Koshari & Baharat – 2 Jewels of Egypt

Koshari is the national dish of Egypt … and deservingly so. The texture, the aroma, the taste … it’s something that needs to be internationally recognized. So until that happens, we’re going to pay homage to it here on our blog. The main ingredients are rice, macaroni, brown lentils, and garbanzo beans (a.k.a. chickpeas). This…

Antioxidant Salad

Not only is this dish a display of beautiful colors, but it’s also extremely nutrient-dense. This salad has everything from cucumbers to carrots, peppers to pomegranates, and seeds to scallions. And yes, I case you were wondering, those are black beans. So, what exactly is an antioxidant? An antioxidant is a substance that removes potentially…

Collard Green Cool Down

It’s officially Fall in Michigan. Aside from the classic favorites like cinnamon donuts, honey crisp apples, and hot cider, we also know it’s the ultimate season for fresh collard greens. Why you ask? Because farmers and consumers alike love to pick collard greens out of the ground after the first frost. You see, the toughness…