Side Dishes

Homemade Truffle Cream of Corn

Homemade Truffle Cream of Corn

Homemade Truffle Cream of Corn is the most delicious recipe for Cream of Corn you’ll ever eat! The flavor is so addictive you won’t want to share! I was inspired to make it after having the Truffle Cream of Corn on girls night out at Liquid Laundry in Shanghai. We […]

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

Simply Roasted Cabbage Wedges are a healthy way to enjoy cabbage. Roasting mellows out the cabbage’s strong flavor, leaving you with a tender and slightly sweet flavor. I’ve eaten more cabbage in China than I have in my entire life! Before China I ate Cabbage Rolls and Coleslaw. That was […]

Simply Delicious Salsa Rice

Simply Delicious Salsa Rice

The easiest way to jazz up Taco Tuesday is with this simple recipe for Salsa Rice! Just add your favorite salsa to rice and serve it with tacos, burritos, and fajitas! We love our Mexican food around here. And by Mexican I mean American Mexican food. I get it that […]

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 […]

Creamy Baked Spaghetti Squash Boats

Creamy Baked Spaghetti Squash Boats

This Creamy Baked Spaghetti Squash is truly to die for! It’s full of creamy sauce, mushrooms and spinach then baked in the shell of the squash for an elegant presentation. This is the first year I found Spaghetti Squash in Shanghai. When I lived in Toledo, I loved to make […]

Easy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Easy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

By making these Easy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes with a 1:1 ratio of cauliflower and potatoes, this recipe still tastes like mashed potatoes without all the calories! I’m pretty much over classic mashed potatoes. Hold on now I said pretty much over not totally over them. I’m not anti-mashed potatoes I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

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 well for anything from a […]

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 […]

15 Minute Kohlrabi Fritters

15 Minute Kohlrabi Fritters

15 Minute Kohlrabi Fritters are made from kohlrabi and carrots and have a a subtle hint of Indian flavor! Serve it with a fresh Yogurt Sauce! I’ve learned a lot about vegetables working with Goma Greens. I’m a native of Ohio. Toledo specifically. Which isn’t known for its diverse vegetable […]

How to Make Perfect Lebanese Rice

How to Make Perfect Lebanese Rice

You know you’re a Lebanese cooking goddess once you’ve mastered Authentic Lebanese Rice!   How hard can it be to make the perfect bowl of Lebanese¬†Rice? For some people really hard (I won’t say names!) but there is no reason for that! The recipe and technique is a so easy! […]