Yogurt Chickpea Salad with Veggie Chips

Yogurt Chickpea Salad with Veggie Chips is inspired from the Levantine specialty – Fatteh. Packed with good nutrition, flavors and exotic taste! Fatteh is a popular dish of the Levant – consisting of layers of crushed crispy toasted flatbread, cooked … Continued

Creamy Cauliflower Stuffed Meatballs

Creamy Cauliflower Stuffed Meatballs is an inspired version of a Turkish dish – Pasha’s Kofta. Lower calories/carbs, succulent meatballs, full of flavor and nutrients! Pasha’s kofta is typically made by stuffing meatballs with creamy mashed potatoes. Yummy, just the thought … Continued

Rose Avocado Smoothie

Rose Avocado Smoothie – Rich, thick and creamy in taste like a calorie laden smoothie but with calories like in plain whole milk; with saturated fat like in reduced fat milk. Sometimes the simplest of things can be the most … Continued

Mushroom Spinach Red Pepper Kuku

This delectable mushroom spinach red pepper kuku is an inspired version of the Persian style Frittata. And it is totally packed with nutrients and flavor. The taste of this dish is reminiscent of a quiche but without the high calories. … Continued

Rose Rice Custard with Pomegranate Jelly

Rose Rice Custard with Pomegranate Jelly looks and tastes heavenly! For a dessert – it is low in calories, saturated fat, cholesterol; provides 4 g protein and 1.5 carbohydrate exchanges. I have used 100% pure pomegranate juice to prepare the … Continued

Persian Yogurt Dip with Shallots

This Persian yogurt dip with shallots is an absolute favorite of mine. It can be served with rice dishes, bread or all by itself. It is so tasty, creamy, flavorful and refreshing. Yogurt is a well known health food as … Continued

Barley Porridge with Blueberries

This barley porridge with blueberries is inspired by Talbeenah – a whole grain porridge prepared with ground barley, milk, honey and dates. I added oven roasted blueberries and walnuts to it. Barley has several nutritional benefits. It is rich in … Continued

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