Like most Greeks, we often eat cauliflower boiled, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & lemon juice. Simplicity at its best! However, since there are two of us in this household, I always have 1/2 a cauliflower left over. Cauliflower tots with jalapeño feta dip What to do with leftover cooked cauliflower? Get creative!!! Baked … Continue reading Baked Cauliflower Tots with Jalapeño Feta Dip
Kobacha squash, or Japanese squash is a low carb winter squash. About half the carbs of butternut squash, but with all of that flavor that we love! I find it to be a very versatile and lovely side dish. I have even used this squash for soup, made in a similar manner as pumpkin or … Continue reading Roasted Kobacha Squash
My husband loves chili! And I tend to make it twice a month. Because it’s such a hearty, meaty meal, I sometimes like to sneak in some boiled cauliflower in there to add in a vegetable. I use a package of both ground beef and pork sausage for layers of flavor. The pork does release … Continue reading Cheesy Chili Bowls with a Cauliflower Secret! Shhh!!!
Kolokithokeftedes or zucchini fritters/ patties. These are one of my favorite Greek meze. 🇬🇷💙 I had to cut back some of my herbs in my herb garden, so this recipe has fresh basil, oregano, & mint in it. And it’s such a refreshing combination! The fresh herbs really make the difference! And truly you can … Continue reading Kolokithokeftedes or Zucchini Fritters Gone Ketolicious
So this savory pita (or pie) recipe is a traditional recipe from my husbands’ hometown of Trikala, Greece.It is called “plastos” which literally means fake! So this a fake out spanakopita. The usual spanakopita is more labor intensive because these women would create their own multi-layered wheat based phyllo dough. Imagine working all day, and … Continue reading Plastos Greens Pie from Trikala, Greece
Just made “Tsigaria”, which is made of any dark leafy greens 🥬and herbs🌱 that you want or have available. “Tsigarizo” means “I fry”. I used baby spinach, leeks, scallions, basil, mint, dill, parsley, oregano, shallots, garlic. Sauté in olive oil & a little water on medium flame. Salt & pepper to taste. Garnish with a … Continue reading Tsigaria – Greek sauté of dark leafy greens and herbs