Mascarpone Pie with Fresh Berries and Almond Crust

This Fourth of July, I wanted to make a festive little something to decorate with the good ole red, white and blue! I decided on this fabulous, light and refreshing mascarpone pie, fragranced with lemon juice and zest. It's a no bake recipe, so it set in the refrigerator. I decorated it with sliced strawberries … Continue reading Mascarpone Pie with Fresh Berries and Almond Crust

Prasopita- Leek and Onion Pie

You will love this non traditional take on a traditional prasopita. Prasopita is a leek pita or pie that is made with leeks, red onion, spring onion, dill, mint & feta. It is lesser known outside of Greece, however well loved among the natives. Leeks, onions, shallots, garlic, spring onions, and chives are all part … Continue reading Prasopita- Leek and Onion Pie

Lemon Ouzo Olive Oil Bundt Cake

This beautiful bundt cake will be a hit at your next gathering! It is made with almond flour, olive oil, Greek yogurt, lemon zest and ouzo! Glazed with white chocolate, and garnished with toasted almond slivers, lemon zest and dry edible rose petals. This is my take on a lemenoladopita, or lemon olive oil cake, … Continue reading Lemon Ouzo Olive Oil Bundt Cake

Greek Semolina Halva

Have you ever had halva made from semolina? This is the recipe that my mother would make when I was a child. Halvas Simigdalenios - or Semolina Halva. It is studded with nuts like pistachio, pine nuts or almonds, and dried fruit like raisins. Spiced with cinnamon & flavored with orange or lemon zest. It’s … Continue reading Greek Semolina Halva

Gravlax

Have you ever heard of gravlax? I hadn't! But one afternoon, I had seen an article in the food section of the New York Times about gravlax. I love lox. They looked similar. And so, my interest was peaked! Gravlax is Nordic in origin and the traditional way to make it is to bury it … Continue reading Gravlax

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

Blueberry Goat Cheese Almond Crumble

Trader Joes sells this wonderul blueberry crusted goat cheese that I have enjoyed over the years. It’s really a beautiful treat! I adore it so much that I thought that it would be wonderful in a blueberry crumble! This recipe is keto friendly, low carb, paleo and gluten free. If you can’t find it, then … Continue reading Blueberry Goat Cheese Almond Crumble

Strawberry Mousse Cheesecake

This is one of my absolute favorite desserts. It is super light and refreshing. A great summer dessert as it requires no oven, and perfect for those succulent strawberries that are in season! It is low in carbs, keto friendly, and gluten free. Strawberry Mousse Cheesecake It is cream cheese based, and uses gelatin to … Continue reading Strawberry Mousse Cheesecake

Apricot Galette with Almond Flour Pastry Crust

Apricot galette with almond pastry crust, sprinkled with fresh thyme. Admittedly, my favorite type of pie is the rustic galette! I have made both savory and sweet galettes. I love the beautiful free form style of this pastry crust, filled with seasonal fruit. It is a French pastry that should be on your must try … Continue reading Apricot Galette with Almond Flour Pastry Crust

Lemon, Yogurt & Olive Oil Strawberry Muffins

This is such a delightful recipe! Lemon zest and strawberries are a match made in heaven! Lemon Yogurt & Olive Oil Strawberry Muffins Olive oil cakes are very popular in Mediterranean countries like Greece, the South of France, Italy & Spain. It really makes a light yet decadent cake. The combination of olive oil and … Continue reading Lemon, Yogurt & Olive Oil Strawberry Muffins