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Quinoa Salad [GF; V]

A flavorful family side dish favorite!   One of my daughters introduced me to quinoa. I started creating different dishes with quinoa because my daughter is gluten intolerant and vegetarian. One of these dishes is Quinoa Salad. The texture, the multi-colors, and the dressing all create an extraordinary meal. Perfect for family gatherings. Sahtein! Enjoy!      

Vegetable Soup

It’s like a party in a pot! What’s better than soup on a cold day in winter? Sometimes, I come home late from work and when it’s cold outside I am not sure what to cook for my family to warm them up. I usually open the fridge to look at what I have that I can throw together into…

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Middle Eastern Loaded Fries

Crunchy, creamy, and flavorful; a potato lover’s dream! My family LOVES potatoes! Especially fries! Some nights, I don’t know what to cook and my family wants a quick meal. This time, I made Middle Eastern Loaded Fries! What makes it Middle Eastern, you say? The delicious spices and tahini sauce! The fun thing about this meal is that you can…

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Maqlouba [GF; VO]

A delicious meal that can only be served upside down! Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, is coming soon and Maqlouba reminds me of Iftar, the meal in which we break our fast at sunset, dinners while growing up in Kuwait. Each Thursday and Friday, we would either be invited to an Iftar dinner party at a family or…

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Festive Stuffed Bell Peppers [GF; VO]

Tangy bell peppers with a savory stuffing makes the perfect meal for any holiday. I love bell peppers because of their tangy taste and crunchy texture. I believe that the colors of bell peppers reflect the lovely nature around us. To me, red represents love, orange represents enthusiasm, green represents growth, and yellow represents happiness. I always make sure to…

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