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

Coconut Cumin Ginger Roasted Butternut Squash

Coconut Cumin Ginger Roasted Butternut Squash – super easy, scrumptious, gluten free, perfectly tender, packed in Indian flavors and rich in nutrients!   This dish is the taste of home to me. The taste of my mom’s cooking. The ginger, … Continued

Spaghetti Squash Vermicelli Chicken Biryani

Spaghetti Squash Vermicelli Chicken Biryani – lower in calories and carbohydrates, high in protein, healthy fats, classic Indian flavor and with a delightful taste and texture.   The flavor of the classic Indian Biryani, which is prepared with rice, has … 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

Persian Fresh Herb Stew with Meat and Kidney Beans

Persian Fresh Herb Stew with Meat and Kidney Beans – Juicy lamb in intensely fragrant and rich lemony herb gravy, packed with protein, fiber, phytonutrients and potassium.   Traditionally known as Ghormeh Sabzi, this stew has garnered the reputation of … Continued

Persian Noodle Soup with Beans and Herbs

Persian Noodle Soup with Beans and Herbs – A classic Persian soup, intensely aromatic, lip smacking, nutrient rich and a wholesome meal by itself!   This heart healthy soup traditionally known as Ash-e Reshteh, is perhaps the most popular Persian … Continued

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