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August 09, 2019 2 min read

Nestled right in the heart of Greektown, iQliving will be a hive of activity this weekend with the annual Taste of the Danforth festival celebrating Greek heritage, culture and, of course, food. If you aren’t able to make it down, or you did and feel inspired, don’t worry we have you covered! Here are a list of ten (kid-friendly) Greek and Greek inspired recipes for you to recreate the magic at home!

Authentic Greek Tzatziki (Vegetarian)

Let’s start with the basics. Tzatziki, the classic garlic yogurt dip is a perfect pairing with most every Greek recipe!

https://thewanderlustkitchen.com/authentic-greek-tzatziki/

Make it tonight:

Serve it up in one of these beautiful unique serving bowls!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/casafina-forum-square-ramekin

 

Greek Salad (Vegetetarian)

Serve as a starter or on its own with hot fresh pita, make sure you bring along a copy of the recipe for this traditional greek salad.

https://www.theendlessmeal.com/the-best-greek-salad-recipe/

Make it tonight:

Bringing it to a potluck or outdoor gathering? These lightweight, durable plastic bowls are both beautiful and functional (and won’t be too much of a bother to take to the party)! 

https://www.iqliving.com/products/koziol-crystal-salad-serving-bowl?_pos=5&_sid=0cdafec0b&_ss=r

 

Easy Greek Chicken Kebabs

Bursting with garlic, lemon, and oregano, these kebabs will have everyone asking for seconds.

https://www.foodiecrush.com/greek-chicken-kebab-recipe/

Make it tonight:

With these Outset Rosewood Skewers Set/4 you can make this recipe again and again!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/outset-rosewoode-skewers-set-of-4?_pos=3&_sid=70d816126&_ss=r

 

Vegetarian Moussaka (Vegetarian)

Don’t be intimidated by the ingredient list of this recipe. The creamy roasted eggplant and sharp feta paired with traditional cinnamon and nutmeg spiced tomato sauce and decadent bechamel sauce will make it all worth it in the end!

https://eatingeuropean.com/vegetarian-moussaka/

Make it tonight:

This OXO Good Grips rectangular baker comes with a lid that will make storing leftovers a breeze!

https://www.iqliving.com/collections/casserole-brownie-dishes/products/oxo-good-grips-glass-rectangular-baker

 

Baked Greek Shrimp w/Tomatoes & Feta

This easy baked shrimp is fancy enough for a date night, and easy enough for a midweek meal.

https://www.onceuponachef.com/recipes/greek-shrimp-tomatoes-feta.html

Make it tonight:

Cooking and clean up will be an absolute breeze when you use the incredibly sleek and long lasting non-stick Prestige fry pan!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/swiss-diamond-prestige-frypan?_pos=2&_sid=e17953702&_ss=r

 

Spanakopita Pie (Vegetarian)

The classic Spanakopita is definitely a recipe to have in your repertoire.

https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/spanakopita-pie

Make it tonight:

Brushing each sheet of phyllo pastry with olive oil keeps layers crispy. Use the Le Creuset Basting Brush to make your life easier (now on sale)!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/le-creuset-revolution-basting-brush?_pos=3&_sid=f95648d5b&_ss=r

 

Greek Baked Cod 

It wouldn’t be a Greek recipe blog without a fish recipe! This lemon garlic Greek baked Cod is easy and crowd pleasing.

https://www.themediterraneandish.com/baked-cod-recipe-lemon-garlic/

Make it tonight:

This cast iron pan will be perfect for the frying, and baking involved in this recipe!

https://www.iqliving.com/collections/lodge-cast-iron/products/lodge-chef-collection-cast-iron-skillet

 

Greek Olive Oil Cookies

End the meal with a sweet treat that features the famous fruity Grecian olive oil

https://www.tasteloveandnourish.com/greek-olive-oil-cookies/

Make it tonight:

Olive oil straight from Greece. Can’t get much more authentic than that!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/la-belle-excuse-green-oilive-oil-in-ceramic-cruet-500ml

 

Double Nut Baklava

The payoff for the work put into this classic dessert, is getting to eat it. And trust us, it will be quite the payoff.

https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/double-nut-baklava/

 

Make it tonight:

The easiest way to ensure an evenly ground nut!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/cuisinart-spice-and-nut-grinder


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