Gluten Free Gravy with Bacon & Nutmeg

Pouring Gluten Free Gravy Over Everything

What better way to celebrate my 26th birthday than with a killer gluten free gravy recipe? This is no average gluten free gravy either, it’s made with bacon and freshly grated nutmeg. It’s perfect for drizzling all over your mashed potatoes, turkey, ham, stuffing and wherever else you like your gravy; I’m not judging! Read more

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Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts – The Perfect Thanksgiving Side

History with a Side of Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts

These maple bacon brussels sprouts are the ultimate side dish. But before we talk about them, we have to address something. If you read my last post, you know this month is going to be full of Fall/Thanksgiving inspired recipes. Read more

Moroccan Street Food: Grilled Lamb Chops

Grilled Lamb Chops

This popular Moroccan street food is as delicious as it is easy to make. These grilled Lamb Chops are packed with flavor and ready in under 30 minutes. Traditionally they are served with a mix of cumin and salt in a cute little ceramic bowl. They remind me of summers spent in my Grandma’s kitchen in Rabat.  Read more

Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce: A Delicious Immune Boost

Chimichurri

Here in Portland it’s been feeling a lot like summer lately and it’s encouraged me to do some grilling. This Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce is excellent on grilled steaks or roasted veggies and is packed with fresh garlic, parsley and lemon juice. Read more

Moroccan Lamb Risotto

Lessons from my Grandma

This Moroccan Lamb Risotto is inspired by one of my favorite dishes made by my grandma. Ever since I was little, communicating with my relatives in Morocco was difficult because we spoke different languages. My grandma specifically grew up in a small village outside of Marrakech and only speaks Berber and some Moroccan Arabic; I only speak English. The one thing that we were always able to connect through was food.

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Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps

Lately I have been really into lettuce wraps. Don’t judge the lettuce – these are damn good and take 15 minutes to make. The ground beef in these wraps is perfectly seasoned with moroccan inspired spices while the avocado adds a creamy bite that compliments the crunch of the lettuce. Weeknight dinner perfection. Read more