Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

I have expressed several times in my blog my love for spinach. I would make anything that has spinach and this is one of them.  You can make this recipe in advance and freeze it. When you are ready to have them, just defrost them and bake it. This food is low in saturated fat, and very… Continue reading Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

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Mexican Creamy Spinach Enchilada

As I mentioned in a previous post, I love spinach. I buy them fresh or frozen. When the frozen spinach is on sale, I buy a lot and just keep it in the freezer and when I need some, I just let it defrost in the fridge the night before and use it the next… Continue reading Mexican Creamy Spinach Enchilada

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Spinach Omelette (Mexican Enchilada Style)

My best friend loves Mexican food.  I am not too fond of it but he is my only family here, so I never say “no” to him every time he invites me to dinner (which is always to a Mexican restaurant). I remember almost 2 years ago, one of his friends ordered a Spinach Enchilada.… Continue reading Spinach Omelette (Mexican Enchilada Style)

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Lentil Soup (Shorbat Adas)

We usually have lentil soup when we fix our Middle Eastern meals. It is a good way to start a meal.  It could actually pass as a meal on it’s own. We always make a big batch, we like it that much. And it is always better the next day. During Lent, our Fridays are… Continue reading Lentil Soup (Shorbat Adas)

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Gluten Free Avocado Basil Pesto

During Lent, Friday is always a meatless day in our household.  I grew up with this tradition and I am carrying it on. Pesto has always been my favorite.  One day, while watching television, I saw this dish served in a restaurant in in New York ( I forgot to write down which).  As always,… Continue reading Gluten Free Avocado Basil Pesto

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No Fry Vegetable Roll (Lumpiang Ubod)

This vegetable roll is very popular in the Philippines. It is very special and I would only see them served at parties.  One of the main ingredient is palm heart.  It the the core of a palm or coconut tree.  It tastes slightly sweet and creamy.  You can find it in the Asian or Hispanic… Continue reading No Fry Vegetable Roll (Lumpiang Ubod)

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Best Grilled Portabella Mushroom Burger

It is very rare in our household that we have a meal without meat.  My husband is a typical southern guy who has to have meat in every meal.  I on the other hand, insist on having vegetables with our meals (except breakfast – I don’t really require it, hahaha). When I told my husband… Continue reading Best Grilled Portabella Mushroom Burger

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