Blood orange olive oil cake is easy to make using pantry ingredients, including premium Greek extra virgin olive oil, Greek yogurt, and flavored from the three different parts of the blood orange; orange juice, orange segments (flesh), and the zest. No need for special equipment. With a couple of bowls, a whisk, and a spatula, you can make this delicious cake and serve with a quick blood orange compote. If you don’t find blood oranges, I provide other citrus options.
Simple ingredients from the traditional margarita come together beautifully as a refreshing alcoholic smoothie by blending in cucumber, honey, & thyme. This healthy looking margarita slush is garnished with shaved cucumber and served in a tumbler. Drink this slushy drink feeling good that you are eating your greens in a fun way.
Formed as a cake or muffins, this Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread has a rich, savory flavor with a touch of sweetness. This special cornbread is made with fine ground polenta, chili brown butter, sautéed diced jalapeno, and topped with a honey glaze. The best way to eat it is by spreading chili brown butter on it with a pinch of smoked paprika sea salt.
Melomakarona is a Greek Christmas Cookie made with olive oil instead of butter and eggs, and a honey syrup, walnut and cinnamon topping. This holiday cookie is great to make for any of your Christmas and New Year parties, dinners, or gifts to family and friends. Find out how to make the pretty marks on top of the cookies, and what to do with your leftover honey syrup.
Roasted Pumpkin Bisque is a thick vegetarian soup made by roasting real pumpkin along with Greek Woodland Honey with Sage, Eleon Greek EVOO, and Ras el Hanout for an added warm Moroccan flavor. Cooked with apple juice and vegetable stock, this Fall soup recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving dinner. Gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo friendly.
Labneh Kefir Panna Cotta is an Italian dessert with probiotic-rich ingredients that support your gut health. The taste of this Kefir Panna Cotta is tangy with light tones of sweetness, and a super silky-smooth texture. We paired this dessert with a red wine syrup made with Villas San Giovanni Cabernet Sauvignon, Lemon Honey from L’Abeille Occitane, and freshly ground pepper. This rich red wine syrup complements beautifully with the panna cotta adding a delicious sweetness with a peppery tone. In the post, also learn 10 different ways to use the leftover red wine syrup in sweet and savory recipes.
Honey Labneh Ice Cream is simple and very straight-forward recipe with just a few ingredients. Inspired by Middle Eastern flavors and made with Leatherwood Honey from Pacific Resources Intl., this frozen yogurt style ice cream has the perfect balance of sweetness, smoothness, creaminess, and tanginess. Learn about sesame halva, leatherwood trees and honey, and how to find out about a free honey giveaway.
Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream has a rich, fruity flavor from roasted strawberry puree with honey and a swirl of strawberry jam. The addition of white balsamic vinegar helps to reestablish the acidity and the ground black pepper plays up the fruitiness. For this ice cream recipe, we use the newest addition to the Spoonabilities shop: L’Epicurien Very Strawberry Preserve. This fantastic preserve is made with ripe red strawberries and 20% wild strawberries.
Quick & easy 1-2-3 no-bake honey cheesecake made with Labneh cheese and cream cheese filling sweetened with raw wildflower honey, with a crust made with amaretti cookies, and right before serving add the lemon honey-thyme drizzle.
Yellow Pea Shoot Salad is a healthy and flavorful recipe with a crunchy, peppery beginning and a slightly earthy, nutty finish. You’ll love this salad as an appetizer or full dinner salad, and it’s as easy as 1-2-3 to prepare. Every ingredient is the star and they complement each other completely. Champagne Mustard Vinaigrette connects all the flavors together.