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Favosalata: Yellow Split Pea Dip

Favosalata is a flavorful Greek spread made of yellow split peas. This version is made with scallions and black garlic, and topped with toasted pine nuts. It’s a perfect appetizer or snack, and a great alternative to hummus! I recently discovered this amazing Mediterranean dish called favosalata–and if that’s not the most fun food name, I …

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Farro Salad with Garlicky Chickpeas

I’m not sure if this recipe is a grain bowl or a salad. Maybe that just depends on how you present it? I guess I called it a salad, but I also plated it on a salad plate, so… Regardless of what it’s called, with tender roasted sweet potatoes, chewy farro, garlicky chickpeas and savory …

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Stuffed Mediterranean Veggie Burgers with Greek Marinated Tomatoes

I’m sitting here trying to think if my summer eating and cooking is actually any different than my wintertime eating. I know some people avoid the stove as much as possible, but hey even when it hits 90 ºF I’ll still turn on the oven (apparently). I probably make less casseroles, but like, they’re as …

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Chickpea and Couscous Stuffed Red Bell Peppers

Stuffed peppers are a classic vegetarian entree, maybe a bit less popular these days, but a common dish nonetheless. It’s definitely a dish I’ve been served on more then one occasion, typically filled with 90% rice, 10% cheese. The problem with this is 1) they are so not filling, one pepper and I’m still hungry, 2) …

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