Hello friends…do you know what? I am done with black bean brownies. And beet brownies, and spinach brownies, and all the other funky hippy variations of brownies. Because when I get the hankering for something fudgy and chocolatey, I want the real deal, and I don’t want to have to pick kale out of…… Continue reading 100 Calorie Fudgy Paleo Brownies!
Part of my mission with this Feast in the Middle East project is to increase cultural understanding. There were certainly some unique cultural experiences that I had in my upbringing as a first generation Arab American that some people might find a little kooky. Conversely, if you grew up in a Lebanese, Palestinian, Syrian, Jordanian,…… Continue reading 11 Signs That you Grew Up in Middle Eastern Home….
There is a fun element in vegan cooking that you just don’t get with meat based dishes. You get to tap into the fruits and vegetables of the season, and think of using them in creative and fanciful ways to appeal to the whole family. You can even get children engaged in vegan cooking by…… Continue reading Middle Eastern Lentil Lettuce Cups with Butternut Squash & Tahini Dipping Sauce
Just as Whole Foods claims everything in their store is GMO free when in reality that is far from the truth, many olive oil producers claim their oil is pure and extra virgin, even though that might not always be true. Even though the label may say “Cold pressed, organic, extra virgin olive oil, made…… Continue reading IS YOUR OLIVE OIL FAKE? 5 ways to find out!