Tag: lemon

Creamy Lemon Orzo Soup

Creamy Lemon Orzo Soup

This creamy lemon orzo soup uses an untraditional ingredient to add creaminess. Beans are blended for a low fat substitute for cream.   Soup Sunday is a thing at our house.  For many reasons – soup is generally easy to make and it makes a […]

Lemony Feta Sauce

Lemony Feta Sauce

This lemony feta sauce is perfect over grilled meats or veggies or could also be used as a salad dressing.  All you need to do is blend together! We make a lot of Greek inspired dishes.  We have been to Greece twice and I love […]

Lemon Chicken Rice Soup

Lemon Chicken Rice Soup

This lemon chicken rice soup is easy to make. Roasted chicken provides extra flavor while the lemon gives the soup a little something extra! When I think lemon chicken rice soup my mind instantly goes to the Greek style avgolemeno soup.  It is traditionally made […]

Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Goat Cheese

Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Goat Cheese

  This lemon asparagus pasta with goat cheese is simple to make.  In the time it takes to cook the pasta the meal is almost done.  The sauce is combined with goat cheese for a creamy finish. Spring is almost here and the springtime veggies […]

greek avgolemono soup with orzo

greek avgolemono soup with orzo

Growing up in the UP (Upper Peninsula) we had this restaurant called Vango’s that was a Greek restaurant.  They had the BEST greek avgolemono soup.  Avgolemono soup is a lemon egg soup.  Beyond that it can take on a lot of varieties.  People add rice, […]

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

  Hi, I am Karissa.  I am a carboholic.  If you are new to my blog then I am glad we got that out of the way.  For those of you who have been around you are well versed in my love for carbs but […]

Easy Lemon Garlic Parmesan Rice

Easy Lemon Garlic Parmesan Rice

Lately I have been inspired by my travels when I cook dinner.  Probably more so than ever since I am unable to travel anywhere.  We have been cooking a lot of Greek inspired dishes.  From Village Salads to Greek Bowls.  The other night we were […]

lemon couscous soup – soup sundays

lemon couscous soup – soup sundays

I seriously could eat soup every day, but especially in the winter.  Lately I have been loving a good brothy soup.  Normally I cook with a lot of vegetarian broth but there is something about chicken broth that makes me feel comforted.  And I love […]

herb lemon pasta with breadcrumbs

herb lemon pasta with breadcrumbs

Spring is here.  Kind of.  It’s supposed to snow tonight so you never really know in Michigan.  But we have had a few warmer days lately which gets me excited.  I love seeing the food switch over in the grocery store when the season changes. […]

crusted, stuffed and grilled french toast

crusted, stuffed and grilled french toast

  [dropcap]L[/dropcap]ately I haven’t been jam packing our weekends with tons of activities.  That means there is more time to make brunch at home.  While going out to brunch is great, sometimes I just want to take the time and cook in my own kitchen […]