Middle Eastern/Mediterranean

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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Falafel with a Lemon Tahini Sauce

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We LOVE LOVE LOVE Middle Eastern food around here.  Like – love it.  There’s a great restaurant in Fort Lauderdale that we go to… they have the BEST hummus and falafel.  I love everything about Middle Eastern food.  The spices… the HUMMUS…the meat and rice… I’m really not even a big rice eater, but for some reason I love the spices they put on it.  If you’re not into all the meat, there’s always great vegetarian/vegan options.  And now that I’ve made Falafel – it’s my new favorite thing to eat. Continue reading

Chicken Shawarma Delight

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There’s much debate about the origin of this absolutely amazing and delicious dish – Chicken Shawarma.  Is it Mediterranean?  Or is it Middle Eastern?  Personally, I could NOT careless!!!  All I think about it is this:  It is freakin DELICIOUS and it’s one of my favorite things to eat!  Anything stuffed into some pita bread and covered with a garlicky yogurt sauce is perfection in my book. Continue reading