Ever since I came back from my amazing trip to Israel, I’ve dreamed of all things tahini. Tahini is a staple ingredient in Israeli cuisine and it’s had my wheels turning as to how I can incorporate it into more of my recipes. (Keep a look out for more ideas in the coming weeks!) For years, I only thought of tahini as being an ingredient you added to hummus. While that is it’s most common use…

It’s been a few weeks since my trip to Israel. I’ve had time to process my experience, and I wanted to share some of the things that surprised me about Israeli culture during my stay. To be totally honest, I was a bit apprehensive about taking this journey to across the world. I mean, Israel is in the Middle East and, with everything happening there and what I’ve heard on the news, I wondered if…

If you’ve read here for more than a second, you know that I love iced coffee, and I love STRONG iced coffee. So I was in heaven in Israel, where they’re definitely known for their coffee culture. I basically caffeinated my way through Tel Aviv. I actually tried to ordered decaf one time, but it was lost in translation, so I rationalized that I needed to caffeine to balance out my jet-lag. 🙂 One of the best…

Hi, guys! Happy Monday and greetings from Israel! 🙂 I’m having such a great time here and couldn’t wait for my usual “5 for Friday” blog post, so I decided to bump it to today, so I can tell you a little about some of the incredible experiences I’ve already had here. We’re just halfway through the trip, but I have SO MUCH to tell you guys! Here are just some highlights! FASCINATING – Jerusalem. What…

Hi, guys! I’m off to Israel on Thursday (and still need to catch up on work, pack, and get everything together – gahhhh), so I’m just popping in real quick to tell you a little about the trip. I also wanted to share some fun photos from Quinn’s camera because he’s the cutest, and I’m going to miss him so darn much. Plus, I just love that he loves taking photos, and it makes me…