Lebanese Macarons

Yesterday, I found a new recipe in our local Lebanese newspaper for a light version of fried macarons. I decided to give it a try and wanted to share it with you. These beauties are not like their French counterparts as they vary in every detail. The French macs are made of almond flour, egg … [Read more…]

Light Date Chocolate Bars

As much as I love blogging, adore my followers, and appreciate sharing my recipes with everyone, I have to admit that it is always very difficult to get back on track after having been away from blogging for awhile, especially during the holiday season. I had to unplug myself from everything and take a short … [Read more…]

Heart Healthy Okra Stew

Okra is a very low-calorie vegetable. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol and is a rich source of dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins. If not cooked properly, it will become slimy. In the Middle East, Okra stew (Bamiye) is prepared by frying the okra pods, drying them then cooking them in tomato sauce, garlic … [Read more…]

Fettuccine with Lumpy Crab

Crab lumps are delicious fresh if you can find them however you can always find the pasteurized kind in tins or containers in the refrigerated section of your local grocery store. Whichever kind you chose, give this recipe a try and you will be happy you did. Ingredients: 1 pound fettuccine noodles 1 pound crab … [Read more…]

Cheesecake with Berries Jam

This is a very easy cheesecake recipe that is consistent of only a few ingredients and it does not require baking. Prepare it ahead of time, refrigerate it and enjoy it with a cup of coffee or tea. It is very refreshing and a breeze to prepare. The type of berry fruit jam I used … [Read more…]