#Grain-Free Tabouleh Recipe

Grain-Free Tabouleh

So this whole grain-free thing has been tremendously eye-opening. I'm learning a lot, but you know what my #1 take-away is so far? That cauliflower is the world's most diverse food! Seriously. You can mash it instead of potatoes, you can … [Read more...]

#Grain-Free Menu Plan & Shopping List (Week 2)

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Welcome to week 2 of my attempt at a month-long grain-free eating plan. I've been officially at this for 11 days. I've lost 3 pounds and am feeling really good. Fewer headaches and I think I might even have a drop more energy. Although I will say … [Read more...]

#Grain-Free Menu Plan & Shopping List (Week 1)

grain free

Since deciding last Tuesday, sort of on a whim, to try being grain-free for a month, I've been fumbling in the dark as far as what to cook. Basically I've been eating a lot of vegetables and fruits, some cheese (like feta or parmesan on my … [Read more...]

Our Shavuot Menu Plan

Roasted Potatoes with Herbs

Maybe it's because my husband's been away, and we've been in "bare minimum" mode. Or maybe it's because I love dairy and don't have to think too hard about what I want to eat for two days of dairy meals. But until this moment, I haven't sat … [Read more...]

Roasted Red Pepper and Basil Cream Flan for Shavuot

Roasted Red Pepper & Basic Cream Flan for Shavuot

What a treat I have for you today! If you're wondering what to make for Shavuot -- and want something visually and culinarily impressive, then you must try this Roasted Red Pepper Flan from May I Have That Recipe. A huge thank you to you, Mara … [Read more...]

10 Best Passover Desserts

Top 10 Passover Desserts

If you had asked me twenty-five years ago to name my favorite Passover dessert, I probably would have groaned and answered: "Ugh! None of them!" Yes, Pesadik desserts of my youth left something to be desired. Dry angel food cake? Glow-in-the-dark … [Read more...]

Carrot Apple Charoset Recipe

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This is a guest post by Anabelle Harari from Local Belle. When thinking about what food I love most during Passover, I didn’t have to think long. Matzah? No way. Horseradish? After a terrible experience eating the root in college, I’m done with … [Read more...]

Frozen Lemon Wafer Cake Passover Recipe

Frozen Lemon Wafer Cake (Kosher for Passover and Gluten-Free)

I'm a firm believer in Passover desserts that don't taste like matzah. (Unless it's "matzah crack" - then tasting like matzah, slathered in caramel and chocolate, is totally fine.) I'm also a huge fan of lemon in my Pesach desserts. (I love the … [Read more...]

25 Vegetarian Passover Recipes

25 Vegetarian Passover Recipes

Looking for an awesome dish to serve to a vegetarian at your seder? Maybe you want a break from the meat-and-potato fare most of us associate with Pesach? Here's a round-up of twenty-five vegetarian Passover recipes from some of my favorite food … [Read more...]

Israeli Meatballs (Ketzitzot) Recipe

Ketzitzot Israeli Meatballs

There are some foods that my husband and I really miss from our years living in Israel. Fresh produce. (Yup, any and all of it.) Pita. Fresh, soft, squishy. Falafel. No -- I mean good falafel. Really good. And ketzitzot -- those rank up … [Read more...]