Meatball & Couscous Soup

Soup is a year round dish in our house but I definitely ramp up the frequency in the colder winter months. And this year I am trying to test out all the different flavor profiles that I can. This time around I went for a Mediterranean and Moroccan inspired flavor profile. Lots of mint, cumin,Continue reading “Meatball & Couscous Soup”

Colorful Couscous Salad #sidedishes

Summer is knocking on our doors which means meals start to be in the backyard for our family. Most meals include a protein prepared on the Traeger Grill – so a simple pasta salad that I can make ahead is perfect. It gives me the chance to actually hang out with the family while theyContinue reading “Colorful Couscous Salad #sidedishes”

Shrimp Scampi Couscous

Sometimes I like to make what my kids call a “fancy” meal. I try to make shrimp at least every other week. One of my son’s actually came up with the idea for this dish – one of his favorites is shrimp scampi and when I served couscous for the first time he immediately wantedContinue reading “Shrimp Scampi Couscous”

Lemon Herb Couscous #sidedish

If you haven’t given Couscous a go yet, you really should. There are two common versions of couscous – Moroccan and Israeli. Moroccan Couscous is the very small – almost granular – version with a yellow hue to it. Israeli Couscous is relatively larger – also called Pearl Couscous – and has a more whiteContinue reading “Lemon Herb Couscous #sidedish”

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