Beef Stroganoff


Ready in 30 minutes you cannot go wrong with this easy to make Beef Stroganoff! I’m surprised my two year old went for a second serving.

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Oven Baked Zaatar Chicken


On a day where I don’t feel like cooking, MAGGI® Mixes come to the rescue. Here is how I made this Zaatar Mix in an oven bag into a quick meal for my family

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Asian Honey Sesame Beef


It was one of those days where I didn’t feel like cooking and wanted to make something in about 20 minutes! No regrets, the flavor was there, and the kitchen was clean. This one pan-Asian Honey Sesame Beef was gone in minutes…

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Bukhari Rice

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If you know me at all, you would know the rice isn’t my thing. I can go with no rice for weeks, it wouldn’t bother me; however, this dish has a soft spot in my heart. This Bukhari Rice (known in Arabic as Ruz al Bukhari) is a Saudi Arabian specialty, but this recipe has been retrofitted by mom to have a more LEVANTI flavor.

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Ouzy Sorrar  


I have to be honest, I’m not a big fan of rice based dishes (can’t you tell by the featured recipes on my blog?) But I do have a soft spot for Ouzy Puffs! I can have them over and over, the flaky texture of the pastry, with the deliciousness of the filling with a side of fresh yogurt, has me every single time. Here is the meat version of this personal favorite.

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Moussaka or Mosaqaa whichever you want to spell it is a traditional Arabic dish, yet it’s so diverse that different countries have different methods of putting it together. This recipe is the light vegetarian method, the way my mom does it.

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Creamy Spinach Tortellini


Don’t we all love a good tortellini recipe? This one is a favorite of my husband and 18 month old daughter.

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Spinach Ricotta and Sun Dried Tomato Cannelloni


Last week I shared one of my favorite recipes a mouth-watering Spinach and Cheese Cannelloni. This week I decided to do a spin-off of the ingredients by including some Ricotta and Sun Dried Tomatoes.

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Spinach & Cheese Cannelloni in bechamel sauce


I love Pasta! I don’t necessarily enjoy rice or bread, but if there is one item that it’s always in my pantry, it’s pasta. One of my old time favorites is time-consuming yet rewarding. Check out my Spinach and Cheese Cannelloni Recipe.

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Chicken Taco Boats


Easy to fill, hold, and eat, these Mini Soft Tortilla Taco Boats make it even more fun to spoon in your favorite fillings into bite sized tacos! If you can’t find them at your local grocery store, the chicken recipe is still a winner with fresh ingredients in both soft and hard tacos.

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