MarocMama

eat well, travel often, dream big!

95 Egg-cellent Dishes!
My kids have grown a new love for eggs. This is great because here, we can buy fresh egg every day for pennies – literally. Last week my youngest decided he didn’t want what we were having for dinner, so off he went to the hanut, a very small “corner... Read more
Slow Cooker Chicken Shwarma
I’ve been using my slow cooker a lot lately.  So much so that MarocBaba finally said to me at the end of last week, “Ok enough with that machine now!”  It makes my life so much easier, and I am rarely disapointed.  Not to mention the kids have not... Read more
Grilled Manchego Cheese with Quince Paste, Pears and Walnut Butter
Does this bread not scream fall? When I stopped by the bakery and saw trays of this beautiful bread fresh out of the oven I knew I had to scoop up a loaf and make something really delicious. It doesn’t take too much convincing for me to try new... Read more
The Crab Confessional with Crab Louie
Growing up we didn’t eat much seafood – I’ll attribute that to living at least a thousand miles from any salt water. As I began to travel more and become more adventurous with food I tried crab legs and fell in love.  I even pulled my husband onto the... Read more
My kids are on their way back to school Tuesday. This mama is going to release a big sigh of relief when it happens. I loved having my kids around this summer, we did a lot of really fun things but sometimes it’s just too much! Since I’ve started... Read more
Date Ketchup and Chicken Bites
“You’re making what?” was the question I was asked by MarocBaba and American Grandma after I told them I was making ketchup. MarocBaba added quizically “why would you want to do that? – there’s a bottle in the fridge.” Truthfully I wanted to see if I could do it.... Read more
40 Gluten-Free Lunch and Snack Ideas
Summer is here and that means this mom has to have lunches and snacks ready for two hungry boys (and their dad).  A few months ago I moved from working out of the home to working from home.  I hoped that with this switch I would be able to... Read more
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
  One of my favorite go-to recipes for a quick dinner is chicken stir fry. We’ve been eating a lot of rice and while I normally would serve stir-fry with more rice it was time to change things up. There really is no “right” way to make these. The... Read more