Recipe Index


Apple Nut Loaf

Baked Lemon Challah French Toast

Banana and Date Sweetened Almond Butter Grain Free Granola

Banana Bread Granola (Insane)

Berry Baked Oatmeal with Almond Topping

Blueberry Banana Bread (No Sugar Added)

Blueberry Protein Muffins

Brunch Party Menu

Buttermilk Blue Cheese and Scallion Drop Biscuits

Buttermilk Pancakes 

Cake Yazdi- Persian Rose Water Muffins

Cardamom Tahini Granola

Chocolate Chunk Zucchini Banana Bread Cookies (Gluten Free + Dairy Free)

Chocolate Cinnamon Espresso Muffins

Chocolate Espresso Granola with Flaked Coconut

Chunky Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

Cranberry Almond Cocoa Nib Granola Bars

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Ricotta Scones

Easiest Yeast Bread

Fresh Fig Buttermilk Muffins

Fresh Peach Muffins with Oat Streusel Topping

Granola Bars

Granola Crusted Walnuts

Green Tea Muffins with Mini Chocolate Chips

Healthy Banana Bread with Flax Seed

Healthy Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

Homemade Bagels

Homemade Heart Shaped Pop Tarts

Homemade “Lara Bars” with Goji Berries

Honey Barberry Orange Scones

Irish Soda Bread Muffins with Bourbon Soaked Currants (GF/DF)

Irish Soda Bread Muffins with Raisins and Caraway

One Bowl Pumpkin Bread (Vegan and Gluten-free)

Olive Oil and Cardamom Granola

Olive Oil Muffins

Overnight French Toast Bake Persian Style

Peach Butter

Peanut Butter Granola with Cacao Nibs

Pumpkin  Carrot Muffins (Gluten Free and Dairy Free)

Pumpkin Granola

Quinoa Granola with Flaked Coconut and Almonds

Raw Cacao Banana Bread with Cacao Nina (GF + DF)

Rosemary Scones with Strawberry Jam and Lemon Icing

Spiced Sweet Potato Muffins

Spinach Borani- Persian Spinach Yogurt Dip

Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Sunday Morning Banana Oatmeal

Sweet Potato Banana Oat Bread

Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Chia Seeds

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Swirl Bread with Rye and Flaxseed

Whole Wheat Lemon Pancakes with Chia Seeds and Blackberry Syrup

Appetizers and Accompaniments

Adaptogenic Roasted Cauliflower Celeriac Turmeric Soup

Artichoke Spread

Asparagus Tart

Balsamic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes

Broccoli Quinoa Tabbouleh

Butternut Squash and Tahini Spread

Butternut Squash and Smoky Black Bean Kale Salad

Butternut Squash Apple Soup

Cauliflower “Couscous” Salad

Char-grilled Broccoli with Chili and Garlic 

Cheddar Dill Gougères

Chickpea and Raw Vegetable Salad

Chickpea Feta Salad with Herbs

Corn and Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing

Corn Chowder

Creamy Cauliflower and Saffron Soup (Vegan + Gluten-free)

Creamy Thai Carrot Soup (Vegan + Gluten-free)

Crunchy Spring Salad with Dill Dressing

Curried Cauliflower Soup (Vegan + GF)

Dutch Oven Bread

Easy Homemade Naan Bread

Easy Vegan Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Eggplant, Arugula and Caramelized Onion Barley with Walnut Dressing

Farro Salad with Butternut Squash, Feta and Pumpkin Seeds

Farro with Kale Pesto, Shaved Zucchini, and More Kale

Farro with Peas, Feta and Herb-Yogurt Dressing

Farro with Tomatoes and Herbs

Fried Orecchiette

Gouda-Stuffed Crusty Loave

Grilled Butternut Squash Sandwich with Herb Ricotta 

Grilled Oysters with Compound Butter

Herb Quinoa Salad with Pistachio, Feta and Tahini Dressing

Holy Hummus

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Multi-Seed Crackers

Homemade Soft Pretzel

Homemade Wheat Thins

Honey Mustard Raw Broccoli Crunch Salad

Honey Oat Bread

Hot Charred Cherry Tomatoes with Cold Lemon Yogurt

Hummus Two Ways

Jerusalem Hummus

Kale and Arugula Mexican Salad

Kale and White Bean Salad with Whole Wheat Croutons and Tahini Dressing

Kale Caesar Salad with Whole Wheat Croutons

Kale Salad with Apple, Pecans, Barberries and Aged Cheddar

Kale Salad with Apple, Walnuts and Mustard Vinaigrette 

Kale Salad with Creamy Cashew Dill Salad with Cucumbers and Radish (Raw + Vegan + GF)

Kale Salad with Creamy Dijon Maple Dressing, Squash, Pecans and Pomegranate

Kale Salad with Fennel, Honeycrisp and Goat Cheese

Kale Salad with Ginger Dressing, Chickpeas and Sesame Almonds

Kale Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing, Toasted Breadcrumbs and Parmesan

Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Walnuts and Sumac Yogurt Dressing

Kale Salad with Roasted Sunchokes and Tahini Dressing


Lemon Basil Hummus

Lemony Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan

Maple Roasted Carrots with Pistachio, Parsley and Pomegranate

Mast-O-Khiar: Persian Cucumber Yogurt Dip

Mast-O-Musir/Persian French Onion Dip 

Mediterranean Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini

Mediterranean Quinoa and Tomato Salad Two Ways

Minestrone (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

Moroccan Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Soup with Ginger Cream, Pistachios and Pomegranate Arils

Mushroom Pâté

Nan-e Barbari Bread (Persian Flatbread)

No-Knead Wheat Bread

Olive Tapenade

One- Hour Braided Honey Wheat Bread

Parmesan Rosemary Madeleines

Peanut-Sesame Slaw with Soba Noodles

Pomegranate Feta Guacamole

Power Crunch Salad

Pumpkin Hummus with Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin Soup

Quick Asparagus and Pea Soup (Vegan)

Quinoa Salad with Arugula, Mushrooms, Roasted Squash and Cauliflower with Tart Cherry Vinaigrette

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Raw Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing

Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Feta

Roasted Butternut Squash with Farro, Walnuts and Goat Cheese

Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup

Roasted Cauliflower and White Cheddar Soup

Roasted Eggplant with Tahini Yogurt Sauce

Roasted Winter Vegetables with Barley

Rosemary and Garlic Bread

Rosemary Flatbread/Crackers

Sabzi Khordan Salad

Salmon Tartare

Seared Scallops with Spinach and Walnut Pesto

Sekanjibeen Cucumber Pomegranate Salad

Shaved Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts and Kale Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad/Slaw with Pomegranate and Almonds

Shrimp Cocktail with Saffron Aioli

Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwiches with Fresh Herb Cream Cheese

Smoked Trout Pate

Soup-e Jo

Spiced Carrot and Pear Vegan Soup

Spiced Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Sauce

Spicy Sweet Potato, Kale and Chickpea Soup

Spicy Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho

Spring Panzanella Salad

Steamed Fingerling Potatoes with Fresh Herb

Summer Grilled Corn Quinoa Salad

Tahini Kale Salad with Spiced Squash, Roasted Chickpeas and Candied Walnuts

The Surge

Tomato Mint Salad with Feta

Sweet and Spicy Pomegranate Hummus

Vegan Kashke Bademjan: Persian Eggplant and Walnut Dip

Vegan Tomato Soup with White Beans and    Spinach

Whole Grain Irish Soda Bread

Whole Wheat Beer Bread


Arugula Pesto, Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza with Whole Wheat Crust

Avocado Pesto Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes and Arugula (Vegan)

Bibb Lettuce Wedges with Radish and Herb Yogurt Dresssing

Buckwheat Salad with Asparagus, Strawberries and Parmesan

Butternut Squash and Basil Lasagna

Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Butternut Squash Pasta with Brown Butter, Sage and Parmesan

Butternut Squash Risotto

Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo

Cauliflower “Risotto”

Chelow with Tahdig- Persian Rice with Crispy Crust

Chicken Chili

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Paillard

Chicken Stew with Homemade Herbed Biscuits

Creamy Avocado and Gouda Fettuccine

Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Pasta

Crispy Breaded Cauliflower Tacos

Easiest No Knead Overnight Bread

Easy Avocado Spinach Pasta with Parmesan 

Easy Chickpea Curry

Easy Grilled Salmon with Whole Lemon Sauce

Easy Linguine with Spinach and Parmesan

Easy Kale Pappardelle

Eggplant Rigatoni Bake

Farmer’s Market Farro

Farro with Roasted Broccoli, Feta, Walnuts, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Tahini

Ghalieh Meygoo

Goat Cheese Lemon Pasta with Kale

Gouda and Pea Mac and Cheese

Green Quinoa Salad with Feta

Grilled Veggie Pasta with Basil and Pecorino

Haricots Verts Quinoa Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

Healthy Harvest Chicken Soup

Homemade Ravioli

Honey- Sesame Tofu with Green Beans

Individual Chicken Pot Pies

Jeweled Rice (Javaher Polow)

Kale Pesto Pasta with Sauteed Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Kebab-e Mahi: Fish Kebab in Spicy Saffron Marinade

Khoresh Bademjan: Eggplant and Tomato Stew

Khoresh Gheymeh: Persian Split Pea Stew with Fries (Vegan + Gluten-free)

Lemon Risotto

Lemon Roasted Cod

Lentil Soup

Lemon Swordfish Kabob with Dill Yogurt

Lightened Up Veggie Lasagna

Lobster Fra Diavolo

Morassa Polo/Jeweled Brown Rice 

Moroccan Cauliflower Detox Salad

Mussels in White Wine with Saffron

One Pot Mushroom and Kale Pasta

One Pot Veggie Curry Noodles with Tofu (Vegan + Gluten-free)

Orzo with Shrimp, Feta and Dill

Pan-seared Halibut with Lime

Pan-Seared Halibut in Tomato, Basil and White Bean Sauce

Pappardelle with Truffles and Sautéed Shrimp

Pasta with Creamy White Bean Sauce, Mushrooms and Spinach

Parmesan Polenta with Lemon Thyme Mushrooms

Pasta with Eggplant, Caramelized Onions and Burrata

Pasta with Lentils

Pasta with Roasted Veggies, Spinach and Feta

Penne with Shrimp and Morels

“Persian” Pesto Pasta with Pistachio, Feta and Mint

Persian Style Sauteed Shrimp

Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Pomodoro Sauce

Quick Coconut Curry Chickpeas with Veggies

Quinoa Caprese Bake

Quinoa Spinach Mac and Cheese

Red Pepper Pesto Pasta

Red Wine Risotto with Spring Vegetables

Roast Salmon with Pomegranate Glaze

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Feta

Roasted Chicken with Grapes, Olives, Shallot and Rosemary 

Roasted Mahimahi with Olive, Caper and Lemon

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms and Parmesan

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Romanesco Rosemary Rigatoni

Rosé Risotto with Roasted Shrimp 

Rosemary Roasted Vegetables with Goat Cheese Polenta

Rustic Pasta with Asparagus and Peas

Sabzi Polo Ba Mahi (Rice with Fresh Herbs and Pan-Fried Fish)

Saffron Hummus

Saffron Risotto with Grilled Veggies and Shrimp

Salmon Piccata

Salmon with Sumac Rub and Herb Topping

Salmon with Sweet Mustard Glaze

Sheet Pan Lemon Garlic Salmon and Asparagus

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp Fajitas with Cilantro-Lime Yogurt Sauce

Shrimp Saganaki- Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Simple Chickpea  Tagine

Snap Pea Salad with Radish, Mint and Feta

Southwest Pesto Pasta

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Bowls with Mushrooms and Spinach

Spinach and Feta Pie

Spicy Quinoa Stuffed Eggplant

Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato, Broccoli and Goat Cheese Rigatoni

Spicy West African Peanut Soup

Spinach Artichoke Lasagna

Squash, Pea and Goat Cheese Quinoa Risotto with Trout

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

Sweet Potato and Spinach Curry with Cauliflower Rice

Swordfish Steaks with Tomatoes and Basil

Tagliatelle with Fresh Corn, Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

Tagliatelle with Spinach, Mascarpone and Parmesan

Taleggio, Mushroom and Tarragon Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

Thanksgiving Turkey

The Most Simple Truffled Fettuccine

Truffled Mac and Cheese with Sautéed Mushrooms

Truffled Pasta with Peas, Lemon and Herbs

Tuna Steaks with Mango Chutney

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

Vegan Fesenjan: Butternut Squash, Walnut and Pomegranate Stew

Vegan Ghormeh Sabzi: Iranian Herb Stew

Vegan Stuffed Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Sauce

Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Vegetarian Tahcheen: Eggplant and Mushroom Baked Rice

Veggie Enchiladas

Veggie Quinoa Chili

Veggie Skillet Lasagna

White Beans with Tomatoes, Garlic and Basil

Whole Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables

Yogurt Mac and Cheese with Mushrooms and Spinach

Zereshk Polo- Farro with Dried Rose Petals and Barberries 


Almond Biscotti

Almond Flour Lemon Yogurt Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Peaches

Apple Crisp

Avocado Pound Cake with Raspberry Glaze

Baklava Cheesecake

Baklava with Cardamom and Rosewater

Banana-Oat Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Berriest Lemon Tart

Best Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Blood Orange Cake

Brioche and Berry Bread Pudding with Lemon Fondant

Caramel Stuffed Snickerdoodles

Cardamom and Currant Snickerdoodles

Cardamom Rosewater Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Gluten Free)

Carrot Zucchini Bread

Cheesecake Candy Crumb Bars

Chocolate Bourbon Cake with Ganache

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cookies

Chocolate Cutout Cookies with White Chocolate Drizzle

Chocolate- Flecked Whiskey and Rye Cookies

Chocolate Frosted Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Fudge Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies

Chocolate Fudge Rosewater Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Pumpkin Pie

Classic Chocolate Cake 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Sheet Cake

Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Tart (Gluten Free, Paleo, Vegan)

Coconut Oil Brownies with Pomegranate and Cacao Nibs

Cookies and Cream Cookies

Country Blueberry Pie (By Hand)

Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dark Chocolate Bark with Almonds and Raspberries

Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Cherry Almond Cookies

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

Date and Walnut Cookies

Double Chocolate Chickpea Cookies (Gluten-free + Dairy-free)

Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Double Chocolate S’mores Cookies (Gluten Free + Dairy Free)

Double Pistachio Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Bars

Easy Naturally Sweetened Vegan Chocolate “Mousse”

Easy One Bowl Brownies

Easy Peach Ricotta Cake

Easy Peanut Butter Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies (GF)

Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake with Meringue

Easy Raspberry Almond Crisp

Fig and Almond Tart

Fresh Cherry Chocolate Chunk Blondies

Fresh Plum Tart with Walnut Crust

Fudgy Peppermint Bark Brownies

Fudgy Salted Chocolate- Cardamom Cookies

Funfetti Biscotti

Funfetti Cheesecake Filled Cookie Bars

Ginger Maple Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Vegan)

Gluten Free Dutch Apple Pie

Greek Yogurt Lemon Bars

Healthy Chocolate Chip Butternut Squash Oat Cookies (Vegan and Gluten-free)

Healthy Chocolate Hazelnut Bars (GF+Paleo)

Healthy Chocolate Raspberry Bars (GF + Vegan)

Healthy-ish Dark Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

Healthy Snickers Bars

Homemade Oreos

Honey Rosewater Cheesecake with Pistachio Crust (Gluten Free)

Lavender Cardamom “Shortbread” with Cacao Nibs (Gluten Free + Dairy Free)

Lavender Ice Cream with Bittersweet Chocolate Shavings

Lavender Madeleines

Lemon Bars with Fresh Raspberry Puree

Lemon Coconut Crinkle Cookies

Lemon Macadamia Bars (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies with Dragon Fruit Glaze

Lemon Ricotta Cookies


Make Ahead Carrot Sheet Cake

Mango Lime Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Meyer Lemon Yogurt Cake with Pine Nut Crumble

Mini Raw Pitaya Cheesecake

Nan-E Badami: Almond Cookies (GF, DF, Oil-Free)

No Bake Brownies with Cranberries, Flaked Coconut and Almonds

Oat and Flax Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Oatmeal Maple Chocolate Chip Cookies

One Bowl Chocolate Almond Raspberry Cake

Orange Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Sea Salt

Peanut Butter Brownies with Sea Salt

Peach and Plum Saffron Almond Cake

Peach Tart

Persian Cardamom Almond Cake (GF)

Persian Love Cake 

Pitaya Cheesecake Bars (Vegan + Raw + Gluten-free)

Pomegranate and Blueberry Jellies

Pomegranate Cake with Orange Blossom Frosting

Popcorn Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cake Cookies

Raspberry Crisp

Raspberry Frozen Greek Yogurt with Dark Chocolate Chunks

Raspberry Orange Buttermilk Cake

Raspberry Ricotta Cake

Raw Cacao Chickpea Blender Brownies

Red Currant and Lime Sorbet

Red Velvet Cake Cookies

Red Velvet Madeleines

Red Wine Cranberry Brownies 

Roasted Almond, Chocolate Chunk and Cocoa Nib Cookies with Black Lava Salt

Rose Water Pound Cake with Chocolate Icing and Dried Rose Petals

Saffron Yogurt Cake with Rosewater Icing and Pistachio 

Salted Chocolate Almond Butter Rice Krispie Treat 

Salted Chocolate Rye Cookies

Salted Olive Oil Brownie Cookies

Salted Pistachio Chocolate Cookies

Shirini Keshmeshi – Persian Raisin Cookies with Rosewater 

Shortbread Dipped in Dark Chocolate with Pistachio and Sea Salt

Sparkly Cranberry Cookies

Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting 

Strawberry Sage Mascarpone Tart

Strawberry Yogurt Tart with Rosewater, Pistachio and Port (Gluten-free)

Superfood Chocolate Bark

Thick and Extra Cinnamon-y Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

Thick and Extra Cinnamon-y Chocolate Chunk Snickerdoodles

Triple Chocolate Peppermint Bark

White Chocolate Barberry Biscotti

White Chocolate Bark with Dried Fruit and Walnuts

White Chocolate Blondies with Toasted Cashews, Dark Chocolate and Marzipan

White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies

White Chocolate Strawberry Blondies

Beverages and Cocktails

Bubbly Grapefruit Sangria

Fresh Honeydew Puree with Lime and Vodka

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