"The best times you are going to have in life are at the dinner table and in bed." Old Italian saying. So relax, and enjoy the simple things!


American Goulash

American Goulash: simplelivingeating.com

A little chill in the air... back to school and busy schedule time. Have some American Goulash. It is easy to whip up. The Hungarian Paprika makes the dish a little more interesting than plain ground beef and red sauce over pasta.


Ethiopian Berbere Lentil Stew #Food of the World


Ethiopian cuisine consists mostly of spicy meats and vegetables served over injeria a foam, like textured bread that is made from teff flour, which is gluten free. This lentil dish is seasoned with Berbere, a spice mix that is primarily chili, but has many other seasonings such as coriander, paprika and clove. 


Chicken Yassa #food of the world

Chicken Yassa- simplelivingeating.com

Food of the World has taken us this month to Senegal the West African country who's cuisine has been influenced by the French and Portuguese along with its African neighbors.  


Larb Chicken Salad #Food of the World

Larb Chicken Salad- simplelivingeating.com

It's hot here in New York... so I couldn't have been happier to travel to Laos with Food of the World this week and make a warm weather dish. 


Simple Egyptian Koshari #Food of the World

simple egyptian koshari: simplelivingeating.com

Koshari is a common everyday meal in Egyptian that I assume got it's inspiration from leftovers. Why else would one mix pasta, rice, lentils, and chickpeas all in one dish?


Harissa Chickpeas #Weekly Menu Plan

Harissa Chickpeas- simplelivingeating.com

After eating copious amounts of meat over Memorial Day Weekend my family and I are giving our systems a break. This Harissa Chickpea dish is flavorful enough that you won't miss having meat in your meal.