Lentil Cranberry Saffron Rice

Lentil Cranberry Saffron Rice: A Persian style aromatic dish that is a bit tangy, subtly sweet and savory, packed with plant protein, fiber, antioxidants and healthy fats.   If you have been reading food news articles recently, then you know … Continued

Healthy Orange Blossom Cinnamon Dessert Drink

Healthy Orange Blossom Cinnamon Dessert Drink is a thick creamy milky hot winter-beverage with a flowery fragrance, so soothing and refreshing!!   This is an adapted version of a popular middle eastern beverage known as Sahlab, traditionally made with a … Continued

Apricot Almond Marzipan Stollen

Apricot Almond Marzipan Stollen is an unconventional version of a classic German fruit bread with a special, rich and decadent filling!   Stollen has an unique place among the world’s best baked treats. And that is for a good reason, … Continued

Eggplant Yogurt Salad with Pomegranate Walnuts and Pita Chips

Eggplant Yogurt Salad with Pomegranate Walnuts and Pita Chips – salty, sweet, tangy, flavorsome veggie bites in creamy yogurt sauce with crunchy pomegranate, walnuts and crispy pita chips.   This is a savory salad that brings together many popular flavors … Continued

Cardamom Chickpea Cookies with Pistachios

Cardamom Chickpea Cookies with Pistachios – Buttery soft, delicate, crumbly, gluten free cardamom scented cookies for festive and all times!   I realized that I had not posted a cookie recipe, although I have a huge repertoire of recipes that … Continued

Zaatar and Parmesan Cheese Bread Rolls

Zaatar and Parmesan Cheese Bread Rolls – a delightful savory brunch treat – with flaxseeds, healthy fats, fiber rich and a robust flavor!   These bread rolls are inspired by the flavors of the Mediterranean. Importantly, it features Zaatar – … Continued

Luscious Date Avocado Chocolate Truffles

Luscious Date Avocado Chocolate Truffles – a decadent, melt in the mouth treat, but with “no” heavy cream or butter, minimal added sugar and saturated fat.   Traditionally chocolate truffles have been made with a good amount of heavy cream … Continued

Tahini Orange Chocolate Marble cake

Tahini Orange Chocolate Marble Cake – a moist scrumptious cake with a buttery tender crumb, but with “no” butter and only a fraction of saturated fat!   I have been mulling the idea of baking with alternatives to butter, which … Continued

Barberry Quinoa Rice with Saffron Chicken

Barberry Quinoa Rice with Saffron Chicken is a tangy sweet mouth watering feast with plenty of protein, healthy fats and is phytochemical rich!!   This is an adapted version of a much favored Persian rice dish known as Zereskh Polow. … Continued

Easy Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

Easy Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani – cook this dish like a native and impress your friends. Save this rich and delicious recipe for a festive time! This blog features healthy and delicious recipes, but as detailed in my food philosophy, there … Continued

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