Recipes

Carrot-Curry-Apple Soup Recipe with Baked Maple Walnuts

Carrot-Curry-Apple Soup Recipe with Baked Maple Walnuts

This carrot soup recipe combines warming spices and a few simple ingredients for a carrot-curry-apple soup that can be served heated or chilled and enjoyed for any meal of the day. Baked Maple Walnuts The baked maple walnuts included in this post are a terrific […]

10 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

10 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Plan Your Perfect Thanksgiving Meal Whether you have one vegetarian guest coming for dinner, or are feeding a table of vegetarians, these 10 vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes give plenty of options for a bountiful holiday feast!   1. Spinach and Arugula Bruschetta with Dukkah Recipe Make […]

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, […]

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipe | Sweet Potato Salad with Lentils and Feta Cheese

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipe | Sweet Potato Salad with Lentils and Feta Cheese

In this vegetarian Thanksgiving recipe, roasted sweet potatoes mingle with hearty lentils and tangy feta cheese for a dish that will satisfy all eaters at the table. Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipe Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite fall ingredients. I like to include them on […]

My 4 Strategies for Choosing Recipes for Meal Planning

My 4 Strategies for Choosing Recipes for Meal Planning

Choosing recipes and recognizing good ones has become second nature to me over the years, and I want to share with you some of what I look for when I’m reading a new recipe for the 1st time, to determine whether or not I want […]

Pear and Fennel Salad Recipe

Pear and Fennel Salad Recipe

In this fennel salad recipe, fennel is combined with pears and a citrus vinaigrette for a dish that is crisp and refreshing. What To Do With Fennel? This seems to be an unending question. While popular in some traditional cuisines, fennel has never quite caught […]

Crispy Skin Salmon Recipe with Za-atar Spice Blend

Crispy Skin Salmon Recipe with Za-atar Spice Blend

This crispy skin salmon recipe with za-atar spice blend combines fresh wild caught salmon with za-atar spice blend for a delectable yet simple weeknight meal. Crispy Salmon Skin If you’re lucky enough to find salmon fillets with the skin still attached, be sure to crisp […]

Weeknight Lamb Recipe | Leafy Greens with Lamb

Weeknight Lamb Recipe | Leafy Greens with Lamb

Looking for an easy weeknight lamb recipe? This Leafy Greens with Lamb combines ground lamb with simple pantry ingredients for a satisfying and comforting dish. Weeknight Lamb Recipe Leafy Greens with Lamb is probably one of my all-time favorite comfort foods. I crave this dish […]

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 […]

Easy Chicken Recipe | Tangy Turmeric Chicken with Sumac & Lime

Easy Chicken Recipe | Tangy Turmeric Chicken with Sumac & Lime

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

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. Fresh Herbs I use a lot of […]

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 Recipe Za-atar Spice Blend A traditional Middle eastern spice blend. Prep Time5 minsTotal Time5 mins Course: SpicesCuisine: Middle EasternKeyword: zaatar spice Author: […]

Watermelon Feta Salad Recipe with Mint

Watermelon Feta Salad Recipe with Mint

This watermelon feta salad recipe with mint is the perfect summer dish: each bite of cold juicy watermelon paired with salty feta and cooling mint is so refreshing! How to Choose a Watermelon Watermelons come in many sizes, shapes, and colors (such as the yellow […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe with Dates and Mint

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe with Dates and Mint

This roasted cauliflower salad recipe cooks cauliflower to nutty sweet perfection. Add sweet caramel-y dates, fresh mint, crunchy pine nuts, and salty feta for a refreshing salad perfect for your next weeknight dinner or friends gathering. Roasting Cauliflower Roasting is my favorite way to prepare […]

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 […]