Greek Style Salmon with Avocado Tzatziki

Armed with my new batch of avocado tzatziki... Having devoured the first batch of avocado tzatziki with pita chips and by the spoonful I really wanted to make another batch and use it in a recipe! With the Greek style theme with the avocado tzatziki I was thinking of continuing with it and since I have been wanting to incorporate more fish into my diet and Greek style marinated salmon was looking like a great way to go! ...more

Avocado Tzatziki Sauce

I recently made some tzatziki sauce and while I was enjoying it I thought, wouldn't it be even better, even creamier with avocado? With that thought I just had to grab some avocados and add them to the tzatziki (which is a cucumber and yogurt salad or condiment that also typically includes garlic, lemon juice and fresh herbs) thereby creating avocado tzatziki! It may just be the avocado addict in me but the avocado tzatziki is so much better than the original and just look at that gorgeous green colour! ...more

Green Goddess Zucchini Turkey Burger

With the last long weekend of the summer here I have one more burger recipe for you, a green goddess zucchini turkey burger that is just packed full of summer flavour! Normally turkey burgers can be a little dry but the addition of zucchini keeps them nice and moist and juicy so there's no reason to shy away from these turkey burgers! The patties themselves are seasoned with green goddess style herbs including basil, tarragon and chives along with some anchovies, Worcestershire sauce and parmesan for tonnes of umami flavour! ...more

Creamy Avocado Dressing (aka Guacamole Buttermilk Dressing)

For a new salad that I have been thinking about I wanted a nice and cool and creamy dressing and I was thinking about trying something a little bit different, an avocado dressing. I am so totally addicted to avocados and I am always looking for new ways to enjoy them! I was originally planning on including diced avocado in the salad but I liked the idea of a creamy avocado dressing even more ....more

Avocado BLT Pasta Salad

I can't believe that summer is going by so quickly! This weekend is the last long weekend of the summer and it's a great opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy the warm weather while it lasts! If you are planning on having a picnic, throwing a party of having a get together do I ever have a tasty dish for you, an avocado BLT pasta salad! ...more

Tzatziki (Greek Cucumber Salad)

Tzatziki is a Greek meze or appetizer that is made from strained yogurt, cucumber and garlic. Optional ingredients include herbs such as dill, mint and/or parsley and lemon juice is also common. If you are feeling daring you can even hit it up with a splash of ouzo ....more

Zucchini and Feta Breakfast Casserole

I certainly have been enjoying zucchini season and up next I have a Greek flavour inspired zucchini and feta breakfast casserole! I always enjoy a tasty savoury breakfast over a sweet one and it's nice to be able to sneak pack some seasonal veggies into it. This breakfast casserole has a base of eggs and cottage cheese and it's filled out with shredded zucchini and feta cheese along with plenty of fresh herbs including dill, parsley and green onions ....more

Chicken and Avocado Burritos

Today I have some tasty chicken and avocado burritos for you! They are so easy to make, you simply wrap the chicken, avocado, cheese, salsa verde, sour cream and cilantro up in a tortilla, grill it and enjoy! Just make sure to put the cheese on the top or bottom of the burrito so that is melts and gets all nice and ooey and gooey when it's grilled ....more

Meatless Mondays

Are you ready for a Meatless Monday? The idea is to eat one meal a week without meat. Now don't get me wrong I could never give up things like BACON, steaks, burgers, etc ....more

Basil Pesto

One of the best things about the summer is all of the fresh basil and one of my favourite things to do with that basil is to make pesto! Basil pesto is as easy to make and pureeing basil, garlic, pine-nuts, parmesan, olive oil and lemon juice in a food processor so there's really no excuse to not make your own in the summer! Once you have made your basil pesto it can be used on so many thing from pastas to sandwiches to soups, salads, etc (Take a look at the huge list of recipes to use your homemade fresh basil pesto in below the recipe!) Another great thing about basil pesto is that it freezes well so you can save the essence of summer for later ....more