Lighter Lasagna

Do you love lasagna but feel guilty everytime you have it? Why not make it healthier and lighter? In this recipe I substitute bechamel with an egg, mixed with milk and light feta cheese. The mince is lean beef sauteed in olive oil. And of course plenty of veggies are added. I cut out cream…

Boreik (Meat Pie)

A traditional baked pie that originated in Tunisia. With a Syrian/Saudi spin, I present you with Eggs Boreik. Absolutely delish and mouthwatering. I had guests over who were on a low-carb high-protein diet. They loved it! I also packed it for my toddler’s lunch, he polished it off.. enough is said. 🙂 ingredients 6 boiled…

Molokhia with Chicken

One of the benefits of living in the Middle East is easy access to many amazing super veggies and foods that are difficult to find elsewhere. One of those is Molokhia! Molokhia offers fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and selenium, as well as vitamin C, E, K, B6, A, and niacin. It also contains…

Broad Beans & Rice (“Roz bfoul”)

A mouth-watering traditional Syrian dish with a European twist. Suitable for all including toddlers & babies. Prep & Cook time: 45 minutes ingredients 400 grams green broad beans (frozen or fresh) 4 TBSP olive oil 5 thyme springs juice of 2 lemons 1 TBSP cumin powder 4 cups chicken stock* 2 TBSP fresh & chopped…

Salmon Honey Mustard Roast

this is one of my favorite recipes. mainly because i can serve it to the whole family including my 9 month old baby. it’s quick and requires minimal preparation. not to mention the extraordinary nutrients & vitamins packed in this mouth-watering meal. Prep & roast time : 1 hour marinade, 20 min roast Ingredients 1…

Salmon Potato Pie (no pastry)

Fresh organic ingredients for my famous salmon potato pie 🙂 I used to worry about cooking fish because i’m hyper sensitive to fish smell. this recipe, however, hides it completely! It’s absolutely delicious, easy & quick to make, & suitable for babies who started weaning 2 months prior (minus salt). prep & cook/bake time: 15…

To Die for All-in-One Pizza

*This recipe yields two round pizzas or you can make them into mini pizzas prep & Cook time: 1 hour resting time, plus 45 minutes. Ingredients for base: 1 1/2 tsp quick yeast 1/4 tsp sugar 450 g / 1 lb all purpose plain flour (no self-raising) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt optional-…