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

Seared Scallops and Shirataki Noodles

I love a good noodle bowl! Particularly an asian inspired one! Have you ever heard of shiritaki noodles before? The noodles are made from the Konjac yam plant. Scallops and shirataki noodle bowls They originate in Japan, are very low in carbohydrates, are mostly made of water and glucomannan, which is a dietary fiber. As … Continue reading Seared Scallops and Shirataki Noodles

Greek Zucchini Summer Salad

Zucchini are always a great symbol of summer. In a previous post, I used the blossoms. In this post the actual zucchini. And they have become a popular replacement for pasta in many favorite dishes. But today, I am going for a more traditional recipe close to what I grew up eating. Boiled zucchini with … Continue reading Greek Zucchini Summer Salad

Zabonotiropita- Smoked Ham & Gouda Cheese Roll

One of my favorite foods to find at the fourno in Greece is a zabonotiropita. The fourno is the bakery that bakes breads & pites (both savory and sweet) that are usually made with phyllo. Zabonotiropita- ham & cheese pie The zabonotiropita is made with smoked ham, Gouda, a little feta, and I add mustard … Continue reading Zabonotiropita- Smoked Ham & Gouda Cheese Roll

Yiayia & Pappou’s Tiropita Ketofied with Fathead Dough Phyllo

Keto Tiropita! Greek cheese pie. The filling is my yiayia & papou’s recipe. When I had to curb my wheat consumption due to health reasons, I needed to find a way to eat some of my traditional Greek specialties! I spent most of my childhood in the kitchen with yiayia & pappou watching, learning & … Continue reading Yiayia & Pappou’s Tiropita Ketofied with Fathead Dough Phyllo

Vlita – Boiled Amaranth Greens

Vlita are nearly every Greeks favorite greens. Because they are hard to find in the US, they tend to create nostalgia among us Greek Americans. Vlita from Mary & Yianni’s garden. I had visited my friend Mary the other day, and her husband offered to cut me a few bunches from their garden. They are … Continue reading Vlita – Boiled Amaranth Greens