Greek Marinated Steak with Tzatziki


Back, what seems eons ago in January, I chose the word JOY as my word of intention through this year. My life got off track a bit and I was starting to get overwhelmed by health stuff and home stuff. I went back and read my resolution to choose JOY in making decisions and living…

Shish Taouk


When I read this recipe for Shish Taouk from White House Red Door (click for link to original recipe) I knew I was going to make this recipe soon! We love Mediterranean food and I was excited to try this.  There is a little Mediterranean restaurant near our house and we love to order new foods to…

Shwarma Burgers with Garlic Sauce


Lately I have been searching for new ideas and recipes online from some other smaller bloggers. I love reading people ideas and cultural traditions surrounding food. I have found some great bloggers on WordPress.com who are also become great online encouragers and friends. This recipe comes from Cooking for the Time Challenged – Schwarma Spice…

Greek Ore-Ida Totchos with Homemade Tzatziki


*I received a free bag of Ore-Ida Tater Tots from @Influenster and @OreIda to create a recipe (#OreIdaTotchos #contest) and review the product for them. I received no other compensation for this article. All opinions and ideas are my own and should only be read as such. I have been on a mission to make…

Rachael Ray Inspired Moussaka Sloppy Joes


As I was driving around town today I noticed all the signs for $5 lunches. I thought, “Hmmm, that’s not bad.” But, then the other side of me kicked in. That is lunch for one person. Could someone take that money and make dinner for their family with it? Of course. I started to think…

One Pot Lemon Chicken and Rice


I had planned this for dinner the other night but when I went to get the chicken out of the refrigerator it was still frozen solid. So, instead I added the marinade to the bag of chicken and let it sit overnight to thaw some more. Sometimes our best intentions need to be changed and…

Falafel with Tzatziki


My family LOVES garlic. We go through at least 1 jar of minced garlic and 1 jar of powdered garlic a month. Italian food, Greek food and Chinese food are always at the top of our go to list for menu items. I was searching through Pinterest to find something to make with the large…