Main Dishes

Mexican Beef and Pasta Bake

Mexican Beef and Pasta Bake

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 dinner and one kid begs […]

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 […]

Beef Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Beef Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

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 a casserole, and now Bell […]

One Pot 30 Minutes Smoked Salmon Chowder

One Pot 30 Minutes Smoked Salmon Chowder

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 caught fresh everyday. Where the […]

One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella 

One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella 

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 love it. Spaghetti is […]

Vegan Chickpea Stew Recipe

Vegan Chickpea Stew Recipe

 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 from last week?) I guess […]

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 […]

Maghmour (Lebanese Eggplant- Vegan)

Maghmour (Lebanese Eggplant- Vegan)

Maghmour is a delicious Lebanese Eggplant vegan dish   made with eggplants, tomatoes, onions and chickpeas. I love eggplants! How can you not? They are full of flavor, and taste delicious sautéed in a simple marinade or in a stew or as a dip Baba Ghanoush. One of my favorite ways […]

Mediterranean Salad in a Cauliflower Rice Bowl

Mediterranean Salad in a Cauliflower Rice Bowl

The ultimate healthy meal, Mediterranean Salad in a Cauliflower Rice Bowl will keep you full all day! Just add a dollop of humus and some roasted chickpeas!   Rice bowls have been all the rage lately! I’ve seen them all of our Pinterest and at various restaurants in Shanghai, like Egg. Rice […]

Bazella (Lebanese Stew with Peas)

Bazella (Lebanese Stew with Peas)

Bazella (Lebanese Stew with Peas) is a classic dish made of peas, beef, tomatoes, onion, cilantro and garlic served over Arabic Rice. The perfect dish to warm you up on a cold night! \ Bazella with Rice is one of my favorite Lebanese stews, yet I’ve only recently started making […]

Baked Taco Casserole

Baked Taco Casserole

Your family will love Baked Taco Casserole on Taco Night made with soft tortillas, flavorful meat and vegetables and a creamy bechamel sauce! This recipe came about because I had 2 packages of soft tortillas that have fallen apart. It would be impossible to roll them into nice little tacos. […]

One Pot Chicken Salisbury Steak

One Pot Chicken Salisbury Steak

One Pot Chicken Salisbury Steak is a delicious and lean version of your childhood favorite! Made with moist ground chicken, delicious carrots, and flavorful mashed potatoes- this will be your family’s favorite dinner! I grew up on Salisbury Steak in multiple forms. From eating it at Old Orchard elementary school […]