Veggie Biryani

This is my veganized version of iraqi biryani. My best friend’s husband is iraqi, so when i go to visit her, sometimes i get to try iraqi dishes and they are amazing!  I remember when my friend first shared this dish with me. It’s comfort food. It reminds me of home, friends and happy times…

Quick and Easy Garbanzo salad

This is a good go-to when you need a quick, protein rich dinner and you want to make sure you get ur greens and veggies. It has a little bite to it from the balsamic vinegar and coarse ground pepper. I make it all the time. Enjoy! 😉 Ingredients 3 cups cooked garbanzo* 2 cups…

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…

Easy Tortilla Soup Cheat

Ingredients for soup: 64 oz. veggie broth 1 1/2 cans stewed tomatoes with juice (14.5 oz each, so 1 1/2 cans approx. 22 oz) 1 bell pepper, roughly chopped 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, pressed in garlic press 2 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 can hominy, drained 2 tomatoes, deseeded and…