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  • 10 Cool Recipes That Your Child Will Like To Eat Daily

    10 Cool Recipes That Your Child Will Like To Eat Daily

    Are you in such a hurry every morning and so exhausted by evening that children get their pasta without the tiniest bit of resistance, as it is easy and quick to prepare? Instead of forcing broccoli into those little bellies every time, why not make healthy a little quirky? Your kids hate boring dinners as much as you do.

  • Beef Tomato Stew

    Beef Tomato Stew

    When I was a kid, almost every Sunday especially during the winter we had this for lunch; a classic sunday recipe for the whole family to enjoy together. When my mom cooked, this tender and juicy beef it was usually served with bucatini spaghetti (thick spaghetti with a hole running through the center) or with orzo pasta baked in the oven (the famous Youvetsi, delicious). You can also serve with rice or french fries. Chris’s prefers the french fries of course.

  • Chickpeas (revithia) avocado salad

    Chickpeas (revithia) avocado salad

    Chickpeas, lentils, peas and beans are all legumes.  Chickpeas can be a good choice if you want to increase the protein in your diet but want to avoid meat.

  • Greek Yogurt Pasta

    Greek Yogurt Pasta

    Greek Yogurt pasta all the well known benefits of the yogurt in a great tasting meal. We made Greek Yogurt Pasta for a BBQ party that we were invited to the other day and we made this salad, everybody loved it because of it’s fresh taste, the combination of flavors and it’s color!

  • How you can cook perfect octopus in 4 easy steps.

    How you can cook perfect octopus in 4 easy steps.

    Octopus is a very popular appetizer  in Greece.  It reminds me of relaxing moments near the beach in the summer time enjoying magic moments with friends and relatives.  To be specific cooked octopus reminds me of a summer in Monemvasia.

  • Mediterranean Diet: How To Start This Healthy Meal Plan

    Mediterranean Diet: How To Start This Healthy Meal Plan

    What people think of when they hear the word diet are most often the words: hard, restrictive, hunger, and even pain. That’s because most diet are actually based on restriction and sometimes even starvation. The way they help you achieve their promises is through unhealthy and rigorous ways.

  • Nutella Swirl Pound Cake

    Nutella Swirl Pound Cake

    First and foremost, I have to say Happy VEGAN MOFO everyone! I have been mega busy lately but I hope to get a few more things up here before the end of the month. I have been on a real kick lately making all sorts of loaf type desserts...it all started with the never ending supply of my Spiced Banana Bread.

  • Spiced Banana Bread

    Spiced Banana Bread

    I have literally been making banana bread about once a week for probably at least the last five or six weeks. It is pretty basic, but it is just so darn tasty I figured it should have a spot here on Herbivore Dinosaur. The thing I like most about this is that it is banana bread with pumpkin spice type spices! That way I get to have my pumpkin spice fix for the day and use up bananas that are going a bit over ripe all at once...woohoo!

  • Tomato Curry Simmer Sauce

    Tomato Curry Simmer Sauce

    A while back, I started to try and make a conscious effort to take things that I am constantly buying at the store and make them myself. Case in point: Trader Joe's Curry Simmer Sauce. I was literally buying this stuff once a week, adding some coconut milk, whatever tofu and veggies were around.

  • Yellow Fava bean puree.

    Yellow Fava bean puree.

    Fava is a dish I first tasted when I went to Santorini. Yet another traditional local dish which is served everywhere, from a gourmet restaurant to a small grill house.