I’m Lara.

A wife, mum, and food activist who aims to inspire healthy living practices, blogs about helping other parents redefine parenthood.

On my blog you will find easy recipes that are simple so you and your family can create and eat delicious food at home, even if cooking isn’t your thing. You will also find some posts inspired by my kids Hana and Ayah and some of our activities out and about.

Everyone in a while you will see a review about a product or a restaurant that we’ve tried. YES, I do encourage all of you to cook at home and to identify the sources of your food, BUT THEN AGAIN, who am I kidding, people do dine out, you get invited, you go out with your friends or spouses for dinner, but you will notice that most reviews do not come from junk food or fast food restaurants.
Today, life is busy.

Between work, kids, managing the house, school, play dates, home works, and extracurricular activities, making a meal could be a hassle, and we end up relying on feeding our families more junk and food out of a box that we anticipate.
I am on a missing for a healthier life style, and this include some seriously planting, and prepping meals from farm to table,

I’m thrilled that we’ve connected, thanks for stopping by my blog. Don’t be a stranger and come back frequently.


Cook. Eat. Repeat.


Having children just puts the whole world into perspective.

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Scattered and often late night thoughts.

Ramadan in Amman: A Financial Struggle

Yesterday I wrote about cucumber fever, which sounded like the only thought on my head, after all, cucumbers where just a symbol of the food industries’ fresh produce prices getting out of hand. It turns out it doesn’t stop at torturing…

Cucumber Fever

While reading the paper today, something that only do out of boredom, as my idea of skimming through the local news involve twitter and a couple of websites, I learned that our government has decided not to export cucumbers during the first…

Ramadan 2010

First day of the holy month of Ramadan didn’t meet my expectations, come to think of it, I rarely ever have expectations for Ramadan but this year I was hoping for many things that I used to have in the past, but didn’t appreciate until…

The “Candwich”?!

The “Candwich” has really gotten to me and got me thinking. As a student in process of earning my Master’s of Business Administration I cannot help to think of the creativity of the candwich notion, making a marketing where it hasn’t…


I read somewhere that “The only cure for writer's block is insomnia.” - Merit Antares”. Other than the fact that Insomnia is pretty much my middle-name, the heat wave that has hit Amman those past couple of weeks has made being sleepless…


A little bit of here and there.

A selection of Quick & Easy recipes published in Family Flavours Magazine.