Ginger Citrus Salmon with Fruit & Beet Salad

While my sidekick and I were back in the US visiting family, I took the opportunity to try out some new recipes for my parents. I always have a great time trying out new recipes on them. Not only is it a chance for me to use ingredients I don’t have available wherever we are living…

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Moroccan-Spiced Couscous

Several years ago, I discovered couscous and loved it. Not only was it something that tasted good but it is so incredibly simple to make. Some weeknights after an exhausting day at work or a long, slow commute home, I just needed something quick to make and couscous was an easy decision. With just a…

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How to Roast Beets | Oven

A Hint of Ginger has been a little M.I.A. lately…I told you we were fired up to make the most of our new post in Cote d’Ivoire and then radio silence. Truth is – we’ve been quite busy! I know, likely excuse. We’ve been watching our little one grow and develop literally overnight and have been cheering him…

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Roasted Vegetables and Farro Salad

To debut farro to my husband, I knew I had to came up with a great recipe that would blow him away. This recipe did the trick; he is sold! I love being able to make a stockpile of farro that I can repurpose in multiple recipes throughout the week. It’s versatility is great and…

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How to Cook Farro | Stove Top

I remember seeing farro on a menu at a restaurant and wondering what the heck it was, searching google on my phone before making my decision for lunch that day. I will admit that I went with a different option but now, a year later, I find that the salad bar at work is always…

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Carrot & Coriander Soup with Crispy Chickpeas | Faux Fall

As we come up on almost a year in Rwanda, I’ve realized what a lack of changes in seasons will do to your concept of time. I was just speaking with someone the other day about how quickly time flies when you can’t truncate time with the passing of seasons. Even trying to do it…

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Zoodles with Sautéed Vegetables | A Twist on Pasta

A few months ago, I found a great deal on a spiralizer & mandolin. I love collecting kitchen appliances for any use and our kitchen cabinets will prove that. And I never stop collecting or discovering what other tools I’d love to add to my kitchen. Still have yet to purchase a waffle maker though,…

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Kale Power Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

As part of our weight loss challenge, I will be sharing with my family as well as with my blog’s readers a number of healthy recipes I’ve found along the way. This power salad is packed full of goodness and it’s even pretty to look at. Kale Power Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette Ingredients: 3 1/4…

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Blue Cheese Cole Slaw | Easy and Blue Cheesy!

With weather warming up for the dry season, I keep reminiscing about our barbecues back in the US every summer and sometimes into the winter, too. My mouth has been watering to make this cole slaw dish to pair with the perfect grilling weather we are experiencing. Having never been a fan of cole slaw…

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Crockpot Pumpkin Soup

With the plethora of pumpkins available year-round here and missing the taste of Panera’s Autumn Squash soup that I got hooked on last fall, I couldn’t resist finding a way to make my own version with the ingredients available here. Of course, Sundays are best when they are lazy and this last Sunday was no…

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