Fesen-WHAT?!?! Unfortunately for the world of foodies, so many people have never heard of Chicken Fesenjan, or had the luxury of tasting this dish.
One of the perks of growing up in Vegas was that there’s delicious, authentic food of all parts of the world on nearly every corner. Vegas is a cultural melting pot, and lucky for me, I got to enjoy many international flavors before ever leaving home. I first tasted this Persian delight at my favorite Middle Eastern Restaurant growing up. It was love Read more […]
One of my all-time favorite meals is a Mediterranean spread–a table full of hummus, baba ghanoush, tzatziki, tabbouleh, tahini sauce, the works! But even better than that is all of those luscious condiments atop a succulent shawarma. And it goes to the next level when I can enjoy all of that without the bread. Since most of us don’t have a giant spit to roast meat in our kitchen, sometimes you gotta improvise. You may have tried my BBQ
chicken shawarma. But here’s one you can make indoors year-round, Read more […]
Do you ever crave a giant bowl of chicken soup when you’re not feeling well?! Yeah, me too! I think it’s safe to say everyone has had that moment where it seems like nothing but a good hearty bowl of homemade chicken soup will cure you. It’s amazing how intuitive our bodies are. Cravings are not just some mental hankering for a favorite food, but often, our cravings are our body’s way of telling us something is out of balance in our diet or in our lifestyle. The reason we crave chicken soup when Read more […]
I’m still day dreaming about the most perfect chicken and lamb shawarma that I devoured on my last day in beautiful Israel this summer. But wrapping meat around a giant spit and roasting it for an entire day just doesn’t seem to be something most of us have time for in our home kitchen. Luckily, you can still get all of the robust complex flavor of chicken shawarma with this easy recipe! And it goes perfectly with a dollop of this plant-based Paleo Hummus and a dollop of creamy Greek yogurt over Read more […]
I can’t believe I’ve already been in Australia for more than 5 weeks, and living with my host family for exactly a month now! About two weeks after settling in with the family in North Western Australia, all the while sharing my IIN
knowledge and passion for nutrition with my host mom, she agreed to clean out the pantries together. I taught her about some preservatives and other ingredients to look for when grocery shopping and we talked about healthy alternatives. We cleared out most of the processed Read more […]