Middle Eastern/Mediterranean

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

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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