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Baked Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes & Chickpeas

When I first told mu husband we're having chicken with chickpeas for lunch, he gave me a disapproving look. Needless to say, he scraped more chickpeas off his plate than I ever did! This is a winner, tossed together in 5 minutes and baked for…
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Truffle Infused Alfredo Sauce

The luxurious flavors of truffles and cream transform everyday pasta into an elegant Italian-style dish—perfect for dinner parties or savory weeknight feasts. I found a truffle butter while grocery shopping this weekend and needless to say…
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Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas

Need a quick meal that's BURSTING with flavor? These oven-baked chicken fajitas are a quick, no-fuss method for making this healthy Mexican food any day in the week. Fajita Ingredients 2 large chicken breasts, finely sliced 1…

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. Ingredients 500 grams’ baby veal meat cut into thin slices 3 TBSP Middle Eastern Buharat…
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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 Ingredients 1 package MAGGI® Zaatar Mix 4 chicken breasts (approximately…

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... Ingredients …

Bukhari Rice

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…

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…

Moussaka

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. Ingredients …

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. Ingredients 250 grams cheese tortellini 200 grams light cream cheese 400 grams baby spinach chopped 1 1/2 Cup chicken…

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. Ingredients 1 Large Oven Proof Dish …

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. Ingredients …

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…

Chicken Escalope

Nothing beats freshly made Chicken Escalope’s I personally cannot stand the frozen ones and would opt out for homemade ones any given day. I tried a simple trick by changing the traditional bread crumbs to something else, and it was a winner. Ingredients …

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Skip take out and enjoy this homemade baked Sweet and Sour Chicken instead! Full of color, effortless, and great for sharing. Before you know it, this could end up being a family favorite. Ingredients 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts …

Grilled Lemon & Cilantro Shrimp

I have a thing for Shrimp, it's recent, but I suddenly enjoy cooking with Shrimps. Whether it's a main course or an appetizer, its something worth enjoying. Here is one of my favorite grilled shrimp recipes: Ingredients 1/2 KG of Shrimp …

Indian Coconut Shrimp

This recipe is special to me, because it’s a family secret and a delicious dish made by my cousins lovely wife Loulwa Basrawi Dajani, she makes it at all of our special occasions, and it’s such a hit, you’ll go for a second or third helping.…

Kung Pao Chicken

Traditionally Kung Pao is known as a spicy stir-fry... I like to keep my chicken slightly fried and have it baked instead, while retaining the flavor of one of the most popular dishes among Chinese take-out. Ingredients 3-4 chicken breasts,…

Spaghetti in spinach and garlic lemon shrimp

There is something about watching the Shrimp turn pink as it cooks in a buttery garlic sauce that makes me want to make this dish multiple times a week... Spinach, lemon, butter, garlic, freshly grated parmesan, and shrimp! Makes you hungry…
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Slow Cooker: Honey Garlic Chicken

So, I’ve been dying to get a slow cooker, I mean the convenience is worth it, right? So, after going back and forth and debating whether it will end up sitting in the back of the closet in my kitchen, I decided to finally give it a go, yes…