Chicken Gyros

Gyros have always been one of my favorite foods and right now while I'm pregnant about the only Greek food I can enjoy that doesn't have feta in it. While grocery store feta is usually fine to eat because it's almost always made from pasteurized milk, all the little Greek restaurants around town may import their feta so I steer clear. It's usually easier than trying to ask a little old Greek man … [Read more...]

Sara Moulton’s Chopped Salad with Feta, Chickpeas, and Pita Croutons for #SundaySupper

I eat a salad almost everyday for lunch. I love topping it was lots of fun ingredients, so when I saw Sara's recipe for a Chopped Salad I knew I had to try it. The ingredients are a lot of flavors from a Greek salad, which I love, but so much healthier. Earlier this week I had shopping plans with a friend and while I do love to have casual bistro lunches out, I already had the ingredients to … [Read more...]

Falafel Pitas

We are huge fans of Mediterranean cuisine, usually we eat it out because we have a plethora of great options close by. I don’t think it was until I was in Egypt in 2006 that I had my first taste of falafel. I will pretty much eat anything with chickpeas so this new food was right up my alley. Where had these fried chickpea fritters been hiding all of my life? I came across this recipe from … [Read more...]

Grilled Vegetable Pita

Lately I have been on a bit of a vegetarian kick. I recently dove back into eating healthier and trying to shed a few pounds. Making a sandwich or salad loaded with veggies has just been easier that using meat. I have also whipped up a few batches of Ellie Krieger’s Baba Ganoush to use on sandwiches or just as a dip for veggies at snack time. At only 75 calories for 1/3 cup it makes a great low … [Read more...]