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

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

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

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

Persian Lubia Polo (Green Bean Rice)

Persian Lubia Polo – a green bean rice, is a complete meal with an amazing taste, so quick and easy to prepare, with good protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates.   This Persian Lubia Polo is a popular comfort dish – … 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

Mushroom Dumplings in Garlicky Yogurt Sauce

Mushroom Dumplings in Garlicky Yogurt Sauce – easy, light, delicious, soothing snack, that is a great source of probiotics and nutrients. Awesome for summer!   This dish is inspired from Manti, the mouth watering dumplings, that are a famous specialty … Continued

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