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Middle Eastern

Fattoush Salad

a zesty bright salad with a sumac dressing and crispy bites of toasted pita bread This salad is popular in Middle Eastern cuisine. The base is quite simple with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers but what makes it unique is the dressing and addition…

Dressings, Dips, & Condiments

Creamy Stone Ground Mustard Dressing

a simple creamy dressing that’s full of flavor, and healthy monounsaturated fats A canola or olive oil based mayonnaise does provide more healthy monounsaturated fats in comparison to the regular mayonnaise alternative, but calories are the same. It is important to remember to consume…

Savory

Cilantro And Lemon Spiced Shrimp

a simple shrimp recipe loaded with bold fresh flavors, versatile enough for many dishes Aside from being a lean protein source, shrimp provides an impressive array of nutrients. Four ounces provides over 100% of the Daily Value for selenium, over 75% for vitamin B12,…

Middle Eastern

Falafel (Chickpea Fritters)

a middle eastern delicacy, of blended chickpeas with fresh herbs, fried to perfection with a crisp outside and soft tender center Falafel originated in Egypt, being made with a combination of fava beans among various spices and herbs. Other countries throughout the Middle East,…

Drinks

Vitamin C Boost Smoothie

a sweet tropical smoothie, rich with immune boosting vitamin c Though vitamin C, as most would think otherwise, is actually not the cure for the common cold it can prevent further complications. It is vitamin and antioxidant that can protect against immune system deficiencies,…

Middle Eastern

Pickled Turnips and Beets (Turshi)

a crunchy, bite of earthy, zesty pickled turnips and beets Turshi, or pickled vegetables, is a popular side dish or sandwich addition to many Middle Eastern cuisines. Here we simply have turnips, usually white fleshed, that have been pickled with beets so they’ve picked…

Sweet

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

a smooth rich pudding that’s everything you’re looking for a more in a chocolate dessert Because of avocados and their mild flavor, they are versatile enough for both sweet and savory dishes. Though avocados are high in fat, having 22.5 g of fat in…

Savory

Vegetable Farro Soup

a vegetable loaded soup that’s hearty and filling, yet light and delicious Soups that are rich in vegetables are a great way to provide a fulfilling portion of daily vegetable intake. Vegetables provide a wide variety of vitamins and minerals that are almost impossible…

Sweet

Pumpkin Pie Tart

layered with a base of sweet dates and cashews and topped of with a simple pumpkin concoction Dates and cashews make the crust of this tart and are filled with energy, vitamin, and mineral dense nutrients. Dates are high in fiber and can support…

Savory

Garlic & Cumin Shrimp Tacos

a warm, soft taco loaded with garlicky cumin shrimp, fresh cilantro and crisp red cabbage There has been a lot of research conducted on shrimp and the cholesterol levels it provides. Many people are often instructed to avoid shrimp if they have certain health…