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Sumac Citrus Cod with Couscous

Sumac Citrus Cod with Couscous

While the weather may be gloomy and rainy here in the Pacific Northwest, it’s also a time to rejoice for the incredible citrus we get to enjoy this time of year. I am always thrilled to partner with my local friends at New Seasons Market…

Molasses Raisin Bran Muffins

Molasses Raisin Bran Muffins

I am definitely that mom that worries about my kids getting enough fiber in their diet, how about you? Or for that matter, making sure we all get enough fiber, am I right? Enter these delightful Molasses Raisin Bran Muffins that not only pack a…

Lebanese Spinach and Beef Stew (Sabanegh be-riz)

Lebanese Spinach and Beef Stew (Sabanegh be-riz)

Kid friendly meal When you ask your 9 year old what their favorite meal is, do they come back telling you something with vegetables? Well, my 9 year old will tell you time and time again that her favorite meal is a Lebanese dish that…

Macaroni B’halib (macaroni and cheese)

Macaroni B’halib (macaroni and cheese)

Favorite kid meal Before I even begin, let me start by telling you that this meal is my absolute go-to meal when I want to be sure my kids eat! Not pizza, not burgers but Macaroni B’halib which literally translates to macaroni in milk in…

Copycat Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Copycat Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Orzo Salad

As a busy mom of 3 (plus husband) there are many, many times when lunch for myself is non-existent or something on the go. I make a lot of trips to Trader Joe’s, if you’re lucky enough to live near one, I’m sure you know…

Lamb Skewers with Hummus

Lamb Skewers with Hummus

Holiday Mini Lamb Skewers Mini Lamb Skewers with hummus and parsley onion salad makes a perfect appetizer, especially during the holiday season. I love bringing a little of my own culture and heritage into any meal I prepare. Lamb is a huge part of Lebanese…

Namoura (Syrup-Soaked Farina Cake)

Namoura (Syrup-Soaked Farina Cake)

Perfect Holiday Dessert For as long as I can remember my mom always made the most incredible Lebanese sweets. She was especially skillful at making baklawa, ma’amoul and one of my all time favorites, namoura! Almost every Lebanese dessert begins with the most fragrant essences:…

Tahini Pinwheel Cookies

Tahini Pinwheel Cookies

Cookie Season I must say this time of year gets a bit stressful. But there is always time for cookies, am I right? Searching for the best cookies can be a tiresome task. Whether thinking about making a cookie box or just a lovely tray…

Bacon Smashed Potatoes

Bacon Smashed Potatoes

Never Too Many Potatoes I don’t think any dinner party would be upset with too many potatoes, do you? Especially if they are drizzled with amazing olive oil, cheese, bacon and herbs! A super simple and absolutely tasty side dish. I’m so happy to partner…

5 Best Holiday Pie Recipes

5 Best Holiday Pie Recipes

Dessert for the Holidays Thank you Tillamook for sponsoring this post. Visit your local grocery store to buy Tillamook Ice Cream today! Time to take the guess work out of dessert this holiday season. I’m happy to partner with Tillamook to showcase their Old Fashioned…