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Cheese Bourekas

Cheese Bourekas

Cheese Bourekas are flaky, buttery, crispy miniature cheese pies made from puff pastry. They are great as a savory snack, an appetizer, or even for

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falafel balls

Authentic Falafel

Growing up in Israel, I ate my fair share of falafel. In most of my favorite childhood memories, you better believe that falafel was hanging

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tahini sauce in a jar with lemons on the side

Tahini Sauce

Tahini sauce is super easy to make and healthy, and there are many ways to use it. The perfect vegan sauce for falafel, salads, cut

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Matbucha

This is the Middle Eastern version of salsa. A perfect match for a fresh piece of bread, pita, or Challah. Matbucha is a cold salad

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Tahini Date Turtles date with 3 pecans

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 my Tahini

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pink tahini in a golden bowl

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

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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

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Pita chips in a brown bowl

Homemade Pita Chips

A crunchy and delicious recipe for Homemade Pita Chips! The perfect solution for a day-old pita, easy to make and completely customizable. Pita Chips are so

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salmon bites on cucumber

Smoked Salmon Bites

These delicious party bites take 5 minutes to make and soooo good! Get all the ingredients ready ahead of time and put them together just

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Healthy Snicker Bars

Healthy Snicker Bars

Try this healthy homemade confection when you need a sweet craving after dinner or want something sweet in the afternoon. I swear it tastes like

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Sweet Tahini Fudge cut into squares

Sweet Tahini Fudge

You won’t be able to resist this delicious fudge. So simple to make and … so good! A pure chocolaty and nutty treat! You will

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avocado on toast and chili on the side

Avocado on Toast

You can never go wrong with avocado toast! Creamy avocado spread on toasted fresh bread is one of my favorite quick meals or snacks. It

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crackers

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

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Most Popular Recipes

Tahini Swirl Brownies with tahini on the side

Tahini Swirl Brownies

Tahini Swirl Brownies are a favorite in our house. They are fudgy, dense, rich, and studded with a tahini swirl (my Mediterranean touch). With just

Sweet Tahini Fudge cut into squares

Sweet Tahini Fudge

You won’t be able to resist this delicious fudge. So simple to make and … so good! A pure chocolaty and nutty treat! You will

The Ultimate Birthday Cake

I really enjoy making personalized birthday cakes for my kids. But the basic recipe is always the same: chocolate cake. I’ll take chocolate cake in

Cheese Bourekas

Cheese Bourekas

Cheese Bourekas are flaky, buttery, crispy miniature cheese pies made from puff pastry. They are great as a savory snack, an appetizer, or even for