This Shakshouka Recipe Transforms Poached Eggs Into a "Wow Factor" Meal

Have you heard of Shakshouka? It's is a famous egg dish with many variations, and versions of this are popular in Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Egypt, and Israel. Shakshouka is one of those traditional foods where every household has their own preferences about the seasonings used to flavor the spicy tomato sauce used to cook the eggs, but I think this version of Shakshouka (or Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce on Toast) from White on Rice Couple looks like a perfect way of making this classic meal. ...more
I have a recipe for Mediterranean Style Shakshuka on my blog, so that's what I'll be sharing: ...more

Roasted Eggplant Slices with Mediterranean Salsa (Low-Carb, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Meatless)

Roasted Eggplant with Mediterranean Salsa is easy and delicious (and all I am saying is give eggplant a chance!) By the time you read this I will have arrived in Istanbul, and maybe even eaten some of the amazing Turkish Eggplant dishes that make up part of the food experience of Turkey....more

25+ Slow Cooker Sandwiches with Chicken, Pork, or Beef for a Slow Cooker Summer Dinner

25+ Slow Cooker Sandwiches with Chicken, Pork, or Beef are perfect for slow cooker dinners all summer long! (I'm visiting Istanbul and Nairobi for the next two weeks, but I'm giving you this collection of 25+ Slow Cooker Sandwiches with Chicken, Pork, or Beef so you'll have some new recipes to try out while I'm gone.) Memorial day is two weeks away, so the weather is heating up in most places....more

Easy Strawberries Romanoff (Gluten-Free)

Strawberries Romanoff are one of my best memories of working at Le Parisien in Salt Lake City, and this easy summer dessert has been a hit with everyone I've made it for! (For Friday Flashbacks I feature recipes from the past that have been my personal favorites, and this recipe for Easy Strawberries Romanoff is something I've been making for summer parties ever since I worked at Le Parisien Restaurant in college....more

Going to Istanbul and Nairobi, Turkish Food, and Other Things I'm Thinking About

I've definitely got plenty to think about this week, because I'm heading out for two weeks in Istanbul and Nairobi! (Photo from It's been a about a month since I've shared some Things I'm Thinking About, and this time I really have some fun news to share....more

This Mushroom Ragu With Cheesy Polenta Might Be the Ultimate Meatless Comfort Food

What do you choose for a Meatless Monday recipe during the month of May, when you can never really predict what the weather will be? That's a dilemma for food bloggers, and also for moms or dads who are trying to decide what's for dinner. But I think Annalise from Completely Delicious has given us a great option with this Mushroom Ragu with Cheesy Polenta. ...more
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Sauteed Chicken Breasts Recipe with Olive and Caper Sauce (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Paleo)

This easy recipe for Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Olive and Caper Sauce is quick enough for a week-night dinner and this chicken is really delicious! I always have chicken breasts in the freezer, and I'm happy when I find a quick and easy recipe that uses them that's also a wow in the flavor department....more

Crockpot Blueberry BBQ Meatballs from Crockpot Gourmet

Crockpot Blueberry BBQ Meatballs are made with ground pork and beef that's flavored with shallots and goat cheese; then cooked with blueberry barbecue sauce in the slow cooker! (Photos from Crockpot Gourmet.) Whether or not you're using the slow cooker I think it can be hard to decide to cook at this time of year....more

Artichoke Antipasto Salad with Basil Vinaigrette (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan)

Artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, olives, red onions, and basil vinaigrette are combined to make this easy and amazing Artichoke Antipasto Salad with Basil Vinaigrette. I normally share my Meatless Monday recipes on Saturday night or Sunday morning, but I'm so excited about this new Artichoke Antipasto Salad with Basil Vinaigrette that I woke up feeling eager to share it with you! And maybe some of you are still looking for healthy Mother's Day recipes ....more

Easy Slow Cooker Ham, Cheese, and Veggie Quiche from A Spicy Perspective

Easy Slow Cooker Ham, Cheese, and Veggie Quiche is perfect for Mother's Day brunch, or any weekend when you want to relax while the slow cooker makes a special breakfast. Mother's day is almost here, and I bet some of you are making breakfast or brunch for your mom, or maybe someone is making it for you! You already know how I'm a fan of breakfast from the slow cooker, but I think a slow cooker breakfast sounds even better on a busy family day like Mother's Day ....more