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

Methi Chicken Khichda (Savory Fenugreek Chicken Porridge)

Methi Chicken Khichda is a tantalizing spicy Indian style savory porridge – an easy, balanced, nutritious one pot steaming meal – with high fiber, good protein and healthy fats!   This is an inspired version of a traditional Indian delicacy … 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

Persian Shrimp Quinoa Herb Rice

Persian Shrimp Quinoa Herb Rice is an adapted version of a traditional dish. Skillfully sneak in some whole grains and fiber to your picky rice eaters!!   Having grown up in a rice eating culture, I know very well how … 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

Saffron Yogurt Rice with Spinach and Prunes

Saffron Yogurt Rice with Spinach and Prunes is a classic Persian dish referred to as Tahchin e Esfanaj. One serving of this entree provides 225 calories and beautifully combines the five food groups!   If you are not used to … Continued