Sloppy Joes with chicken and homemade slaw

Are you ready for a real treat? These sloppy Joes definitely are in my list of favorite recipes. With a little bit of preparation you can get them ready in under 30 minutes. INGREDIENTS (serve 4 burgers) 450 g minced chicken 4-5 sun dried tomatoes chopped 1 tbsp mustard 1 tbsp  Worcestershire sauce 1/2 white onion…

Marinated tuna poke bowl

The best thing about home made poke bowl is that you can top it with your favorite ingredients, add as much as you want fresh fish and of course get almost unlimited extra sauce! I love poke bowls because they are healthy, bright in color and super filling. I never tried making my own before,…

Bulgur and lentil meatballs

If you are looking for e vegetarian friendly, yet tasty meatballs recipe- look no further. These turned really well and I absolutely love the tomato sauce to go with. INGREDIENTS: For the meatballs: 1 cup lentils 1 cup bulgur 1 egg 1 small onion, chopped handful parsley, chopped 2 tbsp yellow mustard salt and pepper…

Chickpea curry- vegan

I love a good curry recipe. This one is packed with flavor and totally vegan. Recipe adopted from: Jamie Oliver  INGREDIENTS: Serve 2 portions! 2 medium onions 1 x 400 g can chickpeas 1-2 fresh green chillies 2 tablespoons sunflower oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1-2 teaspoon sugar 200 g canned tomatoes 1 teaspoon fresh…

Easy veggie stew and two ingredients flat bread

I love anything that begin with two ingredients. But is it always good? In this case yes! I saw this flat bread recipe on Buzzfeed and I was curious would it work. It turned really well and it was good even on the next morning. The veggie stew is simple and flavorful- probably my favorite…

Fishcakes with mayo and Worcestershire dip

Living with a man who hate all seafood isn`t easy. Though he loves fish and chips (as per him this doesn`t taste fishy) I can`t let him eat anything else. I made him eat sushi when we first met, and he is now converted tuna lover- BIG deal! This fishcakes were another attempt and hopefully…

Freekeh pilaf with pine nuts, cauliflower and tahini sauce

I am not sure from where to start with this recipe. So much goodness for the body and soul 🙂 This could easily be your new favorite for the meatless Mondays. Let`s start with what is freekeh?! In short, freekeh is wheat.  It is actually young green wheat that has been toasted and cracked. It`s…

Quesadillas with pumpkin, beans and jalapeno hummus

This recipe is truly inspired by the amount of jalapeno hummus I made the other day. It`s so good that I even packed it in a small lunch box with some cucumbers, falafels and pita bread and took it with me to the office. We don`t waste food at home, so I was looking for…

Falafel and jalapeno hummus

In the Middle East we love falafel and hummus! I mean- what is not to love?! There are so many recipe out there, that one can get easily confused what exactly is an authentic falafel. But instead of arguing what is authentic and what isn`t you can just enjoy this recipe! To me this is…

Mac and very delicious sauce a.k.a Vegan Mac and Cheese

I bet vegans out there get very excited when they find good recipe for cheese. We are not vegans at home, but I like to explore new things, and now I started to cook vegan for dinner, which you can see from my last posts. We tried Veggie chili, the famous “pulled pork” sandwiches  and the…

Veggie Chili

When I first told Tom we are having veggie chili for dinner he laughed! Can you blame him?Chili is meat! Well not this one. This recipe is vegan, but so rich and flavorful, we had to fill our plates twice. I choose to top with avocado, coriander and tortilla chips, but you can go ahead…

Vegan “pulled pork” sandwich

Internet is full with recipe videos of this vegan sandwich at the moment, so I decided to give it a try. I found ready to cook/eat jackfruit in Carrefour in Mall of the Emirates. It cost around 11 dirhams per box (it doesn`t say what is the quantity). For 4 sandwiches like the ones on…