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...]

Easy Caramelized Peach Tarts

peach tarts

Hello Kosher on a Budget Readers! My name is Miriam, but lots of folks know me as the Overtime Cook. Why overtime? Well, I work full time, commute 3+ hours a day, and on the side I run a kosher food blog, write a dessert column for a kosher … [Read more...]

Nine Days Menu Planning Ideas

Vegetarian Taco Salad

Bumping up this post from two years ago, since it's that time of year again! Here are some of my absolute favorite vegetarian main dish ideas, perfect for your Nine Days Menu Planning.

Roasted Veggie Pasta Recipe for Nine Days + 25% Off All Kosher Cookbooks at Artscroll

roasted veggie pasta

Looking for a new vegetarian recipe for the Nine Days? I love this Baked Roasted Veggie Pasta from the new Dairy Made Easy cookbook by Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek. I'm a huge fan of roasted veggies - the caramelization makes them so sweet and … [Read more...]

FREE Summer Math Program by TenMarks (Individual Online Math Lessons)

TenMarks Free Math Program

Right now, you can sign up for the Summer Math Program by TenMarks (an Amazon.com company) for FREE (regularly $39.95). The program is designed to strengthen your child’s math skills over the summer in just 20 minutes a day, 3 times a … [Read more...]