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Korean Beef Bowl

Well, I tried a new recipe tonight – Korean Beef and Quinoa Bowl (http://smilesandwich.com/2015/01/27/15-minute-korean-beef-quinoa-bowl/) but, of course, with my own “Egyptian” flare!

I wanted to start with a quinoa recipe because quinoa is super duper hard to find here, and even if you do find it $$ cha-ching!! 274 more words


Freekeh, Broad Bean, Broccoli, Thyme and Soft Cheese Broth

We are betwixt and between seasons up here in Scotland. It is allegedly spring – verging on summer – but no one told May.

This month has been cool, windy, and really rather disappointing. 1,032 more words

Healthy Recipe

Get your freekeh on

Those little grains of what look like mini Sugar Puffs are super nutritious yet ultra-bland. They can be pepped up quite simply in a salad with peppers, pine kernels, herbs lemon and olive oil – which is delicious with barbecued chicken.


Get your freekeh on

So they may look like mini Sugar Puffs, but freekeh is the new quinoa, darling. Fashion fads aside, the smoky tasting freekeh is young green wheat that has been roasted. 91 more words

Sides And Salads

Freekeh Salad with Courgettes, Pistachios & Lemon Dressing

There’s been a lot of gardening going on. My own garden is quite small but it’s surprising how much time it takes to tidy it after winter and plant some new shrubs and replant pots. 636 more words


Lebanese lemon chicken and freekeh (farik)

I’ve been exploring the so-called super foods and more specifically the super grains. So far I have tried the sweet potatoes (not my thing), quinoa (recipes will follow) and today freekeh/farik (see below). 271 more words


Freekeh Pilaf and Coconut Macaroons

There is a research study done by the scientists at Harvard School of Public Health that shows that people who consumed at least 10.22 grams of cereal fiber had a 19% lower risk of death.  385 more words