Recipes

Melomakarona

Melomakarona – a dream of Greek cookies on keto

From a Greek point of view There is no Christmas without aromatic and magic Melomakarona in a Greek home. The tradition most probably dates back to the times when ancient Greeks celebrated the birth of Sun god, or maybe even Dyonisos. Honey was the main sweetener back then. So I am guessing, […]

phyllo keto dough

Phyllo dough for keto baked goodies! Eureka moment!

Switching to a keto diet might leave you with some sentiments of missing different kinds of phyllo dough pastry, pies, etc… For a Greek, the most missed thing is the famous tyropita (cheese pie), spanakopita (spinach pie), manitaropita (mushroom pie), kotopita (chicken pie) and even world-famous baklava. Yes, I am talking about […]

dumplings

Dumplings on Keto? Try this grandma’s soup recipe

Homemade soup was really rare in the Western world a few years ago. In fact, you could eat it only at grandma’s, if you were lucky enough to have her. But, with the recent popularity of bone broth, homemade soups came back in fashion. Since the slow home cooking is […]

chia pudding

Chia pudding with hazelnut that requires no cooking

Chia pudding is very popular among Ketonian people. Everybody loves pudding. Well, at least the vast majority of us. On the Keto diet, the classical starchy pudding is out of the question. But luckily, chia helps to create new versatile recipes and there are keto puddings that taste and feel […]

kleftiko

“Kleftiko” the unforgettable dish of my childhood

Slow cooking makes Kleftiko’s secret Growing up in a Greek family, I can say that I ate like a king! Especially when we had a Kleftiko day. Lots of Greeks could agree on this. Even though there are many carb-oriented dishes in Greek Mediterranean cuisine, this amazing treat is keto-friendly. Well, […]

Greek tzatziki

Tzatziki sauce – The Greek legend

Tzatziki is a word that is constantly being mispronounced by lovers of Greek food. But despite that, it’s one of the things people just love ordering when they come to visit Greece. And when they go back home, all they want is a taste of this divine dip. But is […]