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SouthPark Magazine : Delicious Do’s & Don’ts

I’m proud to be a cancer survivor. Six years and counting! I was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma when I first moved to Charlotte. The cancer was too advanced to do anything but remove my kidney and, fortunately, the doctors successfully removed all the cancer too. After a period of recovery I’ve been able to […]

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Limoncello Baklava

What could be better than this rich, sweet pastry made of layers of light, flaky filo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrupy honey? Why, adding a little “bite” of limoncello of course! Limoncello is a lemon liqueur created from natural spirits infused with lemons. It’s actually known for its remarkable digestive qualities […]

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Grilled Lamb Skewers with Fig & Aubergine

This recipe exemplifies the Mediterranean diet at its most delicious; featuring a tasty, extremely satisfying dish that provides many of the nutrients necessary to maintain good health. Ingredients Skewers 1 lb lamb, cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks 1 lb fresh figs 1 Pint cherry tomatoes 1 medium-to-large aubergine (eggplant) 1 medium Spanish onion, quartered […]

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Lemon Herb Chicken and Couscous with Dried Apricots & Cranberries

I created this wonderfully aromatic and herbacious Mediterranean-style lemon chicken dish today, and I was able to share it as a “Compassion Team” meal for our church, Mecklenburg Community. Every once in a while someone experiencing difficult times will request assistance from the church.Through a meal coordinator program at “Take Them A Meal“, they are […]

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Greek Stuffed Chicken Breast

My Greek Stuffed Chicken Breast is an easy gourmet dish that dresses up everyday chicken with a cheesy spinach stuffing….and it’s healthy and nutritious and tasty too! Native to Southeast Asia, spinach is rich in folate, fiber and iron along with cancer-fighting carotenoids. The spinach and cheese combination provides a creamy stuffing and ensures that […]

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“Mahsi” / Savory Stuffed Bell Peppers with a Mediterranean flare

Peppers are easy to grow in your garden or even as a potted plant in a sunny window or on a deck and they contain many of the healthy nutrients that a Mediterranean diet is noted for. They are also plentiful at your local farmer’s market (you do support your local growers…don’t you?)so go and […]

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Spanikopita

Savory Greek pastry Ingredients • 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese • 1 whole fresh egg • ½ Medium sweet onion minced and sauteed • 2 cloves garlic, minced and sauteed • […]

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