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Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake (Ciambella)

Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake, or Ciambella ~ this is a classic Italian style lemon bundt cake with lots of lemony flavor and a delicate crumb.  Pair it with a good cup of coffee and you’ve got the start to…

Creamy Blueberry Lemon Bars

Creamy Blueberry Lemon Bars ~ do you feel like an easy blueberry dessert?  Or tangy lemon bars?  Why not enjoy both with this to-die-for recipe that combines a tart lemon custard with fresh juicy blueberries.…

Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream

Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ snack time just got a whole lot more interesting with this unique combination of bananas, poppy seeds, and lemon ~ you can whip up this easy one bowl cake in no…

What to Eat Now: Citrus

What to Eat Now: Citrus ~ here are the best citrus recipes on tvfgi to help you make the most of these juicy gems of mid-winter, whether you have access to farmers market blood oranges and pomelos, or just…

Fresh Lemon Truffles

These Fresh Lemon Truffles are creamy confections with a bold citrus flavor.  Rolled in sugar or dipped in dark chocolate ~ they make an unexpectedly light and bright homemade candy for chocolate and citrus lovers alike.…

Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives is a quick and healthy 30-minute meal ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives

Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives ~ this 30 minute meal will transport you to the Greek Isles with its silky lemon sauce and rich, briny olives.  The health news on the Mediterranean Diet just keeps getting better and…

Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing – 5 everyday ingredients that add up to one powerhouse secret weapon in the kitchen – this lemon vinaigrette wakes up almost anything with a blast of lemon flavor!…

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake recipe | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake is a quick and easy one bowl recipe that showcases one of my favorite flavor combinations for spring and summer!…

Greek Meatballs in a luxurious tangy lemon sauce

Greek Meatballs in Lemon Sauce

Greek Meatballs in Lemon Sauce is the ideal spring supper — the herbed meatballs are satisfying but light in texture, and the pale yellow sauce is tangy, silky, and utterly luxurious without any cream or butter whatsoever. I didn’t…

Lemon Buttermilk Chicken Skewers

Lemon Buttermilk Chicken Skewers

An overnight marinade makes these lemon buttermilk chicken skewers impossibly tender, and they get a extra flavor boost from the rosemary tzatziki sauce. I’m determined to give everything a ‘skewer moment’ here on the blog, and today it’s chicken’s…

Scottish shortbread made with lemony sugar

Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread

This unusual Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread is made with a fabulous sugar infused with lemon rind — the lemon flavor really pops!  Make these classic lemon dessert bars for afternoon tea or everyday snacking.…

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

I dare you to name a more beloved ‘oldie’ than Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins.  But wow, it’s been ages since I’ve made muffins,  I know because it took me forever to even locate my muffin tin.  Too many new…

sunny lemon soup with chicken and couscous

Lemon Soup with Chicken and Israeli Couscous

Lemon Soup with Chicken and Israeli Couscous ~ this creamy lemon soup is based on the classic Greek avgolemono soup, the broth is thickened with egg yolks only, and the flavor is brilliant! Did you know it’s the first…

Healthy baked cod with lemon and olives

Cod with Lemon and Olives

Cod with Lemon and Olives is a low fat and delicious 30 minute meal, full of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and one of my favorites.  For such a simple recipe it’s packed with flavor! It’s no surprise that I…

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Meyer Lemon Filled Chocolates

Believe it or not these Meyer Lemon Filled Chocolates are super easy to make at home, and you can customize the chocolate and the filling in countless variations! *This post is in association with Chocoley ~ a fabulous online…

Quick and easy weeknight pasta with Tuna, Lemon, and Dill

Minimal Monday: Spaghetti with Tuna, Lemon and Dill

Spaghetti with Tuna, Lemon and Dill is a straight from the pantry meal full of vivid Mediterranean flavors. If you’re smart you’ll memorize this recipe, and you’ll be so glad you did — the very next time you’re at…

Lemony Fettucine Alfredo

Minimal Monday: Lemony Fettuccine Alfredo

This Lemony Fettuccine Alfredo recipe is one of my personal favorites.  You can make this creamy pasta quickly and easily from pantry staples, and the flavor is so bright and vivid! Here’s one of those transcendent dishes that lets…

Lemon Panna Cotta | The View from Great Island 3

Lemon Panna Cotta

This light Lemon Panna Cotta is the perfect early spring dessert, it’s no-bake, super simple, and easy to adjust for dairy free and vegan! I knew one of the first things I was going to make once the weather…

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Lemon Asparagus Soup

This lemon asparagus soup will give you another excuse to gorge on the fresh, in-season asparagus available this time of year.  This lemony soup, inspired by Greek Avgolemono soup, is just the picture of spring, if you ask me.  …

Flourless Whole Meyer Lemon Cake

This naturally gluten free Flourless Whole Meyer Lemon cake is made with the entire lemon, peel and all, in the Mediterranean tradition, it has a tender texture and an explosive lemon flavor.…

Fresh Lemon Ice Cream

Fresh Lemon Ice Cream is like no other ice cream you’ve ever had ~ the zippy, tart, citrus flavor is unique and so refreshing because it’s made with lots of fresh lemon juice.…

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Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

This recipe for Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes has been tantalizing me all week.  I adapted it from the Joy of Cooking.  This unexpected combination is a refreshing change from regular pancakes and it’s perfect for a special occasion or…

Meyer Lemon Macadamia Crumble Squares

Meyer Lemon Macadamia Crumble Squares is a buttery shortbread recipe bursting with the unique floral citrus flavor of Meyer lemons and the crunch of  macadamia nuts.…

Meyer Lemon Risotto

Meyer Lemon Risotto ~ I almost always engineer my risottos as main dishes.  I figure if you’re gong to stand over the stove and stir a pot for 30 minutes you might as well get dinner out of the…

Lemon Poppy Seed Squares

Lemon Poppy Seed Squares ~ these tangy squares are packed with lemony flavor and a delicate crunch. If you ask me the relative success of any lemon cake resides in its glaze.  It has to be thin enough to…

Lemony Artichoke Hummus

Lemony Artichoke Hummus ~ a flavorful variation on one of my favorite Middle Eastern dips, this hummus will become a new favorite.…

Artichoke Lemon Pesto

This Artichoke Lemon Pesto is made quickly and easily in the food processor. It’s the perfect accompaniment to a simple pasta dish or on bruschetta! This pesto just happens to use up some of the luscious Meyer lemons and…

Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread

Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread ~ it seems to me that while all of us have our favorite flavors, it’s when different tastes combine that they really become the stuff of obsession.  Like silky dark chocolate and tangy…