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5-Layer Greek Dip

The first time I had authentic Greek food was at a simple little family-owned Greek restaurant. Unfortunately, it’s no longer in business. 😦 I’ve eaten at many other Greek restaurants since then, but haven’t found any that top that place! I don’t cook a lot of Greek dishes myself, but I do make some easy dips and salads now and then, including this quick and simple 5-Layer Greek Dip.

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Tomato Cucumber Salad with Feta

If you like tart and tangy, savory and salty flavors, then this is a salad you’ll have to try! I made this Tomato Cucumber Salad with Feta when my friend Greg gave me some cucumbers from his garden. You can’t go wrong combining cucumbers with tomatoes, but when you add in some feta cheese and Kalamata olives, that really gives this salad a special zing!

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Hummus Pizza

If you like hummus, this is a great way to serve it as a casual meal! This Hummus Pizza uses your favorite store-bought or homemade hummus as the base, instead of tomato sauce, and is topped with lots of healthy goodies like cucumber slices, marinated artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, cherry or grape tomatoes, green onions, and feta cheese. These flavors are all great together and it’s kinda nice eating a pizza that’s good for you!

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Street Corn Salad

Street Corn Salad @ NancyC

I’m so glad May will be here soon–the weather is warming up, flowering trees are in full bloom, and more and more plants and flowers are springing up! And this time of year I start craving more summery kinds of foods–foods that are easy to make with minimal or no cooking involved. Like salads, for instance.

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Apple Pear Pecan Salad

It’s always fun trying out different ways to make salads—it makes salad-eating a little more interesting! In the summer months, I like adding strawberries and blueberries to my salads. So I thought I’d try making an “autumn” type of salad with apples and pears. There’s also creamy crumbles of feta cheese mixed in, along with some healthy pecans that give this salad a nice flavor and crunch!

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