Category Archive: Mediterranean

Greek Chickpea Salad

Greek Chickpea Salad

On the really hot summer days I don’t want to heat up my kitchen to make a meal so I turn to salads that  are hearty enough to be a meal. This chickpea salad not only keeps the kitchen cool but it will cool you down as well. It was good the first day and …

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Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella

We eat a lot of chicken around here and I must admit that I prefer white meat over dark. Hubby Tom is just the opposite – he will choose a chicken leg or thigh over white meat any day. If a chicken breast recipe garners compliments from across the table at my house then I know it …

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Roasted Eggplant Spread

Roasted Eggplant Spread

Recently on a Trader Joe’s shopping day I picked up a beautiful eggplant for under $2. A recipe from Ina Garten for a roasted eggplant spread intrigued me so I got busy in the kitchen. This recipe contains all things that equal deliciousness – is that a real word?  Roasted red bell peppers, red onion, …

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Whole Wheat CousCous Salad & More Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

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Have you ever noticed that when someone else cooks for you the food tastes even better? Since I am the main cook around here it’s pure delight when someone cooks for me. While my mom was in town for the wedding she made one of our favorite from scratch meals – her homemade Runzas.  Don’t …

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Roasted Stuffed Baby Eggplant with Feta Cheese Dried Cherries & Pinenuts

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I have a new love. Baby eggplants. I saw them at Sprouts and I bought them. I had no idea what I was going to do with 15 baby eggplants, but I bought them anyway. Oh my goodness they are so darn cute. They will make you smile.  Not only are these adorable but they were reasonably priced – …

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