Ethiopian Collard Greens with Niter Kibbeh Ghee

Ethiopian Collard Greens

Why should you make these Ethiopian Collard Greens with Niter Kibbeh Ghee? ūüĆŅ¬†Not only are they deeeelicious, but there are LOTS of health benefits to adding leafy greens into your diet. Read more

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Avocado Toast with Watermelon Radish & Micro-greens

The Trendiest of All Toasts: Avocado Toast

I know, I know, it’s 2018 and avocado toast is old news. But I’m still eating it on a regular basis, call me basic. This trendy toast is vegan, easily adaptable and makes for an affordably healthy meal. SO here I am, writing ANOTHER blog on avocado toast. This time it’s topped with some of my favorite seasonal veggies: watermelon radish and micro-greens. Read more

Breakfast Strata with Italian Kale & Sharp White Cheddar

My Favorite Breakfast Strata

This breakfast strata is loaded with fresh Italian kale, thick slices of rustic bread and shredded sharp white cheddar cheese. A family friend used to make a version of this for Christmas brunch and have an open house for friends in the neighborhood and I fell in love. Eventually I adapted it and made this allergy friendly breakfast strata which is now a Christmas morning tradition in my new home.

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Moroccan Street Food: Grilled Lamb Chops

Grilled Lamb Chops

This popular Moroccan street food is as delicious as it is easy to make. These grilled Lamb Chops are packed with flavor and ready in under 30 minutes. Traditionally they are served with a mix of cumin and salt in a cute little ceramic bowl. They remind me of summers spent in my Grandma’s kitchen in Rabat.  Read more

Greek Grilled Cheese Sandwiches: A Taste of Mediterranean Comfort

Greek Grilled Cheese

Ripe cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, juicy kalamata olives, and melted mozzarella cheese layered between two crispy pieces of gluten-free bread. These Greek Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with a bowl of roasted red pepper tomato soup (more on that this Fall) are my new favorite weeknight meal. Read more

Peach Prosciutto Arugula Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Burrata Cheese

Summer Salad Series: Peach Prosciutto Arugula Salad

This Peach Prosciutto Arugula Salad with toasted pine nuts, burrata cheese and a balsamic glaze is the perfect salad to welcome in the summer months.

Try making this refreshingly fruity salad for your next BBQ or potluck and impress everyone with a salad that is packed with layers of flavor. Creamy burrata cheese, fresh peach slices, sweet balsamic glaze and bite of salty prosciutto are truly a match made in heaven.

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Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce: A Delicious Immune Boost

Chimichurri

Here in Portland it’s been feeling a lot like summer lately and it’s encouraged me to do some grilling. This Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce is excellent on grilled steaks or roasted veggies and is packed with fresh garlic, parsley and lemon juice. Read more

Blistered Shishito Peppers with Lemon Garlic Ghee

Blistered Shishito Peppers

These Blistered Shishito Peppers with Lemon Garlic Ghee are not only a delicious and healthy summertime appetizer, they are also extremely entertaining! A friend who introduced these to me told me 1 in 10 are hot so it’s almost like a lower stakes Russian roulette game. If you’re not crazy about spicy food, the remaining 9 peppers are mild but always packed with smoky savory flavor.

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Weekly Meal Prep #7: Moroccan Lentils with Kale and Chicken Sausage

Moroccan Lentils with Kale and Chicken Sausage

These moroccan lentils slow cooked with kale, chicken sausage and crushed tomatoes are a treat my dad always makes during the winter. I used to have this weird thing against lentils as a kid but as soon as I moved away from home I found myself craving this dish regularly. It’s the perfect combination of comfort and healthy food with a generous bite of kale, onions and tomatoes.

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