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Best Pantry and Kitchen Staples

Best Pantry and Kitchen Staples

Stock your kitchen for success, easy meal prep, and healthy choices I often get asked how I manage so many healthy meals and snacks, or whip up yummy smoothies on the spot for the family. Why is it so easy for you? How do you […]

Egyptian Massak’a (Moussaka)

Egyptian Massak’a (Moussaka)

Egyptian massak’a is easily one the tastiest dishes out there. In this version, sliced eggplants and peppers are lightly fried and then cooked in an irresistible tomato sauce simmering with garlic, onions, cumin, and vinegar. It’s really a quite simple dish to prepare with complex […]

Loubiya (Egyptian Black Eyed Pea Stew)

Loubiya (Egyptian Black Eyed Pea Stew)

Loubiya has been one of my favorite meals of all time. These beans are so creamy and full of flavor, they really stand out from any other bean I have tried. This Egyptian black eyed pea stew is such a healthy and flavorful comfort dish. […]

Cauliflower and Potato Tikka Masala

Cauliflower and Potato Tikka Masala

Tikka Masala is easily one of the most delicious and creamy curries you can try. I love it so much I set out to make my own bulk chicken tikka masala recipe years ago, and it has consistently been a hit. Since we have switched […]

Turmeric and Herb Chicken Soup

Turmeric and Herb Chicken Soup

This turmeric and herb chicken soup is a clean, wholesome, and hearty bowl of comfort to help anyone get through the winter blues or recover from the cold and flu season. This golden soup yields a flavorful and nutrient dense bone broth that is simmered […]

Perfect lentils

Perfect lentils

Having lentils on hand is important in my household. My husband and I eat a mostly plant-based diet, so we need the good protein and carbs. They are great for tossing into a salad for a hearty and textured meal, kushary is a staple comfort […]

Egyptian Falafel, the best recipe out there (t’aamiya)

Egyptian Falafel, the best recipe out there (t’aamiya)

It has been a frequent complaint when we go out to eat at Middle Eastern restaurants: “they just don’t make falafel like they do back in Egypt.” We have tried countless places, and although it still may taste good, it doesn’t ever taste the same. Oh, […]

Easy Bruschetta (tomato basil)

Easy Bruschetta (tomato basil)

Bruschetta has lately become one of my favorite appetizers and sides to share for dinner parties or casual gatherings. It is easy, healthy, delicious, and serves beautifully as an hors d’oeuvre (or an appetizer if you want to keep it ‘cas’). I make my bruschetta with […]

Green Bean Stew (Fasulya)

Green Bean Stew (Fasulya)

This green bean stew is such a delicious and simple recipe, you will want to add it to your favorites and quick dinners repertoire. The recipe is a classic Egyptian stew eaten in most Middle Eastern homes throughout various countries in the region. There are […]

Green Blender Review

Green Blender Review

  I’ve always been into smoothies and juicing, but every once in a while I fall out of routine.  Then my Vitamix just SITS there. After all, it takes time to plan to purchase all the fresh produce you need for smoothies, and then it […]