Fasoolia Bzait – Green Beans with Olive Oil

  Fasoolia Bzait is a traditional Middle Eastern dish that is not only healthy but so delicious to eat! It is so easy to make and great as a meal on its own or as a side dish with a main course. Fasoolia can be eaten warm or cold. I personally like it warm and…

Chicken Sandwich Vietnamese Style- Banh Mi

Bread!  With endless choices of bread out there in the market you can go pretty wild in making an outrageous tasty sandwich. This sandwich will have you tasting flavors of sweet, savory, and spicy that will blow your taste buds away! This sandwich is so simple but complex in flavors and so versatile. You can…

Meal Planning- Chicken Done 3 Ways

Chicken! Chicken the go to poultry of choice in most households. Trying to figure out what to make everyday can sometimes be difficult. These days, it has become more and more common to plan meals for the week. I have received some requests to help with different flavors for chicken that is versatile and can…

Savory Stuffed Onions -Revised

  Onions can be stuffed with just about anything. Middle Eastern food have plenty of stuffed recipes that make a good hearty meal. This dish can be served as an appetizer, a side dish to accompany another dish, or all on its own with some Greek yogurt. Now, I know I say this a lot…

Chicken Tikka

There are many versions of the very popular Indian dish chicken tikka. I have made chicken tikka many times but always thought it was just ok, but recently I made this and changed up a few things to see if it made a difference. I was surprised to see that simple changes made a huge…

Grilled Greek Chicken Salad with Feta Dressing

  Salads are standard in our household. No matter what the main dish is a side salad is always on the dinner table. From time to time I will make a salad as a main dish for a lighter meal. Recently, I wanted some grilled chicken to accompany my salad. Ingredients are totally up to…

Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken & Creamy Sriracha Garlic Sauce

It was one of those days where I was in the mood to grill some meat. Something easy and quick but flavorful.  The easy part is the one bowl marinate and the minimum 25-30 min marinate time or overnight. This is an any night of the week meal and THE talk about dish at a…

Mejadra-Rice & Lentil Pilaf Topped off with Caramelized Onions

This traditional Lebanese comfort food is a combination of rice, lentils, and fried onions. I can not  stress enough how good this dish is! It’s so flavorful and can also be made with ground lamb or ground beef. Today, I made it meatless but don’t under estimate this dish just because there is no meat. The caramelized…

Coconut Curry Beef Meatballs

Hi everyone! I’ve been missing in action since December. Lots been going on! Lots of changes in the new year! Hope everyone had a great start to their new year and started the 2016 new year with a bang! I’m eager to get back in the swing of things and excited to share new recipes!…

Simply Lunch- Eggs!

Looking for super quick breakfast, Brunch, or lunch idea? Then this just might be up your alley. I had just came back from grocery shopping and I was starving, since I didn’t have breakfast this morning. I quickly grabbed some eggs and whatever else I could get my hands on and started randomly preparing something…

Spicy Salmon Tikka Masala Taco

    This taco is not like any other taco you have had before. Flavors of India are present and if your are a fan of chicken tikka then you will be a fan of this! You can make it mild or spicy as you like. I’m a big fan of salmon and make it…

Chicken Pesto Spinach Cannellini Orzo Soup

So, I make a spinach cannellini bean chicken soup all the time. Today I made a spin off this same dish, but added some lovely ingredients that made this dish even better in my opinion! Both versions are great and it all depends on what you are in the mood for. Soups are all about…