Quinoa Salad [GF; V]

A flavorful family side dish favorite!   One of my daughters introduced me to quinoa. I started creating different dishes with quinoa because my daughter is gluten intolerant and vegetarian. One of these dishes is Quinoa Salad. The texture, the multi-colors, and the dressing all create an extraordinary meal. Perfect for family gatherings. Sahtein! Enjoy!   [Recipe card currently experiencing…

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Pickled Persian Cucumbers

Persian Cucumbers: the king of pickles In Palestine, it is very traditional to have pickles with food. Women learn to make all kinds of pickles for their family. There are many types of delicious picked vegetables! Persian cucumbers, cauliflowers, turnips, carrots, and cabbage are a few of my favorites. I learned how to make pickles from my mother. Each one…

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Katayef [Qatayef]

Middle Eastern stuffed pancakes are the perfect Ramadan dessert for nuts and cheese lovers! Ramadan Mubarak to all my Muslim sisters and brothers worldwide! As this blessed month comes to an end, I pray that your Ramadan has been full of barakah and blessings.   Ramadan is my favorite time of the year and I wanted to share a delicious…

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Vegan Coconut Cake

A scrumptious coconut fix for your sweet cravings Coconut is a family favorite for dessert in my house. My daughter and I were craving something sweet, a dessert that we would all love. I looked inside the pantry searching for ingredients to make a quick desert. I found flour and coconut. That’s all I needed to spark a new recipe.…

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Vegetable Soup

It’s like a party in a pot! What’s better than soup on a cold day in winter? Sometimes, I come home late from work and when it’s cold outside I am not sure what to cook for my family to warm them up. I usually open the fridge to look at what I have that I can throw together into…

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