Taratour (tahini sauce 😋)

Taratour is an amazing Lebanese tahini sauce. It’s always included when you order a “chicken kabob wrap”, however, I love it so much, I can dip bread in it or eat it off a spoon and be just as happy. Usually I make it only with lemon juice, but I only had a little lemon…

Vegan Shish Tawook (chicken-ish kabob😜) 😋

Ingredients:  1 red bell pepper, chopped in 1/2″-1″ squares 6 large white mushrooms, destemmed and quartered (If you want to make real shish tawook, with chicken, substitute two boneless, skinless breasts or thighs -obviously, thighs would be more flavorful) 2 green zucchini, cut in 1/2″-3/4″ rounds 14 grape tomatoes  yellow onion cut in one inch…

garbanzo soup

One day i wanted to make the traditional lebanese “shorabit aadis” ( lentil soup), but we had just eaten lentils the night before, so i decided to make it with garbanzo beans  and add some butternut squash. I must say, it was super tasty – even my 18 month old neice couldn’t get enough of…

Cheezy (vegan) polenta/grits

This is quick and easy when you’re in a hurry! 😃Directions 1 cup cornmeal 3 cups water 1 1/2 cups almond milk 2 tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp dried sage 2 garlic cloves, smashed 4 1/2 tbsp vegan butter, margarine  1/2-2/3 cup nutritional yeast, to taste Directions 1. Heat olive oil on medium heat. 2….

Tabouli

A word of advice: This is perfection; it wont’t last long, so you may want to make extra! ☺️ Ingredients 3 parsley Bunches (preferably organic) 1 mint bunch (preferably organic) 2 tomatoes 5 persian cucumbers (or 1/2 large english cucumber) 2/3 finely chopped yellow onion (real lebanese use scallions, but most of the restaurants in…