Posts Tagged ‘dried apricots’
Tahini-Date Granola Bars, with Dried Apricots. A strong start.
Tahini-date granola bars are chewy, nutty, and have that delicious tangy dried fruit flavor with dried apricots. The tahini combines great with peanut butter, but you can do all tahini, leave out the almonds and go nut-free. Have fun and add other dried fruits, nuts, and seeds–just be sure to keep the same proportions so…Read More
Crustless Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sumac Recipe. Say yes to the dress.
As many of you know, I’m getting married soon. Recently someone asked when, and my response (“next month”) surprised me. It’s a-comin’ right up! I’d say that I don’t recommend having your manuscript deadline and your wedding fall within a couple of months of one another. But actually, I kind of do recommend it. My…Read More
Homemade Power Bars Recipe: Apricot Almond
Power bars, energy bars, call them what you will: they’ve long been a fixture in my gym bag, my handbag, or any bag toting my essentials. I considered them essentials primarily because round about 4 p.m., just before an evening run or workout, I’d be crashing hungry from not having eaten an adequate breakfast (or…Read More
Lebanese-inspired, protein-rich breakfasts
I’ve waxed, and then waned, on the subject of breakfast more than once here (like this), and a lot more than once over the course of…well, a lifetime. Breakfast has ruled me the way the croissant dough wants to rule the rolling pin. At a certain point you have to shake the big pin in…Read More
Gone Writing (but not without a little something for you)
This week I’m diving deep on some work that’s been needing special attention. I’m glad to plunge, but then that means it’s quiet in my kitchen. There are lots of simple, little meals though: Lebanese eggs with asparagus, soft-scrambled; snack; and a quick pasta (sauté zucchini and mushrooms with garlic, add some cream, then the…Read More
Apricot-Walnut Granola with Orange Blossom, and a new life
I haven’t heard my father’s name spoken so many times in the 12 years since he died as I have in the last week. For the first time I truly understand, and I feel, the power of a namesake. It evokes. It reminds. It says: here is the cycle of life. We are born. We…Read More