Strawberry Banana Smoothie

  During the summer, people often make or buy smoothies as a refreshing drink. However, smoothies can be loaded with sugar and calories resulting in unwanted weight gain.  So the best way to make a smoothy is use frozen sweet fruit in to avoid adding any sugar.

Cheese and Olive Swirls

Cheese and Olive Swirls is the perfect appetizer for any occasion or holiday.  In fact you should always have a few swirls recipes on hand for quick and easy appetizers or deserts. Imagine this scenario, it’s Friday night,

Sauteed Mushroom and Garlic

Sauteed Mushroom and Garlic is an easy and healthy side dish that take minutes to prepare. It goes really well with grilled chicken and steamed rice, or you can even add it to a salad. I came up with this recipe the other day because I wanted an easy side dish to my grilled chicken. […]

Moroccan Olive Dip

This Moroccan Olive Dip is a great appetizer for any occasion especially if you love olives. I am using 2 types of olives in this recipe. Green Olives and Kalamata Olives, but you can use any olive combination you would like.

Roasted Potatoes and Mushrooms

I have been wanting to share this roasted potatoes and mushrooms recipe for a while. I make thses potatoes a lot summer time. They’re super easy and of course delicious.  They go really well with grilled chicken or fish. I also like to serve them as a potato salad especially when we go to the beach.

Extra Moist Chocolate Cake

I went to a birthday party recently and they served a fruit cake. It was really good, but being the chocoholic I am, I felt pretty disappointed. I really wanted to have a chocolate cake that day.  A few days later I decided to just make my own. I looked for a recipe that my mom had given me […]

Moroccan Beef Tangia with Garlic and Preserved Lemons

Tangia is another clay Moroccan dish mostly found in Marrakech City.  Tangia dishes are slow cooked in the ashes from fire used to heat up the Moroccan bath house (Hammam).  They are usually prepared by men, mostly singles early in the morning so it can be ready by lunch time.  In Marrakech, Tangia is also served at weddings, […]