Hey all! Hope you are having a great week so far. Don’t worry; a long holiday weekend awaits you soon! Okay, so I love phyllo dough but I was always intimidated to work with it because of how delicate it is. Our family friend is Egyptian, and I would always request this dish from her… Read More Phyllo Meat Pies (Egyptian Goulash)
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
Hi everyone! Thanksgiving is just a little over a week away and I couldn’t be more excited 🙂 Growing up in a Middle Eastern household, we never had cranberry sauce on our Thanksgiving dinner table. I see why many people do though. There are so many savory items such as the mashed potatoes, the turkey,… Read More Cranberry Sauce
Hi my lovely friends! Lately, I’ve been trying to incorporate more Thanksgiving or seasonal related dishes into the blog and my social media. I always like to put a spin on a classic and in this case its that vegetable side dish that you find on every holiday dinner table. Zucchini and Butternut Squash are… Read More Zucchini & Butternut Squash “Gratin”
Hi everyone! Thanksgiving is near and I couldn’t be more excited! Get ready for an overload of staple Thanksgiving dishes! Who doesn’t love a holiday that has everything to do with delicious food all day long? It is the ultimate cheat day. Hence, why these recipes include just a tiny bit of butter. I have… Read More Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Hi Everybody!!! I am so excited to share this tasty side dish with you that also happens to be Vegan 🙂 These chimichurri garlic & herb oven baked potatoes are sooooooo delicious. I could not stop eating them! I promise if you love garlic as much as I do then you won’t able to put… Read More Chimichurri Garlic & Herb Oven Baked Potatoes
Hello Everyone! Hope your week is going well 🙂 Whether we want to accept it or not; the summer weather is coming to an end. Soon we will be dressing in sweaters and drinking hot chocolate. This is actually my favorite time of the year! So in spirit of the cooler weather; I will be… Read More Vegetable Soup – Quick & Easy!
Hi everyone! Hope you are having a wonderful start to your week 🙂 I want to share with you this amazingly flavorful butternut squash recipe that I prepared for the first time just yesterday. Let me tell you, It was a hit! Roasted butternut squash is awesome on its own with just some olive oil… Read More Stuffed Butternut Squash
My husband and I always pick up sweet potatoes when at the grocery store. Sweet potatoes are lower on the glycemic index (rank system of food based off of blood sugar level) and higher in fiber than white potatoes. This recipe is inspired by one I happened to watch on The Food Network a while… Read More Sweet Potato Hash – So simple & flavorful
Vegetables are the perfect side for any meal. So why not whip up some Parmesan & Garlic flavored squash and mushrooms? Garlic and cheese with anything will win me over. Who’s with me? I grew fond of squash after my parents started growing it in our backyard-it’s a versatile vegetable that can be cooked several… Read More Sautéed Zucchini & Mushrooms – Finger lickin’ good!