• eggplant fesenjan
    Dinner,  Gluten Free,  Ramadan,  Side Dishes,  Vegan

    Eggplant “Fesenjan”

    I have been trying to make more vegetarian recipes and I remembered this favorite of mine. It is a classic Persian dish but of course, I have my own twist on it hence the quotations. I have had fesenjan twice before at restaurants and always enjoyed it. This is actually my favorite way to eat eggplant. They are so tender and delicious. I promise you this dish will be a go-to recipe in your household. Did I mention it is super simple too? Servings: 2-4 Total Time: approx. 1 hour Ingredients 2 large eggplants (no stem) cut into batons or cubes (whatever you prefer) 2 yellow onions sliced thinly 2…

  • spanish style stuffed peppers
    Appetizers

    Spanish Style Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

    Hey guys, I know I have been MIA but for good reasons! I had my first event over the weekend and it was a success alhamdulilah (Praise God). Soon, I am traveling to New Jersey to see my family so things have been hectic around here! Don’t you worry though, I got an amazing recipe to share with you guys that is also a vegetarian option that packs so much flavor. I also recorded a video on how to make it! As you know, my husband and I have been trying to consume less meat and incorporate more vegetables so this is a perfect option for Meatless Mondays. Enjoy the…

  • roasted eggplant saute
    Appetizers,  Dairy Free,  Dinner,  Gluten Free,  Keto,  Side Dishes

    Roasted Eggplant Sauté

    Anyone else a huge fan of eggplant?? I absolutely love it. It started with my love for baba ghanoush and manifested into using eggplant in so many other dishes. Here is the perfect example of a deliciously easy side dish where eggplant is the star. I make this for weeknight dinners as a side and my hubby loves it. Several of you have been asking for more meatless recipes and this is an amazing one which happens to be vegan as well. Servings: 2-4 Total Time: approx. 35 minutes Ingredients 2 medium eggplants sliced into batons 1 red onion finely sliced 1 yellow onion finely sliced 3 garlic cloves minced 1/2…

  • carrot fries
    Side Dishes,  Vegan

    Baked Carrot Fries drizzled with Tahini

    Hey guys! Happy Wednesday 🙂 Today’s blog post is extra special because I am part of a collaboration emphasizing the beauty and versatility of carrots! Who knew carrots weren’t just meant to be in a cake or eaten as a snack? There is so much more that can be done with this delicious & healthy vegetable. I am sure we have all had fries using types of potatoes but have you ever made carrot fries? To be particular, these are oven baked carrot fries with an herb tahini sauce. These are extremely tasty and simple to make. They are also a much better alternative to french fries! Hopefully, this post will…