Za’atar Flatbread

Za’atar Flatbread

Za’atar flatbread is a Middle Eastern flatbread topped with olive oil and a blend of herbs and spices. Also known as manoushe, it is typically a Lebanese street food, and easy to make from scratch with just a few ingredients. How do you eat Manoushe? 

Cherry Tomato Recipe: Ditalini Pasta with Lemon Oil

Cherry Tomato Recipe: Ditalini Pasta with Lemon Oil

This is not just any old cherry tomato recipe. It’s an absolutely delicious pasta recipe that celebrates the freshness of ripe summer cherry tomatoes, pairs it with a tasty and tantalizing homemade lemon oil, and leaves you wondering where this recipe has been all your 

Sauteed Mushroom Recipe with Green Peas

Sauteed Mushroom Recipe with Green Peas

This sauteed mushroom recipe with green peas combines simple ingredients with spices for a quick and easy side dish. Spices That Go Well with Mushrooms Some of the best spices that complement the earthy flavor of mushrooms are allspice, cinnamon, sumac, and more. These essential Turkish 

Hibiscus Sparkling Tea

Hibiscus Sparkling Tea

A refreshing alternative to soda, perfect for hot weather!

Turkish 10-Spice Salmon (Best Way to Season Salmon)

Turkish 10-Spice Salmon (Best Way to Season Salmon)

What is the best way to season salmon? Read on to find out the best spices for salmon, when to salt salmon, and whether a dry rub or wet marinade is best way to get the most flavor out of your salmon. Best Way to 

Easy Mediterranean-Style Chicken Salad Recipe

Easy Mediterranean-Style Chicken Salad Recipe

Here are three reasons why this easy Mediterranean-style chicken salad recipe needs to be a part of your weekly meal prep. 1. We all need more crispy crunchy refreshing salads in our lives. I mean, let’s face it. As good as our intentions are to 

Watermelon Feta Salad Recipe with Mint

Watermelon Feta Salad Recipe with Mint

Learn how to pick the perfect watermelon, and make this watermelon feta salad with mint. It’s the perfect summer dish for days when it’s too hot to eat. Each bite of cold juicy watermelon paired with salty feta and cooling mint is so refreshing! How 

Fish Kebabs with Lemons & Peppers

Fish Kebabs with Lemons & Peppers

This easy grilled fish recipe, fish kebabs with lemons and peppers, is a perfect dish for summertime gatherings. It’s quick to prepare, quick to cook, and everyone at the table will love it! Best Spices for Fish There are many spices that go well with 

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. Mint 

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. Spices to Use in Tomato Cucumber Salad This Turkish-style salad uses two essential Turkish 

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. Za’atar Spice Blend with Vegetables Za’atar 

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 

Turkish-Style Stuffed Tomato Recipe

Turkish-Style Stuffed Tomato Recipe

This stuffed tomato recipe is a classic Turkish dish. Combining cooked rice with ground beef, onion, spices, pine nuts and currants, creates a delicious dish perfect for a light lunch or first course at dinner. Spices in Stuffed Tomatoes These stuffed tomatoes include allspice and 

Turkish-Style Braised Leeks Recipe

Turkish-Style Braised Leeks Recipe

In this Turkish-style braised leeks recipe, called prasa, leeks are combined with extra virgin olive oil, carrots, lemon, and a small amount of white rice for a classic Turkish dish that tastes much more than the sum of its parts. Braised Leeks are a Traditional 

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 

Potato Salad with Tangy Cilantro Dressing

Potato Salad with Tangy Cilantro Dressing

This homemade potato salad with cilantro scallion dressing couldn’t be any easier to make. The delicious 4-ingredient cilantro scallion dressing is really the star here. Best Potato Salad Recipe When you’re looking for a twist on the classic potato salad, make this. I love throwing 

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