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Chicken in Lemon Sauce with Olives | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Chicken in Lemon Sauce with Olives

Chicken in Lemon Sauce with Olives is an easy meal bursting with the vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean. Imagine perfectly roasted chicken, thighs and breasts, nestled in a silky lemon sauce, dotted with blue-black olives and a shower of…

Jeweled Tabbouleh Salad

Jeweled Tabbouleh

Jeweled Tabbouleh is a joyful cracked wheat salad studded with colorful, gem-like fruits and nuts…if your body is a temple, this is definitely something  you’ll want to invite inside ;) This recipe has been hanging out in my head…

Hummus with Forty Cloves is a guaranteed conversation starter!

Hummus with Forty Cloves

Hummus with Forty Cloves is full-bodied but surprisingly mellow…the secret is a long slow roasting of all that garlic! I don’t do things by halves.  Why should I when I can get such great results by pushing the envelope…

a gloriously healthy Meditarranean Tuna and bean salad

Mediterranean Tuna Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette

Mediterranean Tuna Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette ~ quick – what do you think of when you hear the words ‘tuna salad’?  Probably a soggy lunchbox sandwich, right?  This gorgeous salad is going to change your mind, guaranteed! *This post…

Israeli Chopped Salad is a great example of the healthy vibrant cuisine of the Mediterranean

Israeli Chopped Salad

Israeli Chopped Salad ~ this healthy chunky chopped salad is the perfect dish for summer gatherings because there’s no mayo to spoil, and the veggies retain their crunch for days.  Don’t forget about it during the rest of the…

Greek Style Stuffed Artichokes

Greek Style Stuffed Artichokes

Greek Style Stuffed Artichokes are super healthy and super delicious ~ even if you’ve never cooked one before, I’ll take you through the process step by step ~ these are too good to miss! I grew up in the…

Chickpea Fries with Tahini Yogurt Dip 2

Chickpea Fries with Yogurt Tahini Dip

Chickpea Fries are a magical combination of crispy and creamy ~ make sure you have plenty of yogurt tahini dip to go around! I don’t know about you, but some of the best food I’ve ever had, I’ve had…

Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Mediterranean Couscous Salad ~ plain old pasta salad mixes it up with a zesty tabbouleh and a glossy pearl couscous. No mayo need apply. Couscous is originally from North Africa, and is actually pasta that’s been rolled into tiny…

Minimal Monday: Cheese and Pepper Pasta

Cacio e Pepe, or Cheese and Pepper Pasta, is a classic and ultra simple Italian dish that really illustrates what I love so much about Mediterranean food.  This is lunch you can throw together from the pantry, assuming you…