Plant-based recipes for the 9 days

ALL of the recipes on www.HealthyFamilyHealthyYou.com are plant-based and suitable for the 9 days, during which observant Jews do not eat meat or drink wine. If you do regularly eat meat, it’s your lucky year! There are really only five nights of a non-meat dinner you need to figure out (and I’m giving you 6 meal ideas). The rest of the meals are on Shabbat when you can eat meat.

Best News of Summer!

I have TWO awesome announcements to make your summer!
#1 It’s time to buy the books!
I have lowered the price on my books to $9.95 each from $17.95 each.
#2 It’s time to get out the grill!
Almost all Beyond Meat products are kosher certified!

10 Fresh, Healthy, Plant-Based Shavuot Menu Ideas

Shavuot is here! Time for heavy cheesecake, gooey lasagna, and lots of ice cream! Well, not around here… If you are looking for a healthier, plant-based or vegan Shavuot – or just looking for healthier options to add to your traditional foods, I’ve got what you need right here! 7 Layer Salad https://jewseatveggies.com/vegan-7-layer-salad-for-memorial-day/ The 7 […]

3 Healthy Mother’s Day Ideas

This Mama is busy with teaching, workshops and planning my cooking camp (1st session sold out! 1 space left in 2nd session), so excuse the very short Mother’s Day post here, but I wanted to make sure you had some easy healthy ideas for Mother’s Day.

Recipe: Homemade Vegan Cream Cheese for Passover

Every year on Passover, I longingly watch everyone else eat matzah with cream cheese and jelly. I know that because the packaged vegan cream cheese is not kosher for Passover, I will have to wait until afterward Passover to eat my vegan cream cheese and jelly on matzah. Sigh…. As the seder asks, What is […]

Last Second Easy Purim ideas!

Purim is the usual type of Jewish holiday… “They tried to kill us. It didn’t work. Let’s eat!” But there are several mitzvot (commandments) and minhagim (customs) very particular to Purim. These make plenty of work for parents and plenty of fun for kids. I’m giving you easy ideas for a few of the requirements and customs: HAMANTASCHEN, MISHLOACH MANOT and your PURIM SEUDAH.

Your Super Bowl Nachos are here! Vegan, healthier

Who wants a super easy Super Bowl snack that feels quite naughty, but actually isn’t too bad for you, especially compared to the usual fare? I do! (If you received this by email, you’ll see all the photos and images if you view it online). If you keep kosher, this also solves the conundrum about […]

Thanksgiving Made Easy (Vegan, Plant-Based)

I’m often better at giving the advice of Keeping It Simple, than actually following it (just ask my Mom!)! I just can’t resist trying new recipes, CONSTANTLY!
However, I recently succeeded, with terrific results. Here’s what happened… and how to keep it simple for a healthy, plant-based Thanksgiving.

Last Minute Yom Kippur Recipes and Tips!

Tomorrow night, Yom Kippur – and a day long fast – begins for many of my readers. What to eat before the fast and what to eat after for “break fast”?
If you don’t yet know what you’re eating before the fast I have the perfect recipe. A split pea lentil soup where all ingredients come from the pantry. Isn’t it exciting to have an easy recipe you can rely on and that you can keep all of the shelf-stable ingredients on hand?

I tried the Impossible Burger!

Two weeks ago, when a Washington Jewish Week reporter visited my kosher vegetarian cooking camp, he had just written a story about the Impossible Burger and tried it himself. Of course he had to ask me if I wanted to try it. I told him I honestly wasn’t that interested. I don’t actually miss the taste of a juicy hamburger or have any desire to feel like I’m eating flesh.
Now, I have tried the Impossible Burger and I’m here to tell you about it!