Month: August 2017

Walnut, Black Olive, and Dried Tomato Tapenade

Shared from Georgeanne Brennan “My Culinary Journey – Food and Fetes of Provence”Yellow Pear Press, 2016 This is a rich, earthy spread, but also a healthy one. The amount of oil you will need to puree the mixture to a

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Crostini with smashed pea & bean dip & mozzarella

By Amber Rose Shared from These crunchy, seasoned crostini are the perfect bed for the green goodness on top. INGREDIENTS Pea & bean dip: 1 small handful mint leaves Few parsley sprigs, leaves only 1 large handful (about ½

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Oven Roasted Heirloom Tomato Crostini

By Chef Jamie Roraback shared from This recipe serves four. Ingredients: 1 ½ Cups Diced Tomatoes-cut in 1” pieces 3 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4 Country Bread Slices-sliced about ½” thick ¼ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil (LYKOVOUNO)


Shared from Debbie Matenopoulous is baking a traditional sweet cake that is called “Lemonpita” in Greek, the recipe serves 6-8. Ingredients Butter for pan 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon

Mediterranean Meal with Olive Oil Keeps Blood Sugar Levels Lower than with Corn Oil

For this study, published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes, the researchers chose 25 individuals to participate. While the Mediterranean diet in general is known for its heart healthy qualities, more and more studies have shown that it may also