• cinnamon apple cake

    Cinnamon Apple Cake

    ‘Tis the season folks! All things pumpkin and apple! I happen to be more of an apple fan when it comes to baked treats. Who is with me? I love a good apple crisp, tart, and even cake. This cinnamon apple cake was developed yesterday on a whim; I was not sure how it would come out but here I am writing the recipe so it was definitely a success! I will be making this all of Fall; I promise you that! Servings: either 6 or 8-inch baking pan or muffin tin (I recommend a springform pan) Approx.: 50 min Dry Ingredients 2 cups of all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking…

  • strawberry banana muffins
    Dairy Free,  Dessert,  Gluten Free

    Strawberry Banana Muffins

    Who doesn’t love the combination of strawberry and banana? It is heavenly! Now, imagine that in your morning muffin with a cup of coffee. Sounds good right? What if I told you this was super easy to put together and everyone from children to adults would enjoy? Even those with dietary restrictions will appreciate this recipe. It is a great way to utilize both bananas and strawberries that are on the verge of going bad and making something amazing out of them. Check out the recipe below! Servings: approx. 16 muffins Total Time: approx. 45 min Ingredients 2 cups Gluten Free Flour (Bob’s Red Mill Baking Flour 1:1) (This may…

  • herb crackers
    Dairy Free,  Gluten Free,  Keto,  Snacks

    Gluten Free Herb Crackers

    I like to snack. You will always find me nibbling on something especially when I am too lazy to make a meal. Often, it’s easy to grab something that isn’t necessarily healthy but easily accessible. So, it is important to keep healthier snacks in our pantry in order to stop us from reaching for those chips or cookies! These crackers are a great alternative. They are easy to make, gluten and dairy free, and keto friendly if munching on a few. Servings: 30-40 crackers Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 2 cups almond flour 1 1/4 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tbsp za’atar 1 tbsp dried thyme 1…

  • ma3moul
    Appetizers,  Dessert,  Ramadan

    Maamoul Date Cookies

    Hi my lovely friends! We are half way through Ramadan; I cant believe how quick the time has flown. Eid is just 2 weeks away! I knew I had to get my mama’s maamoul (Eid cookies) recipe out to you guys just in time to make for our beloved holiday. There are MANY variations to making this cookie. Some recipes call for semolina flour; some for both flour and semolina but this one is just flour. There are several ingredients that may have you asking what in the world is that? Don’t worry, you can find them all at your local Arabic store for sure. They add great flavor and…

  • choc. cake

    The Ultimate Chocolate Cake

    Who doesn’t like to indulge every now and then in a rich chocolate cake? This cake is extremely moist and perfect for any occasion whether a birthday or the holidays. For those who don’t know, my first love was baking and making cakes in particular. I’ve done it for several years now and it still brings me so much joy. Don’t get my wrong, I love to cook too but there is just something about baking! I’ve used this cake batter to make our family New Year’s cake and it was a hit! I knew that it was a chocolate cake recipe I should share with you especially after making…