Cauliflower Shawarma

I love the smells of shawarma, but as a vegetarian, its hard to find something that absorbs the flavor of this seasoning as well as meat. I’ve tried different vegetarian versions (on tofu, broccoli, and cauliflower), and my favorite by far has been on cauliflower. Shawarma seasoning is a blend of cumin, coriander, paprika and…

Shakshuka

Shakshuka isRAELI the ultimate comfort food perfect for any meal of the day! There are lots of variations on shakshuka recipes that are so delicious, so make sure to check them out! Green shakshuka is one of my favorites, and you can find many different recipes for them online. Here’s how I made my more…

Persian Wedding Rice

Also referred to as Jeweled Rice, this Persian Wedding Rice recipe is sure to wow your guests/friends/family! This is definitely the most time-intensive recipe on my blog, but it is definitely worth it. I’ve made it three times now, and always have rave reviews. This recipe is a combination of recipes from Kitchn, the Heritage Cook, NYT…

Eggplant Shakshouka

Shakshuka Stuffed Eggplant 🍆 made by yours truly! The eggplant was oven roasted and cooked to perfection without any oil, and I only used a bit of olive oil spray to cook the shakshuka inside!  Ingredients:  1 large eggplant Olive oil spray 1 large diced onion 1 diced green pepper 1 chopped scallion Seasoning (paprika,…

Sweet Potato Hummus

Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato 1 3/4 cups of dried chickpeas, cooked (canned also works if you are short on time) 3 tbsp of tahini 1/2 cup of water 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp sesame oil 2 crushed garlic cloves (optional) 1 1/2 tsp of salt Paprika and olive oil (for…

Cilantro Lime Hummus

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup garbanzo beans (I soaked and cooked dried garbanzo beans and it makes all the difference! However, if you are short on time, you can use one can of chickpeas, just make sure to rinse and drain them) 2 tablespoons lime juice (if you only have lemon juice, that should be fine…