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Greek Lunch-5

Greek Lunch under 10$

Hello hello hello..So this week, I tried to do something different. I thought about how much we all spend on eating out and was wondering if I could come up with an economical yet healthy and also easy to cook option for your meal. And voila…here I am sharing this idea with you. I came up with a Greek Lunch idea for this theme which will cost you $10 to put together. This dish is essentially inspired by Green Kitchen Travels book. In the book they served this dish with Quinoa dolmades with greek salad. But I used store bought regular dolmades and put it together with homemade greek salad. You can buy either veg/meat dolmades based on your diet preferences. For those of you who are new to greek cooking, Dolma is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes common in the Middle East and surrounding regions including the Balkans, the Caucasus, Russia, Central Asia. Common vegetables to stuff include tomato, pepper, onion, zucchini, eggplant, and garlic. If you are interested, feel free to replace the dolmades …

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Delightful Leftovers

Have some leftover gyro or meat or falafel and wondering how to spice that up? You are at the right place. My husband and I went out for dinner last night and we came back home with some gyro and falafel. So I decided to spruce these up for our meal today and so, I put together a veggie bowl just with falafel for the vegetarians and a meat based bowl for my fellow carnivores 🙂 Both the bowls are garnished with sliced heirloom tomatoes, boiled asparagus and a generous side of spiced quinoa. You could add different garnishes and carbs of your choice. You could experiment with adding white/brown rice or millets instead of quinoa. Checkout our recipe below and hope you love your leftover mashup too! For the leftover bowls: Leftover gyro, falafel, grilled veggies or meats 2-3 Sliced heirloom tomatoes 15-20 halved and boiled Asparagus 1/2 cup of microgreens and sprouts of your choice 4-5 sliced radishes 2 cups of quinoa salad (recipe below) Instructions: Divide the ingredients under leftover bowls between two …