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Creamy Lamb Meatball Soup with Lemon

Creamy Lamb Meatball Soup with Lemon

This creamy lamb meatball soup gets its silky texture from eggs. A version of the classic Greek soup, avgolemono, it’s filling without feeling too heavy. What is Avgolemono? The word avgolemono refers to an egg-lemon sauce found in many cultures across the Mediterranean, Middle East,…

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…

10 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

10 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

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 a traditional Egyptian condiment in…

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 few of my favorite ingredients for an unusual and delicious salad that will be the hit of the party. The Freshest Carrots The best…

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…

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. How to Roast Cauliflower I love roasting cauliflower, because…

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

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

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…

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

The tangy yogurt dressing is this Turkish-style carrot salad recipe is vibrant and delicious. Spiked with red pepper and garlic, the salad is great as a healthy side dish or as part of a traditional Turkish meze spread. Cool and Refreshing Minty Yogurt Dressing I…

Turkish-Style Beef Stew Recipe

Turkish-Style Beef Stew Recipe

This Turkish-style beef stew recipe was inspired by kara lahana çorbası, a classic collard green and beef stew from the northern (Black sea) region of Turkey. My version adds fresh parsley and mint, and swaps the collards for cabbage, making a cozy, vibrant, and healthful…

Quick Pasta Recipe with Parsley-Mint Pesto

Quick Pasta Recipe with Parsley-Mint Pesto

In this quick pasta recipe with parsley-mint pesto, I cook the pasta in a way counter-intuitive to everything I have been taught. Cook Pasta Even Faster While researching for this recipe, I read this article on Serious Eats, and was so intrigued, decided I needed…

Zucchini Noodles Recipe with Chickpeas

Zucchini Noodles Recipe with Chickpeas

This zucchini noodles recipe with chickpeas and fresh herbs is a refreshing summer salad that is an easy dish to add to your weekly repertoire. It’s loaded with fresh herbs and dressed simply with olive oil and lemon juice. Zucchini Noodles Recipe Truth be told,…