Sweet Potato Appetizer with Feta and Pomegranate Olive Salsa

Sweet Potato Appetizer with Feta and Pomegranate Olive Salsa

This sweet potato appetizer is perfect for Thanksgiving or for any gathering. Roasted sweet potato slices are slathered with feta cheese dip and topped with a fresh pomegranate olive salsa. Gluten Free Appetizer I know holidays aren’t the best time for dietary restrictions, However, in 

Spanish-Style Marinated Olives

Spanish-Style Marinated Olives

These Spanish-style marinated olives are a perfect casual snack with pre-dinner drinks. Serve as part of a tapas spread that includes cheese, almonds, and this Chickpea and Chorizo dish. These marinated olives are a perfect casual snack for pre-dinner drinks. Adapted from The Complete Spanish 

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 

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 

Manchego Grilled Cheese Toasts with Olive Tapenade

Manchego Grilled Cheese Toasts with Olive Tapenade

These Manchego grilled cheese toasts smear homemade green olive tapenade over a toasted baguette slice, and melt sweet nutty Manchego cheese over the top. They are a perfect accompaniment to soups and salads, or as a tasty snack or appetizer. Manchego Grilled Cheese I love 

Chickpea Herb Pita Pizzas

Chickpea Herb Pita Pizzas

Chickpea herb healthy pita pizzas are a quick easy meal or snack. A chunky herb-y mess of chickpeas is spread on pita bread, and topped with arugula, feta cheese, tomatoes, and a tahini drizzle. Weekly Meal Plans When heading into a work week, I do 

Spinach and Arugula Bruschetta with Dukkah Recipe

Spinach and Arugula Bruschetta with Dukkah Recipe

In this dukkah recipe, walnuts and sesame seeds are toasted and combined with ground coriander, nutmeg, and salt for a delicious condiment. What is Dukkah? Dukkah is an Egyptian nut, seed, herb, and spice blend typically served as an appetizer dip with vegetables, fresh bread, 

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, creating a succulent summertime dish that is a perfect dinner on a sweltering evening. Summertime Meals Tapas, or small Spanish savory dishes, are perfect for when the warmth of summer 

Zucchini Hummus Recipe

Zucchini Hummus Recipe

Learn how to make hummus without chickpeas with this zucchini hummus recipe. 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, tahini, and spices, and takes 

Roasted Pistachio and Yellow Lentil Dip Recipe

Roasted Pistachio and Yellow Lentil Dip Recipe

Save this healthy dip recipe for your next gathering. In this roasted pistachio and yellow lentil dip recipe, 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 

Muhammara | Roasted Red Pepper & Walnut Dip Recipe

Muhammara | Roasted Red Pepper & Walnut Dip Recipe

Use pomegranate molasses in this muhammara recipe to create a sweet and tangy roasted red pepper and walnut dip. It’s an addicting combination and a delicious recipe perfect for your next sandwich, snack, or holiday appetizer. Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip There is a 

Turkish-Style Spinach and Cheese Savory Pie Recipe

Turkish-Style Spinach and Cheese Savory Pie Recipe

Borek, or Turkish-style spinach and cheese savory pie, combines two types of cheeses with onion, parsley, spinach, dill, and a touch of nutmeg for a savory treat that is delicious for any meal or snack. Working with Filo Dough I know what you’re thinking: “but 

Salmon Patties with Cilantro Stem Aioli

Salmon Patties with Cilantro Stem Aioli

This easy salmon recipe is a delectable option for a quick and satisfying weeknight meal. Made from leftover cooked salmon or canned salmon and a few pantry ingredients, they will become a staple in your regular dinner rotation. Sourcing Salmon I make my decision for 

Turkish-Style Braised Green Beans Recipe

Turkish-Style Braised Green Beans Recipe

This Turkish green beans recipe is one of my absolute favorite Turkish dishes. If there’s one vegetable dish I had to choose to eat every day for the rest of my life, these Turkish-style braised green beans would be it. Traditional Turkish Food This Turkish 

Turkish-Style Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Turkish-Style Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Of all zucchini recipes, these Turkish zucchini fritters are one of my favorite. Lightly fried in olive oil, and chock full of fresh herbs, these delicate patties melt in your mouth. They are a great way to use up bumper crops of zucchini, and can 

Marinated Mushrooms Recipe

Marinated Mushrooms Recipe

This marinated mushrooms recipe with garlic and herbs is ready in just 20 minutes, plus marinating time. A favorite of mine for more than 20 years, it is originally from Claudia Roden’s cookbook, Book of Middle Eastern Food. The book was originally published in 1968, 

Garlic and Lemon Zest Shrimp Recipe

Garlic and Lemon Zest Shrimp Recipe

This easy shrimp recipe, with a 15-minute garlic and lemon zest marinade, is a delicious solution for a fast weeknight dinner. Shrimp Recipe for an Easy Healthy Dinner I love shrimp because it’s so quick to cook, and tastes delicious! I love pairing this dish 

Hard-Boiled Eggs Recipe with Garlic and Parsley

Hard-Boiled Eggs Recipe with Garlic and Parsley

This hard-boiled egg recipe with garlic and parsley is a perfect party appetizer. It’s easy to make and so so delicious. Who Needs a Hard Boiled Egg Recipe? There are many opinions out there on how to make the perfect hard boiled egg. From salting