Weekly Meal Plan: Week 1

Hello! Welcome to my first meal planning blog post! I’m here to make your life easier with a week’s worth of budget-friendly, delicious recipes PLUS a full grocery list. This week, we’re traveling all over the globe, with Spinach Artichoke Enchiladas, Chicken with Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpeas with Herby Tahini, Cookie and Kates “Best Lentil Soup”, Harvest bowls with Crispy Tofu, Brussels Sprouts with Coconut Ginger Sauce over Quinoa […]

Dancing queens at 2000 Habesha

One of my favorite parts of the Ethiopian culture is the way that they so beautifully incorporate dancing and music into their culture. At 2000 Habesha, one of my favorite cultural restaurant in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, they perform a variety of traditional Ethiopian dances. Eskesta is an Ethiopian term that means dancing shoulders. Through Eskesta, these dancers translate war songs, love songs, work songs, hunting songs, […]


I know it’s hard to believe, but sushi is an extremely easy dish to create! It always seemed to me very daunting and intricate, something that you go out to to order, not something I could make at home! Over the past few years, I have been making various forms of vegetarian sushi, and Im now addicted. It’s very simple! […]

Molly Basmati

Over the past few months, I been toying around with the idea of starting a food blog. Cooking is definitely one of my passions, so I figured… why not! Dan has recently been calling me Molly Basmati, and that’s what sealed the deal, in addition to the fact that I Love love love rice. Especially basmati. So, here it is, […]