Breakfast/Brunch

Mushroom & Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich

a crisp buttered sandwich stuffed with melted cheese, sautéed garlic mushrooms and creamy avocado

Savory

Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette

perfect for any barbecue, this simple to make, yet tasty recipe is the perfect way to get people eating their vegetables Dietary recommended vegetable intake varies on gender, activity level and age. Though it is common consensus that most people around the world do not consume the appropriate recommendations of vegetables in their day to… Continue reading Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette

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, including Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, adopted the recipe and… Continue reading Falafel (Chickpea Fritters)

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, heart disease, prenatal health issues, maintain eye health, and even maintain… Continue reading Vitamin C Boost Smoothie

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 up their beautiful magenta color. Both beets and turnips are root… Continue reading Pickled Turnips and Beets (Turshi)

Savory

Thai Red Curry Coconut Soup

a steaming warm bowl of fragrant Thai curry coconut soup, loaded with vegetables and bright flavors A staple in many Thai cuisines is red curry paste. It is made by finely mixing together and grinding lemongrass stalks, coriander, peppercorns, galangal, lime leaves, cilantro, shallot, garlic, fresh chiles, and soaked dried chiles. It provides a deep… Continue reading Thai Red Curry Coconut Soup