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Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini and Lemon

Roasting is for veggies! And one of my favorite ways to roast veggies is drizzling with olive oil, lightly salting then broiling. Cauliflower, broccoli, brussle sprouts, and eggplant – are my favorites to roast. Potatoes are a candidate for those that like that tuber. The great things about roasting is that it keeps the nutrients … more »
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Fattoush Nachos with Crispy Zaatar Roasted Chickpeas

I haven’t shared a salad recipe in a while, and since we’re going to see some Summer weather this week (can’t wait), I thought I’d share this variation on the zesty Lebanese fattoush salad! Toasted whole wheat pita wedges take the place of fried white pita bread in this recipe, and they’re topped with a … more »
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Simple & “Flavorful” Talk with Wish-TV

I had the honor to speak with the lovely Brenna Donnelly of Wish TV. The crew was very helpful, and the experience- Amazing! A little about my background, how we started the company, and Zaatar- the versatile seasoning everyone is sprinkling for flavor and added health benefits! You can watch the talk here: Indiana Grown: … more »
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Mediterranean Meatballs with Zaatar

Spaghetti & Meatballs was not a common dish at home where I grew up in Amman, Jordan.  A variation on meatballs- Daoud Basha- where the meat cooks in red tomato sauce with wing sliced onions is more common. My great grandma tete Nazo passed this dish along, among many others to my mom and dad.  … more »
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Chicken Kabob

Growing up in Amman, Jordan, my dad has always enjoyed grilling at the roof top terrace at our house in Jabal Amman. Starting form the age of 4, I would watch him prepare, and listen to his vivid stories about favorite places to get his ingredients, including his long drives to the Red Sea shore … more »
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Zaatar Mana’esh

Zaatar slathered on warm flatbread – Mana’esh- is a beloved Mediterranean snack enjoyed fresh from neighborhood ovens. Mana’esh comes from the Arabic word Na’esh which means to create marks or impressions (Manou’she – singular). This is done when we press the dough to make small impressions or pockets that get filled with the Zaatar Spread. … more »
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Pumpkin Soup with Zaatar

The Fall Season brings us many joys. Sweet, velvety pumpkins are a fun and versatile addition to our menus. This soup is a delicious variation of pumpkin soup! Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 celery stick, finely chopped 1kg pumpkin, peeled, deseeded and chopped 3 … more »
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WHERE TO FIND ZAATAR

Did you know that your can enjoy Zaatar at home and while dining out? Check out the locations where you can find us! RETAIL PARTNERS Indianapolis Amelia’s BreadNeedler’s Fresh Market The Smoking Goose Wildwood Market Georgetown Market __________ Broad Ripple Broad Ripple Farmers Market Good Earth Natural Food Co. Nicole-Taylor Pasta & Market Khan’s Fine … more »
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