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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

Shortbread Tahini Bars stack

Shortbread Tahini Bars

Melt in your mouth shortbread bars with a delicious crumble on top! You won’t finish saying “Abracadabra” before they are gone, like magic! I love

Tahini Date Turtles 3 pecans chocolate looks like a turttle

Tahini Date Turtles

If you’re a fan of a quick and simple recipe that is still out of this world delicious, then you’re going to love this one.

Pink Tahini in a golden bowel

Pink Tahini

Once upon a time, I used to hate beets. Maybe it was because my grandma used to say the stains ruined her nice tablecloth. BUT

3 tahini cups

Halvah Cups

Peanut Butter cups are my kind of thing. Seriously, I always ask my kids to stock up on them on Halloween. I love the sweet

Jerusalem Salad

When I was a teen, I used to hang out in downtown Jerusalem, and my favorite place was Aroma Coffee Bar. Back then, there was

No-Bake Energy Balls

No-Bake Energy Balls

I’ve been a fan of energy balls for years. I make these no-bake energy balls just about every week. Sweet and packed with only good-for-you


Tahini- Curry Crackers

Believe it or not, making crackers is very simple. Of course, you could just buy a package of crackers from the store, but once you

loaf of tahini bread

Flourless Tahini Bread

If you’ve been looking for what is definitively the best flourless bread recipe on the internet, then you’ve come to the right place. To make

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


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

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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Dulce de Leche and White Chocolate Cake

After filling and baking over 100 hamantaschen this week, I decided it was time to make something less work-intensive. I had some Dulche de Leche

salad dressing in a jar

My Secret Salad Dressing

My secret salad dressing is one that you are going to love to make and eat. Great with any leafy-based salad. I always enjoy having

onion soup in a white bowl

Onion Soup

Onion soup is a classic that looks fancy but is easy to make. It just takes a little time and a few ingredients. After many

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