Easy Za’atar Socca

Bread made of chickpeas?! Yes, please! Crispy, gluten-free and the perfect vessel for dipping. I could ask for nothing more in my life. Socca is an Italian-French, crepe-like flatbread that is just so delicious. Try it with my Homemade Tzatziki recipe! The most important tool for perfecting this recipe, in my opinion, is a cast…

Sumac Roasted Cauliflower

Give it up for cauliflower, the most versatile vegetable! Hey-yo! There’s no easier recipe, I promise you that. This whole-roasted cauliflower head is simple to prepare but complex on the palate! It’s vibe is very Middle Eastern – sumac, currants, pomegranates, pistachios. It’s visually stunning and a perfect side to go along with the rest…

Creamy Vegan Mushroom Rigatoni

There was one time in my life when I hated mushrooms. Can you even believe that? What was I thinking. Now I love those little fungi so much. That’s why I had to dedicate this pasta to them – to say I’m sorry for a lifetime of neglect, and it won’t happen again. One thing…

Middle Eastern Orzo Pilaf

What happens when the Middle East meets the Mediterranean? Only the greatest of things! Okay, I am in love with all flavours of all regions of the world (literally), but Middle Eastern…AND Italian?! Two heavyweights in the culinary world and I’m here for it! Like a hundo P’s. Let me break down this fusion for…

Vegan Ginger and Roasted Carrot Soup

Guys, I have to tell you a secret – I’m obsessed with ginger. I put it in a good percentage of my soups. Every night, I boil water and pour the water over a hunk of ginger that I’ve peeled and cut in half. I would eat it in any sauce. I’d eat it outside…

Make-Ahead Vegan Sweet Potato Salad

Here is the perfect plant-based side dish for this year’s lonely Easter dinner. It is perfect because: You can (and should) make it the day before It is 100% vegan It tastes like traditional mayo-based potato salad, but healthier It’s a smaller batch (you should be social distancing!) I love potatoes of all kinds, yet…

Pear, Mozzarella and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Are you a human? Well then this recipe is for you! Because, NO ONE that I know and respect dislikes pizza. Honestly, if someone tells you they don’t like pizza, they’re lying. Don’t trust them. Ordering pizza has never really been something that I do very often. I guess because I don’t think about it….

White Wine Israeli Couscous with Spinach and Mushrooms

Looking for a quick and easy side dish to add to your holiday spread?! I have the perfect thing – Israeli couscous cooked in wine. Satisfying, sophisticated and sexy. This dish is so simple…sauteed shallots, garlic, mushrooms and spinach deglazed with white wine, mixed into a heaping pile of delicious, brilliant Israeli couscous. Hellllloooo. Israeli…

Spirulina Chia Parfait

On a health kick until Christmas Eve, then I’ll be rockin’ my stretchy pants and stuffing my face full of holiday goodies. Until then, I’ll be making this chia parfait every morning to make room for what’s ahead. It’s kind of like a healthy version of a trifle – a lot of layers and a…

Brown Butter Nutty Granola

There are numerous reasons why you should set your oven to 375 right now and break out all of the nuts in your pantry, but here are the top three: Christmas is coming You need a hostess gift You like nuts Truly – this is the best, most perfect, thoughtful, fast, easy, cheap and delicious…