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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Weekly Meal Prep #2: Gluten Free Vegan Roasted Veggie Bowls

Weekly Meal Prep #2

Another week, another meal prep. This week’s meal prep recipe is gluten free, vegan and extremely affordable roasted veggie bowls.

With 2018 just beginning, many of you may be looking in to meal prepping for the first time. If you are new to the practice, here are some tips that make it easier for me: Read more

Hot & Sour Egg Drop Soup: Ready in 30 minutes or less

Hot & Sour Egg Drop Soup

Every winter I crave hot & sour egg drop soup like the kind they made at the Chinese restaurant near my university. I’ve tried making my own a few times but was always discouraged by the long list of ingredients I could never find and the hours spent cooking it. I have finally developed a version that can be made in under 30 minutes with only a few simple ingredients that you  may already have in your kitchen. If you like the classic Chinese soup but never have time to make it, you are going to love this version. Read more

Lemon Chicken & Rice Soup

A Twist on Classic Chicken Soup

With fresh ingredients like jalapeños, herbs & lemon juice this lemon chicken and rice soup will be sure to prevent and fight even the nastiest of colds. Winter is here and if you are lucky enough to have escaped the living hell that is the common cold, your immune system still deserves a big thank you. Read more

Four Ingredient Risotto with Bacon and Leeks

Risotto + Bacon + Leeks

Bacon and leeks have always been a match made in heaven, so folding them in with creamy risotto seemed like a no brainer. I have been kind of obsessed with risotto ever since I found out about my wheat allergy. It’s the one of few Italian foods that are not off limits. It’s easy to make and pairs well with most seasonal fall veggies. Read more

Roasted Garlic

Roasted Garlic: Your Must Have Thanksgiving Ingredient

With Thanksgiving right around the corner I have been recipe testing all week. So far the dinner menu consists of two different kinds of stuffing (one for my gluten free friends), truffle gravy, ham, cranberry sauce, and roasted garlic mashed potatoes. I’ve never been much of a turkey person but I do love playing around with fancy ingredients like truffles or roasted garlic that can add a depth in flavor. Read more