Savory Stuffed Onions -Revised

  Onions can be stuffed with just about anything. Middle Eastern food have plenty of stuffed recipes that make a good hearty meal. This dish can be served as an appetizer, a side dish to accompany another dish, or all on its own with some Greek yogurt. Now, I know I say this a lot…

Grilled Greek Chicken Salad with Feta Dressing

  Salads are standard in our household. No matter what the main dish is a side salad is always on the dinner table. From time to time I will make a salad as a main dish for a lighter meal. Recently, I wanted some grilled chicken to accompany my salad. Ingredients are totally up to…

Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken & Creamy Sriracha Garlic Sauce

It was one of those days where I was in the mood to grill some meat. Something easy and quick but flavorful.  The easy part is the one bowl marinate and the minimum 25-30 min marinate time or overnight. This is an any night of the week meal and THE talk about dish at a…

Mejadra-Rice & Lentil Pilaf Topped off with Caramelized Onions

This traditional Lebanese comfort food is a combination of rice, lentils, and fried onions. I can not  stress enough how good this dish is! It’s so flavorful and can also be made with ground lamb or ground beef. Today, I made it meatless but don’t under estimate this dish just because there is no meat. The caramelized…

Tilapia with Tahini sauce

Looking for something new to try? Then this might be the dish for you. This is a Lebanese dish called “Samak bi Tahini” (fish with tahini), that is sure to please anyone who’s a lover for fish and tahini. So simple to make and very delish! I topped it with fried onions & pine nuts….

Savory Naan

Ok, so this snack or a meal was totally done on the whim. It was a very busy day with the kiddos and leftovers were on the menu. My husband was not into having another day of Thanksgiving leftovers so, I quickly put this very filling meal together in no time flat. There’s endless possabilities  to…

Spinach & Cannellini Beans Chicken Soup

  This soup can be made on cold winter days or cool summer nights! Soups are way of making ourselves feel good from the inside out. It has healing powers, and makes you feel warm to the soul. On rainy days it adds a sense of comfort along with warm yumminess to our tastebuds. You…

Mouth Watering Lamb Chops

Don’t ever under estimate the power of lamb chops! This dish is one to tantalize your taste buds like never before! Best way to describe this dish would be, mouth watering, savory, flavorful, bold, herby (If that’s even a word), and intense. If you really want to impress your love ones then take the time…

Traditional Hummus

In the cooking culinary world the variety flavors of hummus are endless. I find myself always coming back to the basics. Hummus is another versatile food that can jazz up any meal, breakfast, lunch and dinner. It’s a side component that’s a must have at any table of middle-eastern cuisine. It’s a  staple on our…

Chicken Kabobs

Chicken kebobs can be enjoyed year round.  Very simple to make and even easier to eat! Ingredients : Boneless skinless chicken cubed Yogurt ( to coat the chicken) salt & pepper (add a little or a lot) 1 tsp of cumin seeds  1 tsp of ground cumin 1 tsp of turmeric powder or saffron or…