Mama Living Abroad

Healthy No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Energy Balls

These Healthy No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Energy Balls are healthy and so delicious. The best way to have all the flavors of pumpkin pie without the guilt. They come together quickly in a food processor and are vegan and gluten-free. These bites can be made ahead of time and enjoyed throughout the week. They’re made with… Continue reading Healthy No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Energy Balls

Easy Caramel Cookie Dunkers

You are going to love this Easy Caramel Cookies Recipe. The perfect cookie dunkers with crispy, buttery edges and soft insides. My kids love the cookie dunkers from Trader Joe’s, so I decided to make my own version at home. The date syrup (Silan) gives the cookies a wonderful caramel flavor and a Middle Eastern… Continue reading Easy Caramel Cookie Dunkers

Easy Quinoa Salad

Whether you already love quinoa or don’t cook it often, this will become your new go-to salad. Quinoa is a great base for salads because it’s nutritious and it soaks up the flavors of the dressing and seasonings. Customize this salad and make it your own Some ideas: Roasted corn, green and yellow peppers, cherry… Continue reading Easy Quinoa Salad

Rolled Chocolate Cookies

These Rolled Chocolate Cookies are my favorite cookies of all time. They come together using everyday items from your fridge and pantry, and quickly, too. You will only need one bowl! Yeap! No need for a food processor or mixer. These cookies are so good as a sweet afternoon treat, and they pair perfectly with a cup… Continue reading Rolled Chocolate Cookies

Round Spiral Challah

(Also Known As Turban Challah) Challah is the most iconic and uniquely Jewish food. It is a rich braided bread served on Shabbat and holidays. Similar to brioche, the bread is slightly sweet and wonderfully soft inside.  Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time to reflect on the past year—and look forward to… Continue reading Round Spiral Challah

Rosh Hashanah Honey Cake

Easy and moist honey cake. A classic dessert for a sweet new year or the perfect treat to have with a cup of tea. It is very easy to make! All you need to do is process all the ingredients in a food processor and throw it in the oven to bake. This cake is… Continue reading Rosh Hashanah Honey Cake

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s pumpkin season, and that makes me extremely happy. I love everything pumpkin! These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are soft and chewy with loads of chocolate chips…which is how I like my cookies to be. The pumpkin flavor shines through beautifully in the cookies, and they are not overly sweet. The original recipe is from… Continue reading Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Egg In a Bagel Hole

Say hello to your new favorite breakfast! These baked eggs in a bagel hole are easy to prepare, and everyone in your family will love them! Perfect for a lazy weekend, breakfast, or brunch. INGREDIENTS OVERVIEW: *You can cook fewer or more bagels, just adjust the number of eggs and toppings.  Bagels: Any type will… Continue reading Egg In a Bagel Hole

Potato Wedges

I remember the first time I ate at McDonald’s. It may not sound exciting today, but in the early 1990s, the chain had not yet arrived in Israel. I heard stories about this “amazing place” that prepares and serves food in a matter of minutes. When I traveled to France with my dance troupe, we… Continue reading Potato Wedges

Tzimmes Cake

Tzimmes is a sweet stew often served on Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish new year). It is one of those Jewish foods that has so many variations. But today, I am taking it to the next level and turning it into a cake. Lovers of carrot cake, this one’s for you! This cake is so moist… Continue reading Tzimmes Cake

Chicken Meatballs in Lemony Sauce

High Protein Chocolate- Peanut Butter Fingers

High Protein Chocolate- Peanut Butter Fingers

High Protein Chocolate- Peanut Butter Fingers

Halvah Truffles

If you have been following me for a while, you probably know by now that I am obsessed with Tahini. I use it pretty much on everything. I love the nutty flavor and the health benefits. This Halvah recipe takes less than 10 minutes to make! Packed with lots of flavors and great as a… Continue reading Halvah Truffles

Healthy Almond Joy Candy Bars

These healthy Almond Joy Candy Bars only need a few simple ingredients to taste just like the real deal. With a juicy Medjool date, creamy coconut center, a hidden almond, and a layer of dark chocolate. I like them better than the candy bar (and they are much better for you). I am excited to… Continue reading Healthy Almond Joy Candy Bars

Chocolate Chip Pan Cookies

Raise your hand if you like simple and easy recipes. Skip the scooping and multiple batches and make Chocolate Chip Pan Cookies instead! I have been making these for many, many years, and this is my to-go recipe when I have less than an hour to make a dessert. So rich and yummy and perfect… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Pan Cookies

Sweet Potatoe Khachapuri- Sweet Potato Breakfast Boats

Sometimes it’s the simplest things that taste the best. I can’t get enough of this and have been eating it for two weeks straight. It’s a delicious breakfast classic, perfect for any morning, brunch, or a light lunch. You can make the sweet potatoes and spinach ahead of time, so it is perfect for busy… Continue reading Sweet Potatoe Khachapuri- Sweet Potato Breakfast Boats

Texas Caviar/ Cowboy Caviar

Are you unfamiliar with Texas Caviar? I never heard about it until very recently, when it became viral on Instagram and Tiktok. It’s a black-eyed pea salsa/salad, colorful and zesty, with fresh bell peppers, corn, onions, and jalapenos. Texas caviar was created around 1940 by a woman named Helen Corbitt. She first served it on… Continue reading Texas Caviar/ Cowboy Caviar

Shortbread Tahini Bars

Melt in your mouth shortbread bars with a delicious crumble on top! You won’t finish saying “Abracadabra” before they are gone, like magic! I love to experiment with different recipes by combining classic and new flavors. I used the dark chocolate tahini from Soomfoods, but I do give other filling options in the recipe. Craving… Continue reading Shortbread Tahini Bars

White Chocolate Chip Matcha Cookies

The only thing better than Matcha Cookies is White Chocolate chip Matcha Cookies. The cookies are soft and chewy with a beautiful bright Matcha green tea flavor. I bet you would love them even if you are not a Matcha fan (like my kiddos). So whenever you need something sweet and chewy, these Matcha cookies… Continue reading White Chocolate Chip Matcha Cookies

Breakfast Tortilla with Sunny-Side Up Eggs

This delicious breakfast, brunch, or luncheon can go straight from the oven to the table. Customizable with your favorite veggies and cheese, nothing beats ripping off chunks of crispy tortillas and plunging them into the cheese and egg. Craving more?…join my  FREE monthly newsletter  Are you a breakfast person? Try my: Egg In a Bagle… Continue reading Breakfast Tortilla with Sunny-Side Up Eggs

Baked Boneless Chicken Thighs

This is my go-to recipe for boneless skinless chicken thighs! My kids absolutely love this amazing recipe. The sweet and salty marinade for the chicken is really simple and quick to make. For days when you don’t have your dinner planned or are short of time, recipes like these come to the rescue. Ingredients Overview… Continue reading Baked Boneless Chicken Thighs