The Health Benefits of Beets and Recipes to Try

By Eleni Sakellis - March 4, 2018

Beets are full of vitamins and antioxidants. They are a rich source of folate and contain vitamin C, fiber, and essential minerals including potassium- needed […]

Kyra Sarakosti and Revithia (Chickpeas) for Lent

By Eleni Sakellis - February 19, 2018

Great Lent begins for Orthodox Christians on Kathara Deftera or Clean Monday. The fasting period is known as Sarakosti since it lasts for 40 days, in […]

Cheesefare Cheesecake Recipe to Enjoy Before Lent

By Eleni Sakellis - February 11, 2018

During the final week before Great Lent, those getting ready for the strict fasting can still consume fish, eggs, and dairy products like milk, cheese, […]

Achladopita Pear Pie to Enjoy this Winter

By Eleni Sakellis - January 28, 2018

Pears are available nearly all year round and make an excellent snack when eaten out of hand. An excellent source of fiber, nutrient dense pears […]

Greek Comfort Foods: Four Recipes for Spanakopita

By Eleni Sakellis - January 21, 2018

There are probably as many recipes for spanakopita (spinach pie) as there are villages in Greece. The following recipes were shared with The National Herald […]