Cuisine: Middle Eastern

  • Seasoned Carrot Salad

    Seasoned Carrot Salad

    Reminiscent of a Moroccan carrot salad, this shredded carrot salad gets seasoned with a warm garlicky, cumin-spiced oil with a spicy kick. The citrus-plumped raisins add bursts of sweetness throughout. You don’t need to buy an herb bunch if the carrots come with the leafy greens attached. Carrot tops are commonly used the same way…

  • Zucchini & Couscous Curry

    Zucchini & Couscous Curry

    Made all in one saucepan, this curried zucchini and couscous recipe is a quick side dish. For a little sweetness, throw in a handful of raisins with the carrots.

  • Romaine-Walnut Salad

    Romaine-Walnut Salad

    Pomegranate seeds and walnuts dress up this simple side salad.

  • Melon With Citrus, Mint, and Peppercorns

    Melon With Citrus, Mint, and Peppercorns

    Large square hunks of honeydew and cantaloupe can often seem like filler in a fruit salad, especially when they’re under-ripe. But not when it comes to this recipe. Cantaloupe sliced into slender moons steals the spotlight. The combination of orange slices and lime juice accents its ripe melon flavor, while pink peppercorns, flaky salt, and…

  • Cucumber Salad with Lemon & Cumin

    Cucumber Salad with Lemon & Cumin

    Don’t skip salting the cucumbers in this quick cucumber salad recipe—just 10 minutes pulls out some of their excess moisture, concentrating the flavor and keeping the salad from being watered down. Serve as a healthy side dish at a summer cookout alongside burgers and hot dogs.

  • Hummus Greek Salad

    Hummus Greek Salad

    Tomatoes, cucumber, red onion and top with arugula in this quick Greek salad. Served with whole-wheat pita and prepared hummus, it makes a filling, yet healthy lunch.

  • Fruit Bowl Salad with Mint & Honey Dressing

    Fruit Bowl Salad with Mint & Honey Dressing

    The dressing for this fruit salad is simple: citrus, honey, mint. That’s it. But those three flavors bring out the fruit’s natural sweetness, making this dish delicious enough to serve for dessert.

  • Hummus and Veggie Wraps

    Hummus and Veggie Wraps

    Swap the mayonnaise for hummus in this veggie roll-up and you’ll add fiber and cut saturated fat (not to mention give your wrap a delicious garlic flavor).

  • Grilled Eggplant Delight

    Grilled Eggplant Delight

    Master this simple grilled eggplant recipe and you’ll have the foundation for all sorts of healthy summer dishes. Serve the eggplant slices as a side with grilled chicken, fish or meat; add grilled eggplant to a salad; stuff it into sandwiches; chop it and top pizza with it; stir it into pasta dishes or grain…

  • Hummus & Veggie Sandwich

    Hummus & Veggie Sandwich

    This mile-high vegetable and hummus sandwich makes the perfect heart-healthy vegetarian lunch to go. Mix it up with different flavors of hummus and different types of vegetables depending on your mood.