Vegan-friendly Restaurants in Amman – Primal

One of my favorite restaurants in Amman is Primal in the Abdoun neighborhood. If you don’t know Primal, it is the first paleo restaurant in Jordan and they seek to get their clientele back to “eating healthily and purely”. Now when it comes to finding vegan-friendly grub, you may not think that a paleo restaurant … More Vegan-friendly Restaurants in Amman – Primal

Specialty Grocery Stores in Amman – Select Foods Shoppe

The other day I was looking into specialty food stores around Amman to see if I could pick-up some harder to find items and I came across Select Foods Shoppe and decided to check it out. Their Goal Select Foods Shoppe, located at 7th Circle, “aims to be the pioneer outlet in Jordan to provide customers with a … More Specialty Grocery Stores in Amman – Select Foods Shoppe

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