Low Carb

Lamb or Beef Kofta Kabob (Kebab)

Lamb or Beef Kofta Kabob (Kebab)

If you are not Middle Eastern, you might be wondering “what the heck is a kofta?” Is it meat, is it vegetable, or is it some mysterious Middle Eastern ingredient? It’s actually none of those!

Easter Eggs (Dyed with Onion Skins)

Easter Eggs (Dyed with Onion Skins)

My favorite thing about holidays is the traditions attached to them. I guess I’ve always been sentimental, but it seems the older I get, the more sentimental I become. Easter is a special time of year, where we celebrate the fact that we serve a risen Lord.

Low Carb Spinach and Eggs (Beeah ooh Spanakh)

Low Carb Spinach and Eggs (Beeah ooh Spanakh)

Like I mentioned in a previous post, I am currently following a low-carb diet. This Assyrian recipe is one of my favorite low-carb breakfast dishes. It’s very simple to prepare, and amazingly good!

Smoked Octopus

Smoked Octopus

A couple of times a year, Scott likes to surprise Nena by bringing home octopus to be smoked in our smoker. It was during a family vacation to Hawaii that she fell in love with “Smoked Tako”, which is what they call smoked octopus in Hawaii.

Argentinian Chimichurri  Sauce

Argentinian Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is a spicy and versatile Argentinian sauce that can be served as an accompaniment to various meats, poultry and seafood.

Low Carb Seed Crackers

Low Carb Seed Crackers

I have been making these crackers every couple of days ever since an Instagram friend introduced me to a similar recipe, which can be found at her YouTube channel.