Homemade Falafel Mix

Homemade Falafel Mix Recipe

A year ago, a dear reader shared with me this amazing recipe for homemade falafel mix. I made it the very next week -- and wow! So simple! So delicious! I actually tried making falafel once from scratch - like from actual dried chick peas. OMG, … [Read more...]

Easiest Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars — Without Margarine (or Butter)

Easiest Cookie Bars without Margarine

If there's one thing you guys have probably learned about me by now it's that when it comes to cooking, I don't do complicated. Well, fine, okay. I make these avocado egg rolls, and those are admittedly complicated. But I only make them once a … [Read more...]

Chocolate Marshmallow Clusters *Easiest Passover Candy Recipe*

Easy Chocolate Marshmallow Clusters

As you guys know, I'm down an oven - my oven broke the Friday before Pesach and I'm *still* fighting with the home warranty company to take care of it. Our entire Pesach menu, therefore, has had to be stove-top. Since brownies, cakes and even … [Read more...]

Kosher for Passover Vegan Meatballs

Vegan Kosher for Passover Meatballs

This is a guest post from kosher vegan blogger and cookbook author, Rena Reich. After having many KOAB readers ask me specifically about vegan KLP recipes, I was thrilled when Rena offered to share her Vegan Meatballs recipe. I’ve been vegan for … [Read more...]

Allergy-Friendly Hamantaschen | Gluten-Free, Egg-Free & Dairy-Free

Gluten Free Hamantaschen

When my friend's son had to be put on a rather extreme elimination diet right before Purim, she briefly fretted about hamantaschen. And then she blew it out of the water with this incredible allergen-free alternative. When she posted the above … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Salads for Mishloach Manot

Mason Jar Salad

It's crunch time on your mishloach manot. If you're looking for a healthier approach, look no further. I was struck by a flash of inspiration today and I'm so excited to share it with you: Shalach Manot Mason Jar Salads! Have you heard about Mason … [Read more...]

17 Sweet & Savory Hamantaschen Recipes

Sweet Hamantaschen Recipes

I was never a huge fan of hamantaschen as a kid. I just couldn't understand the appeal of prune filling -- or worse, poppyseed! -- folded inside a dry, crumbly cookie. In the last ten years, however, hamantaschen have been enjoying a revival: … [Read more...]

The February Repeating Menu Plan

In November, I posted about our new approach to menu planning. It was a little too "boring" for some of you, but others thought it was a great idea! It worked out amazingly well for us in November and December and then last month, with everything … [Read more...]

The Top Deals from Monday, December 15th

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There have been some great deals over the past few days, many of which are still available! In case you missed any of them, here are the best savings you can still snag. Plus, don't forget to check out This Week's Best Amazon Deals - lots of great … [Read more...]

November Menu Plan (I’m trying something new…)

november menu plan

I'm trying something new this month with our November Menu Plan. Some might call it boring. Predictable. Or even uninspired. That's okay. I'm hoping I'll be calling it "the easiest month ever" by the end of it.  (You know those times in your life … [Read more...]