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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

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

Healthy Caramel Dip a fingure holding strawberry

Healthy Caramel Dip

If you have been following me for a while, you probably know how much I LOVE dates. So I am always looking for fun and

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

Vegan Cheesecake Cup with berries

Vegan “Cheesecake” Cups

I have been thinking of making vegan cheesecake for quite some time. I don’t know why I was intimidated, maybe because it requires ingredients that

Olives black and green with a lemon on a white plate

Spiced Olives

Spiced Olives are an easy yet impressive appetizer. Keep a jar of these olives in your fridge year-round to add to your charcuterie board, or

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

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

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

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

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

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

latkes on a white plate

Baked Sweet Potatoes Latkes

An easy recipe for very flavorful sweet potato latkes made with just a few ingredients. They are irresistible served hot with a big dollop of

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

Asparagus Pastry Twists

One of the reasons I love puff pastry is that it is such a great way to make an easy but elegant appetizer. Asparagus pastry

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Sauce)

Greece will always have a warm place in my heart. Is it the beautiful beaches? The food? The Mediterranean vibe? Probably all of these things…

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

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Pizza – Omelet

Somedays, I do not feel like cooking. But I still have the “what’s for dinner?” problem. And on those days, my answer is always eggs.

whole rosted cauliflower

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

It’s been more than a year of on-again, off-again lockdown restrictions, and quarantine fatigue. After spending spring break in Nevada, I am hungry for more

Vegetarian Chopped Liver

Vegetarian Chopped Liver

Don’t tell anyone, but I think I like this better than the real thing. This vegetarian chopped liver tastes fantastic. You won’t miss the meat.

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