This homemade Zucchini Fritters Recipe makes a wonderful starter or side dish, and they’re a delicious way to use up your summer zucchini. You can pair these fritters with a Greek salad, or as a side dish to any Mediterranean style fish, chicken or lamb dish.

For the cakes, we’re using canned pink salmon — a great item to keep in your pantry! (When shopping for canned fish, we like to recommend the lowest-sodium option you can find at your local grocery store.) After quickly mixing the salmon with spices and mayo, you can sauté it as tasty fish cakes. The […]

Tabbouli (or Tabbouleh) is a Middle Eastern herb salad, loaded with fresh parsley and mint. It is traditionally served with bulgur, but some recipes put a spin on the original by substituting with couscous or quinoa. It typically includes cucumber, onion, and cherry tomatoes. However, this variation adds an element of sweetness by swapping out […]

Lentil salad

This Lemony Lentil and Chickpea salad is bursting with bright spring flavors! Full of fiber and protein, it’s sure to keep you satisfied! Enjoy for lunch, a light dinner, or as a side to share at a spring or summer potluck. (This recipe is adapted from Cookie and Kate.)

Eggplant meatballs

Did you know eggplants are technically fruit not vegetables? Eggplants come in many shapes, sizes, and colors: from lavender to green and even white. Eggplants are bitter when raw, but develop a savory and complex flavor when cooked. This makes eggplant the perfect substitute for meat when making meatballs. Enjoy Eggplant Meatballs in sauce, over […]

Italian wedding soup

Every bite of this heartwarming soup is full of savory flavor and nourishing veggies. It features meatballs and leafy green vegetables—typically spinach, escarole, or kale. Most leafy greens are high in iron, but the iron content in the meatball boosts the bioavailability of dietary iron. Other nutritional benefits: Spinach is a rich source of vitamins […]

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