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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Cashew Butter + Chocolate Cashew Cups

2 Recipes in 1 Blog

Learn to make your own creamy cashew butter and chocolate cashew butter cups with this simple, guilt free 4 ingredient recipe. If you’re a fan of peanut or almond butter cups, you will love these! Read more

Instant Pot Risotto 3 Ways: Pesto Parmesan, Mushroom & Fresh Tomato

Instant Pot Risotto 3 Ways

Making risotto has never been this easy, learn to make this Instant Pot Risotto 3 ways: pesto parmesan, mushroom and fresh tomato. Use your fancy new kitchen tool or pressure cooker to recreate this usually complex dish in under 10 minutes! Read more

Weekly Meal Prep #3: Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken

Weekly Meal Prep #3: Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken

Week 3 of the Meal Prep Series is finally here and couldn’t be better than this Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken recipe. Remember when I said I was going to post a new meal prep recipe every week? No shame here; my goal in writing this series is to provide the highest quality recipes I can and if that means taking a few weeks to perfect things I am happy to do that. I hope no one out there minds but if you’re going to be eating these for several days in a row they have to be delicious!

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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

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

These gluten free sugar cookies are inspired by those classic cut out Christmas cookies you always see during the month of December. Topped with silky vanilla frosting they make the perfect holiday gift for neighbors, friends or on the dinner table with family. I’ve been making them and using any of those excuses mentioned above when in reality I’m eating more than 50% of these. 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

5 Ingredient Coconut Macarons with a Chocolate Drizzle

Coconut Macarons & Chocolate

These 5 ingredient coconut macarons are sweet and salty with just the right amount of chocolate to satisfy your cravings. Make them today in under an hour and enjoy a gluten free dessert made with simple ingredients. Read more