Farro Greek Salad

A few weeks ago I was invited down to St. Pete at Three Birds Tavern where they were celebrating the launch of their new salad dressing line Out of the Weeds. Nichole from Casa de Crews and myself headed down from north county to meet up with Nikki of  SandBookWich to check out the dressings. Obviously I love Greek inspired dishes. The Roasted Beet dressing was my absolute favorite, so I … [Read more...]

Quinoa Tabbouleh #SundaySupper #ChooseDreams

My senior year of college I took a class called "Plants, People, and You" within the Agriculture department. I intended it to just be an easy A class, but instead it got me really interested in gardening, landscape, plants, and growing my own food. Every few weeks we would get plants to take home, most were University of Florida hybrid plants that they had created. I lived in a townhouse, was … [Read more...]

Greek Veggie Wrap

I'm really trying, really trying to eat well and lose a few pounds that I have put on in the last few years. I posted a call out on Facebook for anyone who wants to join me. I will try to post only pretty healthy dishes here. And you can find me on My Fitness Pal, where I have my food diary open to friends. If you need some healthy ideas send me a friend request and check out what I'm eating … [Read more...]

Chicken Souvlaki Quesadilla

I started off this dish planning to make a traditional chicken souvlaki in a pita, but as I surveyed my bread stash and found that I had tons of tortillas and only one pita, plans changed. And they changed for the better. I love quesadillas and I love Greek food. In fact a lot of my favorite Greek restaurants have started serving Greek-a-dillas. They are catching on to the yumminess that is Greek … [Read more...]

Greek Salad

Being near Tarpon Springs, Fl I live close to some of the best Greek food in the US. Our Greek salad around these parts are a little different from others, they include potato salad. I grew up thinking this was the norm, until I had a Greek salad in a different city. What, no potato salad? After some research I found out that the addition of potato salad was started by Louis Pappas right here … [Read more...]