What's Going on in the Kitchen

Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups

Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups

It’s only fair to share… These Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups are full of shredded carrots, raisins and walnuts and they’re healthier and even more delicious than traditional Carrot Cake! They make the perfect on-the-go breakfast or afternoon treat! My first article for Shanghai Family Magazine was Oatmeal Cups. Since […]

Featured Product: FSJuice

Featured Product: FSJuice

It’s only fair to share… FSJuice offers 100% Imported Fruit Juices with no preservatives, no additives or sugar and not from concentrate!  I’ve been living in China for 3 1/2 years. During this time I have shopped and indulged my way through Shanghai. My 3 favorite food-delivery services in this big […]

Cranberry Applesauce Muffins

Cranberry Applesauce Muffins

It’s only fair to share… Cranberry Applesauce Muffins are great for a brunch or an easy on the go breakfast! The best part of these muffins is they’ll make your house smell absolutely delicious! I am feverishly emptying out my refrigerator for my 7 week trip to the USA. I have jars […]

Lebanese Potato Salad

Lebanese Potato Salad

It’s only fair to share… I love that Vegan Lebanese Potato Salad is vegan, busting with fresh mint, parsley and lemon flavor and can be made a full day ahead of time- perfect for potlucks! If you grew up in a Lebanese household I’m sure you’ve eaten your fair share […]

Easy Homemade Spanish Rice

Easy Homemade Spanish Rice

It’s only fair to share…This Easy Homemade Spanish Rice is so much better than Rice-A-Roni Spanish Rice because it’s homemade!   My kids love Spanish Rice with their tacos. I used to buy the box of Rice-A-Roni in the USA because it was really convenient. Only thing is it’s packed […]

One Pot 30 Minutes Smoked Salmon Chowder

One Pot 30 Minutes Smoked Salmon Chowder

It’s only fair to share… The secret to my One Pot 30 Minutes Smoked Salmon Chowder? Fresh vegetables, the best smoked salmon and a spoonful of cream cheese to give it an extra creamy flavor! One Pot 30 Minutes Smoked Salmon Chowder transports me to Alaska, where the salmon is […]

Twix Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Twix Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

It’s only fair to share… If you love Twix Bars, you’re seriously going to love these Twix Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars. Don’t blame me if you eat the whole pan!   I’m ashamed to admit that I still have candy leftover from our return trip home to the USA in […]

One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella 

One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella 

It’s only fair to share…One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella cooks in 30 minutes, requires one pot and no draining and is absolutely delicious! We might be a Lebanese family but we are a pasta loving family! Fettuccine, lasagne, spaghetti… if it has noodles my family is going to […]

Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam Frosting 

Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam Frosting 

It’s only fair to share…  This recipe for Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam Frosting was a hit in my house! A jar of Kaya 浓意 Coconut Jam’s Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam makes a basic cream cheese frosting recipe extra scrumptious! Enjoy it spread over vanilla or chocolate cake. The best part […]

Vegan Chickpea Stew Recipe

Vegan Chickpea Stew Recipe

It’s only fair to share…  This incredibly nutritious Vegan Chickpea Stew is loaded with vegetables and incredibly easy to make!    It’s hard to eat healthy and be a food blogger. I’m not a health food blogger (do I need to remind you of the yummy Salted Butterscotch Rice Krispie Treats […]

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

It’s only fair to share… Load these Loaded Smashed Potatoes with your favorite baked potato toppings – cheddar cheese, bacon, tomatoes, green onions and we cannot forget the best part- the sour cream! Mashed Potatoes, Baked Potatoes, French Fries… If you’re like me you have a potato rotation that works […]

Kohlrabi Slaw

Kohlrabi Slaw

It’s only fair to share… Move over traditional cabbage coleslaw! The sweet yet peppery flavor of  kohlrabi really takes this Kohlrabi Slaw to the next level! I’ve gone from someone who never had kohlrabi to someone who totally loves it! I’ve done 2 recipes so far kohlrabi, but I think […]