Crispy Roasted Chickpeas

Chickpeas. There are a lot of delicious things you can make with them. If you haven’t yet tried them roasted in the oven, now’s the time. When roasted in the oven, these fiber and protein-packed legumes turn into a crispy, flavorful, savory, healthy and yummy snack. You can toss them with a couple of herbs… Read More

Chickpea-Quinoa Patties with Cranberry Ginger Chutney

Cooking is wonderful metaphor for life, don’t you think? It requires an open mind, patience, flexibility, resourcefulness and a nice sense of humor. Most of the best home cooks I know understand this, so I try to have the same attitude with every dish I make. Take this one, for example. My intent was to make savory… Read More

Summer Freekah and Herb Salad with Pomegranate Molasses Dressing

A traditional food of the Middle East and Northeastern Africa, freekah has recently made its way into Western food culture. It’s not a common grain seen in many Western kitchens, but I think it has the potential to catch the interest of many home cooks and chefs. High in fiber and iron, and a good source of niacin, vitamin… Read More