Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Breakfast is always a struggle at our house: cereal, bagels and oatmeal are always on repeat but when I want to be that extra special amazing mom – I make scones!!! My kids are scone connoisseurs now, they know what to expect in texture, height 

Pistachio Bundt with Labneh Glaze

Pistachio Bundt with Labneh Glaze

March brings us a sense of newness with spring on the way, more sunshine and of course St. Patrick’s Day! I’m thrilled to partner with my friends at Crate and Barrel to share a delicious new recipe with you – Pistachio Bundt Cake with Labneh 

Tahini Caramel Sauce

Tahini Caramel Sauce

An Ode to Caramel I’ll start this post with an ode to caramel: Oh Caramel how I love theeWith your silky textureAnd dreamy consistencyI want to drizzle you on everything Yeah, caramel is a thing of beauty! Over the years I have made my fair 

Tahini Banana Bread

Tahini Banana Bread

Tahini + Bananas Here’s a little secret for you that’s BANANAS, pun intended! I can buy a bunch of bananas and within two days, two things can happen: they are all eaten immediately while still in their beautiful yellow state, or the latter, they have 

Molasses Raisin Bran Muffins

Molasses Raisin Bran Muffins

Getting Enough Fiber? 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 

Anise Citrus Cutout Cookies

Anise Citrus Cutout Cookies

Holiday Cookies There is nothing better than the smell of fresh cookies baking throughout your house. Each cookie smell brings back memories of childhood. I’m thrilled to be partnering once again with my friends at Crate and Barrel to share these delicious and beautiful holiday 

Ma’amoul Cookies

Ma’amoul Cookies

Cookies of my Childhood When I think of home and my childhood, the scent of rose and orange blossom water linger in my mind. Those are the most distinct flavors and smells of most Middle Eastern desserts.  I can remember watching my mom in the 

Almond Orange Semolina Muffins

Almond Orange Semolina Muffins

Quarantine day 10, it already feels like it’s been a lifetime. For someone who grocery shops nearly everyday, this has been an adventure. I’m working on pulling things from the pantry, freezer, fridge and make the most of it. Many folks are having a hard 

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