Orzo is probably THE most versatile pasta shape out there. Soup? Check! Salad? Check! Rice stand-in? Yup! This orzo vegetable salad is one of those meals that tastes even better the next day. Just make sure to double the batch of lemon herb dressing so you can add extra the next day when you sneak out the leftovers in your… View Post
One of my favorite childhood breakfasts was a sandwich dripping with halva spread- a decadent butter made out of sweet tahini. Egyptian halva is made with sesame paste tahini and sugar, and you could eat a ton of it in one sitting and still long for more. The version I made here is more of a spread, made with honey,… View Post
If you happen to fast Ramadan then you’ll know exactly how much these pistachio chocolate-dipped apricots can hit the spot when you sorely need a sweet something between iftar and sohour. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them as a healthy, filling snack all on their delicious own all year round. They’re also just three ingredients and take all… View Post
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I love winter, but not the freezing-your-toes-off, dreary-as-antarctica kind. And this week has been just that. Enter lazy meals that require ten minutes prep and an hour in the oven. These honey roasted vegetables with garlic are the perfect example. Bonus: they warm up the kitchen AND make the house smell amazing. There’s a special place in my heart for… View Post