Desserts, Recipes

Gingersnap Cookies

Hi all! I've been trying to fight off a super sweet tooth lately, but it won- and this is the result. This recipe makes a good two dozen classic gingersnap cookies. I like to split the dough and make one dozen large, soft and chewy cookies and the second dozen smaller, crunchy gingersnaps. If we… Continue reading Gingersnap Cookies

Desserts, Recipes

Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

I have been aching to make a batch of these cookies for months now! I finally got around to it and decided to switch things up by adding some chocolate chips to my go-to M&M cookies. My husband is not much of a sweet tooth, but these cookies he loves! This might actually be the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

Recipes, weekend meals, Weeknight Dinners

All Day Kale and Eggs

Kale and eggs. Sounds pretty bland and boring, but take my word for it, this recipe is pretty stellar. The best part about it, other than being super healthy and loaded with antioxidants, iron, and nutrients, is that you can eat it at any time of day. Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner! You… Continue reading All Day Kale and Eggs

Recipes, Weeknight Dinners

Hearty 30 Minute Chili

A good hearty bowl of chili on a cold winter evening is the ultimate comfort food. Being able to get the meal on the table in 30 minutes makes it even better! I've tried a ton of different chili recipes over the years, but this one stands out above the rest just because it's loaded… Continue reading Hearty 30 Minute Chili

Recipes, Sides

Potluck Parmesan Potatoes

Potlucks are always fun, but figuring out what dish you want to contribute can be stressful. Ideally, you'd want something relatively easy to make, something that looks good, tastes good, and feeds a lot of hungry folks! We're headed to a Potluck tonight, so I knew I wanted to make something that checked off all… Continue reading Potluck Parmesan Potatoes

Persian, Recipes, weekend meals

Roast Chicken with Turmeric and Tomato Rice

Growing up in the US with my Persian family molded me into a home cook that's always combining American and middle eastern recipes together. Experimenting with different fusion dishes has actually become one of my favorite things! I was blessed to grow up being exposed to both cultures. As a kid and teenager, and even… Continue reading Roast Chicken with Turmeric and Tomato Rice

Desserts, Recipes

Russian Tea Cakes (Snowballs)

The holiday season is upon us, and no holiday is complete without some yummylicous cookies! Or in this case, Russian Tea Cakes! This crumbly, buttery, melt in your mouth shortbread cookie doused in powdered sugar is most satisfying in the winter season and around the holidays. They look like snowy little snowballs (hence the name!)… Continue reading Russian Tea Cakes (Snowballs)

Recipes, Weeknight Dinners

Chicken with Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts

Quick and easy weeknight dinners are an absolute must when you're a working mom. If I'm going to cook on a weeknight, I have to find something to make in 30 minutes or less, otherwise I have a screaming toddler on my hands. This recipe is one of my go-to weeknight meals. It's quick and… Continue reading Chicken with Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts

Desserts, Recipes

Here Goes Nothin’!

Hi Everyone! I'm so excited to be starting this new journey into the blogging world. To celebrate this new adventure, I thought I would treat myself (and you) to some yummy chocolate crinkle cookies! Why not start off a new chapter in life with a reward, right!? This is a super simple recipe and the… Continue reading Here Goes Nothin’!