Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Bars

Chocolate Oatmeal 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 daily in the market and prepare […]

Puppy Chow Rice Krispies for #TheLeftoversClub

Puppy Chow Rice Krispies

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 pasta, cookies, and any number of […]

Easy Chocolate Cheesecake Pudding + Simple Summer Snacks

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 send a lunch a few times […]

Pistachio Rosewater Ghriba

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 nut for the first 20 years […]

Strawberry Lemonade Salad

Strawberry Lemonade Salad with Goat Cheese

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 – I just can’t eat it […]

Caramel Vanilla Bean Krispie Treats

Caramel Vanilla Bean Rice 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 bean krispie treats were inspired by […]