Black eyed peas salad!

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Ahh,black eyed peas.

My favourite legume of all year.I am caring to have them on my table at least twice a week.

This recipe,actually salad is as simple as making a tea.

Boil beans until well done.

Chop finely some fennel,some tomato in small cubes,fresh onion in rolls,salt and pepper,olive oil and balsamico.

Add some carrot if you like and feta cheese!!
What do you think?

Cannellini Bean, Tomato & Fresh Basil Crostini

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Serves 16 | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 10 minutes



2 Tbsp Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil

3 large cloves garlic, slivered

1/4 tsp Eden Sea Salt

1 pinch freshly ground black pepper

15 ounces Eden Organic Cannellini (White Kidney) Beans, drained, reserve 2 Tbsp. bean liquid

1/4 cup any Eden Organic Diced Tomatoes, drained, reserve 2 Tbsp. bean liquid

8 whole fresh basil leaves, sliced into 1/4 ” strips

2 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed

16 slices whole grain baguette
or Italian bread


Heat the oil in a medium skillet and sauté garlic until golden brown. Add pepper flakes, sea salt, black pepper, beans, bean cooking liquid and tomatoes. Simmer for 4 to 5 minutes. Add the basil and cook 1 to 2 minutes until wilted. Turn off the flame and mix in the lemon juice. Set aside.

Preheat the oven to 350°. Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet, and bake about 5 minutes, be careful not to burn. Remove and top slices with the bean and tomato mixture.

Nutritional Info

Per serving: 105 Calories, 3g Fat (23% calories from fat), 3g Protein, 17g Carbohydrate, 2g Fiber, 0mg Cholesterol, 190mg Sodium

Buckwheat Tabouli

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tabouli.jpgServes 5 | Prep Time 40 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes


1 cup Eden Organic Buckwheat, rinsed

2 cups boiling water

3 cloves garlic, finely minced

3 Tbsp fresh mint leaves, finely minced

3/4 cup fresh parsley, finely minced

2 medium organic tomatoes, diced

1 small cucumber, quartered

1/2 cup green onions, finely chopped

3 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

1/4 cup Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 tsp Eden Sea Salt

5 whole romaine lettuce leaves
or any leaf lettuce


Cook buckwheat per package directions. When done, remove from the pan, place in a mixing bowl and fluff to cool. When cool, add all remaining ingredients and toss to mix thoroughly. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend. Serve over a bed of romaine lettuce leaves.

Nutritional Info

Per serving: 122 Calories, 12g Fat (43% calories from fat), 5g Protein, 31g Carbohydrate, 4g Fiber, 0mg Cholesterol, 391mg Sodium

Quinoa Jambalaya

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Serves 6 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 25 minutesquinoa


1 tsp Eden Hot Pepper Sesame Oil

1 tsp Eden Toasted Sesame Oil

2 Tbsp organic whole wheat flour

1 medium onion

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 cup carrots, chopped

1 tsp crushed bay leaves
or 1 whole bay leaf

1/2 tsp Eden Sea Salt

1 1/4 cup vegetable broth
or water

1 cup Eden Organic Quinoa, washed and drained
or Eden Organic Red Quinoa

1 medium green bell pepper, diced

1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1/4 cup celery, chopped

1/4 cup green onion, thinly sliced

4 pieces Eden Dried Tofu, soaked 10 minutes in warm water to cover

14 1/2 ounces Eden Organic Diced Tomatoes w/Green Chilies, drained

1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper, or to taste


Heat oil in a heavy saucepan. Add flour and stir until a fragrant aroma is released, about 3 minutes. Add onion, garlic, bay leaf and salt. Slowly add water or vegetable broth, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil. Squeeze out water from the dried tofu. Rinse under cold water, squeeze again and cube the tofu. Add all remaining ingredients except the tomatoes and black pepper. Cover, bring to a boil, reduce the flame to medium-low and cook for 20 minutes. Turn off heat, add tomatoes and let sit, covered, for 10 minutes. Add black pepper to taste. Mix well and serve.

Nutritional Info

Per serving: 209 Calories, 6g Fat (23% calories from fat), 12g Protein, 32g Carbohydrate, 12g Fiber, 0mg Cholesterol, 215mg Sodium

Beetroot salad with 2 tbsp of yogurt!!!

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Imagine how would be to get paid for your recipes!

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Hello to all housewives,prospectuous homechefs and students.

What if you could get paid for what you cook everyday at home?
-Do you have a good camera and some imaginations?
-Do you have some time free per day to work on this?

I am waiting your comments..Personally,as a chef,i write recipes for magazines,creating e-books and uploading recipes to sites on my free time while drinking a coffee and still reaching 600$/month just for fun.

I wish i could work online more,because internet makes you famous :P but i do not have the necessary time.I would be happy to help you.
Best Regards,

Kostas Magoulas.

Light and different scrambled eggs.

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Well,when it comes to light,people think that is not tasty though.
That is false,try using only the white part,whisked,with some herbs adition.
Serve them with previous day’s leftovers,so you can make a quick meal or dinner.
Also,a great thought is to make a light omelette,but that requires oil,so it is your choice!!!
Have a great evening,light or not :-)