When you are craving burgers, try this recipe. It is my nephew’s and it is always a hit, especially with the dressing, we substituted mayonnaise for labneh. Ingredients 200g ground lean meat 1 egg Black and white pepper 1 tbsp. oil Directions Mix meat, egg salt and pepper, divide in two or three balls and […]

Vegetarian Tortillas

Craving something filling and you do not eat meat, try this veggie wrap, it is simply delicious. Ingredients One Soft tortilla 3- 4 tablespoons cooked red or black beans (you can use canned beans) 3 tablespoons shredded carrots and cabbage One tablespoon readymade salsa or diced tomatoes   Directions Heat the tortilla in the oven […]

Roast beef

Our go to recipe for a delicious roast. Freeze the broth for later use in stews or other sauces; you can as well serve it with the roast. Add one-tablespoon cornstarch to one-cup broth and heat until it thickens. Ingredients 1.5 kg lean meat filet or faux filet 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 […]

Pomegranate Kebbe

Kebbe is a mixture of lean meat with cracked wheat or bulgur, typical to the Middle Eastern region. It isusually prepared at home and rolled in pieces, but can be store bought frozen. This is a traditional recipe from Aleppo, I learned it from my mother in law and adapted it so to have less […]


Super refreshing in summer, and filled with beneficial antioxidants called Lycopene, Try to find good quality tomatoes for a better flavor. Ingredients 3-4 tomatoes cut in cubes 2 cucumbers cur in cubes ¼ green pepper cut in cubes ¼ tsp of salt ¼ tsp Celery powder Directions Mix all ingredients together in a food processor, […]


This is my family’s favorite guacamole recipe. You can use it as a dip or spread in sandwiches instead of mayonnaise. Ingredients 1 avocado, deseeded and cut ½ small tomato, cut in small cubes ½ small onion, minced 1 tsp cumin ¼ tsp salt Directions Mix all ingredients in a food processor until smooth. If […]

All-time favorite Smoothie

In this smoothie, choose one source of fat, I usually prepare it to my son with avocado, he loves it. Makes a great pre-workout/breakfast meal. Ingredients: makes 2 cups One cup milk 1 tbsp. peanut butter or ¼ avocado/ or 1 tbsp. chia seeds One banana (can be frozen)   Directions Mix ingredients using a […]

Frozen fruit smoothie

This is a great pre or post-workout snack. Try it with any fruit variety. Use frozen fruits to skip adding ice cubes. Ingredients: makes 2 cups 1 cup milk or alternative (you can use coconut milk) One small banana cut in slices ½ cup berries 1 cup mango, cubed Directions Mix all ingredients in a […]

High protein Smoothie

I used powdered milk to increase the protein content, you can replace with a scoop of whey protein. Ingredients: makes 2 cups ½ cup fruits (banana, mango, berries etc.) 1 cup milk or alternative (yogurt/cashew milk) 3 tbsp. milk powder   Directions Add all ingredients into a blender, process well, consume directly or store in […]

Bell Pepper & Labneh

If you need something refreshing and satisfying, try this snack! Ingredients 1 green bell pepper cut in half and deseeded 2 tbsp. labneh (strained yogurt) 2-3 pitted olives Dash of salt Thyme and sumac 1 teaspoon oil 1 teaspoon sesame seeds Directions Mix the labneh with all the ingredients and fill the peppers with the […]