Roasted Vegetable Medley

A lovely array of spring vegetables that reminds us of the colors of autumn. This medley consists of roasted butternut squash, beetroot, zucchini, yellow pepper, garlic, and thyme. It is savory, succulent, juicy, delicious, wholesome, and comforting. These veggies are the perfect side to a variety of dishes and are also delicious on their own. I particularly enjoy…

Beetroot and Walnut Hummus

I find that the most satisfying of foods are also the most nourishing. It means eating for more than just feeding ourselves, but eating to take care of both our souls and bodies. This is indeed how this beetroot hummus makes me feel. It’s revitalizing, wholesome, refreshing, and packed with flavor. And it is also incredibly…

Fig, Date, and Chocolate Super Bars

These fig, date, and chocolate bars are my kind of wholesome indulgence. The goodness of these bars is multiplied by a plethora of health benefits that dates and figs provide. The luscious mediterranean fruits also contribute a natural sweetness that is simply delightful to the taste. Combined with salted cashews and creamy dark chocolate, these flavors are only heightened in…

Zaa’tar Flatbreads / Manakish

Manakish. A slightly crispy, chewy, and soft olive-oil infused flatbread topped with the romantic flavors of the Levant. There are various ways to make this delectable baked good, but my favorite involves zaa’tar. And lots of it. If you have never enjoyed this dreamy blend, now is the time. “Zaa’tar,” which translates to thyme, is used…

Sweet Potato Fries with Tahini Sauce

This has to be one of my favorite foods of all time. I have to make it a few times a week at least. It is so simple, yet so satisfying and fulfilling. Crispy from the outside and soft from the inside, these roasted sweet potatoes will melt in your mouth. I absolutely love them…

Butternut Squash and Cucumber Soup

Oh so creamy, light, and utterly delicious, this recipe has both Middle Eastern and Thai influences. It may sound like an odd combination, but such combinations are often the ones that surprise us the most. I have always loved the way cucumber works in a soup and butternut squash partners with it divinely here as…