pearl couscous with leeks

Hearty Pearl Couscous With Leeks And Dried Cherries

I honestly have no idea when I first had couscous, but I love the stuff.  I think my boys were eating couscous before they had rice.  Pearl (or Israeli) couscous is similar to regular couscous in that is it also a whole-grain food made from semolina or wheat flour.  Known as “ptitim“, Israel, pearl couscous, […]

vegetable stir-fry

Matchstick Vegetable Stir-Fry, For All The Veggie Lovers Out There

Vegetable stir-fry is one if the easiest vegetable sides dishes out there.  By mixing different vegetable flavors and textures, you undoubtedly get a more interesting side dish.  What I also love about a good vegetable stir-fry is that almost any vegetable can work, so it is super easy to adapt to the likes and dislikes of various […]

Moroccan Stewed chickpeas

Moroccan Stewed Chickpeas With Spinach Makes The Perfect Winter Meal

Let’s talk about chickpeas and how awesome they are.  My older son eats them straight up, a habit he picked up from me.  Also called garbanzo beans, these babies are not only delicious, they are packed with protein and vitamins. Although most people think of them as a vegetable, chickpeas are a legume with a slightly […]

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