and let me know what you think. -Cheers * This is dedicated to my friend Leilani who loves Basil. 🙂 Classic Basil Pesto Recipe Ingredients: 4 cups of fresh basil leaves 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup of pine nuts 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil   Directions: Combine basil parmesean cheese, pine nuts, and garlic in… Read more Yum Basil…

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