Entrees, Gluten Free, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Salads, Vegan, Veggies

Mediterranean Bean & Quinoa Salad

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Who needs a little detox salad from all the football food you ate over the weekend?!  Me!!! (Hand raised HIGH!)  I woke up this morning craving something healthy and decided THIS would be a quick and easy salad full of healthy proteins and fiber that would help get me back on track after a long day of eating junk food.  Continue reading “Mediterranean Bean & Quinoa Salad”

Appetizers, Gluten Free, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Sides, Vegan

Chickpea Shawarma Hummus

This morning Omar and I were talking about our end of the year goals and how we desperately want to end 2017 on a really good note.  I won’t say this has been the worst year ever because that would be way too dramatic…and when I see other people dealing with way harder issues than what we’re going through, it makes me feel horrible for being down in the dumps over things that in the grand scheme – aren’t really that life altering.  I’m just a big baby sometimes when things don’t go my way….or better yet….go as I PLANNED it.  Can I just say Continue reading “Chickpea Shawarma Hummus”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Vegan, Veggies

One Pan Mediterranean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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Mediterranean food plus sweet potatoes?!  It’s hard to get much better than that!!  I thought this meal was so colorful… Super flavorful…and so easy to throw together! And who doesn’t love cooking everything on one pan?!

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brunch, Entrees, Gluten Free, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Vegan, Veggies

My Big Fat Greek Bowl

Greek bowlMy Big Fat Greek Bowl is the perfect breakfast (with a fried egg thrown on top), lunch or dinner.  There’s a lot of raw veggies, which I seem to be eating a lot of lately, and enough potatoes to keep you full for a while!  And let me just tell you about these potatoes… Continue reading “My Big Fat Greek Bowl”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Vegan, Veggies

Falafel Burgers

If you don’t love Middle Eastern food I’m not real sure we can be friends. I kid! Haha! …Kind of. Seriously though, don’t you just love it?! Ahhhh!! I’m pretty sure I could eat it every-single-day. Hummus…Baba Ghanoush…Tabouli…and LOTS of pita bread!  Throw in some falafels and I’m one happy girl! Continue reading “Falafel Burgers”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Sides, Vegan, Veggies

Mediterranean Rice Bowl

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I have become a lover of all foods served in a bowl.  Rice Bowls…Buddha Bowls…etc.  WHY?  I really haven’t a clue?  I just love it.  It makes me happy.  So, it’s what I’m doing for the moment.  Continue reading “Mediterranean Rice Bowl”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Salads, Sides, Vegan, Veggies

Mediterranean Spinach Salad with a Lemon Vinaigrette

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Happy Monday!!!  🙂  I hope you all had a wonderful, relaxing weekend.  I have a super delicious and extremely healthy SALAD for you to start your week off with!!!   I’ve had this salad on repeat in my house for the last 2 weeks.  I can’t stop eating it… I love it so much!!!  Continue reading “Mediterranean Spinach Salad with a Lemon Vinaigrette”