Salads

EGGY DANDELIONS AND SPINACH MIX

EGGY DANDELIONS AND SPINACH MIX

  Let's face it, most people don't start jumping up and down with the idea of having dandelions for dinner, or breakfast… or any time of the day, really. Dandelions in regular supermarkets tend to be bitter and most of us don't know what to […]

EASY EGGPLANT

EASY EGGPLANT

  When you think eggplant, do you ever consider boiling it? Do you think it ends up being easy, fast and delicious?  Well, I'm here to tell you this recipe does just that!I enjoy eggplant very much and it's a real savor for someone that […]

SPRATS SALAD

SPRATS SALAD

  On days I do not have the time to make a big breakfast, or do not feel like cooking at all, if we are being completely honest here, this is a definite winner for my whole family.  Boiling eggs and shredding turnip can be […]

GRILLED VEGETABLES SALAD

GRILLED VEGETABLES SALAD

  My summer is not complete without this wonderful, flavorful, nutrient dense salad.  I’ve made it at least a dozen of times in the past and every time it’s a great hit.  I use any vegetables I have on hand- peppers, zucchinis, even radishes, but […]

OCTOPUS SALAD

OCTOPUS SALAD

  When I was in Greece, I absolutely fell in love with grilled octopus dishes.  And since cooking octopus from scratch was pretty intimidating, I tried to stock up on as much octopus as I possibly could.  My absolute favorite has always been, and still […]

MIXED SALAD WITH HEARTS OF PALM AND GOAT CHEESE

MIXED SALAD WITH HEARTS OF PALM AND GOAT CHEESE

  Nothing beats a fresh mixed salad with lemon, garlic and extra virgin olive oil for me.  Crunchy, fresh, tasty, nutritious and so full of flavor.  Oh, and yes, you read that right.  I add at least a clove of garlic in pretty much everything.  […]

SPINACH DANDELIONS GREENS

SPINACH DANDELIONS GREENS

  My mother used to make dandelion salads for my brother and I when we were little.  And then I made it 20 years before eating another dandelion leaf again. It was easy to avoid them. When I moved to US, dandelion greens have never […]

GARLICKY COLLARD GREENS

GARLICKY COLLARD GREENS

  If you like greens you are going to like this recipe. Collard greens are a part of cruciferous family vegetables and are absolutely wonderful as they are heat and cold tolerant without compromising the flavor and texture.  I use fresh collard greens all the […]

FERMENTED BEETS

FERMENTED BEETS

  How do you feel about beets? Love them? Hate them? Like enough to tolerate them? I will be honest, raw beets do not really scream comfort food to me but…fermented beets is a totally different beast and I will take this rich tasting, colorful […]

EASY SAUERKRAUT

EASY SAUERKRAUT

  This sauerkraut is one of the easiest thing you will ever make. It’s homemade from scratch with simple ingredients, full of flavor and probiotics that help promote a healthy gut and very affordable. It’s fresh, crunchy, and very delicious! When you consume fermented foods, you supply […]