Little do people know, pumpkin pie can save your life; especially, if you’re itching for some cash and a quick honest way to make it; and, also, if you are on a tight budget and enjoy healthy vitamin-packed, affordable foods. You can make a few pumpkin pies straight up off a few dollars if… Continue reading Annie’s extreme Pumpkin Pie adventure and recipe: by Antonia Mosqueda
“Persian brand of “Kashk” No matter how good it looks… never make the mistake of biting into a spoonful!”
Persian Omelet 4- 2 Please! When I first visited Iran, I knew less than little of Persian cuisine…“ what is sabze pollow, kuku, juje, ghorme sabze, khoreste goje badamjan?”… I would often ask my husband so many questions, but I learned! Al an/right now, you could say I moved up to a safe intermediate level… Continue reading Persian Omelet 4-2 Please!
You don’t need psychedelic mushrooms to feel the positive impact that mushrooms can have on your mind and body. And you don’t have to spend a ton of cash on dry imported or strange looking mushrooms–that will probably just rot in your fridge–to get good nutritional value they have to offer. The most common white… Continue reading Making a Magical Mushroom Soup and some Photos of our Mushroom Farm
Last month was our family olive harvest. We only get to do this every other year, and I just loved it. Olive trees are just so beautiful in every way—I am discovering—from the ways that they produce, to their health benefits. Presently we have two olive trees in our yard, a male and female—so we… Continue reading The Olive Harvest by Antonia Mosqueda
This dish is quick, easy, vegetarian and good for anyone, especially babies and nursing mothers. Why? Apricots are rich in essential nutrients like; dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium. When nursing mothers eat apricots it can also increase prolactin, or the hormone that signals milk production. If you can find, in your local… Continue reading Apricot Fruit Porridge with a touch of raisins and a hint of honey: For baby and Momma
These are a favorite Iranian treat of mine. They are naturally sweetened with honey and dates. I love snacking on them with a cup of coffee in the am. They can be hard to find in the village, however, so I had to improvise and make my own. They are probably a healthier variety too.… Continue reading Date balls: Level up with these sweet treats!
It has been a while since I posted a recipe; really it has been a while since I’ve posted anything, during this month of Ramazan (fasting). Pardon me for my lengthy breaks! Today I am posting something sweet and simple that you may enjoy making with your children; I am sure they would love getting… Continue reading A Rainbow Salad: rainbows are for everyone!
Yummy Lentils This dish is easy, healthy and inexpensive which is why I love it! I especially love to make it around Ramadan since it is so filling, and you know Ramadan is around the corner for us Muslims. Muslims can never go wrong with such a nourishing and halal meal, we simply do not… Continue reading Yummy Lentils, So Easy to Make!
Buttery Butternut Squash Stuff by Antonia Mosqueda You might be thinking, how did she come up this stuff? Well…it all started when my husband brought home this big, odd shaped, thingy ( a butternut squash) and I had no idea what to do with it! It was my first time even seeing one, I was… Continue reading Buttery Butternut Squash Stuff by Antonia Mosqueda (IranianHiker)