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yellow tahini in a bowl

Yellow Tahini Sauce

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know that I am in love with tahini. In the past, I’ve posted tahini cookies,

Pink Hummus

A healthy, homemade recipe with the delicious flavor and color of beets. *Warning* This dish will steal the spotlight at your next gathering! All opinions


Limonana- Frozen Mint Lemonade

Cool off with a refreshing minty lemonade. This easy recipe is perfect for hot summer days. All opinions are always 100% honest and my own.

hands eating Vegetable Soup with Couscous

Vegetable Soup with Couscous

Although couscous was not a regular dish at home growing up, it is still a nostalgic dish for me. Maybe because every kindergarten in Israel


Tahini Sauce

Tahini sauce is super easy to make, super healthy, and there are so many ways you can use it. All opinions are always 100% honest

avocado salad on toast

Avocado and Chickpea Salad

I love making this salad and could eat this every day. The salad could not be simpler to make and can be enjoyed all by

Greek salad in a white bowl

Greek Salad

You can never have too many salad recipes, right? Especially when they are so delicious and easy to make. To make this salad all you

four Potato Bourekas

Speedy Potato Bourekas

Looking for a quick and easy appetizer or snack? Look no more! I was even thinking of changing the name of this recipe to “the

Falafel and Israeli chopped salad


I am a huge fan of Middle Eastern food. Well, I guess it makes sense…it is where I grew up. Falafel is easily one of

eggs tomatoes sauce in a pan


Shakshuka has been my family’s favorite breakfast for years. Honestly, sometimes I make it for lunch, brunch, or dinner. In my opinion, shakshuka is the

Green Shakshuka

Here is a lovely, simple recipe that will make your mornings a happier time (or lunch or dinner). A great way to get your protein


Israeli Cheese Bourekas

For many years, on Fridays, my dad used to buy a big bag or box of warm, fresh Bourekas. There was a variety of savory

hummus on a plate with egg

5-Minute Hummus

In the Middle East, hummus is traditionally eaten for breakfast. Humusiyot (hummus restaurants) usually open early in the morning and close around noon when they

Two Ingredients Halvah Spread

Two Ingredients Halvah Spread

This recipe was created in an attempt to make healthier spreads for my kids’ sandwiches. A sweet, dense tahini-based spread, you will not believe how

oatmeal in a bowl with blueberries

Halvah Oatmeal

I am a creature of habit. For years and years, I ate oatmeal for breakfast. Literally every day. It is quick, easy, hearty, and keeps

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Halva Truffles on a golden plate

Halvah Truffles

If you have been following me for a while, you probably know by now that I am obsessed with Tahini. I use it pretty much

No-Bake Cookie Dough Balls

No-Bake Cookie Dough Balls

Have you ever just wanted to eat cookie dough that you are about to put in the oven? Well, now you can! Edible cookie dough

Passover Flatbread

Passover is nearly here! Do you know what you’ll be cooking during the holiday? Cooking for Passover comes with its own unique set of challenges.