Recipes

Sweet Potato Wedges with Chili and Cinnamon

Sweet Potato Wedges with Chili and Cinnamon

Roasted sweet potato wedges are one of my all-time favorite comfort foods. In this recipe, they’re rubbed with Aleppo pepper and cinnamon, sprinkled with cheese, and finished with a drizzle of pomegranate molasses. Sweet potato wedges are a cozy fall dish that’s perfect as a […]

Spicy Lentil Stew Recipe with Butternut Squash

Spicy Lentil Stew Recipe with Butternut Squash

This lentil stew recipe combines warming aromatic spices with lentils, yellow split peas, and seasonal vegetables for a subtly spicy, velvety lentil stew that will leave your house smelling amazing and your belly fully satisfied. One of My Favorite Indian Cookbooks I did not think […]

Carrot Salad Recipe with Za-atar Spice and Parsley-Mint Pesto

Carrot Salad Recipe with Za-atar Spice and Parsley-Mint Pesto

This carrot salad recipe is one of my favorite dishes to bring to a gathering. Crunchy carrots are combined with a a few favorite ingredients for an unusual and delicious salad that will be the hit of the party. The Freshest Carrots The best carrots […]

Weeknight Chicken Recipe | Crispy Chicken with Sumac & Lime

Weeknight Chicken Recipe | Crispy Chicken with Sumac & Lime

What is your go-to weeknight chicken recipe? I am perpetually on the look out for that perfect one–simple, tasty, and approved by everyone at the table. This turmeric chicken with sumac and lime is my current favorite, hopefully it will become yours too. What is […]

Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

This romaine salad recipe is one of my favorite go-to weeknight recipes. Crispy romaine is combined with refreshing mint and parsley for a twist on a simple salad so good, you’ll find yourself making it again and again. Print Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley […]

Za-atar Spice Blend Recipe

Za-atar Spice Blend Recipe

Za-atar spice blend is a blend of oregano, sumac, toasted sesame seeds, and salt and is one of my favorite spice blends. Print Za-atar Spice Blend Prep Time 5 mins Total Time 5 mins   A traditional Middle eastern spice blend. Course: Spices Cuisine: Middle […]

Watermelon Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese and Mint

Watermelon Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese and Mint

This watermelon salad recipe is the perfect dish: each bite of cold juicy watermelon paired with salty feta and cooling mint is all I need for dinner at the end of a sweltering summer day. How to Choose a Watermelon Watermelons come in many sizes, […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe with Dates and Mint

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe with Dates and Mint

This roasted cauliflower salad recipe with dates and mint cooks cauliflower to nutty sweet perfection, adds sweet caramel-y dates, fresh mint, crunchy pine nuts, and salty feta for a refreshing make-ahead salad for your next weeknight dinner or backyard cookout. Roasting Cauliflower Roasting is my […]

One Skillet Ground Beef Recipe with Zucchini and Spices

One Skillet Ground Beef Recipe with Zucchini and Spices

A one skillet ground beef recipe checks all the boxes when I’m looking for a quick weeknight meal. Quick? Check. Delicious? Check. Good for leftovers? Check. This one skillet ground beef recipe with zucchini and spices will have everyone’s mouth watering even before the pan […]

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

This lemon arugula pasta recipe is the dish you want to make on a hot summer night when you can barely stand the idea of eating, much less spending hours over a hot stove. I like to make this in the morning before the heat […]

Santa Maria-Style Tomato and Peach Salsa Recipe

Santa Maria-Style Tomato and Peach Salsa Recipe

This Santa Maria-style tomato and peach salsa recipe is one of my favorite summer recipes. Fragrant, ripe tomatoes and peaches are combined with celery and peppers for a salsa classically served to accompany beef tri-tip. Peach Salsa While peaches may seem like a strange addition […]

Chickpea and Chorizo Tapas Recipe

Chickpea and Chorizo Tapas Recipe

This chickpea and chorizo tapas recipe combines flavorful Spanish chorizo with piquillo peppers and chickpeas for a succulent summertime dish that is the perfect answer for dinner on a sweltering evening. Summertime Meals Tapas, or small Spanish savory dishes, are perfect for when the warmth […]

Brown Rice Salad Recipe with Charred Scallion Vinaigrette

Brown Rice Salad Recipe with Charred Scallion Vinaigrette

This brown rice salad recipe with charred scallion vinaigrette is an easy-to-make main course salad. It holds up well, and can provide delicious lunches for the week when made in advance. The flavors of rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey, garlic, ginger, and of course, charred […]

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

This marinated carrot salad recipe takes shredded carrots and blends them with an array of spices to create a vibrant and refreshing side salad. Picking the Right Carrots Carrots purchased from the grocery store are often bitter, old, and bland. A telltale sign of an […]

Plum and Apricot Tart in an Almond Crust Recipe

Plum and Apricot Tart in an Almond Crust Recipe

This vegan dessert recipe is what you make when fresh summer fruit is at its peak. The crust on this Plum and Apricot Tart is crumbly and crunchy, almost like a crumble topping. And there is no need to roll any dough here, just process […]

Pan-Roasted Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Pan-Roasted Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

This pan-roasted zucchini and cherry tomato recipe is a simple side dish of big hunks of zucchini browned to perfection, bursts of cherry tomato, whole garlic cloves made soft and buttery, and a sprinkling of ground coriander and coarse sea salt to finish it off. […]

Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Print Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Prep Time 10 mins Soaking Time 1 hr Total Time 1 hr 10 mins   A delicious fresh way to use berries at the height of their season! Course: Dressing, Salads Cuisine: Mediterranean Servings: 16 Calories: 8 kcal Author: Aliye Aydin […]

Weeknight Roasted Chicken Recipe

Weeknight Roasted Chicken Recipe

This a weeknight roasted chicken recipe is quick cooking and full of flavor. Chicken thighs and baby potatoes are rubbed with a Mediterranean blend of spices and olive oil. The aroma leaves the house smelling incredible and your mouth watering. Mediterranean Meal Plans Receive this […]