Couscous with Pine Nuts and Feta

I never used to keep couscous in the house. Not for any reason in particular, it just wasn’t on my radar (I’ve been having too much quinoa). Now that I am playing around with it, like in this Couscous Salad Recipe, I’m realizing how much a grain can inspire different flavors. I love making a…

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Pasta Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Trofie pasta is one of my newly discovered favorite pastas. It’s short and twisty and has a similar texture to gnocchi, but not quite as thick. Trofie is usually used in Italian cooking, especially with pesto, but I was in the mood for a Summer-like salad using cucumber, basil, fresh mozzarella, slow-roasted tomatoes, and of course,…

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Broiled Lamb Kabobs

Happy August! Today we have simple Greek yogurt marinated lamb kabobs- made right from the comfort of your broiler. Lamb is one of my favorite proteins and I could eat it for days. I love the flavor and how it pairs so well with fragrant spices like cumin and cayenne. For these kabobs you can use…

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Tzatziki Sauce

I have grand plans for this Tzatziki Sauce. I love taking something simple like Greek yogurt, blending it together with cucumber, garlic, mint, and dill, and turning it into a spectacular side dish. I make a big batch (this recipe yields about 3 cups) and store it in the fridge to use throughout the week….

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Couscous Salad

Currants are at their peak season this time of year and I wanted to show off their bright, tangy flavor in a healthy new recipe. I also wanted a hearty salad to go along with my broiled lamb kabobs. I chose couscous because it’s so easy to make, (if you can boil water, then you…

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Greek Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Sometimes I need a Friday night to look like this. Tender, lamb meatballs filled with feta, pine nuts, mint, and cinnamon, bubbling in a bath of tomato sauce. Meatballs are a family favorite for a reason, and this Greek-style variation adds just a little twist to keep things interesting. The oregano and cinnamon gives them a summery,…

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Greek Chicken Burgers

These yummy Greek chicken burgers have become one of my new favorite dinners! I love anything with feta, cucumber and dill!