Majoon (Banana and Date) Smoothie

Ingredients 1/2 cup walnuts 1/4 cup pistachios 5 Medjool dates, pitted 1 and 1/2 cups almond milk 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ripe banana 1 cup ice Instructions Grind the walnuts and pistachios in the blender. Add the dates and blend together until creamy. Add the almond […]

Roasted Lemon Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus

Ingredients Shrimp: 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 30 shrimp) 3 cloves garlic, pressed 1 teaspoon ginger, grated 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice Roasted asparagus and tomatoes 1 bunch asparagus 8 grape tomatoes, halved 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice zest from 1/2 lemon 1 tablespoon minced garlic […]

No Bake Protein-Packed Breakfast Energy Bites

Ingredients 1/2 cup natural peanut butter or other nut butter 1/2  cup old fashioned rolled oats 1 tablespoon chocolate or vanilla protein powder 1/2 tablespoon chia seeds 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup cashews, roasted 1/4 cup slivered almonds 2 tablespoons shaved chocolate or chocolate chips  Instructions In a large […]

Easy 5-Ingredient Salsa

Ingredients 2 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped 1/4 medium onion, roughly chopped 1/4 bunch cilantro, roughly chopped juice of 1 lime 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 slices jalapeño pepper (optional) Instructions Combine all ingredients together in a food processor and pulse until desired consistency is reached (I like to keep the salsa chunky). […]

3-Ingredient Strawberry Sorbet

Ingredients 1 kg. strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped (approx. 6 cups) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 cup sugar or honey 1/4 cup cold water Instructions Combine all ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth. Transfer the puree into a covered container and leave for 4 hours in the freezer. Take […]

Baba Ganoush Eggplant Dip

Ingredients 3 medium Italian eggplants juice from 1 lemon 1 small clove of garlic, minced 4 tablespoons tahini 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus more for serving 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds (for garnish) parsley (for garnish) Instructions Heat a grill over medium heat. When hot, place eggplant […]