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Berries & Rhubarb Crisp

a warm dessert, sweet and tart beaming with a brightness that will have you going for more Berries and rhubarb are a classic combination and that’s with a simple, great reason – It’s just delicious! It’s a perfect mouthwatering blend of sweet and tart.…

Middle Eastern

Iraqi Salad

a simple salad with roasted beets and earthy chickpeas with a bright dressing of fresh lemon juice and smooth olive oil Iraqi cuisines hold such a special place in my heart. Throughout my childhood and into my adult life Iraq has been plagued with…


Spring Salad with Ginger Honey Vinaigrette

lots of spring greens, and sweet berries topped off with a bright ginger honey dressing A fresh bright salad with a zing in the dressing perfect for springtime. The base is leafy greens and try opting for dark leafy greens that are packed with…

Middle Eastern

Roasted Garlic Hummus

the creamiest homemade hummus, blended with whole chickpeas, roasted garlic, and nutty tahini An authentic Middle Eastern appetizer, oftentimes served with warmed pita bread or fresh crisp vegetables. Hummus is a mixture where the base is chickpeas. Achieving that perfect blend of garlic, tahini,…


Hazelnut and Goji Berry Granola

sweet, nutty, crunchy, and delicious – everything you’d want your granola to be Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 3/4 cup hazelnuts 1/4 cup goji berries 1/4 cacao nibs 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted 1/2 tsp vanilla extract pinch of salt Directions:…


Apple Roses

sweet slices of apples rolled in a buttery puff pastry dough dusted with powdered sugar…


Salmon Poke Bowl

dices of fresh sashimi salmon tossed in a sesame soy sauce marinade with sweet onions and ripe mango Poke is diced raw fish which can be served as an appetizer or a main course and is one of the most famous dishes of Native…


Sheet Pan Clambake

  a one pan clambake that’s so easy to make, loaded with fresh seafood and a thyme and ghee marinate Clambake is a tradition method of cooking seafood, such as lobster, mussels and crabs, by steaming ingredients over layers of seaweed. The seafood is…

Dressings, Dips, & Condiments

Peach and Poblano Pepper Salsa

a sweet and mildly spicy salsa, coated in a simple lime and honey dressing, perfect for any summer gathering Peaches, like most fruit, contain natural antioxidants that help our bodies build a defense against diseases and illnesses. Fresh peaches are a moderate source of…


Summer Medley Gratin

a gratin fit for summer, loaded with zucchini, squash, and roma tomatoes fragrant with fresh basil, garlic and olive oil Zucchini, squash, and tomatoes, all used in this recipe, are both vegetables predominantly grown and produced during the summertime. As weather changes throughout the…