Black-eyed Bean and Spinach Salad ( mavromatika )

Black-eyed peas are wonderful as a soup but you may discover after trying this recipe equally enjoyable as a salad. This recipe is a vegans delight but you may want to know it is a mediterranean staple during the summer. I use dried black-eyed beans soaked in water for 1 to 2 hours. Once they…

Traditional Fasolada or White Bean Stew

What is better than a warm fire and a big bowl of comfort food on a winters night? Pulses and lentils are a staple of the traditional Mediterranean diet. Fasolada is a soup made of dried white beans, olive oil and vegetables. If you have not tried them they are so easy to use, economical…

Black-eyed bean stew

What is better than a warm fire and a big bowl of comfort food on a winters night? Pulses and lentils are a staple of the traditional Mediterranean diet. Black-eyed beans are a versatile superfood associated with multiple health benefits. If you have not tried them they are so easy to use, economical and delicious…

Easy Vegan Chickpea and Bean Stew

This Low Carb and vegan stew is eaten  most year round during spring, autumn and winter. A quick and easy satisfying and hearty meal, I find it is something to turn to when you want a comforting, healthy and no-fuss meal.  That for me is usually on a weeknight, when I have had a long…

Craisin and Oat Vegan and Gluten Free Cookies 

Treat your inner-child with these delightfully golden Craisin and Oat Cookies. Crunchy on the outside and a little chewy on the inside.  Vegan, gluten free, lower carb and with a lower glycaemic index these cookies won’t give you a sugar spike, will sustain your satiety for longer and nourish you with extra plant based proteins…

Roasted Chickpea and Pumpkin Couscous Salad

The Honey and Paprika Roasted Pumpkin is the key ingredient to the Roasted Chickpea and Pumpkin Couscous Salad featured here. The chickpeas are delicately spiced and baked along with the Honey and Paprika Pumpkin slithers. This warm salad has varied textures, colours and flavours for a Moroccan inspired dish and is a perfect accompaniment to…

Honey and Paprika Roasted Pumpkin

Gloriously golden roasted pumpkin is perfect for autumn – savoury and delicious.  It is the ideal companion to a roast, root vegetables or even a salad. Simple and easy to prepare even for a weeknight. Follow this Page on Facebook Olives and Feta on Facebook to be notified of recipies. Do you like this recipe so far?…

Herb Hassleback Baked Potatoes

Super crispy herb and lemon infused baked potatoes sliced.  Flavour packed , pretty potatoes to jazz up your Sunday Roast. If you love crispy, tasty potatoes (that aren’t fried), you will enjoy this pretty version of roasted potatoes without the oil excess. They have the flavour of Greek lemon roasted potatoes, (πατατες λεμονατες ) but with…