Tag Archive for Vegetarian

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!      

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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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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Maqlouba [GF; VO]

A delicious meal that can only be served upside down! Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, is coming soon and Maqlouba reminds me of Iftar, the meal in which we break our fast at sunset, dinners while growing up in Kuwait. Each Thursday and Friday, we would either be invited to an Iftar dinner party at a family or…

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