Main Dishes

Papoutsakia

Keto Papoutsakia – Greek version of stuffed eggplant

Papoutsakia or Greek stuffed eggplants is a well-known dish of every Greek childhood. The name itself is attractive to kids. It means small shoes. The tradition of stuffing vegetables in Greece is long and you’ll be surprised with the number of different recipes. Everything that can be stuffed, we stuff! […]

Keto Veal stew – From the heart of Europe

Veal is not a typical kind of meat you’ll find in traditional Greek cuisine. However, this extremely nutritious meat in modern times became a delicacy in Europe. Naturally, it became popular in Greece too! Especially for stews and gourmet variations of famous Greek Stifado. Dishes made with this meat are […]

Souvlaki Kotobacon

Souvlaki Kotobacon – when bacon hugs the chicken

Souvlaki Kotobacon is one of modern Greek street food creations. It takes pride in great taste and attractive appearance. However, it’s not very Greek when it comes to ingredients. Chicken is not the first choice of meat in traditional Greek cuisine. Furthermore, bacon is so new to modern Greeks that […]

Keto Pizza

Keto pizza – Greek style

Keto pizza recipes are all over the internet! Well, let’s face it, it’s summer and everybody want’s to spend less time in the kitchen. Still, we want to enjoy all the benefits of Keto Mediterranean lifestyle. I’d like to point out that you can live like a true Mediterranean regardless […]

Healthy

Goat feta, eggplant and zucchini – Healthy Keto bites

During the summer, in all Mediterranean countries, zucchini and eggplants are widely available. Each country has their own version of delicious dishes made with these valuable vegetables. In Greece, we have at least 4 different colours of eggplant available. The taste is slightly different too! This gave me the idea […]

Meatballs

Keto-adapted Greek meatballs (keftedes)

I believe every nation has their own version of meatballs. Some make them grilled, baked, others cook them in a thick sauce or even in the soup. In Greece, we like the meatballs swimming in a thick, aromatic, red tomato sauce or in creamy yellow Avgolemono (eggs and lemon) sauce. […]

Good old Pizza goes Keto and becomes healthy

Italian & Greek connection An Italian saying, una faccia, una razza (Greek: “μια φάτσα μια ράτσα“), is quite often used in Greece to express the perception of close cultural affinities between Greeks and Italians. From ancient times, when our ancestors made colonies all over the Mediterranean, Greek culture has been […]