Update on recipes: lacto-fermented ‘kosher’ dill pickles +

The picture at the top is fresh dill. If you’re going to go through the trouble of making healthy foods, use the freshest of ingredients and that includes herbs. If you don’t have a kitchen garden, grow fresh herbs in containers outside your kitchen door or wherever

lacto-fermented pickles

you have easy access from your kitchen. 

Here’s an update on new pickle, salad and Portuguese recipes. Go to the Pickle This! menu tab for a list of all the recipes or just click on the new links below:

Lacto-fermented ‘kosher’ dill pickles...yummy! 

Portuguese porridge (papas)…it’s so simple to make (and delicious) that you’re going to laugh! Even though it’s considered a porridge, it’s more of a snack because of its lightness. Gluten-free. Make it vegan by using non-dairy milk. Recipe by

Portuguese porridge with grits…similar recipe as above, but more substantial because of the grits. Add hard-boiled eggs and bits of meat for added protein. I’ve seen recipes where the papas is used as the base for one-dish meals by adding vegetables, meats, poultry, and eggs. Be creative in the kitchen and experiment! Gluten-free. Make it vegan by using non-dairy milk and vegan butter. Recipe by

Portuguese Porridge (papas)


If you haven’t tried these three Mediterranean salads…you are missing out! They are healthy and delicious.

Mediterranean Israeli Couscous Salad

Mediterranean Israeli Couscous Salad. By The Mediterranean Dish.

Easy Mediterranean Orange Pomegranate Salad

Mediterranean orange-pomegranate salad…super easy. By The Mediterranean Dish.


Balela salad (middle eastern)

Balela salad recipe by The Mediterranean Dish


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