No Bake Carrot Coconut Bites

As the babies eat more and more solid food I’ve been looking for recipes that are healthy, high in protein and good fats. But I needed something that was quick and not stressful. These No Bake Carrot Coconut Bites are the perfect snack for these growing boys. Continue reading “No Bake Carrot Coconut Bites”

5 Tips for Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day can get pretty hectic and this year we are juggling Mother’s Day as well as several birthdays. Of course, that’s not going to stop us from making this day as special as we can for our mothers. These 5 Tips for Mother’s Day Brunch should help it go off without a hitch. Continue reading “5 Tips for Mother’s Day Brunch”

5 Fav Cinco de Mayo Dishes

I’m excited to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. I love the parades, the music and of course, the food. Cinco de Mayo is a great opportunity to do all of the above. Of course, the teacher in me needs to put this out there, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, here are my 5 Fav Cinco de Mayo dishes. Continue reading “5 Fav Cinco de Mayo Dishes”

Savory Bacon Mushroom Strata (Bread Pudding)

I’ll admit it, I’m a carb-aholic. Whenever I get in a mood, I always want chips or bread. Bread with pepperoni and cheese, bread with pasta, I really don’t care. I just really like carbs. Unfortunately, we always seem to have 1/2 a loaf of leftover bread. This Savory Bacon Mushroom Strata (Bread Pudding) is a great way to bring that left-over loaf to life. Continue reading “Savory Bacon Mushroom Strata (Bread Pudding)”

Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)

Monday is May Day, another celebration of Spring. I know I’m really pushing this Spring thing. The idea of May Day is believed to have begun with the agricultural rituals of the Greeks and Romans. So in honor of May Day I’m making one of my favorite Greek dishes, Spanakopita or Greek spinach pie. Continue reading “Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)”

Doro Wat (Ethiopian Chicken Stew)

Our latest Family Dinner was inspired by Ethiopian cuisine. We all love it but don’t get to have it as often as we’d like. So, I decided to tackle a whole meal centering around Doro Wat. This national dish of Ethiopia, Doro Wat is a spicy chicken stew made with berbere spice. This Doro Wat recipe was perfect for our family. It had just enough kick. Continue reading “Doro Wat (Ethiopian Chicken Stew)”

Easy Cheese Fondue

April 24th is Sechseläuten in Zurich and I thought with all of the beautiful Spring weather we’ve had we should partake in this Spring festival even though we’re not in Zurich. And you know me what better way to celebrate than with food and what better than a classic Swiss dish like Cheese Fondue. Continue reading “Easy Cheese Fondue”

Moroccan Spiced Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

It’s probably obvious that we love all types of food in this house. But lately I’ve been exploring more North African cuisine. As I’ve been diving into Moroccan cuisine, I’ve noticed several recipes with sweet potatoes and ras el hanout. That’s what inspired this Moroccan spiced sweet potato black bean burger. Continue reading “Moroccan Spiced Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger”