Kefalonitiki Stouba – Feta Cheese Spread from Kefalonia

On National Feta Day (June 14th) I thought that I would introduce you to a very easy feta cheese spread that is a regional recipe from Kefalonia, called “kefalonitiki stouba” - «κεφαλλονίτικη στούμπα». Kefalonitiki Stouba My pappou Dionysi used to make a huge batch of this every year & I loved to eat it with … Continue reading Kefalonitiki Stouba – Feta Cheese Spread from Kefalonia

Tiropita (Feta Cheese Pie) without Phyllo

Most people outside of Greece are familiar with a tiropita (feta cheese pie) that is wrapped in crispy phyllo dough, whether as individual hand pies or as one large pan sized pita. Tiropita without phyllo, as a quick bread. Here is another popular version that is made without the phyllo. It is a bit more … Continue reading Tiropita (Feta Cheese Pie) without Phyllo

Baked Brie

Who doesn’t love the decadence of a baked Brie? I found the cutest individually sized Brie cheese wheels at the market. They each fit into the palm of my hand! Picked these little ones up at Trader Joe’s. My mother always made a big one for parties and holidays, wrapped in puff pastry and baked … Continue reading Baked Brie

Spicy Hot Dog & Halloumi Soup

Spicy Hot Dog & Halloumi Soup! Completely keto too!! I am a bit shocked at how good this soup was. And honestly, it goes to show that with a little imagination you can pretty much create anything you want! My husband wanted some soup one night after we came back from a visit to the … Continue reading Spicy Hot Dog & Halloumi Soup

Portobello Mushroom Galette with Purslane & Truffle Goat Cheese

I made the loveliest of savory galettes last night as a side dish for dinner using my almond flour pastry dough. I used portobello mushrooms, lovely purslane, shallots & garlic, truffle goat cheese & pine nuts. I mean who says that keto has to be boring! I felt like I was having a gourmet meal. … Continue reading Portobello Mushroom Galette with Purslane & Truffle Goat Cheese

Easy Refrigerator Collagen Cheesecake with No Crust

This is a very easy refrigerator cheesecake to which I added collagen peptides for no other reason other than I just wanted to! The collagen adds no flavor, but does add to the nutritional value of the dessert. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body. It is great for your skin, hair, nails, … Continue reading Easy Refrigerator Collagen Cheesecake with No Crust

Greek Village Salad – Horiatiki Salata

In the United States there is this misconception of what a traditional Greek salad is. In Greece, and in our homes, when making a Greek salad, we don't like to mix our tomatoes with our lettuce. I actually feel as if the tomato is dirtying up my lettuce or the other way around. So the … Continue reading Greek Village Salad – Horiatiki Salata

Baked Zucchini Blossoms stuffed with Manouri & Mizithra Cheeses

One of my favorite things of summer are the exquisite zucchini blossoms! I have eaten them batter dipped and fried as well as stuffed and baked. For this recipe I chose to stuff them with creamy, sweet manouri and salty mizithra cheeses. Baked zucchini blossoms stuffed with manouri and mizithra cheeses. Manouri is a soft, … Continue reading Baked Zucchini Blossoms stuffed with Manouri & Mizithra Cheeses

Keto “Ravioli” with Ground Beef and Parmesan Cheese

I have been googling how to recreate one of my favorite things, which is ravioli. And for someone following a ketogenic or even a low carb lifestyle, the real deal is not on the menu! Of course that doesn’t mean that you should never enjoy it in its authentic form ever again! However, if you … Continue reading Keto “Ravioli” with Ground Beef and Parmesan Cheese