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Sweet Potato and Pinto Bean Burritos with Corn and Feta Salsa

The recipe in Real Simple suggests assembling the burritos and freezing them for quick re-heating later, which is exactly what I planned to do with the leftovers. Ha! Leftovers. With four hungry men in the house… that’s pretty funny. Next time I’ll double the recipe. READ MORE

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3-Ingredient Mediterranean Dip

3-Ingredient Mediterranean Caviar | figsandfeta.comA few weeks ago my husband and I hosted a dinner-pool party for a handful of families. Preparing meze, pitas, souvlaki and sweets for days before, I was pleasantly surprised when one guest walked in with a very Mediterranean looking appetizer: what I’m calling the 3-Ingredient Mediterranean Dip. One taste and I was hooked.

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Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Basil-Spinach Lemon Pesto

Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Basil-Spinach Lemon Pesto, Spiralized Vegetables, Baked Breaded Shrimp and Roasted Tomatoes

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According to the calendar Spring has officially arrived! (A big shout-out to my east coast friends and family! You did it! You survived!)

So here we go: a whole new crop of fresh fruits and vegetables to work with in the kitchen. Easter is just around the corner and in the Greek home that is a whole feast in and among itself… more on that in the coming weeks. With the weather warming and the plants blooming it’s time for me to set some seasonal goals:

  1. Eat right;
  2. Log some more miles on my running shoes because swimsuit season is knocking on the door;
  3. Reward myself with a few new spring-worthy outfits! (1 and 2 need to seriously happen before 3 is even considered!)

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How I Roll

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I happen have plenty of experience with rolling dolmathes. As a child, I would take leaves from my father’s fig tree, make a simple mud-mixture of dirt and water and roll dolmathes in my back yard play kitchen. This grown-up version of dolmathes tastes much better than my mud dolmathes… trust me. :)

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Greek Veggie Cream Cheese

Cream-Cheese-4One of the many reasons why I enjoy running and training for races is the fact that I get to eat bagels as part of my carbo-loading routine. Seriously.

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