Lebanese Cous Cous with Chickpeas

Lebanese Cous Cous with Chickpeas

I much prefer the larger pearl/Lebanese style cous cous over the smaller, grainier variety. The big semolina pearls are lusciously creamy – especially when cooked with a little olive oil. This particular cous cous is from Idaho and Zursun Beans – they’re absolutely fabulous. Rounding out the dish are some thinly sliced and peeled cucumbers… Continue reading Lebanese Cous Cous with Chickpeas

Pita Chips With Hummus And Crispy Chickpeas

Pita chips with hummus and chickpeas

This one works well for a snack, lunch or dinner. When it comes to dinner we often serve this with a side salad topped with pickled veggies; think olives, roasted red bell peppers and artichoke hearts. The pita chips are easy peasy in an air fryer, and you can buy hummus pretty much anywhere these… Continue reading Pita Chips With Hummus And Crispy Chickpeas

Middle Eastern Platter

Middle Eastern Platter

This is another dish that’s fun to use with the Lightlife Plant Based Ground. On the plate above you will see: Some saffron and paprika spiked basmati rice Homemade hummus with Divina olive spread Trader Joe’s Beet Chips A quick salad of tomato, cucumber, onion, parsley, olive oil and garlic Middle Eastern style kofta For… Continue reading Middle Eastern Platter