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Asheh Kashk (Traditional Persian Soup)

“Persian brand of “Kashk” No matter how good it looks… never make the mistake of biting into a spoonful!”

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Making a Magical Mushroom Soup and some Photos of our Mushroom Farm

You don’t need psychedelic mushrooms to feel the positive impact that mushrooms can have on your mind and body. And you don’t have to spend a ton of cash on dry imported or strange looking mushrooms–that will probably just rot in your fridge–to get good nutritional value they have to offer. The most common white… Continue reading Making a Magical Mushroom Soup and some Photos of our Mushroom Farm

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Apricot Fruit Porridge with a touch of raisins and a hint of honey: For baby and Momma

This dish is quick, easy, vegetarian and good for anyone, especially babies and nursing mothers. Why? Apricots are rich in essential nutrients like; dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium. When nursing mothers eat apricots it can also increase prolactin, or the hormone that signals milk production. If you can find, in your local… Continue reading Apricot Fruit Porridge with a touch of raisins and a hint of honey: For baby and Momma

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Date balls: Level up with these sweet treats!

These are a favorite Iranian treat of mine. They are naturally sweetened with honey and dates. I love snacking on them with a cup of coffee in the am. They can be hard to find in the village, however, so I had to improvise and make my own. They are probably a healthier variety too.… Continue reading Date balls: Level up with these sweet treats!

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A Rainbow Salad: rainbows are for everyone!

It has been a while since I posted a recipe; really it has been a while since I’ve posted anything, during this month of Ramazan (fasting). Pardon me for my lengthy breaks! Today I am posting something sweet and simple that you may enjoy making with your children; I am sure they would love getting… Continue reading A Rainbow Salad: rainbows are for everyone!

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Lessons of the Wild: Kangar an Amazing, Wild, Super Food of Iran

  Kangar or Spear Thistle field in Iran Some days when my husband and I get out – for our little nature walks and hikes – his knowledge on wild vegetation and how to make use of them simply amazes me. Perhaps his hard life has paid off since he has immense knowledge and skills… Continue reading Lessons of the Wild: Kangar an Amazing, Wild, Super Food of Iran

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Yummy Lentils, So Easy to Make!

Yummy Lentils This dish is easy, healthy and inexpensive which is why I love it! I especially love to make it around Ramadan since it is so filling, and you know Ramadan is around the corner for us Muslims. Muslims can never go wrong with such a nourishing and halal meal, we simply do not… Continue reading Yummy Lentils, So Easy to Make!