Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

This romaine salad recipe is one of my favorite go-to weeknight recipes. Combining crisp romaine lettuce with fresh mint and parsley offers a refreshing twist to uninspired green salads. Sprinkling in some za’atar spice blend adds tartness, nuttiness, and a touch of salt for an 

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

This lemon arugula pasta recipe with za’atar is a perfect dish to make for a hot summer night. I like to make it in the morning before the heat has set in for the day. My future self ALWAYS thanks my past self for having 

Santa Maria-Style Tomato and Peach Salsa Recipe

Santa Maria-Style Tomato and Peach Salsa Recipe

This Santa Maria-style tomato and peach salsa recipe is one of my favorite summer recipes. Fragrant, ripe tomatoes and peaches are combined with celery and peppers for a salsa classically served to accompany beef tri-tip. How to Make Peach Salsa While peaches may seem like 

Chickpea and Chorizo Tapas Recipe

Chickpea and Chorizo Tapas Recipe

This chickpea and chorizo tapas recipe combines flavorful Spanish chorizo with piquillo peppers and chickpeas. It’s a succulent and delicious dish that is perfect for dinner on a sweltering summer evening. What are the Spices in Spanish Chorizo? This dish uses Spanish chorizo, a dried 

Brown Rice Salad with Charred Scallion Vinaigrette

Brown Rice Salad with Charred Scallion Vinaigrette

Summer lunch ideas are terrific to have on hand. This easy-to-make main course salad, brown rice salad with charred scallion vinaigrette, holds up well and can provide delicious lunches for the week when made in advance. The flavors of rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey, garlic, 

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

This marinated carrot salad recipe uses shredded carrots and blends them with cumin to create a vibrant and refreshing side salad. Make it in advance and serve with your favorite main dish. What Spices Go Well with Carrots? There are many spices that complement the 

Pan-Roasted Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Pan-Roasted Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

This pan-roasted zucchini and cherry tomato recipe is a simple side dish of big hunks of zucchini browned to perfection, bursts of cherry tomato, whole garlic cloves made soft and buttery, and a sprinkling of ground coriander and coarse sea salt to finish it off. 

Zucchini Hummus Recipe

Zucchini Hummus Recipe

Learn how to make hummus without chickpeas with this zucchini hummus recipe. Whether you are craving something different, avoiding beans, or have a bumper crop of zucchini needing to be used up, this delicious dip recipe combines olive oil, garlic, tahini, and spices, and takes 

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

I love versatile recipes like this roasted broccoli and snap pea recipe with toasted sesame dressing. Serve it up as a side dish, or as part of a rice or noodle bowl. Cooking with Toasted Sesame Oil The main flavor profile in this dressing is 

Smoky Black Bean Chili Recipe

Smoky Black Bean Chili Recipe

Cooking up a batch of this smoky black bean chili recipe on the weekend ensures a warm and comforting meal at your fingertips throughout the week. Using Pantry Ingredients I love this recipe for weekly meal planning. It comes together quickly with simple pantry ingredients, 

Mayo Free Tuna Salad Recipe

Mayo Free Tuna Salad Recipe

This mayo free tuna salad recipe is one of my favorites for a quick lunch. I combine extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon juice, crunchy celery, and a touch of scallions and fresh herbs for a simple and satisfying meal. Real Foods Pantry Canned tuna 

Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad Recipe with Fresh Herbs

Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad Recipe with Fresh Herbs

This roasted fingerling potato salad recipe with fresh herbs and lemon zest is a simple dish to pull together when you’re staring at an empty pantry and a few random ingredients in the fridge. Fingerling Potatoes Fingerling potatoes are one of 200 types of potatoes 

Muhammara | Roasted Red Pepper & Walnut Dip Recipe

Muhammara | Roasted Red Pepper & Walnut Dip Recipe

Learn how to use pomegranate molasses in this muhammara recipe to create a sweet and tangy roasted red pepper and walnut dip. It’s an addicting combination and a delicious recipe perfect for your next sandwich, snack, or holiday appetizer. Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip 

Salmon Patties with Cilantro Stem Aioli

Salmon Patties with Cilantro Stem Aioli

This easy salmon recipe is a delectable option for a quick and satisfying weeknight meal. Made from leftover cooked salmon or canned salmon and a few pantry ingredients, they will become a staple in your regular dinner rotation. Sourcing Salmon I make my decision for 

Turkish-Style Braised Green Beans Recipe

Turkish-Style Braised Green Beans Recipe

This Turkish green beans recipe is one of my absolute favorite Turkish dishes. If there’s one vegetable dish I had to choose to eat every day for the rest of my life, these Turkish-style braised green beans would be it. Traditional Turkish Food This Turkish 

Turkish-Style Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Turkish-Style Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Of all zucchini recipes, these Turkish zucchini fritters are one of my favorite. Lightly fried in olive oil, and chock full of fresh herbs, these delicate patties melt in your mouth. They are a great way to use up bumper crops of zucchini, and can 

Mexican Lentil Soup Recipe

Mexican Lentil Soup Recipe

This Mexican lentil soup recipe includes tomatoes, onion, cilantro, carrot, and plantain for a delightful version of lentil soup. Traveling and Cooking I learned to make this Mexican lentil soup when I took a trip to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Whenever I travel, I 

Quick Pasta Recipe with Parsley-Mint Pesto

Quick Pasta Recipe with Parsley-Mint Pesto

In this quick pasta recipe with parsley-mint pesto, I cook the pasta in a way counter-intuitive to everything I have been taught. Cook Pasta Even Faster While researching for this recipe, I read this article on Serious Eats, and was so intrigued, decided I needed