Bethany Kehdy

A Champion of Middle Eastern Food & Recipes

Warm Lentil Salad w/ Halloumi Cheese, Oven Roasted Tomatoes & a Za’atar Vinaigrette

How many of you agree that consuming  processed, fat-free foods is probably the most frightful thing you could do to yourself? Take fat-free yogurt as a simple example; the ones that have slender, gorgeous ladies advertised all over the packaging. I can promise you one thing: these ladies are not eating that yogurt to get that figure. Fat Free anything, in this case yogurt, will have copious amounts of added sugar, high-fructose corn...

Falafel Salad

This salad is a twist on the falafel (pronounced falefeel) sandwich that is enjoyed around the Middle East. In Lebanon, a falafel sandwich comes stuffed with tomatoes, shredded lettuce, kabiss (mixed pickle varieties; chillies, beetroot, parsnip among others) lathered with tarator (tahini, garlic then diluted with lemon), maybe some batata (fries), wrapped in arabic bread and "BAM" as Emerill would say! Did I just describe heaven? I probably...

Beets Avocado Salad-Video with Guest & a Sur La Table GIVEAWAY!

" I'm giving away a $50 Sur La Table gift card. READ ON TO ENTER!" I recently made this salad for my niece Vanessa who loved it so much; she now proclaims it one of her favourite salads. After watching me do a few cooking videos for the blog, she decided that she, too, wanted to be part of the "web show", as she likes to call it. Given that this is her favorite salad now, I showed her how to make it on her own. In the video below, Vanessa...