Grab Your Nuts

Don’t you hate feeling sleepy at work!? 🙁 Sometimes I can’t make it all the way to lunch without feeling tired. It’s so easy to grab some leftover Halloween candy that you find lying around or maybe making another cup of coffee. But that never really does it. You feel exhausted and you can’t wait… Continue reading Grab Your Nuts

Moroccan recipes: Green Beans with Chermoula

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Vanilla Almond Cake

Supposedly, it was a vanilla almond cake that Mary Todd was able to win over the stern lawyer, Abraham Lincoln. They tied the knot in 1842 in Springfield, Illinois. While Abe came from very humble beginnings in rural Kentucky, Mary came from an affluent family. She was not a cook, rather a shopaholic, as she… Continue reading Vanilla Almond Cake

Cauliflower Couscous: Moroccan Recipes

This was a dish inspired by culinary school and a recent trip to the farmer’s market. In school, we made a couscous dish to pair with a lamb roast that went superb together. I didn’t add lamb today, but made the couscous a hearty vegetarian dish instead. Although, chicken breast or fish would be great… Continue reading Cauliflower Couscous: Moroccan Recipes

Greek Yogurt smoothie

I must confess that my love for smoothies stemmed from after-school experiments in middle school at my friend Breanna’s house. Some were amazing and some were disasters; nevertheless it’s one of my first memories of creating “recipes” on the spot. We would mix all kinds of juices, red-colored drinks, I might even say Capri Sun,… Continue reading Greek Yogurt smoothie