GREEK YOGHURT WITH DARK CHOCOLATE & STRAWBERRY

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You know this thick creamy tangy Greek yoghurt that we have been hearing about everywhere but is not yet available in Egypt’s supermarkets? Well, you can now prepare it at home with a very simple trick.

No cooking involved!

It is a “hands free” recipe with the fridge doing all the work.

Great News, ha?

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SALTED CARAMEL & PECAN MINI PAVLOVA

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I told you before; I am not a pastry professional baker by any means BUT I love making all other kinds of desserts. In the past 5 years I never bought dessert in any dinner I hosted; I always prepare it myself & it has to be a “first time to serve” dish. I know that’s totally risky as they say never serve untested food to your guests but let’s say I was lucky (thank god).
Mini desserts are my all time favorite; maybe because they look cuter or maybe because you don’t have large whole plates filling your fridge. With mini desserts, you can decide how many pieces you want & I love the idea of being in control of portions.

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APPLE WALNUT ARUGULA SALAD WITH BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

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I spent almost the first 25 years of my life hating salads! Ok don’t give me that look!! At my parents’ home, we only ate the regular Egyptian Baladi salad … ONLY … & when mum wanted to make things creative she added grated Rumi cheese to it; not even parmesan! So, I kinda got turned off by salads in general!

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LENTIL SOUP WITH FRIED CROUTONS

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A hot creamy bowl of lentil soup with crispy fried croutons is all what you need to keep you warm in this weather!

In the middle of all the Christmas posts that will be coming your way; I had to stop & share with you this recipe today!
I grew up in a house where soup was a staple on our lunch table whether it’s winter or summer! I can have soup on a crazy hot day or a cold freezing one; for us it’s just a dish served anytime of the year.

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PUMPKIN BISCOFF NO BAKE CHEESECAKE

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A heavenly silky filling made of cream cheese, pumpkin puree & Biscoff spread … over a crunchy Lotus crust!

This is my No Bake Pumpkin Biscoff Cheesecake!

Happy Holidays :)

It’s now my ritual every year to gather both; my family & my husband’s family for a big Christmas lunch.

I prepare many new savory & dessert recipes for this day as I like to start every new year with new dishes (a stupid thing but I believe it brings good luck)!

This year one of the the desserts that made it straight to the top of the menu list is this cheesecake!

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MY BEST BAKED POTATO WITH SOUR CREAM & CHEESE

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Didn’t I tell you I will be filling this blog with many many potato recipes!

But since it’s the Holidays month, I am posting the best recipe of them all … & it’s healthy …  & requires 0 effort!

Christmas just came a little earlier, right?

This is my best baked potato topped with sour cream, light red cheddar & green onions!

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RASPBERRY MOZZARELLA SALAD WITH RASPBERRY BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

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As weird as it may sound, I am not a big fan of raspberries, I am crazy, right? OK, to put it right, I am not a fan of raspberries in desserts as I find them way too sour. But the good news is I adore raspberries in salads & savory dishes!

This Raspberry Mozzarella Salad with Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette (very long name, ha?)  has a very unique taste from a different combination of flavors!

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