♡ The Best Lentil Salad Ever! ♡

I’ve mentioned my love for lentils so many times before. As someone that’s trying to eat as plant based as possible lentils are a great source of protein in my own diet. I cook them at least 4 times a week whether its lentil soup or to put on my salads. This recipe is for…

♡ Breakfast Porridge ♡

Porridge is one of my favorite breakfast foods. I love the taste of it. Especially when it’s still warm. Makes me feel all cozy inside. There are so many ways to make porridge. But this one is the easiest way I found. All you need is some milk and water and you are good to…

♡ My Grandma’s Cookies ♡

My grandmother has always been a very big part of my life. Especially when I was a little kid. My mother is a teacher and after  she gave birth to me she had to go back to work and she didn’t have time to take care of me. Since that was the case my grandmother…

♡ Turkish Red Lentil Soup (Ezogelin) ♡

It’s very hot here where I live lately considering it’s the middle of the summer. But nothing can stop me from having lentil soup. Even this melting heat. Lentil soup has always been my favorite food. Even when I was a little kid. Here in Turkey you can find this soup in almost every restaurant….

♡ Green Beans With Olive Oil (Turkish Inspired) ♡

Green beans are the healthiest and the most delicious vegetables. They are even more delicious when they are cooked with olive oil. This is the Turkish way of cooking this. My family has the tradition to cook these with sugar like they do most vegetables. The most important thing while cooking this is to make…

♡ Summery Watermelon and Cheese Salad ♡

I have mentioned in another post of mine that in summer all I eat is salads. Fresh salads especially. I’ve always been a fan of feta cheese and watermelon combination. And adding the watermelon in this salad made this a sweet salad so I figured the pomegranate molasses dressing would be the perfect dressing for…

♡ Light Chocolate and Vanilla Cupcakes ♡

This recipe is for all of you dieting. We all know that one person that always avoids eating desserts and things with sugar and flour. I, myself am one of those people. These cupcakes are very guilt free. Low on sugar and flour. Which is what makes them so special . One cupcake can normally…

♡ Brownie Muffins ♡

My mother is a huge brownie fan but she has been dieting for a while now so she tries to cut down on sweets and sugar. A few days ago she was craving brownies so I went on a hunt to find a good recipe.  I came across these brownie muffins and immediately thought I…

♡ The Cheesiest Spinach Gratin ♡

Spinach. The food all kids hate. For some reason even as a kid I’ve always loved spinach. I mean I’m sure popeye helped a lot but I don’t remember ever causing trouble about not eating spinach. I’ve been thinking lately of a way to make kids enjoy eating spinach like I do. This is what…

♡ Whole Wheat Bread ♡

I am a bread fanatic. I love all kinds of it. Lately I’ve been wondering if I could make my own bread and have it taste better than the store bought bread. I love whole wheat bread most because it’s a lot healthier than white bread and my dad is diabetic and he finds eating…

♡ Baked Semolina Dessert ♡

THISS! Turkish traditional desserts usually have sugar water syrup in them which we call sherbet. This one is one of those too. But the thing is I didn’t use as much sugar as the traditional dessert would use so this dessert is somewhat healthier? Well to me anyways. Less sugar = healthier in my eyes….