Recycle Your Plastic Bottles & Bags – Refugee Utility Project

Millions of tons of Muncipical Solid Waste (MSW) are being generated every year in Jordan, and due to the fact that there is no municipal recycling available, this waste ends up in the dumpsites and landfills across the country. As the Jordanian government isn’t offering any solutions at the moment to recycle, it’s up to … More Recycle Your Plastic Bottles & Bags – Refugee Utility Project

Where to find tempeh & tofu in Amman

I’m personally not a big fan of tofu or tempeh, but many vegans and vegetarians (herbivores and carnivores too!) can’t live without these protein-packed “meat substitutes”. Never heard of them? Here’s a brief rundown of tofu vs. tempeh: Now that you know what these two “t” foods are, here are two places in Amman where you can find … More Where to find tempeh & tofu in Amman

All Natural Nut Butters – Peanut Better

Being American, it’s a given that peanut butter is going to be a necessity in my cupboard, no matter where I live in the world. In Amman, most every supermarket carries peanut butter, but the downside is, the ones I’ve found on the shelves are all full of additives like unhealthy hydrogenated oils. Even Skippy “Natural” has sugar, … More All Natural Nut Butters – Peanut Better

Vegetarian & Vegan-friendly restaurants in Amman

A question I always get is “how are you finding it to be vegan in Jordan?” My answer is always this: There’s no problem at all! It’s true, Middle Eastern cuisine does include a lot of meat dishes, but from what I’ve seen, the menu at any restaurant always has a wide selection of vegetarian and vegan-friendly options. However, … More Vegetarian & Vegan-friendly restaurants in Amman

Vegan-friendly menu options in Jordan

Though Jordanians love their lahmeh (meat), it is not hard to be a vegan in this country. Middle Eastern cuisine is full of options for both vegans and vegetarians alike. Though falafel, hummus and pita bread are delicious, there are plenty of other ways to keep your stomach full and happy without straying from vegetarianism or veganism. Below are some of … More Vegan-friendly menu options in Jordan