This is a fresh and summery idea to serve salad for people who love avocado.
You can make almost any salad you like, and spoon it into a ripe avocado half. Continue reading “632. Avocado Haloomi Salad Cups”
Qatar Charity, in collaboration with Insight Club have sponsored a charity bazaar featuring many small stalls and booths. Food, trinkets, and abayas were for sale, among other things. Continue reading “Qatar Charity Bazaar 2014”
I agree whole-heartedly with the idea of cooking a pot of grains to be consumed throughout the week.
If this is a new concept to you, let me elaborate.
The day before the school or work week begins, you cook a pot of a grain or bean of your choice. This can be lentils, wheatberry, chickpeas, brown rice, or almost anything really.
This pot gets stored in the refrigerator, and throughout the week, you take a portion of it and dress it up in some manner for a lunch or dinner!
Some ideas I have already published, such as chickpea salad, freekeh salad (and another one), and couscous salad, among others.
If you choose to cook a pot of beans, you use them just as you would canned beans.
So just to prove you do not need to constrict yourself to only salads, here are a couple of ideas:
Continue reading “630. Brown Rice Lunches”
The kleicha chronicles continue.
Following date kleicha and coconut kleicha, (and Traditional Iraqi Date Kleicha) we now also have the beloved walnut kleicha (كليجة الجوز).
Note that the creativity in shaping the kleicha is calculated: each shape represents a different filling. Continue reading “628. Iraqi Walnut Kleicha”
I have been indulging in some youtube videos about clean eating of late, and came across this easy peasy good for you recipe. Continue reading “627. Avocado Coconut Oil Tartine”
Whipped garlic sauce is a favorite accompaniment to grilled meats in both Lebanon and the entire Arabian region.
This grilled chicken is done autrement, by marinating the chicken in the garlic sauce. Continue reading “626. Lebanese Garlic Grilled Chicken”
I thought Lindt milk chocolate truffles were my absolute favorites until I tried these! Continue reading “625. Salted Chocolate Truffles”
I was first introduced to the concept of the five minute ice cream a couple of years ago, before I started this blog. It was basically: put frozen strawberry in the food processor with some sugar, and pour some cream as the machine is blitzing. So much fun to make. Continue reading “624. Vegan Instant Berry Ice Cream”
I see a trend I did not expect: lemon cake, lemon poppyseed cake, lemon poppyseed cake balls, lemon tarte, lemon meringue pie, and now lemon bars! It seems, my friends, that lemon desserts seem to be something of a favorite. Continue reading “623. Lemon Poppy Bars”