Main Dishes

Mediterranean One Pan Chicken and Orzo

Mediterranean One Pan Chicken and Orzo

This Mediterranean One Pan Chicken and Orzo looks so fancy but is really easy to make. The fresh cherry tomatoes and kalamata olives gives the dish a delicious burst of flavors! Easy and hearty meals like this Mediterranean One Pan Chicken and Orzo are my favorite! It may look like […]

Cottage Pie (Shepherd’s Pie made with Ground Beef)

Cottage Pie (Shepherd’s Pie made with Ground Beef)

Unlike Shepherd’s Pie which is made with lamb, Cottage Pie is made with ground beef. Cottage Pie is a packed with ground beef, carrots, celery, peas and corn and topped with a thick layer of mashed potatoes. The perfect meal to warm you up on a cold day! It was […]

One Pot Ground Chicken Chili

One Pot Ground Chicken Chili

This recipe for Ground Chicken Chili is to die for! Made with ground chicken, 3 different kinds of beans and of course a brick of cream cheese it’s the perfect fall dinner! It’s chili season! How excited are you? I love this time of year! It’s brisk, but not cold. […]

Tender Asian Braised Short Ribs

Tender Asian Braised Short Ribs

Asian Braised Short Ribs, braised in beef broth, soy sauce, ginger and garlic are deliciously flavorful and tender. Your whole family will love them! After 6 weeks away from home, I am so ready to get back into my kitchen and make dinner. I didn’t cook at all in Toledo […]

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 […]