Posts tagged Main Dishes
Peach Carnitas

I’ve been perfecting my carnitas over time. For me, there’s nothing better than slow-cooking pork shoulder on a weekend afternoon. Along with my special blend of spices, onion, and fruit to keep everything tender, you’re set up for success with this recipe. I know large pieces of meat can be intimidating to cook, but actually, this recipe takes little skill.

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Za’atar Lamb Meatballs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Lemony Tahini Dressing

Meatballs are such a versatile way to build meals for the week. Alongside roasted potatoes, or veggies, with pasta, salad, or even as a base for wraps and pita sandwiches, meatballs round out simple weekly staples. I make mine with lamb and the lovely blend of spices known as ‘za’atar’ in the Mediterranean and Middle East.

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Delicata Squash + Beet + Leek Salad with Orange Kombucha Dressing

The transition of seasons is always welcome in my kitchen. A new season means new ingredients, cooking methods, and flavors. In fall, I prepare to give salads a bit of a ‘rest’ until springtime. I do, however, enjoy a few ‘cold-weather’ salads before we enter deep winter. These salads tap into the rich squashes and root vegetables available in fall. The idea is to have a salad that sticks with you and allows you to have something both fresh and warming. Give this recipe a try and customize based on your tastes (salads are a great way to practice substituting and making additions based on your dosha and what you like).

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Rosemary-Garlic Eggplant Pita Wraps with Herbed Yogurt Sauce

I like to make these sandwiches when I’ve also made Za’atar Lamb Meatballs, or Crispy Cinnamon Chickpeas. You can fill your pita with solely the eggplant mixture and yogurt sauce, or round them out with meatballs and chickpeas. Either way, these sandwiches are filling and a good way to spice up your sandwich routine.

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