MarocMama

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Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Bars
For months we prepared to move our family and for months I planned just what life would be like. Everything would go smoothly, our bags would arrive, our apartment would be ready to go. In a day or two I’d have a phone and internet.  I would go shopping... Read more
When I was growing up my grandma and I spent a lot of time in her kitchen. She always let us make (and eat) gobs of cookie dough when we would come to visit, which was often because she only lived a few blocks away.  We made gnocchi, and... Read more
Easy Chocolate Cheesecake Pudding + Simple Summer Snacks
We’re on week two of summer vacation and so far things are going great.  My kids have activities almost daily, we live within a short walking distance from a big swimming pool, and if they get really bored there are always boxes to pack! During the school year I... Read more
Pistachio Rosewater Ghriba
Before I went to Morocco I had never eaten a pistachio. The closest I had come to a pistachio was in the Jello pudding my dad ate. But, once I ate one, well I was hooked – and a little upset that I had missed out on this delicious... Read more
Strawberry Lemonade Salad
When you think of summer, what are some of the first food items that pop into your mind? Me? It’s strawberries and lemonade. I’m joining a monthly blogging group where we’ll share a new salad each month. My salad contributions are most likely going to contain very little lettuce... Read more
Caramel Vanilla Bean Krispie Treats
Rice Krispie treats are a staple treat from my childhood and thankfully one of the easiest gluten-free desserts I can make. But, I’m not happy to just settle for the original kind, I like to make them just a little different, like my Indian Spice Krispies. The Caramel vanilla... Read more
Anniversaries and Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
  Seven years ago today, MarocBaba and I were married. It caught me a little off guard when I put together these pictures, and it was fun listening to our boys comment on how mom and dad look.  In my mind there are so many days when I feel... Read more
Devils Food Cake for a Retro #SundaySupper
The theme for this week’s Sunday Supper was “Retro Recipes,” and truthfully it was a little bit of a challenge for me! I’m still young enough that the generation I grew up in isn’t retro yet.  While one of my grandmother’s cooked a lot, she made meals that would... Read more