seaweed and avocado

P.C. Weight Loss

It is not PC to talk about weight these days. It is certainly not PC to talk about all the P.C. weight that people have put on.  P.C. meaning Post ...

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potato latke

The 75% Fat Free Latke

I have a little secret, and I will share it with you today.  The secret to making yummy 75% fat free latkes is to add a little bit of the green stu...

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fitness and health

Quinoa Corn Chowder

This delicious corn chowder is definitely a crowd pleaser. It can be served as a soup or it is filling enough to be a light meal. It is adaptabl...

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Carrot and Hiziki Stir Fry

This stir fry was inspired by Channah who was concerned about eating her dark green leafy veggies. As we all know the absolute most important food ...

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You Are What You Eat

Judaism, perhaps more than any other religion, upholds the concept of “you are what you eat”.  Judaic law deals with even the most minute aspects o...

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acorn squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

The deep orange and green colors of the acorn squash remind us of the autumn leaves.  This is a great dish to serve at a Thanksgiving dinner, eithe...

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green plants

Sniffin' the Snuff

Remember the snuff?  Some older gentleman would walk around the men’s section, late afternoon on Yom Kippur, passing around the snuff. Sometimes on...

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Fasting Made Easy

Fasting Made Easy

Yom Kippur is approaching and we are preparing for this wonderous day through a process of spiritual awareness and cleansing.   On Yom Kippur...

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coconut polenta

Coconut Polenta

I often get asked, how I come up with new recipes every week.  The answer is that I find inspiration all over the place.  I also think I must dream...

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peeled carrots

Rosh Hashanah Carrots

I find food anthropology fascinating, this is especially true on holidays where the differences in traditions are the most significant.  While the ...

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Oma's Compote Recipe

My Oma was a very special person. She was born and past away on the same day, the last night of Hanukkah.  Jewish tradition holds that having a bir...

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