Karachi Masala Spiced Potatoes

Karachi Masala Spiced Potatoes

The Karachi Masala spiced Potatoes recipe is a lightly spiced, Pakistani-inspired side dish. It goes particularly well with steamed rice and other vegetable curries. You can also serve it along with my Indian dosa recipe for a filling, gluten free meal. I was given the Karachi Masala spice sample by Chef Antonio from Seasonality Spices. […]

Quinoa stuffed peppers

Quinoa stuffed peppers

This Quinoa stuffed bell peppers recipe is a great healthy meal option on a busy night. Since I only cooked for myself I made the recipe with 2 peppers. You can double the portion and make 4 peppers to serve 4 or refrigerate the rest for a go-to meal. The peppers would stay fresh in […]

Mediterranean orzo salad

Mediterranean orzo salad

I love this Mediterranean orzo salad. Orzo, also risoni, is a form of short-cut pasta, shaped like a large grain of rice. I used a few ingredients mixed in with the orzo. I also like to add some chopped kalamata olives but I didn’t have any available when I photographed this recipe so I left […]

Stuffed bell peppers in a pot

Meat-free stuffed bell peppers

Stuffed bell peppers are always a great recipe for entertaining or for dinner. This is a simple stuffed peppers recipe that is delicious and filling. The stuffed peppers freeze well so you can keep some ahead for the rest of the week and thaw them for an easy lunch or dinner. You can also keep […]

Israeli couscous with green peas & herbs

Israeli couscous with green peas & herbs

When I’m home from work and I have to whip up a dinner for myself I love experimenting and combining things from my kitchen to create quick and easy to make dinner and this is how this recipe was born. I was craving a warm and filling meal and still wanted to get some healthy […]

Israeli couscous salad with tofu and sweet potato

Israeli Couscous with Sweet Potato & Tofu

An Israeli couscous recipe that is tasty and healthy, even the kids would love it. Packed with nutrient from the sweet potato and protein from the tofu, this dish is delicious and not too complicated to make. If you are intimidated by cooking new recipes, this is a fool proof meal. I grew up eating […]

Oil-free zucchini saute over bed of couscous

Oil-free Zucchini Saute

This recipe makes for a quick and easy dinner idea, it is low fat and oil free and can be made with different vegetables such as mushrooms, potato, carrots… This dish can be served over rice, quinoa, couscous, pasta or on its own as a side dish. (Shown here with herb & pine nut whole […]

Moroccan chickpea stew

Moroccan chickpea stew

My grandmother is Moroccan and is an amazing cook. I always wanted to learn more about the Moroccan cooking and create a vegan version of traditional dishes. When I was required to make up a chickpea recipe for culinary assignment that highlights my choice cuisine, I decided to give this one a try. I love […]

Coconut Curry Chickpeas with Red Peppers & Spinach

This delicious dish of braised chickpea in coconut milk is so good! it is not too spicy and the ginger & lemon give it a nice freshness. I like mine with a good kick but if you don’t like spicy feel free to adjust the spice level to your liking. This is a very filling […]

Indian Channa Masala

I love Indian food. This traditional Indian Channa Masala dish is very filling and is fairly quick and simple to make and has an amazing bold flavor & aroma. It can also be prepared ahead and stored for a couple of days for lunch or dinner. It can be served as an entree with some […]

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