As the founder of Plant Based Folk (PBF), I started this blog in late 2019 to share my passion for creating delicious vegan Lebanese recipes. Over the years, my blog has steadily grown and I now have tens of thousands of followers across various social media platforms, thanks to my unique take on classic Lebanese food which I have turned into mouthwatering homestyle cooking.
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Discover Authentic Vegan Lebanese Recipes
I believe in the power of food to bring people together and make positive changes in our lives.
That's why I'm committed to sharing my love of vegan Lebanese cuisine with as many people as possible.
Why Vegan Lebanese Recipes?
I started changing my diet in 2017, I went from eating “whatever” to eating vegan / plant-based meals.
I am a second-generation Aussie, born and bred in Sydney Australia with a Lebanese background.
Having grown up on Lebanese food, with amazing cooks within my family, I absolutely adore the flavors and am thrilled to have been able to easily convert the dishes into vegan-friendly ones.
FYI, I want to point out that Lebanese cuisine is already filled with many vegetable-based meals.
Although I specialize in vegan Lebanese recipes, you can find all types of vegan recipes on my blog.
But why did I go plant-based?
Simple. It was my health.
I have a goiter and multiple nodules on my thyroid, and when I couldn’t get the answers I needed conventionally, I learned to turn to my food.
My symptoms (including but not limited to; nausea, fatigue, flu-like symptoms, aches and pains, brain fog, and insomnia ...) have been manageable through food.
Sometimes I turn to cleansing (every once in a while), and this has had a positive impact. You can read my experience with cleansing here Advanced 3:6:9 Cleanse Review
Personally, I try to always maximize the diversity of foods I eat each week. To keep my gut happy. Hence, why you'll note a variety of ingredients used throughout my recipes.
Featured In Top Publications
My recipes have been featured in top publications such as Business Insider, Happy Cow, One Green Planet, Shape.com, Best of Vegan, Greatist, Plant Based Magazine, Insider.com, SkillShare, Vegan Easy, Parade, and Hunker.
I am grateful for the recognition and am committed to continuing to share my passion for creating vegan recipes.
So, in addition to my delicious recipes, I also offer helpful tips and resources for those who are new to plant-based / vegan eating or cooking in general.
Whether you're looking to improve your health, reduce your environmental impact, or simply explore new flavors and cuisines, I'm here to support you on your journey.
Some of my popular recipes include:
- Authentic Lebanese Mujadara - did you know there are a few types of mujadara?
- Fattoush salad - a fresh salad with crispy golden pita bread
- Shorbet Adas - the popular lentil soup (one of my favorites)
Some recipes that might be unique to you include:
- Molokhia - do you know jute mallow? and how delicious it is?
- Batata harra - Lebanese spicy potatoes
- Musabaha - creamy chickpea breakfast
- Fasolia - Kidney bean stew Lebanese fasolia
- Moghrabieh - spiced Lebanese pearl couscous
Other non-Lebanese recipes that are popular:
- Yellow split pea dal has so much flavor and is seriously easy
- Glass noodle salad is refreshing and light
- Air Fryer Corn Ribs - has everyone talking
These dishes are just a taste of what you can expect to find on PBF. I'm always experimenting with new ingredients and techniques to bring you the best recipes.
My mission is to make plant-based / vegan eating enjoyable for everyone. I truly believe that eating more plants is not only good for everyone's health, but also for the planet.
That's why I’m committed to sharing authentic, flavorful recipes that showcase the versatility and deliciousness of plant-based cuisine.
Ever since I can remember, I have had a passion for cooking, I have been cooking for 20+ years. I have a Diploma in Hospitality Management, where I flourished and thrived in my cooking classes.
Get in Touch
If you have any questions or feedback, feel free to reach out to me. You can also follow me on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Pinterest for more recipe inspiration.
Or you can catch me via my Youtube channel.
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I would love to work with you, whether you’re a brand, fellow food blogger or anything in between. Get in touch so we can get started.
Some of the brands I’ve worked with include - San Remo, Pickld, Kitchen Warehouse, IKU Foods, Dhow Nature Foods and more.