The year of the Quinoa (Stuffed Pepper)
Dinner / Grains / Oven/Stove / Recipes / Vegan

The year of the Quinoa (Stuffed Pepper)

You know I love quinoa.  What’s not to love? It’s versatile, tasty and packed with nutrients. “When the nutrient composition of this food is analyzed in depth, the results are unusual and striking.” (source) The government of Bolivia (supported by other Central and South American countries), wants to spread quinoa’s fame throughout the world. Their proposal to … Continue reading

1 Ingredient, 3 Meals: Millet
1 ingredient-3 meals / Breakfast / Dinner / Grains / Lunch / Oven/Stove / Recipes / Vegan

1 Ingredient, 3 Meals: Millet

I’m trying very hard these days to simplify life. Starting with meal prep. Using a meal planner has really helped to organize myself. I don’t know why I haven’t been using it for years. For me the hardest part of making dinner has always been deciding what to make. So it’s been very helpful to … Continue reading

Greatest Hits (& Recipe for Shades of Orange Stew)
Family / Holidays / Meat/fish/eggs / Recipes / Soups & Stews / Vegetables

Greatest Hits (& Recipe for Shades of Orange Stew)

My sister and brother-in law visited us during the Eid break this past week. We had a wonderful time together. It was a true vacation – there was a good balance of sight seeing, adventure, and relaxation. Highlights of the week included kayaking and snorkeling in the Persian Gulf, dune bashing near the Inland Sea, holiday … Continue reading