Winter Mood
Beef and Cabbage Stew
Combine in your hot pot the aroma and the juices derived from a good piece of meat, a fresh seasonal cabbage, fresh tomatoes and olive oil. The good quality ingredients are what make your food delicious, nutritious and healthy.
The Greek Giouvetsi
Imagine tender and juicy pieces of beef (veal), baked in the oven on a bed of tomato sauce with orzo (called Kritharaki in Greek). It’s one of the most popular traditional Greek dishes that no one can resist.
Chickpeas with Country Sausage
It is so easy to make chickpeas from scratch. Plus you can make lots of them and freeze them.he Mediterranean diet supports the consumption of legumes at least once per week.
Fish (Plaki) with tomato sauce
"Plaki" is a Greek way of cooking fish in the oven with tomatoes, potatoes and herbs. It's a popular cooking for big or medium-sized white fish such as red snapper, blackfish, cod, flatfish (common sole), sea bream or swordfish.

A delicious low calorie meal and a perfect way to get your kids eat fish.
Greek Risotto with orzo
This recipe is like making an Italian mushroom risotto, replacing Arborio rice with trahanas. Absolutely delicious, undoubtedly nutritious
Fasolada – Greek Navy Bean Soup
The taste of this Bean Soup aka Fasolada is divine. That is because the beans and the tomato paste, the carrots, the onion, the garlic cloves, the celery, the rosemary and the bay leaves are slowly simmered in a Dutch oven into your fireplace.
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December 19, 2018

Easy and quick to make, with three only ingredients, without butter and sugar, full of protein and very very healthy.

September 27, 2018

No sugar Grape Must Cookies. Soft and very nutritious. Made with "petimezi" used by the ancient Greeks to cure cough and cold. The kids adore them!

December 6, 2017

Christmas is nearly here! Time to make and treat Melomakarona. The most traditional and my personal favorite Christmas sweet made with olive oil and honey. There are so many “Melomakarona” recipes. Wh...

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Hello parents of the world and welcome to “TheJuicyTomatoes”.


I am Kalli, a Mediterranean Eating Campaigner. Born in Athens, Greece, currently living abroad, civil engineer and mommy of two very active kids.


I am here to show you how easy cooking for the family can be. To give you the Mediterranean Recipes I prepare for My Kids. Tested recipes, easy, quick and transformed in a way that they are friendly for children (picky eaters too). Recipes created to get your kids eat vegetables, fish, poultry, legumes, nuts, whole grains, etc. Meals cooked with olive oil, yogurt, and herbs. My Will is to help you introduce your kids the MEDITERRANEAN food regime, the most popular, researched and most balanced diet, the diet that is proven to contribute to their cognitive and physical development. 


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