This gluten free Falafel Pizza is a huge falafel crust topped with Mediterranean condiments! This healthy recipe is a new way to enjoy falafel flavors.
Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Cardamom Rice, from Jerusalem.
Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh ~ a twist on Middle Eastern cracked wheat salad, made low carb and gluten free with cauliflower rice. It's a healthy vegan salad.
This Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is gutsy dish, loaded with flavor and color. It also packs a wallop in the form of a couple of red jalapenos. I usually don’t like to mess with my hummus, I think it’s one of the most perfect foods on earth just...
Any fans of tabbouleh out there? Please, someone raise your hand! Maybe you don't know what I'm talking about, and that's okay. If you haven't heard of it, tabbouleh is a classic middle eastern/eastern Mediterranean
Couscous Almondine Salad is easy to throw together, chocked full of great tastes and textures, healthy as all get out, and keeps for a week in the fridge!
Hummus and Laffa Bread
This salad was part of my Middle-eastern themed dinner this past weekend (or 2 away. This recipe has been on my drafts for quite some time). Except for chopping the veggies, this dish needs less than 10 minutes of hands-on time and it can easily feed...
Jalapeno goat cheese is so quick and easy to make, just three ingredients, and it will jazz up your next cocktail hour!
Pumpkin Hummus is guaranteed to get the conversation started at your next cocktail party! Pumpkin adds a nice complexity to this hummus without screaming at you. And don’t worry, there’s nothing sweet about it… but it does gets ...
Hummus with Forty Cloves is a crowd pleasing appetizer that goes from game night to holiday party and back again...
Tabbouleh is the queen of warm weather salads - perfect for barbecues and picnics.
With loads of fresh herbs, crunchy vegetables and a lively lemon dressing and jalapeno, this tabouli (tabbouleh) is perfect all summer long.
Roasted Tomato Tabbouleh is a flavorful and delicious salad that is great for summer parties and barbecues. It can also be served in a Middle Eastern platter.
Smokey Baba Ganoush makes a delicious alternative to hummus
This post is in partnership with Chosen Foods. All views are my own. Edamame, my friends. I'm not sure why I don't eat this stuff on the daily, but dang. It has incredible texture, and
Citrus Salad with Pomegranate and Pistachio is a wonderful way to celebrate citrus season! I get so excited when I see the citrus fruit start to flood into the stores in December. I’ve been buying tangerines and clementines, cara cara oranges...
This Persian Mixed Herb Frittata (Kuku Sabzi) is a bright and healthy way to start the day!
Spiced Lamb and Couscous Stuffed Peppers ~ this classic comfort food gets a Middle Eastern makeover with ground lamb and fluffy couscous!
I recently discovered pomegranate molasses and there’s been no looking back since. It’s a condiment that is really just a concentrated form of pomegranate juice, and it’s been used in Persian and Arabic cuisines for centuries. I...
Recipe to make Flatbread with yeast. Perfect to wrap up falafel, gyros or some roasted veggies.
These Middle Eastern 'Nachos' are my take on one of our favorite appetizers, perfect for Game Day snacks or a romantic dinner for two ~ you decide!
Obi Non is traditional bread from Uzbekistan. It is a light and fluffy with a chewy crust and an open crumb when served hot. I can be served with any meal.
Naan-e-barbari is a dramatic looking bread with a defining characteristic oblong shape. Typically this bread is served with feta, cucumbers and olives.
Syrian Rice Pudding is a creamy and delicious rice pudding flavored with rose essence. It is perfect to serve chilled for dessert or even for breakfast.
Falafel has been on my to-make list for the longest. I don’t like deep frying-being calorie conscious is one reason, but the other important reason is I don’t like to deal with all that used oil. If I ever make a deep fried dish, I make sure that...
How to Make Labneh (Yogurt Cheese) ~ roll it into balls, and store it in olive oil for a protein rich and super healthy Mediterranean appetizer or snack.
Frozen Mint Lemonade (Limonana) ~ a slushy, minty, Middle Eastern version of lemonade that is honestly the most refreshing drink I have ever had in my life.
Jewel Box Labneh Balls ~ homemade labneh, or yogurt cheese rolled in colorful herbs and spices. Serve as a healthy appetizer with bread, or on salads.
This Mediterranean style Baked Lima Beans is a delicious and delightful dish. Great to serve with rice, potatoes and steamed greens.