Chicken Parmesan

Thanks to one of my fellow momma friends, Beyoona D. from California, for sharing her amazing recipe. Beyoona is a beautiful momma to 2 handsome boys and married to her Persian husband. This impressive and intelligent momma is always…

Gluten-free Persian Dessert (Fereny)

Fereny فرنى (Persian Rice-Flour Creamy Pudding) Looking for a tasty gluten-free Persian dessert for your kids and family? Well fereny is the perfect treat! Ingredients: 2/3 cup rice flour 4 cups milk 1/3 cup sugar 1/4…

Lentil Butternut Squash Soup

With Fall here and the weather getting chillier, nothing like a bowl of soup and some sabzi polo mahi to warm the soul. My soup is a made-up concoction inspired by the internet, and nothing I claim to be Persian, but I promise you it's…

Pick-me-up Protein Smoothie

If you're anything like me and have a big sweet tooth, you are digging every corner of your house looking for something sugary and sweet in the afternoon as a pick-me-up. Most times I will allow myself a treat. But today, after realizing…

Quinoa Salad

1 cup quinoa (I used 1/2 cup of regular quinoa and 1/2 cup of red quinoa) 2 cups water 6 dry apricots cut into small pieces 1/2 cup dry currants 1/2 cup diced yellow, orange, or red peppers Half a red onion diced…

Healthy Fast Food

Looking for a fast, healthy, and easy lunch/dinner recipe? Well look no further! This easy, and healthy fast food was inspired from a Coscto sample. Thanks Costco!    Just heat the salmon fillets in a skillet for 4-5 mins on each…