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 

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 

Apple Spice Cake

Apple Spice Cake

Fall Vibes Hands down my favorite time of year is fall! I feel fortunate to live in an area where we get to see the four seasons pretty clearly. Fall days arrive and the air becomes cool and crisp, leaves begin to change color, something 

Pear Galette

Pear Galette

It’s always pear season, but end of summer into fall is the best time to enjoy delicious pears. This simple galette recipe is probably the easiest way to pack the flavor of sweet pear, buttery crust and fall spices. I would choose making and eating