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Find easy healthy dinners, Mediterranean recipes for dinner, dinner ideas for tonight, dinner ideas for the week, clean eating recipes, healthy dinner recipes, and more! Most popular recipes include Turkish-style beef köfte kebab, Turkish-style chicken doner kebab, and Miso-Mustard Dressing.

Marinated Portobello Mushrooms with Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

Marinated Portobello Mushrooms with Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

If you’re looking for a vegetarian grilling recipe, make these marinated portobello mushrooms stuffed with tomatoes and feta cheese. They’ll satisfy vegetarians and meat eaters alike, and couldn’t be easier to make. Vegetarian Grilling Recipes Sometimes I feel a little challenged when I host a […]

Mediterranean Green Beans with Fresh Dill and Olives

Mediterranean Green Beans with Fresh Dill and Olives

Mediterranean green beans are a fast and refreshing answer for your everyday salad needs. A quick blanch of green beans, combined with a perky dressing, fresh dill and briny olives creates a delicious salad. How to Blanch Green Beans Blanching is a cooking method that […]

Turkish Yogurt Soup with Mint

Turkish Yogurt Soup with Mint

This summer soup recipe is a perfect option for when the temperatures go up and you want to cool down. Called “Yayla Çorbası” in Turkish, this Turkish yogurt soup with mint is a traditional recipe made with tangy yogurt, cooling mint, and pearl barley. How […]

Turkish-style Tomato Cucumber Salad (Shephard’s Salad)

Turkish-style Tomato Cucumber Salad (Shephard’s Salad)

Shephard’s salad is a tomato cucumber salad that is the essence of summertime eating in Turkey. Called çoban salatasi in Turkish, it is a light and refreshing accompaniment to any meal. Summer Salads I was born in the United States, but have visited Turkey seven […]

Roasted Eggplant with Spiced Chickpeas and Tomato

Roasted Eggplant with Spiced Chickpeas and Tomato

This easy eggplant recipe will become your go-to summer salad this year. Roast eggplant until soft and then combine with the perfect spices for a savory and succulent dish that is a great make-ahead side dish option. How to Cook Eggplant The eggplant in this […]

Spring Panzanella Salad

Spring Panzanella Salad

Looking for a spring salad recipe? Combine asparagus, peas, and greens with crunchy homemade croutons to create this vibrant spring panzanella salad. A Delicious Spring Salad Recipe Panzanella salad uses up old bread by combining it with fresh seasonal ingredients. Bread cubes are oven roasted […]

Chicken Döner Kebab Recipe

Chicken Döner Kebab Recipe

Chicken döner kebab is one of my absolutely favorite comfort foods. Succulent marinated chicken thighs are oven-roasted to sheer perfection, and served up in a warm pita wrap or over your favorite bowl of greens. Turkish Comfort Food Meat cooked on a stick is said […]

Zucchini Noodle Recipe with Caramelized Onions and Crushed Roasted Walnuts

Zucchini Noodle Recipe with Caramelized Onions and Crushed Roasted Walnuts

This zucchini noodle recipe with caramelized onions and crushed roasted walnuts is an easy healthy dinner to put together. If you cook the caramelized onions in advance, dinner is ready in less than 10 minutes! How to Caramelize Onions While caramelizing onions might seem like […]

Slow Roasted Halibut Recipe with Herb Salsa

Slow Roasted Halibut Recipe with Herb Salsa

This recipe is the best way to cook halibut: slow roasted and served with an herb salsa. Every bite is rich and buttery and melts in your mouth. Topped with a vibrant herb salsa, this recipe will become your go-to for all types of fish. […]

Garam Masala Recipe

Garam Masala Recipe

Print Recipe Garam Masala Recipe This blend of warming spices is used often in northern Indian cuisine. Adapted from the cookbook Indian Home Cooking by Suvir Saran and Stephanie Lyness. Prep Time15 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time20 mins Course: SpicesCuisine: IndianKeyword: authentic garam masala Ingredients1 cinnamon […]

8 Meal Planning Tips

8 Meal Planning Tips

If you’re wondering how to meal plan, this post is for you. Cooking at home can add years to your life, and meal planning is the key to producing those home-cooked meals, while saving money and time in the process. 1. Make Time for Meal […]

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

This easy asparagus recipe is a delicious side dish. Asparagus stalks are briefly steamed, then topped with a brightly flavored tomato and olive salsa that is seasoned with za’atar spice blend, fresh garlic, and vinegar or fresh lemon juice. How to Choose Asparagus Asparagus is […]

7 Tips for Cooking Grass Fed Beef

7 Tips for Cooking Grass Fed Beef

When cooking grass fed beef, it is necessary to keep in mind a few specific things that set it apart from conventional grain fed beef. Read on for 7 tips for transforming grass fed beef into a moist and flavorful meal. Grass Fed vs. Grain […]

Turkish Meze – Circassian Chicken Recipe

Turkish Meze – Circassian Chicken Recipe

This Turkish meze recipe is an absolute delight. Chicken is poached in an aromatic liquid and combined with a paprika-laced walnut sauce. Circassian chicken is a delicious addition to any meze spread or perfect for a party appetizer. Origins of Turkish Meze Meze refers to […]

Dinner Ideas for Tonight

Dinner Ideas for Tonight

Happy Monday! Here are some dinner ideas for tonight, and for the rest of the week. Many of the recipes make terrific leftovers for lunch the next day. It’s Monday… …and you’re looking for something quick and easy and yummy. You might even have to […]

Garlicky Swiss Chard and Chickpeas

Garlicky Swiss Chard and Chickpeas

This healthy side dish, garlicky Swiss chard and chickpeas, is a quick and easy side dish for any meal. Swiss Chard: A Versatile Vegetable Swiss chard is in the same plant family as spinach, and has similar flavor and cooking qualities. It’s a little more […]

Sheet Pan Shrimp with Peppers and Onions

Sheet Pan Shrimp with Peppers and Onions

Sheet pan shrimp with peppers and onions is a simple weeknight recipe ready in less than 20 minutes. How to Cook Shrimp I love using shrimp for an easy healthy dinner during the week because they are delicious and easy to cook. Depending on the […]

Healthy Dinner Ideas for the Week

Healthy Dinner Ideas for the Week

Happy weekend! Spring is almost here, yay! Here are some healthy dinner ideas for the week, let’s get prepping! Sunday Whip up a batch of this Mediterranean style pasta (pictured above) and have everybody over for a hearty Sunday dinner. (Low carb, gluten-free, and vegetarian […]