Tag Archive for Spices

Mujadara [GF, V]

A quick and easy meal that’s a favorite at picnics! Mujadara is an easy, simple, and delicious meal to make for family. My family favorite dish when we go on a picnic is Mujadara with a side of simple chopped salad and green olives. A quick and easy meal for the entire family!   Learn how to make this delicious…

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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!      

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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Middle Eastern Loaded Fries

Crunchy, creamy, and flavorful; a potato lover’s dream! My family LOVES potatoes! Especially fries! Some nights, I don’t know what to cook and my family wants a quick meal. This time, I made Middle Eastern Loaded Fries! What makes it Middle Eastern, you say? The delicious spices and tahini sauce! The fun thing about this meal is that you can…

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Mansaf

Mansaf, the meal of celebrations.  My personal Mansaf recipe, a mix of meat and cauliflower cooked in yogurt and plated over stone baked bread.   I still remember that my mother would begin preparing very early in the morning when she was going to make Mansaf. My mother always prepared Mansaf when we were going to have a guest visiting…

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