Lunch | Soups

LETTUCE SOUP

HINT: Use the entire head of lettuce, except for the core and discolored parts, even the tougher outer leaves and the stems. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large leeks, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise, white and light green parts only 1 large white or yellow onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 large head romaine lettuce, cored, sliced, […]

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Lunch | Soups

GREEN PEA, ASPARAGUS, AND PARSLEY SOUP

The secret in this soup is the parsley, which helps flush out excess water from the body and keeps tummy bloat at bay. Plus, asparagus is rich in vitamins A, E, C, and K, and the green peas are high in protein and loaded with all types of B vitamins that may help energize you. […]

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Dinner

ZUCCHINI FETTUCCINE AND CAULIFLOWER ALFREDO

  INGREDIENTS: FOR THE SAUCE: 4 heaping cups cauliflower florets (1 small/medium cauliflower) ½ tablespoon coconut oil 2 cloves minced garlic ½ cup vanilla almond milk 2 tbsp flax-seed 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon fine grain sea salt, or to taste […]

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Dinner | Pasta

GARLIC WHITE WINE PASTA

Italian pasta simply comes to life when paired with its national soulmate, Italian wine. When it comes to choosing the perfect wine and pasta match, your choice in color and weight of the wine should be guided by the flavors and ingredients in the pasta – what’s in the sauce, whether the cheese is pungent and […]

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Dinner

Greek Stuffed Eggplant

If you enjoy Greek food and want to learn how to prepare it, this greek stuffed eggplant will be a treat for you.  If you’re of Greek heritage, see how this recipe compares to the family recipes shared by your relatives. INGREDIENTS: 6 small eggplants (6-7 inches long each) 2 cloves garlic (minced; if garlic […]

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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

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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Dinner

TABBOULEH

Finely chopped fresh parsley and mint are bathed in fruity extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice in this classic Middle Eastern appetizer. Ingredients 3 cups packed parsley leaves, roughly chopped 1 1⁄2 cups packed mint leaves, roughly chopped 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 cup fresh lemon juice 1tbsp. pomegranate molasses 1⁄2 tsp. ground allspice 1⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon […]

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Dinner

Broccoli Meatballs with Garlic-Tomato Sauce

Ingredients Meatballs 4 cups broccoli florets (1 large head) 1 cup raw almonds 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.) 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 large eggs Garlic-Tomato Sauce 1 Tbs. olive oil 1/4 cup diced white onion 1 […]

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Dinner

Grilled sweet potato fries with parsley tahini sauce

Prep. Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 4 small-medium sweet potatoes (1075 grams) 1 tablespoon avocado oil optional: fresh parsley for topping Parsley Tahini Sauce (makes about ½ cup) 3 tablespoons tahini 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup fresh parsley 3 tablespoons water salt and pepper, to taste Instructions: Cut sweet potatoes into […]

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