Zaatar Cake
Brunch | Snacks

Zaatar Cake

My mom called me last week and told me she has been making this cake for the past few months and it has been a hit with the family and her friends. I didn’t know what to expect but let me tell you this is a fantastic recipe! It is darn good and so easy…

Arayes
Brunch | 30 Minute Meals | Appetizers | Dinner

Arayes

I am so excited to share this delicious and simple Middle Eastern recipe with you. It’s one of those 30 min meals that will make the whole household satisfied! It is so delicious and easy. Pop them in the oven or grill them; either way, these arayes will be mouth-watering. My mom would make arayes…

Strawberry Banana Smoothie bowl with Vanilla Almond Granola
Snacks | Brunch | Dairy Free | Gluten Free

Strawberry Banana Smoothie bowl with Vanilla Almond Granola

I am a huge granola lover! There are endless options for this delicious crunchy treat that there is always something for anyone. You can check out my easy healthy granola recipe here too. This granola reminds me of one of my favorite cereals Honey Bunches of oats. This variation of Vanilla Almond Granola is gluten-free,…

Easy Dough Recipe
Appetizers | Brunch | Dinner

Easy Dough Recipe

Hi, my beautiful friends! Happy New Year! I wanted to start this decade with this fabulous easy dough recipe that I adapted from my mother who is my inspiration in the kitchen. This recipe only takes a few ingredients and some patience for an incredibly fluffy dough that can be topped or stuffed with whatever…

Patlican Soslu (Turkish Eggplant Tomato Dip)
Appetizers | Brunch | Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Middle Eastern | Ramadan | Side Dishes | Vegan and Vegetarian

Patlican Soslu (Turkish Eggplant Tomato Dip)

As many of you may know, I was born and raised in northern New Jersey and moved to Chicago after I got married. One of the things I miss about NJ is this one Turkish restaurant called Toros. They have the most delicious food. One of my favorite appetizers from there is this Turkish Eggplant…