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

Tzatziki – Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip

Tzatziki is by far the most beloved of all Greek dips and spreads! I know that it is mine. We will eat it with gyro and souvlaki, dip our french fries and pita bread in it, and even vegatables. It is super versatile and very healthy for you. As we know, Greek yogurt is quite … Continue reading Tzatziki – Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip

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

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

Greek Lemon Oregano Chicken Drumsticks

One of my favorite childhood foods. My mother always made the best chicken drumsticks.Lemon oregano chicken drumsticks! So simple, yet roasted to perfection. If you are a bread eater (keto or not), the sauce that is created in the pan, is the most flavorful to dip your bread in! Ingredients: 10-12 chicken drumsticks 1/2 cup … Continue reading Greek Lemon Oregano Chicken Drumsticks

Tsigaria – Greek sauté of dark leafy greens and herbs

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