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Mexican Beef and Pasta Bake

Mexican Beef and Pasta Bake

It’s only fair to share… Mexican Beef and Pasta Bake… The perfect family dinner for when you can’t decide between pasta and Mexican night! You ever open your cabinets and find a bunch of different random ingredients to make dinner? Then you ask your family want they would like for […]

Spinach Risotto with Fried Shallots

Spinach Risotto with Fried Shallots

It’s only fair to share… Creamy Spinach Risotto with Fried Shallots takes a bit of patience but the end result is a heavenly creamy risotto that is perfect with chicken or on its own for a light meal. Cream cheese adds an extra creaminess to the Spinach Risotto and the […]

Spinach Brownies

Spinach Brownies

It’s only fair to share… Mom’s Secret Spinach Brownies is a delicious way to sneak spinach into even the pickiest kids’ favorite sweet treat! We are a brownie loving family. Even me, who doesn’t really care for chocolate can’t wait to bite into a corner piece of the brownie right […]

Beef Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Beef Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

It’s only fair to share… I’m loving these Low Calorie Beef Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers! The quinoa and beef mixture with the Mexican spices and then stuffed in a bell pepper is incredibly delicious!   There are just so many ways to enjoy Mexican food! Taco shells, tortilla wraps, as […]

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies 

It’s only fair to share… Can’t decide between chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin cookies? Then you’ll love these Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies! They’re the best of both worlds! I love cookies! Doesn’t everyone? But when you can’t decide whether to make Chocolate chip or oatmeal raisin go for this […]

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 delicious Fruit Juices with imported fruit, 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 […]

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 […]