Lunch | Soups

BROCCOLI AND POTATO SOUP

Broccoli and potato soup is truly an incredibly healthy food, especially on a cold winter days. Broccoli, the super food, not only gives the dish a beautiful color, it is packed full of Vitamin C, to help fight all of the stinker viruses that are lurking. NOTE!  Cooking methods can impact the nutrient content and health […]

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Dinner

Parmesan Zucchini Fritters

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. zucchini (about 2 large) 1/2 Onion, finely chopped 3 large eggs, beaten 1/2 tsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 c. marinara one  tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. […]

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Lunch

Dill Pickle Hummus

INGREDIENTS: 2 c. canned chickpeas 1/2 c. chopped dill pickles, plus more for garnish 1/2 c. tahini 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving 1/4 c. pickle brine 2 cloves garlic kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 1 tbsp. chopped dill, for garnish Pita chips, for serving […]

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Breakfast

Greek Salad Skewers

Greek Salad Skewers are good as appetizers or even for breakfast. INGREDIENTS: 1 big block of feta (about 12-oz.), cut into cubes 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 clove garlic, smashed 1 tbsp. Chopped fresh dill 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley Flaky sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 12 pitted kalamata […]

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Dinner

Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette

Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette has the dressing that comes together in one minute in a blender or food processor and tastes like a beautiful basil bomb exploded in your mouth. If you want to add protein but still keep it light and vegetarian, grilled tofu or tempeh is great. INGREDIENTS: 1 medium zucchini, trimmed […]

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Dinner

Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes

INGREDIENTS: 3 pounds baby Dutch yellow potatoes, halved 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tsp Italian seasoning 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 tsp salt, or to taste one teaspoon pepper, or to taste 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 400F, line a baking sheet or line with aluminum […]

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Lunch

Fresh Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl

Prep. Time: 15 minutes Yield: 8 – 10 servings Ingredients: 1 small round loaf of bread 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2/3 cup quality mayo 1/4 cup sour cream 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp dried dill 1/2 cup shredded carrot, chopped 2-3 oz fresh baby spinach, chopped […]

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Lunch

The best whole-baked carrots

“Steaming in a foil parcel then roasting makes the most flavoursome, caremelised roast carrots ” Serves: 4 Cooks In: 1 hour Difficulty: Super easy Ingredients 750 g young bunched carrots , different colours if possible, washed and scrubbed olive oil herb or red wine vinegar sea salt freshly ground black pepper a few sprigs of fresh thyme 3 […]

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Lunch

Italian style greens

“You can make these simple Italian greens with cabbage, chard or even good-old salad leaves ” COOKS IN: 15 min Ingredients 6 big handfuls mixed greens, leaves and herbs olive oil 2 cloves garlic , peeled and sliced sea salt freshly ground black pepper extra virgin olive oil 1 lemon , juice of   Method This […]

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Dinner

Incredible Sicilian aubergine stew (Caponata)

“This traditional Sicilian caponata recipe is absolutely gorgeous as a warm side or cold antipasto. ” Ingredients olive oil 2 large aubergines , cut into large chunks 1 heaped teaspoon dried oregano sea salt freshly ground black pepper 1 small red onion , peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic , peeled and finely sliced […]

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