Kousa Mashii, which translates as “stuffed squash” in Arabic, is a satisfying yet light preparation that’s popular across the Levant. The dish consists of hollowed-out zucchini filled with a mixture of spiced ground lamb and rice and slowly braised in cinnamon-accented tomato sauce until the meat is succulent and the […]
With 16 net carbs and 7 grams of protein, breakfast really doesn't get any cozier than this warmly spiced baked Oatmeal, Almond, Coconut, Flax Seed, and fruit. Inspired by the flavors of apple pie and the acidic flavor of mandarin plus ripe banana, this nutritious and hearty bake has the […]
Breakfast really doesn't get any cozier than this warmly spiced baked oatmeal. Inspired by the flavors of apple pie, this nutritious and hearty bake has the power to make any morning feel like a special occasion. Bake a batch up on Sunday as a make-ahead move for the week […]
How to make simple but classic SALMON cakes with diced peppers, onion, and celery!
Well this is the recipe that I served them with; a super simple, super lite coleslaw. What makes this coleslaw so lite you ask? Well that my friends, is all about the Greek yogurt. It’s no secret these days that Greek yogurt is a great way to lighten up […]
Delicious grilled Mexican street corn salad recipe is a fiesta in a bowl! A healthy salad packed with fresh vegetables and creamy chipotle yogurt dressing.
This Pistachio Falafel Recipe is so satisfying and a fun twist on a traditional food. It can be baked, lightly fried or deep fried. These chickpea patties are loaded with fresh herb flavor and a perfect complement to salads, wraps, and more. Serve with a minty yogurt-tahini sauce for […]
One of my favorite Middle Eastern mezze is deep-fried cauliflower served with tahini garlic sauce. I decided to try the dish with broccoli, but instead of deep-frying the broccoli I roasted it, a method that requires a lot less oil. The buds on the broccoli florets toast to a […]
Here is an excellent option for a healthy breakfast! These waffles are made from a mix of spinach, oats, and Greek yogurt. There’s no flour in the mix, and they can be topped with sweet and salty ingredients. Oatmeal itself can help you lose weight because it will help […]
Warm and cozy, this big-batch baked oatmeal takes inspiration from those beloved hippie muffins known as morning glory. It’s loaded with grated carrot, cranberry, raisins, coconut chips, coconut and almond flour. Then seasoned with ginger and cinnamon. This recipe complies with Samin Norsats "SALT FAT ACID HEAT" method of […]
Here is a way to salvage that dense loaf of sourdough you made. We’ve all had our failures making sourdough that just was too dense to eat. Here is a way to use that dense loaf whether for appetizers or as a cracker for soup, these turn out great so […]
Kids will love these fun fruit kabobs drizzled with just a bit of melted semi-sweet chocolate chips and sprinkled with shredded coconut and chopped almonds. Easily assembled with bananas, strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, these quick kabobs have it all. Rich in antioxidants, potassium, and vitamin C, this naturally sweet, healthy […]
This yogurt dip is incredibly versatile—serve it with toasted pita wedges as an appetizer, or pair it with grilled lamb, chicken, fish or vegetables.
A little of the comfort food of days gone by in the deep south. This recipe is one of those great Hanukkah dishes to celebrate the “Oil for Candles”
The basic recipe for this cake is very versatile and can be made with apples, pears, peaches or any full-flavored, slightly acidic fruit. The cake is best served warm. Add mandarins that show up as hot little orange jam pockets in the reveal. Whole wheat flour is in the […]
Creamy poppy seed dressing made with yogurt instead of mayonnaise — you’ll love the flavor of this light and easy to make dressing! It can also be made vegan
I use this lemony, garlic tahini sauce on everything! Use this quick and simple sauce as a dressing for salads, a sauce for veggies and meats, a spread for sandwiches and pitas or serve it as a dip.
Growing up my mom had a salad a day and there was a 100% chance she topped it with a deliciously sweet store-bought poppyseed dressing. To this day, poppy seed dressing is my favorite salad dressing of all time. I just love how simply delicious it is AND how […]
Deep-fried cauliflower is a Middle Eastern specialty, so why not make it even more Middle Eastern and use a batter made with dukkah, the complex Middle Eastern condiment made with a mixture of nuts, seeds, spices, and, in this version, chickpea flour. The batter is thin (you have the […]
Easy recipe for keto crackers and its wonderful with your favorite Greek yogurt or plain olive oil.
Chicken tagine is a traditional Moroccan dish of chicken pieces braised with spices, garlic, onion, olives, and lemons.
They’re called swordfish “steaks” (not filets) because when cooked correctly, this fish is as rich, tender, and substantial as filet mignon. Unfortunately, it’s fairly easy to overcook swordfish, unless you’re preparing it with a Sous Vide Precision Cooker. This recipe is about as simple — and quick — as […]
This cooling herbed yogurt sauce is adapted from the chef Yotam Ottolenghi in London, who serves it with leek fritters. But it’s wonderful with mild fish like cod. The fish, while delicious, is utterly simple: fillets baked in a 300-degree oven until opaque, 10 to 20 minutes depending on the […]
Cucumber raita is a popular savory condiment dip made with cucumber and curd (yogurt). It is simple, refreshing, and cooling to the palate. This cucumber raita recipe comes together in 5 minutes and tastes fabulous when paired with biryani, pulao, or any Indian meal.