Dishes from Around the World

Loobiya Bi Zayt (Lebanese Green Bean and Tomato Stew)

Loobiya Bi Zayt (Lebanese Green Bean and Tomato Stew)

  5 Ingredients is all it takes to make Loobiya bi Zayt, a Lebanese Green Bean and Tomato Stew. It’s healthy, vegan and so delicious! I definitely understand why the Mediterranean Diet fad is so popular. Middle Eastern food is so damn good and healthy. Seriously. Most dishes consist of lots of […]

Ginger Cabbage and Beef Stir Fry

Ginger Cabbage and Beef Stir Fry

You’ll love this recipe for Ginger Cabbage and Beef Stir Fry! It’s delicious, healthy and ready in less than 30 minutes! Cabbages are plentiful here in China so I am always looking for new dishes to make using them. Cabbage Rolls are my all time favorite way of using cabbages […]

Simply Delicious Asian Vegetable Rice

Simply Delicious Asian Vegetable Rice

This Simply Delicious Asian Vegetable Rice is made with fresh onions, carrots, green beans, cabbage and ginger, but the recipe is delicious with any vegetables and even chicken! You would think living in China we eat enough Chinese food, but we really don’t. Chinese food in China is nothing like […]

Apple Pie Egg Rolls

Apple Pie Egg Rolls

These simply delicious Apple Pie Egg Rolls have the perfect amount of sweetness and crunch! And the extra drizzle of glaze will make them so good you won’t want to share them! Last year I made these Apple Pie Egg Rolls before but to say they were a disaster would […]

Bulgur with Chicken, Tomatoes and Chickpeas

Bulgur with Chicken, Tomatoes and Chickpeas

This One Pot Lebanese Bulgur with Chicken, Tomatoes and Chickpeas is the ultimate healthy dish. At only 185 calories and 15 grams of protein per serving, you won’t feel guilty for eating two helpings!   **RECIPE AND PHOTO UPDATE!!** Are you tired of the same old, same old taco, spaghetti, […]

Spinach Risotto with Fried Shallots

Spinach Risotto with Fried Shallots

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 Fried Shallots add the perfect […]

Lebanese Potato Salad

Lebanese Potato Salad

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 of Vegan Lebanese Potato Salad- […]

Easy Homemade Spanish Rice

Easy Homemade Spanish Rice

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 with salt!! Lots of […]

Asian Chicken with Bok Choy

Asian Chicken with Bok Choy

Asian Chicken with Bok Choy is a delicious change to your usual chicken dinner! You’ll love the simple Asian marinade. It’s the perfect dinner! Chicken is pretty easy to get in Shanghai. You can grab some at the market across the street if you’re brave. It’s super cheap and all […]

Baked Kohlrabi Fries with Rosemary and Truffle Oil

Baked Kohlrabi Fries with Rosemary and Truffle Oil

The Baked Kohlrabi Fries with Rosemary and Truffle Oil are addictively delicious and low calorie! Go ahead and enjoy the whole bowl! I’m not done with kohlrabi. Oh no no. We’ve only just begun. I am total in love with this vegetable. So far I’ve made Kohlrabi Fritters (yummy!), Kohlrabi […]

Super Healthy Lebanese Labneh Dip

Super Healthy Lebanese Labneh Dip

Lebanese Labneh Dip takes a traditional Labneh Sandwich and turns it into a super healthy and delicious dip! Serve it with lightly toasted pita chips! If you are Lebanese, I can guarantee you grew up on Labneh Sandwiches. If you’re not an explanation may be in order… Labneh Sandwiches are made using a soft […]

One Pot Kale and Mushroom Pasta

One Pot Kale and Mushroom Pasta

Nothing beats a healthy bowl of One Pot Kale and Mushroom Pasta for dinner! Loaded with mushrooms and kale you can add chorizo or chicken for your protein. Totally delicious and totally versatile!   Sometimes a recipe is passed down from generation to generation. Other times it’s a creative invention […]