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Iraqi Pumpkin Pudding

This was a perfect recipe for me. I had some fresh pumpkin leftover that I wasn’t quite sure what to do with except that I wanted to try something new. This simple, sweet, and syrupy pumpkin dish is a typical Middle Eastern treat. It is quite sweet actually and if you’re conscious about your sugar intake or just don’t [...]

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

I’ll continue my current pumpkin streak and post yet another pumpkin recipe. Today it’s an easy smoothie which is quite healthy. If the recipe is not sweet enough for you additional sweetener such as honey or agave syrup can be added. You can also add protein powder if you like. I think the amount of spices in this [...]

Indian Mini Koftas in a Spicy Sauce

Koftas are meatballs in the Arabic and Asian cuisine. There are many different kofta recipe. Different spices and different ground meat are used to make them. They can also be prepared in many different ways from grilling, frying, baking, or cooking.   These koftas are made with lamb and are somewhat smaller than other versions.  The meatballs themselves are [...]

Refreshing Fruit Salad

It has been just incredibly hot here for the last few weeks. In town, the temperatures averaged around 105°F / 41°C lately but for Friday and Saturday the forecast predicts a rise in temperature to 109°F / 43°C. Living in the mountains has the advantage (one of the very few advantages…   ) that it is slightly cooler here but it [...]

Blueberry-Cherry Frozen Yogurt

It has been really hot here lately. So hot that I even bought some ice cream. I don’t usually do this simply because I don’t care that much for ice cream. I know I know… It’s not that I dislike ice cream but I just do not go out of my way to get it. One exception though, I am addicted to [...]

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