Hello everyone! Hope you are having a wonderful Sunday! It is beautiful and sunny out in Chicago today which makes me very happy 🙂 Today, I am sharing with you the much anticipated recipe for mo3aganat. These savory Middle Eastern pies are my absolute favorite things to snack on. I can have them any time… Read More Cheese, Spinach, and Za’atar Pies (Mo3aganat)
When I was in high school, I would often purchase popcorn chicken at lunch time. There was something addicting about that crispy outside and juicy inside that won me over. I haven’t had popcorn chicken since then! Mainly because I thought the only way to enjoy it would have to be fried but no, I… Read More Pretzel Coated Popcorn Chicken
I think by now you guys know my motto; if you can make it fresh then it is always better than buying it in a can or jar. So instead of buying roasted peppers; I took it upon myself to make my own and show you how to do it as well. Better yet, I… Read More How to roast peppers & Roasted Pepper Dip
These shrimp quesadillas are just perfect for a quick delicious bite and a fantastic choice for Super bowl this weekend! They are made in literally no time at all. It is the most satisfying bite of shrimp, gooey cheese and caramelized peppers and onions! I want some right now by just writing this up. Plus,… Read More Shrimp Quesadillas
Yogurt is found in almost every Middle Eastern household. It is also on almost every Middle Eastern brunch table as well. This variation of labneh (strained yogurt) is one of my favorite ways to eat it. There is texture from the nuts, creaminess from the yogurt, and immense flavor from the herbs & spices. It… Read More Walnut Yogurt Dip with Sesame Pita Chips
Hello everyone! If you guys haven’t noticed yet, I am completely OBSESSED with butternut squash. Hence, why I have uploaded a few recipes using this marvelous vegetable. Today, I will be sharing with you this super yummy and easy butternut squash soup which is basically Fall in a bowl! I will be honest and say… Read More Butternut Squash Soup – Comfort Food
I have been eating hummus my entire life; literally for as long as I can remember. Hummus is a chick pea based dish that is sure to win you over. Sunday brunches in my Middle Eastern family were equipped with plates of hummus. Not only is it extremely yummy and healthy but super easy to… Read More Hummus – Middle Eastern Style!
From the first time I had guacamole; it was love at first sight. Cliche right? But Oh so true. Avocados were not part of my food group till guacamole entered my life. Now I make sure there is always avocados stocked in my fridge. Guacamole is so versatile; can be used as a side; dip;… Read More Homemade Guacamole – Fresh, Easy, and Super Yummy!