Middle Eastern

WRITTEN ON Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Grains, Middle Eastern, Salads, Side Dish, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Zucchini

ShareLast week I took Luke to a play date at my friend Kim’s house. She asked me to bring some kind of grain salad, as part of the grown ups lunch. I decided on bulgar salad with roasted peppers, zucchini and herbs, purely because it’s what I had on hand. For the kids, it was PB&J’s […]


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WRITTEN ON Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Cheese, Fruit, Grains, Middle Eastern, Nuts, Salads, Side Dish

ShareMy childhood friend Laura always had the best lunches. The lunch table was generally divided into sections. Those of us who ate and those of us who didn’t (I went to an all girls school. The not eating thing was somewhat of a problem in our later years). But there was one thing we could […]


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WRITTEN ON Thursday, June 18th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Appetizer, Chick peas, Middle Eastern, Tomatoes

ShareFew things strike fear into my heart more than onion dip from a can, or beer cheese out of a plastic tub. Why serve over-processed, store bought gunk when it’s so easy to whip up delicious and healthy snacks right in your own kitchen? After all, we’re not in college anymore (and for those who […]


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WRITTEN ON Monday, May 11th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Chick peas, Dinner, Middle Eastern, No really, what IS for lunch?, Turkey, Vegetarian

ShareWeeknight meals should strike a balance between healthy and quick.  Especially Monday.  I’m usually still full from my “weekend eating” by Monday night.  That’s why these Greek turkey burgers are such a staple around here.  They’re made with only breast meat turkey (the regular ground turkey actually has about as much fat as lean ground […]


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WRITTEN ON Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Dinner, Lamb, Middle Eastern

ShareI went to the grocery store last night with lamb chops on the brain. Um, yeah. Not so much. Six small chops would have run me about $35, even if I had bought the rack and cleaned it myself. There were tougher cuts of lamb available, but I didn’t have the time to braise it, […]


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