Archive | September, 2012

Take the October #Unprocessed Challenge!

Are you ready for the fight for your life? Are you ready to take back your health and change your bad eating habits? No, we aren’t talking about fad diets or colonic cleanses. My friend, Andrew, a.k.a. Eating Rules, is on a mission to take the unprocessed foods out of your diet. Purge the pantry […]

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Autumn's Bounty: Red Pears

Autumn’s Bounty: Fresh Red Pears

Just a little note to tell you that tomorrow marks the first day of fall. Doesn’t that make you want to open your arms up wide and say, “Hello, Fall! How have you been? Give me some love!” My family and I will mark the occasion with these gorgeous red pears I found at the […]

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Salad Olivea (Persian Potato Salad with Chicken)

A Little Bit of News…

It’s not that I don’t love you, but I had to take a little break with the blog. Between my niece’s wedding, my eldest struggling with 4-hours of homework every night since he began middle school and my latest project, things are a bit chaotic in my household! Of course, this seems to be our […]

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Remembering 9/11 and The Note

Every September 11th will be raw for me. I was lucky. I did not lose any loved ones that horrific day. But I did sit in front of my tv, with my 4-month old baby in my arms for a week, crying my eyes out. Every September I go through the same emotions. The pit […]

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Football Eats: Smokey Guacamole with Bacon for #SundaySupper

September is upon us and it’s not just about the kids going back to school. No, I’m not talking about cooler weather or autumn. I’m talking about the start of football season. Love it or hate it, that’s another blog post. But, you can’t argue that we have some great eats for tailgating and game […]

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Tons of Leftover Pulled Pork Recipes

My family loves pulled pork. It’s a staple in our menu because it’s delicious and  so easy to make in the slow cooker. It is also not a tedious meal because you can add any flavors you want to the sauce. When in a pinch, I go simple with store-bought bbq sauce. But when I’m […]

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Persian Mint & Cucumber Cooler (Sekanjabin) for #SundaySupper

Labor Day weekend, in the U.S., marks the end of summer. Of course, the fall equinox doesn’t hit until mid-September and the weather here in San Diego is screaming HOT! Summers in Iran can also be long and hot. I’ve already shared with you several favorite ways to cool off Persian-style, from yogurt with cucumbers […]

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