Recipes

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 […]

Gluten Free Muffin Recipe | Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Cinnamon Crumble Topping

Gluten Free Muffin Recipe | Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Cinnamon Crumble Topping

This gluten free muffin recipe creates a moist blueberry muffin spiked with nutmeg and lemon zest, oozing with fresh blueberries, and finished off with a crunchy crumble topping. A Gluten Free Muffin Recipe I don’t do a lot of baking, but when I do I […]

Zucchini Hummus Recipe

Zucchini Hummus Recipe

This zucchini hummus recipe is a great alternative to a standard hummus that is made with chickpeas. Whether you are craving something different, avoiding beans, or have a bumper crop of zucchini needing to be used up, this delicious dip recipe combines olive oil, garlic, […]

Roasted Pistachio and Yellow Lentil Dip Recipe

Roasted Pistachio and Yellow Lentil Dip Recipe

You’ll want to bookmark this roasted pistachio and yellow lentil dip recipe for your next gathering. Cooked yellow lentils are combined with roasted pistachios, olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice for a tasty and unusual dip that is a total upgrade from your standard party […]

Easy Vegetarian Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lentil and Quinoa Patties

Easy Vegetarian Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lentil and Quinoa Patties

This easy vegetarian recipe combines cooked lentils and quinoa with cinnamon and cumin, which creates a perfectly delicious protein-rich topper for salads, or as a filling for sandwiches and pitas. Falafel-Like Patties When I have people over for dinner, I like making food that is […]

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

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

Easy Lamb Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lamb Patties

Easy Lamb Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lamb Patties

This easy lamb recipe combines cinnamon and cumin with ground lamb for a super simple and super delicious dish that is perfect for any meal. Cinnamon: History and Flavor While cinnamon might seem like an unusual addition to meat, lamb in this case, it is […]

One-Pot Vegetarian Meal | Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

One-Pot Vegetarian Meal | Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

A one-pot vegetarian meal is often the way to go for a quick dinner on a busy weeknight. This versatile Mediterranean-style beans and greens recipe uses simple pantry ingredients (also known as “odds and ends”) for an aromatic and filling meal that is sure to […]

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

This cauliflower rice pilaf recipe cooks up in under 15 minutes, and includes aromatic fresh herbs, warming spices, toasted pinenuts, sweet raisins, and riced cauliflower. This pilaf (the grain rice version) is traditionally used as a filling to stuff grape leaves (dolmas in Turkish, or […]

5 Simple Sauce and Dressing Recipes

5 Simple Sauce and Dressing Recipes

We all want the flavor magic that a good sauce or dressing recipe can bring to a dish. Truth is, there are MANY MANY sauce and dressing recipes out there there. And for me, honestly, they change from week to week. Here I have put […]

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro-mint sauce is an aromatic mixture of ginger, cumin, garlic, jalapenos, onion and of course, cilantro and mint. Called “new Indian Pesto” by Deepa Thomas from her incredible cookbook, Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine, you will want to put this sauce on just […]

Tahini Dressing Recipe with Parsley

Tahini Dressing Recipe with Parsley

In this tahini dressing recipe with parsley, an all-time favorite gets dressed up with parsley, boosting its color, nutrient density, and flavor. Tahini in the Pantry Tahini is a paste made from toasted ground sesame seeds, and a great ingredient to keep on hand. It […]

Miso Mustard Dressing Recipe

Miso Mustard Dressing Recipe

This miso mustard dressing recipe comes together in ten minutes, and combines sweet white miso with a few simple pantry ingredients for a unique and delicious dressing that is a welcome addition to any weekly meal prep rotation. Miso in the Pantry Miso is an […]

Mediterranean Style Chicken Recipe with Tomatoes and Honey

Mediterranean Style Chicken Recipe with Tomatoes and Honey

This Mediterranean style chicken recipe with tomatoes and honey combines onion, garlic, and ginger with tomatoes and honey for a savory, satisfying, and well-balanced dish that is easy to put together. Easy Chicken Recipe With the many chicken recipes out there, it can be hard […]

5 Healthy Weeknight Dinners

5 Healthy Weeknight Dinners

Healthy weeknight dinners that the whole family will love are easy to execute with a little bit of advance planning. When I plan weekly dinner menus, I make a few recipes in advance (mostly soups and stews), wash and cut veggies, and make salad dressings, […]