Skin Friendly Middle Eastern Mezze

I posted a photo of my homemade Lebanese mezze platter the other day on Instagram stories and let me tell you... my DM's exploded with so many messages asking for the recipe.

So, before you scroll down for each recipe, I want to let you know that these dishes are all vegan, dairy free, gluten free, soy free and utterly delicious! Whether you're wanting to try something new, looking for a spark of inspiration to try out new dishes, or looking to impress your dinner guests with this fun tapas style mezze, then this is for you! You also may just learn a thing or two in the process.


Reportedly invented in the mountains of Lebanon and Syria, tabbouleh is now a popular salad around the world. It usually consists of finely chopped parsley, tomatoes, onions, and cracked bulgur (I use quinoa), all dressed with olive oil and fresh lemon juice.


1 large bunch of parsley

2 handfuls of cherry tomatoes

1 1/2 freshly squeezed lemon

4 TBSP olive oil