Maftool–Middle Easern Couscous Recipe

Maftool is a less-known version of the very well-known couscous. Couscous originated by the Berber in North Africa (Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco) and was enjoyed by the royalty in Granada. Most likely by the way of merchants and ships of the Mediterranean, it showed up...

Tunisian Couscous With Vegetables

My friend Autumn taught me this recipe, a traditional Tunisian couscous main dish she learned from her Tunisian mother-in-law. It was the first time I make couscous or Tunisian food at home, and it was exceptional. The amount and variety of vegetables are so...

Fibered-up Food Products: Friends or Foes?

You know you need enough fiber. To feel full, eat less, and lose weight. To stay regular and maybe prevent colon cancer. To lower your cholesterol. To control your blood sugar or prevent diabetes. Great. The cereal bars and high-fiber yogurt you bought last week will...

Easy Original Hummus

I have a problem with commercial hummus: the price tag. Depending on the brand and flavor you get, you pay $2 to $4 for a 10-ounce container in the supermarket. For something as basic as hummus, that seems like a rip off! A can of chickpeas for half the price gives...

Middle Eastern Red Lentil Soup

The snow is gone, but the cold is still here. Warm your heart with this soup that I learned from my mama. It makes getting vegetables in easier, and it has a creamy texture without any cream. Learn how to identify the REAL causes of your gut problems. Download My Free...